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city: baltimore

carlton c. tomkins funeral services

from the wire posted in television by chewing_the_scenery

The Carlton C. Tomkins funeral home (real name: Carlton C. Douglass Funeral Services) became the front for Avon's drug business after Orlando's got busted at the end of season 1 of The Wire.

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orlando’s

from the wire posted in television by chewing_the_scenery

Orlando's gentlemen's club, the front business for Avon Barksdale's drug enterprise in the first season of The Wire, was located on South Broadway. The scenes were filmed at real-life strip club Ritz Cabaret.

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the low rises

from the wire posted in television by chewing_the_scenery

This is McCulloh Homes, West Baltimore's housing projects where D'Angelo manages the low-level dope dealers in season 1 of The Wire. The courtyard (AKA "the pit") with the orange couch was in the southernmost group of buildings, and right across Preston is the rooftop where the police crew kept watch on the hoppers.

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freddy’s bbq joint

from house of cards posted in television by chewing_the_scenery

This is the tiny storefront used for Freddy's BBQ Joint, Frank Underwood's favorite place for ribs in House of Cards. You'll find it in Baltimore not Washington, D.C.

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edgar allan poe died here

from edgar allan poe posted in literature by pete_nice