September 6, 2013

Wiessner Brewery, 1700 North Gay Street, Baltimore

Incredible Old Photo of the Wiessner Brewery

Photos like this are the reason we love doing this blog. And, what makes it even better is that the building is still around. Thank God for architectural preservation. This is a photo of the old Wiessner Brewery on North...

sunset over Ft. McHenry in 1906

Sunset Over Fort McHenry in 1906

What a great photo to end our first week. This is a shot of a sailboat in the foreground and Ft. McHenry in the background in 1906. Source: Library of Congress

Remember Ben McDonald?

Wow, this guy’s a blast from the past.  He was good, but nowhere near the level he should have been. The first overall pick in 1989, he was extremely hyped coming out of LSU. I hate to remind you, but...

Billy Dee Williams - Colt 45 advertisement

Why Is It Named Colt 45?

I’ll go out on a limb here and guess that at least 50% of you already know the answer. For the other half, you’ll find this to be an interesting bit of Baltimore trivia. No, contrary to some people’s opinion,...