Now-and-then pictures: Corned Beef Row on Lombard Street
THEN: The 1100 block of E. Lombard St., part of the famed old “Corned Beef Row” in East Baltimore. (Joe Dipaola, Baltimore Sun file photo, 1975)
NOW: A section of “Corned Beef Row” in the 1100 block of E. Lombard St. on the south side of the block where a number of the buildings in the block were torn down. The only building remaining is the Weiss Deli, which was destroyed in a fire and rebuilt. (Lloyd Fox, Baltimore Sun photo, 2014)
And now we’re hungry.
When we first heard Woody Harrelson was a Baltimore landlord, some of us were like:
About 70 years ago, Oriole Park burned to the ground in Baltimore’s Abell neighborhood.
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Happy Presidents’ Day!
This snow sculpture of Abe Lincoln (styled after the statue at D.C.’s Lincoln Memorial) was watching over Towson this weekend.
Just a few scenes from today’s winter storm. (That snowman looks comfortable, though.)
Baltimore: Who is breaking whose heart?
There have been a lot of written Baltimore-you’re-tugging-at-my-heartstrings pieces passed along in the past few days. Here’s a roundup of the ones that have caught our eyes, including those not-quite-thinkpieces-but-reflect-on-Baltimore-pieces. Feel free let us know if you see any others.
You think this is cold…
(People walk on the ice over the Chesapeake Bay during the Big Freeze of 1976-77. Photo courtesy of Bob Grieser)
OK, we’ll grant you it’s cold outside, and it may very well get colder. But so far, this is nothing compared to the great freeze of the winter of 1977.
Guess we can’t complain now…
Ten days until pitchers and catchers report.
Until then, baseball came back to Baltimore this weekend (sort of) with FanFest.