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Some Questions for Baltimore’s New “Upscale Dive Bar,” Moonshine Tavern

December 28, 2012
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Some Questions for Baltimore’s New “Upscale Dive Bar,” Moonshine Tavern

Here in The City That Drinks there’s nothing that sets up a powerful thirst better than news of a new bar opening, in this case, according to our friends at the Baltimore Business Journal, the Moonshine Tavern which opens for business Monday, Jan. 7th at 2300 Boston St. in the backwoods of Canton (current...
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EAT: The Back Story

March 8, 2012
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EAT: The Back Story

EXCLUSIVE! Photos showing the construction of the EAT sculpture used for City Paper's 2012 EAT cover.
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BESTY + SRB

October 18, 2011
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BESTY™ and Stephanie Rawlings-Blake at the Sisson St. recycle facility.
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Bobcat Goldthwait to Diablo Cody: “Cram it”

September 20, 2011
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Bobcat Goldthwait to Diablo Cody: “Cram it”

In a phone chat with Bobcat Goldthwait in advance of his upcoming three-day stint at Baltimore’s Comedy Factory, he mentioned some blog remarks Diablo Cody made about Goldthwait’s new movie God Bless America, to wit: I’ve been sad because I heard Bobcat Goldthwait (who is actually a really talented writer/director) brought a movie to...
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#baltimoreisknownfor Grinding “Trends” on Twitter

January 7, 2011
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#baltimoreisknownfor Grinding “Trends” on Twitter

Nobody brings the introspective hashtags like Baltimore, baby. Get In On It right now and contribute your thoughts on our fair city’s fame and infamy in the Twitterverse. #baltimoreisknownfor is currently generating all kinds of Baltimore-centric lore you won’t find in any visitor’s brochure.
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Last Chance: My Dog Tulip Ends Tonight at the Charles Theater

November 18, 2010
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Last Chance: My Dog Tulip Ends Tonight at the Charles Theater

My Dog Tulip Directed by Paul and Sandra Fierlinger At the Charles Theater through Nov. 18. “Unable to love each other, the English naturally turn to dogs,” and so British writer J.R. Ackerley adopts “Alsatian bitch” Tulip, and we are pulled into an artfully animated and intimate look at the life of a friendless...
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Baltimore: Ground Zero for Hipsters on Food stamps?

March 18, 2010
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Baltimore: Ground Zero for Hipsters on Food stamps?

| Image by MEL GUAPO After an obligatory John Waters reference to set the scene, the Salon web site kicked off a piece from its “Pinched” series by introducing us to a couple of Baltimoreans using their Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) cards. Later, Salon posted a response to the “vitriol” from one of...
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Yet Another Use for City Paper

December 30, 2008
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Yet Another Use for City Paper

Shown not even close to actual size. | Image by jjohnnydollar.blogspot.com Why, to show how big the Angelo’s BIG SLICE is, of course.* An extra-toppings salute to the “Johnny Dollar’s Vault” blog for the pizza-slice product propinquity. * The gargantuan Big Slice will appear even larger as of Jan. 21, 2008, when CP switches...
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Artscape Art Theft

July 23, 2008
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Artscape Art Theft

Sally Mericle, aka Mars Tokyo, reports to Artmobile and the Baltimore Collective on the theft of these two poster paintings she created for the American Visionary Art Museum‘s display at Artscape 2008. Each piece is three feet-by-five feet, and, c’mon, there’s enough free stuff at Artscape, you don’t have to pinch the art. If...
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Flake Smokes Competition

May 2, 2008
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Flake Smokes Competition

This just in from our pal Emily Flake: Friends, colleagues, and clients, I am very happy and pleasantly surprised to tell you that These Things Ain’t Gonna Smoke Themselves did in fact win the PRISM Award for accurate depiction of drug, alcohol, or tobacco use in a comic book story line. I did not...
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Hitting Up the New Old Westview Mall Theaters

March 10, 2008
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Hitting Up the New Old Westview Mall Theaters

Westview Mall has been movie-less for around two years, so while it’s always good news to see more movie screens in the area, it’s even better to have movie options in the former environs of the defunct Westview Mall theaters, the original Westview Cinemas, and the approaching-mythic Edmondson Drive-in. So, already forming plans for...
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