Ten Years Ago in City Paper: May 10, 2000
The feature, by Natalie Davis, profiles the founding of the Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival by computer entrepreneur Don Hooker.
In the news: The Nose shows how the Baltimore Police Department isnâ€™t letting the sun shine in and explains how the closing of Fells Pointâ€™s St. Stanislaus Kostka Roman Catholic Church may spur a development battle; In Media Circus, Eileen MurphyÂ analyzes the ascension of William Marimow as the Baltimore Sunâ€™s editor ; and in Mobtown Beat, Terrie Snyder reports that Baltimore Police Department sergeant Robert Richards, who earlier had filed a racial-discrimination suit against the department, is cleared of sexual-harassment charges. Brennen Jensenâ€™s Charmed Life is on the legendary Black Aggie.
The columns are: Joe MacLeodâ€™s Mr. Wrong, getting all hot and bothered; Wiley Hall IIIâ€™s Urban Rhythms, hating on The Corner; Joab Jacksonâ€™s Cyberpunk, explaining the â€śLove Bugâ€ť virus; and Tom Scoccaâ€™s 8 Upper, regretting a foul ball.