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After Baltimore’s Edgar Allan Poe Museum closed earlier this year, vandals have started defacing and stealing property from the historic site. [Baltimore Sun via Huffington Post D.C.]

Brightest Young Things is very, very sad to see Red Palace close. [BYT]

New track from Will Eastman and Ozker samples Timbaland/Aaliyah [Soundcloud]

A video interview with David Adjaye, the architect of the forthcoming National Museum of African-American History [Curbed]

Politics & Prose’ top 10 books of 2012 [Politics & Prose]

More than 250 pounds of precious gingerbread resources will be squandered on Gingertown University [WTOP]