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Walking Far: Kolkata, Part 5

November 28, 2008
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Walking Far: Kolkata, Part 5

| Image by photos by Uli Loskot Further on, craftsmen with their tools laid out in front of them are sitting on the sidewalk waiting to be picked up for a job. I walk far into areas where rarely another traveler has been seen. My favorite visual moment of the day is when I...
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Walking through the Magic Gate: A Month in the Nepali Himalaya – Part 2

March 10, 2009
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Walking through the Magic Gate: A Month in the Nepali Himalaya – Part 2

| Image by photos by Uli Loskot Phakding, with an altitude of 2600 meters (200 meters below Lukla) is a perfect place to acclimatize oneself to the altitude. From here it’s a one day hike up to the village of Namche Bazaar at 3420 meters. I slept really well and feel refreshed. I make...
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Washington Post attacks Baltimore’s rat problem

June 20, 2013
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Washington Post attacks Baltimore’s rat problem

A long essay by Karen Houppert in this week’s Washington Post Magazine sheds a scurry-causing light on Baltimore’s rat problem. As you may recall, we at City Paper are particularly sensitive to Baltimore-related missives from our neighbor to the south, but there are several reasons why our response to this one is more muted....
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Fake Seal seeks to raise “billion a year” for vets

May 21, 2013
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Fake Seal seeks to raise “billion a year” for vets

A reporter typically gets a half dozen charity solicitations each day in the email, and most go to the trash. This one a couple weeks back caught my eye because of one phrase: “WWII Navy Seal.” Hi Edward, Earl Littman, fmr Navy Seal (Team 1 !) has a new mission. He has a plan to...
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All in the Family: An annotated roster of defendants in the Black Guerrilla Family indictment, alleged crimes, and notable quotes

April 25, 2013
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The April 23 unsealing of a federal indictment of 25 people, including 13 Maryland correctional officers (COs), alleged to have participated in a racketeering conspiracy centered around the Black Guerrilla Family (BGF) prison gang, was as much a renewed impeachment of the integrity of Maryland’s prison system, which has been repeatedly exposed for serious...
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Update from Fells Point

October 30, 2012
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Update from Fells Point

About 6:30 this morning in Fells Point, as high tide approached in the aftermath of “Frankenstorm,” the harbor waters were lapping against the bulkhead along Thames Street, maybe a foot shy of overtopping it, while the outdoor patio of the Waterfront Kitchen was just barely in the drink. Come 10am, the tidewaters are at...
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Occupation Preparation

November 22, 2011
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Occupation Preparation

For the past few days Occupy Baltimore has been scrambling to prepare for what many regard as an inevitable police raid to evict the protestors from McKeldin Square, where between 20 and 50 people have been camping as part of a six-week-old protest against the inequities of modern capitalism. On the group’s Google discussion...
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Occupied Baltimore

October 5, 2011
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Occupied Baltimore

Occupy Baltimore kicked off its occupation around noon as a few dozen people arrived, some with small hand-held signs, a few with paint brushes and bed sheets, to stake out space for the revolution. Melissa Rowell is sitting on the edge of the fountain smoking a cigarette. She says she’s here in solidarity with...
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On Going to Los Angeles to Talk to the Pretty and Talented Actresses Behind the Female-centric Action Flick Sucker Punch

March 25, 2011
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On Going to Los Angeles to Talk to the Pretty and Talented Actresses Behind the Female-centric Action Flick Sucker Punch

In director Zack Snyder’s Sucker Punch, his main character Babydoll (Emily Browning) occupies an alternative universe–just as did I when City Paper got invited to Los Angeles for the film’s junket last weekend, on a very rainy March 20 at the Beverly Hills Hilton. Some of the journalists were mentally done by the time...
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Bicycling Routes Added To Google Maps

March 11, 2010
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Bicycling Routes Added To Google Maps

That was fast. It seems like just yesterday we were clicking Facebook petitions asking Google to add bike routes to its maps, which previously included directions for walking, driving, and public transit only. Yesterday the internet behemoth announced that, due in large part to “public support,” a bike-route feature has been added. You can...
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Stressed Clout

May 11, 2009
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The Wall Street Journal (pay site) posted a story on its web site last Friday, May 8, after the markets closed. The headline was “Banks Won Concessions on Tests,” with the subhed, “Fed Cut Billions Off Some Initial Capital-Shortfall Estimates; Tempers Flare at Wells.” That being Wells Fargo. There were numbers attached to the...
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Television: Lost Returns, One Viewer Yawns

January 21, 2009
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Television: Lost Returns, One Viewer Yawns

| Image by ABC.com In case you don’t pay attention to network television, J.J. Abrams’s three-card monte confidence game of a prime-time drama series Lost returns tonight with a two-hour fifth season opener. And while the daily paper TV critics do their part to fluff a fanbase already guaranteed to tune in, could anybody...
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