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1:51 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Marconi's Last Lobster Cardinale - RIP

The last of the grand names in Baltimore Restaurants closes, but not before a farewell to both the restaurant and its most famous dish!

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Baltimore Stories
1:34 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

It's Time To Get Things Started! The Time The Muppets Came To Baltimore

Kermit the Frog came to Baltimore to advertise for EssKay meats—and wound up advertising, too, the City of Baltimore.

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Baltimore Stories
1:28 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Used To Be, Baltimore Students Could Hear Ca-Ching! At School

Every Friday was Bank Day in Baltimore City’s elementary schools. Students opened accounts and saved in them -- with some surprising results!

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Baltimore Stories
1:22 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Are We Being Attacked...Or Is It A Flock Of Geese?

During WWII civilian aircraft spotters, searching the skies for enemy planes, thought they saw some. They were in for a huge surprise!

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Baltimore Stories
12:46 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

"You Will Have A Long And Successful Life In The Restaurant Business"

Born in China, Jimmy Wu became owner-operator of a very successful Chinese restaurant—and whose fortune cookie actually predicted it!

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Baltimore Stories
12:43 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Wrapping The Mummy - The Hula Hoop Trick That Got The City Comptoller in 1962

The craze was all over Baltimore, and when the city held a hula-hoop contest among its children, the City Comptroller himself thought he could have won it.

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Baltimore Stories
12:32 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

The Mechanic Theater Remembered

The story of the life and times of the Mechanic Theater—it opened then it closed, then it re-opened—and then closed again--this last time, forever.

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Baltimore Stories
12:23 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

The DayTelevision Came To Baltimore

The first telecast from Baltimore was of a race at Pimlico—but more than a horse won on that historic day.

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Baltimore Stories
12:09 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

The Blue Bottle That Weighed Twenty Tons

How the famous Bromo Seltzer bottle came down from atop its tower—and how your grandfather wound up driving it.

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Baltimore Stories
12:00 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Nobody - NOBODY - Gets Into Maria's Italian Kitchen!

Maria of Little Italy runs Chicago’s feared mobster Al Capone out of Baltimore—through the kitchen. 

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