X-Content: 10 years ago in City Paper: January 29, 2003
Erin Sullivanâ€™s feature profiles the lonely efforts of Vaughn Vigil and Bryan Taylor to rid their Madison Ave. neighborhood of drug-dealing.
Brennen Jensenâ€™s Charmed Life plays tourist in Dundalk.
Christopher Myersâ€™ Howâ€™s it Going? gets answers from Kristen Anchor, Benard Lyons, and Paige McIntyre.
The Mail has letters from Bill Fitzgerald, Medina Krause, Katie Lambert, and Fred Longhenry.
The columns are: Brian Mortonâ€™s Political Animal, on the return of supply-side economics; Eddie Matzâ€™ Shirts and Skins, going all stream of consciousness over Super Bowl XXXVII; Joe MacLeodâ€™s Mr. Wrong, on Super Bowl Roman Numeral Whatever; Afefe Tyehimbaâ€™s Third Eye, on Baltimoreâ€™s underfunded school system; and Mink Stoleâ€™s Think Mink, on gay break-ups and the spay/neuter blues.
Scocca & MacLeodâ€™s proto-blog, Funny Paper, reads the comics so you donâ€™t have to.
Emily Flakeâ€™s Lulu Eightball catches a guilt trip.
In Imprints: Tom Siebert is bored by Bill Powellâ€™s real-life spy saga, Treason; and Mahinder Kingra learns much from Samuel Fullerâ€™s autobiography, A Third Face, and finds Jane Stevensonâ€™s novel, The Winter Queen, to be â€śsweeping yet intimate.â€ť
Art is Gadi Dechter, feeling deeply the photographs at Ann Fesslerâ€™s exhibit, Everlasting, and Mike Giuliano, praising Works on Paper 2003, a national juried exhibition by Goya-Girl Press and Contemporary Gallery.
Brennen Jensenâ€™s Stage hangs out with Company Thirteen, a plucky young theatre group based in Northeast Baltimoreâ€™s Hamilton neighborhood.
No Cover is Jaye Hunnie, letting Parts Unknown (P/X) show how hip-hop can be fun again.
Richard Gorelickâ€™s Omnivore channels James Joyce to describe his most excellent visit to James Joyce Irish Pub and Restaurant.
In Cheap Eats, Erin Sullivan raises a meat-greased stein in celebration of Blobâ€™s Park (Max Blobâ€™s Bavarian Biergarten).