Category Archives: Baltimore

It’s the heat…and the humidity


The entire East Coast and South regions of the United States are gripped in a heat wave. Two of the hottest places: D.C. and Baltimore. Both sweltering cities are scheduled for a high of 95 degrees Tuesday. Thats a hotter … Continue reading

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D.C.’s summers: How legendary are they?


Blink and you might have missed spring. Or so it feels like this week, with D.C. temperatures routinely cracking 80 degrees and AC units getting their first workout. The temperature should drop later this week, but by late May we … Continue reading

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Baltimore’s baseball and nature homonym


Long before Charm City was blessed with the birds, there have been Baltimore Orioles. Trying to identify the sleek, iridescent visitor to our backyard (likely a Rusty Blackbird) I was digging into my handy-dandy “Sibley Field To Birds,” complete with … Continue reading

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Bro way, dude! BroCon comes to Broltimore


Bro DiMaggio, Bro Diddly, Broseph and the TechniBroler DreamBroat, LeBro James and Tom Brokaw rejoice: BroCon is coming to Broltimore. The nation’s Bros are not yet aware that the term has become as pejorative as “hipster”: Sure, I’m a Bro … Continue reading

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What’s in a name? Why Nationals are preferable to Senators


Thumbing through The Team by Team Encyclopedia of Major League Baseball, I discovered a couple little-known (to me at least) tidbits about Washington’s baseball nicknames, by way of the current Minnesota Twins franchise. The 1901 incarnation of Washington baseball moved … Continue reading

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Baltimore could leverage its proximity to D.C.


At current rates, Washington is going to be larger than Baltimore within the next few years. It is lame to think of population trends as some sort of footrace, but the reality is Baltimore has a lot of vacant houses … Continue reading

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Washington and Baltimore: A tale of two cities


With the rack of Maryland, Virginia and D.C. results from the census, something significant has been lost in the shuffle. Growing Washington, with close to 602,000 people, is going to surpass shrinking Baltimore, with just under 621,000 people, soon. In … Continue reading

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