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Ode to the Boss

January 20, 2009
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Ode to the Boss

Porta potties from Don’s Johns lined the mall during the inauguration. | Image by Van Smith Savvy City Paper readers know that our paper’s fearless leader is publisher Don Farley. There’s a tradition here in the office of collecting and trading “Don”-related images, and here’s one for the ages, taken on the Mall during...
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The Money Game: the latest campaign-finance figures in Baltimore’s legislative district races

June 6, 2014
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The Money Game: the latest campaign-finance figures in Baltimore’s legislative district races

The most recent round of campaign finance reports for Baltimore City’s 12 legislative-district races – a Senate and House race in each of the six districts – were due late May at the Maryland State Board of Elections. The mass of new data reveals who’s betting how much on the 46 candidates vying to...
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The desperate hustle as a way of life

April 23, 2014
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The desperate hustle as a way of life

Here is the future: nobody gets any job security. Nobody gets a fair wage while they have a job. Nobody gets a retirement fund or even any guarantee they’ll be able to eat tomorrow. And almost everyone is doing everything they can just to get by—and paying some substantial portion of their earnings to...
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Sun Spikes City Paper April Fools’ Day Issue

April 1, 2014
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Sun Spikes City Paper April Fools’ Day Issue

Just weeks after the Baltimore Sun Media Group (BSMG) took ownership of City Paper, the new boss asserted its authority, refusing to publish a planned April Fools’ Day Special Issue which was to come out today. The Special Issue – including the new tagline, “Get It Tuesday” – was to include stories about former...
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Wergy tergy! Judge gives Baltimore drug lord Anthony Ayeni Jones a small sip of sympathy

March 13, 2014
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The nation’s most secure prison is officially known as United States Penitentiary Administrative Maximum Facility, but most simply call it ADX Florence or, to be colorful, the “Alcatraz of the Rockies.” Located in Fremont County, Colorado, near the small city of Florence, in it live almost 500 of the best known names in the...
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X-Content: 10 years ago in City Paper: February 26, 2003

February 26, 2013
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X-Content: 10 years ago in City Paper: February 26, 2003

City Paper’s 2003 Eat guide features Michael Yockel on Slow Food Baltimore, Springfield Farm, La Scala’s cannolis, Calvert’s Gift Farm, and Route 11 Potato Chips, plus a whole suit of dieting ideas – the City Paper Diet, the Halogen Diet, the Duchess of Windsor Diet, the Summer of Love Diet, the Bernie Carbo Diet,...
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Can Matthew Perry Go On?

August 20, 2012
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Go On, which debuted with a full episode preview on NBC after the Olympics, is the latest Matthew Perry vehicle.  Since Friends, Perry has had two shows (Studio 60 On the Sunset Strip and Mr. Sunshine) canceled in their first seasons.  Could Go On be his first to, well, go on? It is hard...
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Are We There Yet?: How I Met Your Mother Decides Which Route to Take Home

August 8, 2012
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Craig Thomas and Carter Bays, the creators of How I Met Your Mother, are currently in negotiations with CBS to decide if the show will be extended to a ninth season.  The show’s eighth season will debut this fall.  According to Entertainment Weekly the co-creators have contingency plans for ending the series in both...
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A Magazine About Your City Council District

April 27, 2012
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A Magazine About Your City Council District

Freshman City Councilman Nick Mosby has published an ambitious web-based (Flash Player) “magazine” called Seven, looking back at his first 100 days in office and featuring several well-written mini features about some highlights of the district such as the STEM school, Art Blocks and Shalik Fulton, an up-and-coming young leader. Mosby also highlights a...
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Court of Appeals Rules for City Paper in Libel Case

January 23, 2012
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Court of Appeals Rules for City Paper in Libel Case

Quoting William Carlos Williams, Maryland’s highest court has upheld lower courts’ dismissals of a four-year-old libel suit filed against City Paper. “’It is not what you say that matters but the manner in which you say it,’” Judge Glenn T. Harrell wrote in the Maryland Court of Appeals opinion, which was filed today. “There...
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Grand Theft Paycheck

April 30, 2010
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Grand Theft Paycheck

in 2009 the FBI investigated 5,316 bank robberies, recovering approximately $8 million out of a total of $46 million that had been stolen—less than a week’s pay for Paulson.
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Wobfest 2010 in Baltimore: John Duda talks about the Spokane Free Speech Fights

March 26, 2010
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Wobfest 2010 in Baltimore: John Duda talks about the Spokane Free Speech Fights

Charles H. Kerr Publishing Company Early in the 20th century in the Pacific Northwest, employment agencies started charging fees to casual laborers and itinerant workers looking for work, such as in logging camps. Members of the Industrial Workers of the World—aka the Wobblies—started trying to organize these workers, frequently by speaking out in the...
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