Tag Archive for Arabber

WHAT’S UP ON CHARM CITY STREETS

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Headlining today’s post … mural by Michael Owen

July 2016 has claimed the dubious distinction of being one of the hottest on record in Baltimore’s history. Not to be outdone, the students in the Street Art 101 class taught by Richard Best at MICA kept up the heat by

A TRIBUTE TO BALTIMORE’S ARABBERS

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Headlining today’s post … a tribute to Baltimore’s Arabbers by Nether

Beginning in the mid-1800s, vendors would walk along city streets selling fresh produce from their horse-drawn carts. These enterprising businessmen came to be known as arabbers. During the last century, the rise of mass transportation, grocery store chains, and urban to suburban migrations all contributed to a steady decline of arabbers across the country. Today, Baltimore is fortunate to have a handful of dedicated arabbers who still carry on this century-old tradition.

WHAT’S UP ON CHARM CITY STREETS

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Headlining today’s post … Henrietta Lacks & Johns Hopkins … early morning light on the latest mural by Gaia

Sponsored by the Southeast Community Development Corporation, Nanook painted a new mural on the corner of Eastern Avenue and Grundy Street in Highlandtown. Nanook entitled the mural Frontera and explained

OPEN WALLS BALTIMORE 2014 … El Decertor

El Decertor's mural for Open Walls Baltimore 2014

Headlining today’s post … El Decertor’s mural for Open Walls Baltimore 2014

 

Peruvian artist El Decertor completed his mural for Open Walls Baltimore 2014. Below are photos of El Decertor in action and his mural in stages. You can see his mural on the corner of N Calvert and E 22nd Streets.