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Nine reasons the Baltimore vs. D.C. debate needs to die

August 14, 2013
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Nine reasons the Baltimore vs. D.C. debate needs to die

This morning, the folks over at b dropped a pretty hefty lists of reasons — 100 in all — our city, Baltimore, is better than nation’s capital, Washington, D.C. Holy hell, that’s a lot of reasons. Naturally, people in D.C. weren’t going to let this go unanswered, so a writer at Washington City Paper...
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Report on Sandy from Fells Point

October 29, 2012
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Report on Sandy from Fells Point

After all the sandbags are filled and stacked in place and the pre-Sandy shopping’s done, there’s not much left to do in Fells Point except try to find a bar to hunker down in. Sadly, there’s only one I could find, at least in the cobblestones – Kooper’s – but the manager told me...
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Directing Dissent at the Creative Alliance

October 1, 2012
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Directing Dissent at the Creative Alliance

The Creative Alliance will be offering a preview screening of the documentary Directing Dissent on Oct. 4. The documentary follows  John Roemer, a Baltimore teacher, activist, and “gun-toting pacifist,” who helped frame the debate over Civil Rights in the city. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion including Roemer and Sophie Hamacher,...
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X-Content: Ten Years Ago in City Paper: June 26, 2002

June 26, 2012
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X-Content: Ten Years Ago in City Paper: June 26, 2002

Ned Oldham’s feature profiles Paul Darmafall, better known as outsider artist The Baltimore Glassman. In Mobtown Beat, Brennen Jensen reports on opposition to a new supermarket in Waverly. The Nose finds former Baltimore City Council President Lawrence Bell working as a talk-radio host in Atlanta. In Campaign Beat, Erika Blount Danois reports on the...
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Ten Years Ago in City Paper: June 5, 2002

June 5, 2012
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Ten Years Ago in City Paper: June 5, 2002

Afefe Tyehimba’s feature chronicles parents’ struggles to keep Baltimore City Public Schools’ Edgewood Elementary from closing. In Mobtown Beat, Van Smith observes the juxtaposition of a newly dedicated bike trail next to the sewage-contaminated Gwynns Falls, and Afefe Tyehimba examines the future of the newspaper published by Baltimore’s queer community center. Tom Chalkley’s Charmed...
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Sun: Baltimore Police Chief to Step Down

May 3, 2012
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Justin Fenton has scoop: Frederick Bealefeld, Baltimore City’s police commissioner, is going to announce that he’s stepping down today. And the Mayor’s office confirms, Sun says…..
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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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DPW to Refund $4.2 Million for Overbills on Water

February 23, 2012
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DPW to Refund $4.2 Million for Overbills on Water

The city will be refunding $4.2 million to residents who were overbilled for water and sewer services for years. The Board of Estimates voted to make the payments Wednesday morning, according to a story in The Baltimore Sun, after receiving an audit of the Department of Public Works Bureau of Water and Waste Water....
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Needleman/Morales Prison Update

January 11, 2012
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According to the sentencing order signed by Judge Roger Titus, former Baltimore lawyer Stanley Needleman is to begin his year and a day prison term, as directed by the Federal Bureau of Prisons, no later than 2 p.m. Feb. 27, when he is scheduled to report to either FCI Fairston, (sic—apparently Fairton in Fairton,...
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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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Legislators Urge Rawlings-Blake to Get the Lead Out

April 8, 2011
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Legislators Urge Rawlings-Blake to Get the Lead Out

Three prominent state representatives from Baltimore have written Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to express concern over her and Housing Authority of Baltimore City (HABC) Director Paul Graziano’s refusal to pay several million dollars in court judgments to victims of lead poisoning. “Many of these victims will endure life-long disabilities due to the negligence of HABC,...
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The Nose Talks NewsTrust, New Media, and Local Journalism

March 23, 2011
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The Nose Talks NewsTrust, New Media, and Local Journalism

The Nose found its shabby self down at the Harbor East tea bar Teavolve March 15, filling up on cheese cubes and hummus-schmeared pita triangles and balancing a beer, all while actually trying to think. We were there to chat up the social media types behind the NewsTrust Baltimore project–which we’ll get to in...
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