Baltimore Local Customs

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  • Local Customs
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  • Local Customs
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  • 1. Scenes of Baltimore

    Charles North is bounded by Howard Street, Penn Station, St. Paul Street and 22nd Street It mostly has a transient rental population with many commercial properties. Good things about the area...

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  • 2. The 'Hons' of Baltimore

    Many Baltimoreans will call you "hon". Don't get offended....it's not meant to be an insult or degrading to women (and men). It's just a Baltimore thing. We call everybody "hon", whether we know your...

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  • 3. Crabs

    Crabs are as much a part of Baltimore culture as anything possibly could be. If you visit Baltimore, you MUST have some sort of crab dish complet with Old Bay seasoning. The common way to eat crabs is...

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  • 4. People of Baltimore

    I took this picture in my passenger side mirror while I was stopped at a light. It's not as good of course as the photo by the qunitessential Baltimore photographer A. Aubrey Bodine's poster...

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  • 5. The Baltimore Orioles

    Baltimore residents really get into their professional sports teams -- apparently more than their religions, if you check the adjacent photo. Local athletes like Johnny Unitas and Cal Ripken Jr. are...

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  • 6. Universities

    College of Notre Dame of Maryland Also known as the CONDOM school....... A college for women. for some unknown reason, CONDOM students don't like to be called CONDOM students... I don't understand...

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  • 7. Media

    "Please do not deliver the Examiner to this house" I had a good chuckle when I saw these signs on several adjacent rowhouses in the Federal Hill district, it appears that the Examiner is a free...

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  • 8. National Bohemian Beer

    National Bohemian Beer was established in 1885 in Baltimore. The beer ceased to be brewed in Maryland in 2000. Natty Boh was locally owned until a merger with...

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  • 9. Local Neighborhoods

    Baltimore City has over 200 neighborhoods and there are more in Baltimore County. My husband grew up in Rodgers Forge in Baltimore County-between York Rd and...

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  • 10. Public comfort station

    I just had to take a picture of this, a public toilet called a Public Comfort Station, I'd never seen that term used before or a public toilet in a nice brick...

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  • 11. Defender's Day -- Go to Ft. McHenry

    Defender's Day is a local Baltimore holiday celebrating the September 14, 1814 victory over the invading British that saved the city from certain destruction....

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  • 12. People of Baltimore: Boaters

    Since moving to Baltimore I have learned just how much the people of this city love the water! I have made many friends who live and die by boating, weather it...

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  • 13. buying beer, wine, and liquor

    In Maryland (not just Baltimore), beer, wine, and liquor is NOT sold in supermarkets, but is sold in "liquor stores." Luckily, there generally are plenty...

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  • 14. Snoballs or Snowballs

    If you're in Baltimore during the summer, you can't help but stumble upon snoball stands. (I think it's better spelled without the "w.")Snoballs are not Italian...

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  • 15. share the love

    Another Baltimore custom is to flag down homeless people on the street and share a swig of tequilla with them on the doorstep

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  • 16. Karoke with a twist

    To spice up their singing, the people of Baltimore like to sing Karoke while wearing panties on their head.

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  • 17. visitor greetings

    Apparently, it is a Baltimore custom to greet all new visitors to a festive jig while they check into their hotel.

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