Ten Years Ago in City Paper: March 27, 2002
Joab Jacksonâ€™s feature tracks how medical marijuana entered mainstream debate.
In Mobtown Beat, Afefe Tyehimba looks at the â€śproliferation of rabbit-buying” during Easter season.
The Nose reports that Mayor Martin Oâ€™Malley reversed course on a drinking-water standards bill and echoes a rumor that Baltimore police commissioner Ed Norris was interviewed to be top cop in Philadelphia.
Michael Anftâ€™s Media Circus profiles Nestor Aparicioâ€™s sports-radio station, WNST.
Tom Chalkleyâ€™s Charmed Life goes to Bill Huppertâ€™s ornamental sculpture garden in Beverly Hills.
The Mail has letters from Stephen R. Rourke, Rajani Bhatia and Jacqueline Robarge.
The columns are: Suz Redfearnâ€™s Germ Bag, on throwing a slumber party; Joe MacLeodâ€™s Mr. Wrong, on wanting a Mini Cooper; Mink Stoleâ€™s Think Mink, on dealing with distant lovers and mommy-exes; Wiley Hall IIIâ€™s Urban Rhythms, on sacrificing civil liberties; and Tom Scoccaâ€™s 8 Upper, on Terps basketball in the Final Four.
Scocca & MacLeodâ€™s proto-blog, Funny Paper, reads the comics so you donâ€™t have to.
Bret McCabe de-lionizes Neal Pollack in The Arts.
In Film: Ian Grey waxes revisionist about E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial and drools over Blade II; Eric Allen Hatch likes having his buttons pushed by Panic Room; Joe MacLeod obeys The Ten Commandments; Lee Gardner survives Andrei Rublev; Andy Markowitz tries to be nice about Death to Smoochy; Luisa F. Ribeiro gives Dial M for Murder its due; and Adele Marley gives a cold shoulder to Kissing Jessica Stein.
Michelle Gienowâ€™s Dish says Suzieâ€™s Soba 1 is a favorite.
In Cheap Eats, Michelle Gienow gets soulful about Tashes Ankh.