Sunday, November 6, 2011
Halloween is Interboro’s favorite holiday, hands down.
One important reason: it is the only holiday that has an entry in our forthcoming book, The Arsenal of Exclusion & Inclusion. Halloween is, after all, an evening when kids (and adults) from different neighborhoods and socio-economic classes share the sidewalks of the city. For one evening at least, typical boundaries between neighborhoods and between public and private evaporate.
This is apparently very true in Baltimore’s Hampden neighborhood, where a student of mine named Jason Gottlieb lives. Thankfully, Jason took some incredible pictures of the Hampton Halloween experience, which you can see below: