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R.I.P. Earl Weaver: The Sorest Loser That Ever Lived

January 19, 2013
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R.I.P. Earl Weaver: The Sorest Loser That Ever Lived

By Jim Meyer Baltimore sports have had a few kings, Unitas, Brooksie, Cal and Ray, but we’ve only ever had one Earl. Earl Weaver, legendary manager of the Baltimore Orioles, died Friday night. He’s probably already growing tomato plants along the pearly gates and kicking dirt on the Good Lord’s flip-flops. Earl Weaver was...
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BESTY™ Busts a Move

December 9, 2010
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BESTY™ proves a newspaper box can still break it down at the Mayor’s Christmas Parade this past Sunday. Read what parade watchers yelled at City Paper‘s official mascot here.
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One Man, One Cup

July 8, 2010
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One Man, One Cup

Former City Paper account executive Mike Quindlen traveled to South Africa for the group stages of the World Cup, and we asked him to be our special World Cup photo correspondent, documenting the life around the matches that he was able to attend. For a little more than two weeks he and his football...
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Whistlestops

August 7, 2007
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Aug. 9: WOLB Mayoral Forum 8-10 a.m., WOLB (1010 AM), free The Larry Young Morning Show on news talk station WOLB (1010 AM) hosts this forum for mayoral candidates. Tune in with some morning coffee and listen to the candidates debate the issues. Aug. 11: Sheila Dixon’s Rally Baltimore 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Federal Hill...
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Whistlestops

July 30, 2007
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July 27: Hillary Clinton House Party 7-9 p.m., Home of Reggie and Michael Oldak, 6801 Tulip Hill Terrace, Bethesda, (240) 497-1909, free. Learn more about the former first lady’s campaign for the presidency at the Oldak household in Bethesda. RSVP to reggie@reginaldoldak.com. July 27: Happy Hour for Mayor Sheila Dixon 6:30 p.m., Mother’s Federal...
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Ballot Stuffing

July 30, 2007
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It’s campaign season again, and around our house that entails dinnertime phone calls from various local candidates–a recording of Mayor Sheila Dixon asked for our support by voice mail–or their proxies. Perhaps those calling on behalf of candidates are dedicated volunteers who believe in their candidate’s every platform plank, but we can’t help but...
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Tiptoe Through the Polyps

March 21, 2006
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Tiptoe Through the Polyps

“Want to walk through the colon?” Sure we do. After all, what better way to spend a sunny Friday lunch hour than walking through a giant, inflatable, cancer-ridden colon? “You’re kind of tall, so you’ll have to bend over,” laughs Kristy Spade, manager of marketing and communications for the Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation,...
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