Ten Years Ago in City Paper: June 5, 2002
Afefe Tyehimbaâ€™s feature chronicles parentsâ€™ struggles to keep Baltimore City Public Schoolsâ€™ Edgewood Elementary from closing.
In Mobtown Beat, Van Smith observes the juxtaposition of a newly dedicated bike trail next to the sewage-contaminated Gwynns Falls, and Afefe Tyehimba examines the future of the newspaper published by Baltimoreâ€™s queer community center.
Tom Chalkleyâ€™s Charmed Life surveys Baltimoreâ€™s war memorials.
The Mail has letters from Carly Ptak and Donald Holland.
The columns are: Sandy Asirvathamâ€™s Underwhelmed, on the Jennifer Lopez film,
Enough; Mink Stoleâ€™s Think Mink, on party kids and doting parents; and
Wiley Hall IIIâ€™s Urban Rhythms, on the FBIâ€™s counter-terrorism plans.
Scocca & MacLeodâ€™s proto-blog, Funny Paper, reads the comics so you donâ€™t have to.
In Imprints: Michael Anft tries to solve the mystery of Michael Crowâ€™s mystery, Red
Rain; Lily Thayer gives Mark Jude Poirierâ€™s short-story collection, Unsung Heroes of
American Industry, a passing grade; and Heather Joslyn says David Winnerâ€™s Brilliant
Orange neatly explains the Netherlands.
Mike Giulianoâ€™s Art muses on two unrelated exhibits at the Baltimore Museum of Art.
Bones is Kathleen Hellenâ€™s poem, Redâ€™s Little Tale.
In Stage, Jack Purdy has the gall to call Spotlighters Theatreâ€™s production of
Terrence McNallyâ€™s Corpus Christi â€śhomophobic.â€ť
Ian Nagoskiâ€™s Music celebrates John Berndtâ€™s attempt to preserve the music
and memory of Henry Flynt.
In Film: Eric Allen Hatch is joyful over a revival of Ace in the Hole and laughs with Undercover Brother; Luisa F. Ribeiro delights in Mr. Blandings Builds
His Dream House; and Jack Purdy gives Lady Jane its due.
Michelle Gienowâ€™s Dish has high hopes for Pavarotti.
In Cheap Eats, Brennen Jensen raves about Chok Chai Thai Carry-out.