Crabtown Observed

Slices of Baltimore life in tasty morsels of anecdote.

Crabtown Observed #6: Footlong Franks Goes Too Soon

The poetic stuntman David “Footlong” Franks was found dead in his Fells Point apartment the second week of January, not long before his 62nd birthday. He was honored in an ...

The Death of Philip Berrigan: The Lost Chapter

“I die with the conviction, held since 1968 and Catonsville, that nuclear weapons are the scourge of the Earth; to mine for them, manufacture them, deploy them, use them, is ...

Crabtown Observed #5

November 20, 2009 / 8:25 p.m. to 11:47 p.m. 1st Mariner Arena / Baltimore & Howard Streets I prefer to call it the Civic Center, but then I still look ...

Crabtown Observed #4

Hard times in the city, in a hard town by the sea Ain’t nowhere to run to, there ain’t nothin’ here for free . . .” Baltimore, Randy Newman I ...
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Drawings of barn swallows and magpies while egg sandwiches fly out the door of G&A.