Aug 7, 2011

Maybe it's time for the Baltimore Ravens to cough up a little dough?

Fiscal Woe Haunting Baltimore Poe House

BALTIMORE (NYTimes) Even now, 162 years after his death here, Edgar Allan Poe still seems to be suffering from the kind of bad luck that haunted his life. For a second year city leaders have chosen not to subsidize a museum in the tiny house where the impoverished Poe lived from around 1833 to 1835, a decision that means it may have to close soon.
Since the city cut off its $85,000 in annual support last year, the house has been operating on reserve funds, which are expected to run out as early as next summer. Continued