X-Content: Ten Years Ago in City Paper: December 4, 2002
Afefe Tyehimba’s feature chronicles the efforts of Bea Gaddy’s children to keep up their mother’s good works.
In Mobtown Beat, Brennen Jensen tries to get to the bottom of why the renovation of Charles Village’s historic Census Building is bogged down in legal red tape.
The Nose wades into the semantic transgender v. transsexual debate.
Charles Cohen’s Charmed Life retells the civil-rights career of anti-blockbuster Sidney Hollander of Windsor Hills.
The Mail has letters from Alex Polsky, James Harper, Mat Costanzo, Robert Nelson, and Bryn Parchman.
Scocca & MacLeod’s proto-blog, Funny Paper, reads the comics so you don’t have to.
In Books: Frank Diller weighs the drug-world hype in Richard Davenport-Hines’ The Pursuit of Oblivion and Stuart Walton’s Out of It, and Susan Muaddi Darraj says the wait for Sandra Cisneros’ Caramelo was worth it.
John Barry’s Stage wanks with Spotlighter’s Theatre’s production of David Cerda’s Rudolph the Red-Hosed Reindeer.
Richard Gorelick’s Omnivore calls The Claddagh Pub “magically delicious.”
In Cheap Eats, Ann Ditkoff likes the cheap sushi at Asian Taste.