X-Content: Ten years ago in City Paper: Nov. 13, 2002
Erin Sullivanâ€™s feature profiles the Baltimore-Linwood Community Football League for boysÂ an/ girls.
In Mobtown Beat, Van Smith augurs the future of Baltimoreâ€™s three outgoing state senators, Barbara Hoffman, Perry Sfikas, and Clarence Mitchell IV.
Charles Cohenâ€™s Charmed Life visits with train photographer Ernie Roberts.
The Mail has letters from Richard Crystal, Karen Tomley, Kim Sanders-Fisher, and Sarah Woods.
The columns are: Brian Mortonâ€™s Political Animal, on election fallout; Suz Redfearnâ€™s Germ Bag, on visiting her alma mater; Sandy Asirvathamâ€™s Underwhelmed, on the life of a professional musician; and Mink Stoleâ€™s Think Mink, on being a gay chick-magnet and dealing with romantic bullies.
Scocca & MacLeodâ€™s proto-blog, Funny Paper, reads the comics so you donâ€™t have to.
Susan Muaddi Darrajâ€™s Books piece hopes Atiq Rahimiâ€™s first novel,Â Earth and Ashes, signals that Afghanis will give the world more literature.
Stage is John Barry, trying to like the Vagabond Playersâ€™ production of Stephen Mallatrattâ€™sÂ The Woman in Black.
Bret McCabeâ€™s Music listens to Paper Chase learn, and says fans may be jarred by the result.
In Film: Eric Allen Hatch goes to the Maryland Documentary Symposium; Joe MacLeod is surprised to find much to like about 8 Mile; Tom Siebert finds Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets generically competent; and Ian Grey has fun withÂ Rodger Dodger.
Richard Gorelickâ€™s Omnivore wonders what made Porters Pub and Grille so thoroughly bad.
In Cheap Eats, Christopher Skokna wants more Nepalese dishes at Kitchen of India.