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Tweet This

July 31, 2009
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The Baltimore Sun has unveiled a new social-networking environment on its web site called the Social Sun. It features links to all the various Sun-related Twitter feeds you can subscribe to, and judging from the list, they’re a bunch of Twittering (Tweeting?) fools over on Calvert Street. You can even follow the Sun‘s human...
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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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Shake Shack is coming to Baltimore

April 15, 2014
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Shake Shack is coming to Baltimore

Shake Shack, the New York-based burger joint that has also become a favorite in Washington, D.C., is opening its first Baltimore location, at 400 E. Pratt St., according to a tweet from Downtown Partnership president Kirby Fowler. According to a press release, the eatery is aiming to start serving delicious hot dogs and its...
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A sad day for the Pizzas of Angelo’s Pizza

April 11, 2014
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A sad day for the Pizzas of Angelo’s Pizza

It’s a sad day for pizza in Baltimore—and for the Pizzas of Baltimore. Angelo’s Pizza in Hampden, co-owned by Angelo and Tommy Pizza—yes, that’s their last name—has closed down, according to the Sun. Mr. Wrong wrote about Angelo’s and its “Big Slice” in City Paper‘s recent PIZZA issue: Angelo’s is the home of “The Big Slice,” and...
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A look at April Fools’ Day in Baltimore

April 1, 2014
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A look at April Fools’ Day in Baltimore

As you may have surmised, we here at City Paper enjoy us some April Fools’ Day. We weren’t the only ones trying to pull one over on you. Here’s a few locals that caught our eye: Atomic Books with its drone program to keep up with Amazon‘s:   The Brewer’s Art saying they were...
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Pronounced dead by the cops, she lives

March 24, 2014
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Pronounced dead by the cops, she lives

News of the first murder in five days in Baltimore came after 6 p.m. on Saturday, a woman on the 6000 block of Amberwood Road stabbed to death. The Sun‘s Justin George tweeted it out, relying on a police spokesman. Soon after the Sun had the story in an unbylined piece on its website....
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F.U. Kevin Spacey

February 24, 2014
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F.U. Kevin Spacey

Last Friday the Washington Post broke the story of Netflix’s “House of Cards” production company trying to shake down Maryland Taxpayers for at least $10 million: Give us millions more dollars in tax credits, or we will “break down our stage, sets and offices and set up in another state.” The newspaper helpfully posted...
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Recent Baltimore murder victim was interviewed in Al Jazeera documentary

November 26, 2013
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Recent Baltimore murder victim was interviewed in Al Jazeera documentary

In Educating Black Boys, a 2012 Al Jazeera documentary by correspondent Tony Harris, Eddie Blick Jr., then a Baltimore high-school senior, talks about how he likes math more than reading. On Nov. 14, Blick was shot repeatedly while walking along the 1300 block of Laurens St. in Sandtown-Winchester, and died about a half-hour later...
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CP photographer arrested in Coward Shoe raid

November 4, 2013
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CP photographer arrested in Coward Shoe raid

UPDATES: Baltimore Sun reporter Justin Fenton (@justin_fenton) tweeted out the “Statement of Probable Cause” against Scialom, and it seems to contradictorily describe him as “in the vestibule” and blocking “the narrow sidewalk” at the same time, and also notes that Scialom was found with “suspected marihuana” during booking (Scialom did not initially disclose this...
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It would suck if Adam Jones quit Twitter because of racist jerks

August 12, 2013
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It would suck if Adam Jones quit Twitter because of racist jerks

Following a crucial series win on the road against the San Francisco Giants, Orioles center fielder Adam Jones took to Twitter to denounce the “slapdick” who threw a banana his way in the home half of the ninth inning. “I want to thank whatever slapdick threw that banana towards my direction in CF in...
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Martick’s is coming back!

July 18, 2013
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Martick’s is coming back!

Liquor Board chairman Steve Fogleman just announced via twitter that the new Martick’s, at 214 W. Mulberry St., was approved for a license to open a restaurant with live entertainment and an “upscale menu.” Fogleman ended the tweet “Vive Le Morris!”, referring, of course, to Morris Martick, the founder and chef at the original...
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Dumbest kids in Baltimore area snap photos of themselves using a stolen credit card

June 14, 2013
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Dumbest kids in Baltimore area snap photos of themselves using a stolen credit card

Yes, American kids are getting worse at math and science, but if it’s any consolation, they’re apparently also getting worse at crime. Last week a woman alerted Anne Arundel County police after a credit card she had lost showed activity at the Regal Movie Theater on South Main Chapel Way in Crofton. Surveillance video...
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