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The Year In Photos Cover Poll

The Year In Photos Cover Poll

Next week is City Paper's Year in Photos issue, and we've got so many great pictures that we're having a hard time picking one for the...  more...

The real battle over protest events in Baltimore are on social media, where control of the narrative is on the line

The real battle over protest events in Baltimore are on social media

Following Saturday’s murder of two police officers in New York by Ismaaiyl Brinsley (who announced his...  more...

Kids say the darndest things: 11-year-old's exclamation in play in Mondawmin Mall drug-arrests case

11-year-old's exclamation in play in Mondawmin Mall drug-arrests case

"Shut the fuck up!" Latoya Eaton yelled at her 11-year-old daughter. What the daughter had just said—"That's not my mom's money!"&...  more...

Lobo's unpretentious good food reminds us of what we love about Baltimore

Lobo's food reminds us of what we love about Baltimore

In the last five years Baltimore has upped its culinary game considerably. So much so that the...  more...

Crimson Wave's DIY scene-saving bummer pop

Crimson Wave's DIY scene-saving bummer pop

When Crimson Wave opened for sunny, stoner guitar-pop band Best Coast at a sold-...  more...

Check, Mate: Playing chess at the Pratt with Aaron Brewer and Girmai Ogbe

Check, Mate: Playing chess at the Pratt with Aaron Brewer and Girmai Ogbe

Tap-clack. “Here he comes. Here comes Scotty,” someone says. Tap-clack, “Your move.” Tap-clack....

The Mail 12/24/14

The Mail 12/24/14

Plea for Hope

Murder Ink 12/24/14

Murder Ink 12/24/14

It was a stressful week in Baltimore as an officer who was shot was moved to Shock Trauma and a Georgia man who shot and...

Save for a fearless Reese Witherspoon performance, 'Wild' loses the map

Save for a fearless Reese Witherspoon performance, 'Wild' loses the map

“Wild” begins with Cheryl Strayed (played with great physicality by...

Clicking and Streaming: 'Safe'

Clicking and Streaming: 'Safe'

Modern life is killing Carol White (Julianne Moore). She wheezes. Her nose bleeds. Her head throbs. Her skin breaks out...

'The Babadook' is like Roman Polanski's 'Repulsion' for moms

'The Babadook' is like Roman Polanski's 'Repulsion' for moms

Few ordinary aspects of life carry as much latent terror as being a parent. Frazzled, middle-aging Amelia (Essie Davis)...

Crimson Wave's DIY scene-saving bummer pop

Crimson Wave's DIY scene-saving bummer pop

When Crimson Wave opened for sunny, stoner guitar-pop band Best Coast at a sold-...

The Short List: Chain and the Gang, Rumba Club, J. Roddy Walston and the Business, and more

The Short List: Chain and the Gang, Rumba Club, J. Roddy Walston and the Business, and more

WEDNESDAY: 'Twas the night before Christmas, and all through Baltimore, the only live music was John &...

The Short List: Boister, Friends Records Anniversary Party, Microkingdom, and more

WEDNESDAY: City Paper’s own Baynard Woods and his band Barnyard Sharks bring their...

Baltimore artists blur the lines between the culinary and visual arts

Baltimore artists blur the lines between the culinary and visual arts

At Terrault Contemporary’s “Salon Show” in October, a group of people stood...

Conflicts of Interest: A tale of two Charlies

The other day at brunch, a guy sitting on the other end of the bar at Tavern on the Hill asked me...

Terence Hannum tells us we're all gonna die using dead media

Terence Hannum tells us we're all gonna die using dead media

Like the brutal, beautiful drone he creates as a solo musician and as a member of the only doom...

Jason Tinney's 'Ripple Meets The Deep,' a short story collection suffused with music

Jason Tinney's 'Ripple Meets The Deep,' a short story collection suffused with music

Life is a constant stream of transitions. Whether it is aging, growing closer, or growing apart,...

'The Future for Curious People' is the print equivalent of a shitty rom com

'The Future for Curious People' is the print equivalent of a shitty rom com

Gregory Sherl’s debut novel “The Future for Curious People” had promise of...

Thomas Stanley's new book 'The Execution of Sun Ra' blasts off with free jazz philosopher

Thomas Stanley's new book 'The Execution of Sun Ra' blasts off with free jazz philosopher

I’ve been pondering the words “It’s after the end of the world, don’t you...

The thrills and meta-plot of 'Deathtrap' at Everyman have not aged well

The thrills and meta-plot of 'Deathtrap' at Everyman have not aged well

O “Deathtrap,” where is thy sting?

Like a Homeric bard, Charlie Bethel brings Odysseus to life

Like a Homeric bard, Charlie Bethel brings Odysseus to life

Just before intermission in his one-man show, “The Odyssey,” Charlie Bethel stands...

Alice in Hampden-land: Glass Mind Theatre debuts 'Welcome to the White Room,' an impressive surrealist one-act

Alice in Hampden-land: Glass Mind Theatre debuts 'Welcome to the White Room,' an impressive surrealist one-act

At the beginning of “Welcome to the White Room,” we are introduced to three of the...

Lobo's unpretentious good food reminds us of what we love about Baltimore

Lobo's unpretentious good food reminds us of what we love about Baltimore

In the last five years Baltimore has upped its culinary game considerably. So much so that the...

The City that Drinks: 444 Liquors and Sports Bar, an utterly charming dive bar

The City that Drinks: 444 Liquors and Sports Bar, an utterly charming dive bar

Nestled comfortably on the main drag in Essex, among various pregnancy counseling centers, the iconic wastewater-...

Baltimore Beer Baron: Is 2015 the year of the can?

Baltimore Beer Baron: Is 2015 the year of the can?

2015 might be the Year of the Can in Baltimore. Once a matter of great debate, it has been emphatically decided that...

In Season: Massaged Kale Salad

In Season: Massaged Kale Salad

A healthy salad can be a welcome respite from the holiday meals, cookies, booze, and general indulgences of the holidays....

Mr. Wrong: I'm Totally Keeping the X in Xmas and it Doesn't Mean There's a War on Jesus Christmas

Mr. Wrong: I'm Totally Keeping the X in Xmas and it Doesn't Mean There's a War on Jesus Christmas

If you read the Mr. Wrong column in the form in which it is reproduced on...

Savage Love: Only the Lonely

Savage Love: Only the Lonely

I’m a short guy and I need advice. I don’t want a small paragraph’...

Free Will Astrology 12/24/14

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Most salamanders reproduce by laying eggs, but the alpine salamander...

The Undercard: Et Tu Duquette?

Manager Buck Showalter and Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations Dan Duquette had...

Hot Fudge Wednesdays: Top Tent List

Hot Fudge Wednesdays: Top Tent List

Nothing says winter magic like the moment the 2015 tent catalogs appear! 2014 models are on sale,...

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