Our activism in Baltimore needs to be extended to the ballot box.
Tom DiVenti's epic poem moves at punk-rock speed through dark thoughts.
When the Trump furor dies down, the city’s still stuck with a dysfunctional government.
Nothing has changed in The New York Times’ semi-annual boilerplate survey of our “quirky” city.
Suspicion of a new transportation start-up.
Baltimore’s no longer my city.
They’re gone now, but were they ever really there to begin with?
Fond memories of Club Charles.
A snapshot of a possible future.
Remembering those who passed.
It's like I never knew you.
When bedlam ruled the state’s psychiatric hospitals.
A tragic end to a sad life.
Why not just tell him to leave us alone and ask for another waiter?
Maybe the manager put it on thinking it would have long-term beneficial psychological effects on his customers.
Remembering how Abe Sherman charmed Baltimore’s customers.
Baltimore in the 1960s was a gas.
Always on the prowl, searching for the next victim of my deluded sexual prowess.
Journeys on the Chesapeake and Baltimore’s waterfront challenges.
This is the stuff that molds a city’s psyche.
Home movie of a trolley ride taking kids to and from school filmed sometime in the late-1940s.
City nicknames, like Baltimore’s “Charm City,” are mostly dumb.
When Baltimore’s Homewood Deli reigned supreme.
"You've Got Sunshine," with weatherman Bob Turk.
A day-long festival in Baltimore's Druid Hill Park, featuring The Travelin' McCourys, The Seldom Scene, Letitia VanSant and many more. The offical Del Fest pre-party. This Saturday, April 25. Get all the info at their official website.
Splice contributor Mike Apichella releases the Towson-Glen Arm Freakouts Compilation Vol. 1, celebrating the music of the north Baltimore DIY scene during the mid-to-late 90s. You can check out the original essay/timeline from last summer here. Or you can read the press release. Listen to the full, 43-song compilation on Bandcamp, and if you download it for $8 you'll be helping some very worthy causes (Music4More and Grass Roots Crisis).
You can donate (and get some info about the spring season) at indiegogo.