X-Content: Ten years ago in City Paper: Oct. 2, 2002
Afefe Tyehimbaâ€™s photo-feature showcases some of Baltimoreâ€™s store-front churches.
In Mobtown Beat, Afefe Tyehimba covers universal health-care bills in the Maryland legislature and Charles Cohen reports that city crews removed historic granite curbstones from the Hollins Market neighborhood.
The Nose catches up with George Balog, the former Baltimore City public-works director turned owner of the Perry Inn tavern.
Brennen Jensenâ€™s Charmed Life smells the flowers at a Mondawmin community garden.
Christopher Myersâ€™ Howâ€™s it Going? gets answers from Alice Becker, Marshall Cooper, and Kayleijh Weber.
The Mail has letters from David Moynihan, D.P. Gibbs, Timothy Wade, Amy Hunter, and David Andler.
The columns are: Brian Mortonâ€™s Political Animal, on war-mongering; Suz Redfearnâ€™s Germ Bag, on the Amish; Sandy Asirvathamâ€™s Underwhelmed, on the importance of relaxation; and Mink Stoleâ€™s Think Mink, on infidelityâ€™s legacy and rushing online dalliances.
Scocca & MacLeodâ€™s proto-blog, Funny Paper, reads the comics so you donâ€™t have to.
Art is Mike Giuliano, on an exhibit of nude Australian photography by Andrew Dunbar, Anthony Chiappin, Tom McGhee, and Deborah Mooney at Gomez Gallery.
Josephine Yunâ€™s Stage says Rep Stageâ€™s production of Philip Yordanâ€™s Anna Lucasta is almost perfect.
In Feedback, Bret McCabe interprets what happened at the 2002 High Zero Festival of Experimental and Improvised Music and Geoffrey Himes is blown away by Pat Martinoâ€™s performance with The Eric Alexander Quartet at the Baltimore Museum of Art.
Michaelangelo Matosâ€™ Music lends an ear to solo projects by Built to Spillâ€™s Doug Martsch and Old 97â€™s Rhett Miller.
In Film: Eric Allen Hatch explains The Lucky Bum Tour of Guerrilla Film and gets a kick out ofÂ Johnny Guitar; Ian Grey give props toÂ Igby Goes Down; Richard Gorelick relishesÂ The Kid Stays in the Picture and reams outÂ Sweet Home Alabama; Lee Gardner trashes The Last Kiss; and Joe MacLeod swims inÂ The Tuxedo.
Michelle Gienowâ€™s Dish gives high marks to Red Maple.
In Cheap Eats, Brennen Jensen suggests S&J Carryout change its sign.