Related Program: Gil Sandler's Baltimore Stories The Mechanic Theater Remembered By Gil Sandler • Nov 21, 2013 Related Program: Gil Sandler's Baltimore Stories ShareTweetEmail The story of the life and times of the Mechanic Theater—it opened then it closed, then it re-opened—and then closed again--this last time, forever. Listen Listening... / 2:32 9-27-13 Mechanic Theater Remembered Tags: WYPR ProgramsGil Sandler's Baltimore StoriesShareTweetEmail Related Content "You Will Have A Long And Successful Life In The Restaurant Business" By Gil Sandler • Nov 21, 2013 Born in China, Jimmy Wu became owner-operator of a very successful Chinese restaurant—and whose fortune cookie actually predicted it! Used To Be, Baltimore Students Could Hear Ca-Ching! At School By Gil Sandler • Nov 21, 2013 Every Friday was Bank Day in Baltimore City’s elementary schools. Students opened accounts and saved in them -- with some surprising results! Would You Believe Vacuum Cleaners Saved Baltimore's Thanksgiving Day Parade in 1936? By Gil Sandler • Nov 21, 2013 The story of how the traditional annual Hochschild Kohn "Thanksgiving Toytown Parade" was one vacuum cleaner away from not being a tradition at all!