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X-Content: 10 years ago in City Paper: Aug. 6, 2003

August 6, 2013
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X-Content: 10 years ago in City Paper: Aug. 6, 2003

Afefe Tyehimba’s feature is a case study of the challenges faced by foster kids as they become adults. In Mobtown Beat, Laura Lewis reports on a teenager’s crusade against sweatshop labor and David Morley remembers Charles T. Newton, Jr. The Nose bemoans the closure of the Maryland Motor Vehicle Express office in the Charles...
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X-Content: 10 years ago in City Paper: July 30, 2003

August 1, 2013
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X-Content: 10 years ago in City Paper: July 30, 2003

Brennen Jensen’s feature examines whether the Station North Arts District can save midtown Baltimore. In Mobtown Beat, Ericka Blount Danois explores the potential impact of a Baltimore proposal to allow police to issue civil citations for minor offenses. Campaign Beat is Anna Ditkoff, wading into the efforts of Leonard Kerpelman to unseat Fifth District...
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X-Content: 10 years ago in City Paper: July 23, 2003

July 23, 2013
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X-Content: 10 years ago in City Paper: July 23, 2003

The feature is a guide to the 2003 Baltimore City primary elections. In Mobtown Beat, Laura Lewis notes the departure for federal prison of two Jonah House activists, Sisters Carol Gilbert and Ardeth Platte. Campaign Beat is Van Smith, recapping a feisty race for the Baltimore City Council seat representing the 11th District. Ballot...
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X-Content: 10 years ago in City Paper: July 16, 2003

July 16, 2013
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X-Content: 10 years ago in City Paper: July 16, 2003

City Paper’s 2003 Big Music Issue features an introduction and: Bret McCabe on near-silent electronic artist Richard Chartier; Geoffrey Himes on yodeler Mark Brine; Jaye Hunnie on club music’s K-Swift; and Tom Breihan on proto-DIY promoter Ben Valis. In Mobtown Beat, Tori Woods reports on how the hair color of 8th-graders at Hamilton Elementary-Middle...
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X-Content: 10 years ago in City Paper: July 9, 2003

July 9, 2013
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X-Content: 10 years ago in City Paper: July 9, 2003

In the two-pack of features, Blake de Pastino profiles prison poet Shaka N’Zinga and Deb Berry digs into SuicideGirls. In Mobtown Beat, Brennen Jensen wades into debate over the redevelopment of the 3200 block of St. Paul Street in Charles Village. In Campaign Beat, Van Smith covers a packed and feisty primary-election campaign in...
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X-Content: 10 years ago in City Paper: July 2, 2003

July 8, 2013
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X-Content: 10 years ago in City Paper: July 2, 2003

City Paper’s 2003 Fiction and Poetry Contest features an introduction and winners in fiction (first place to Damian L. Halstad, second place to Martha Shane, and third place to Betsy Boyd) and poetry (first place to Leslie Thierman, second place to Cary Fentzloff, and third place to Dean John Smith). In Mobtown Beat, Ericka...
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X-Content: 10 years ago in City Paper: June 11, 2003

July 2, 2013
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Christopher Skokna’s feature sketches the comic-book world of artist José Villarubia. In Mobtown Beat, Van Smith reports on trouble at the Redwood Trust nightclub in downtown Baltimore and Jill Yesko covers Living Proof, a play by, for, and about gay teenagers. The Nose catches up with Adam Meister and the rybbies. Brennen Jensen’s Charmed...
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X-Content: 10 years ago in City Paper: June 25, 2003

June 27, 2013
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X-Content: 10 years ago in City Paper: June 25, 2003

Waris Banks’ feature looks at efforts to recruit a black mayoral candidate to challenge Baltimore mayor Martin O’Malley. In Mobtown Beat, Anna Ditkoff examines nightlife ripples caused by the Baltimore Police Department’s new Social Club Task Force and Jamil Roberts covers a grand-jury report that recommends legal distribution of narcotics. The Nose sneezes on...
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X-Content: 10 years ago in City Paper: June 18, 2003

June 18, 2013
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Charles Cohen’s feature assesses the state of the Baltimore Museum of Industry. In Mobtown Beat, Brennen Jensen reports on labor strife at the Baltimore Sun and Benn Ray profiles the Megaphone Project. The Nose lets the Green Party vent about Baltimore’s absurd election schedule, drops in on the grand-opening celebration for mayor Martin O’Malley’s...
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X-Content: 10 years ago in City Paper: June 4, 2003

June 5, 2013
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Ericka Blount Danois’ feature profiles Believe campaigner Richard Burton. In Mobtown Beat, Van Smith reports on a Baltimore court visit by notorious gangster Kenneth “Supreme” McGriff and his super-attorney Robert Simels; Brennen Jensen chronicles efforts to bring a supermarket to Oldtown Mall; and Anna Ditkoff remembers labor organizer Howard Silverberg. The Nose gives the...
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X-Content: 10 years ago in City Paper: May 28, 2003

May 30, 2013
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Bret McCabe’s feature is an interview with David Simon about The Wire, Baltimore, the Baltimore Sun, and the like. In Mobtown Beat, Ericka Blount Danois reports on ACORN’s allegations of landlords’ lead-testing retaliation again tenants and Jamil Roberts covers ACORN’s lawsuit over library closures. The Nose gets the nitty-gritty on a sudden spasm of...
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X-Content: 10 years ago in City Paper: May 21, 2003

May 21, 2013
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City Paper’s 2003 Sizzlin’ Summer issue features an introduction, Emily Flake on Pimlico racetrack, Mark Fatla on minor-league baseball parks, Erin Sullivan on the “Painting Lady” of Canton, Tim Hill on the 12 O’Clock Boyz, Van Smith on the Eastern Shore’s Mason-Dixon markers, Blake de Pastino on Vera’s White Sands, the I-Team on Baltimore’s...
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