'The Wire' Revisited

'The Wire' Revisited

All Five Seasons Reconsidered  more...

Was 'The Wire' just another obstacle standing in the way of the city?

Did 'The Wire' stand in the way of the city?

Watching Baltimore try to brand itself over the past 20 years would be high melodrama if you didn’t actually...  more...

Smile For the Camera: The representational limits of 'The Wire'

The representational limits of 'The Wire'

Namond Brice, son of the infamous Barksdale hitter Wee-Bey Brice, is competing in a debate. The former corner boy...  more...

Nero Tolerance: As O'Malley announces a run for president, a look at his Baltimore legacy

Nero Tolerance: O'Malley's Baltimore legacy

On Saturday, Martin O’Malley officially announced his bid for the presidency amid Baltimore’s most...  more...

On The Download: New Singles from Noisem, Young Moose, Bounge, more

On The Download: Ten local tracks you should hear

-Bounge feat. Bekayo, ‘Endless’  more...

Two artists at RandallScottProjects mine surfaces in painting, pushing aside the problem of illusion and image

Two artists at RandallScottProjects mine surfaces in painting

“Painting is just pushing colorful mud around a surface with a stick,” a teacher once declared to my...  more...

Jae Won Kim, Seoul Rice Cake owner, whose father's portrait looks over Station North

Jae Won Kim, whose father's portrait looks over Station North

Two men and a woman stand in an empty lot at Charles and 20th Street,  looking at a mural that seems pieced...  more...

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Smile For the Camera: The representational limits of 'The Wire'

Smile For the Camera: The representational limits of 'The Wire'

Namond Brice, son of the infamous Barksdale hitter Wee-Bey Brice, is competing in a debate. The former corner boy...

'The Wire' Season Five: There ain't no nostalgia to this shit

'The Wire' Season Five: There ain't no nostalgia to this shit

In episode five of season five of “The Wire,” when heroic stickup man Omar Little avoids a hail of...

'The Wire' Season Four: From overtesting to deficits, school dysfunction has only gotten worse

'The Wire' Season Four: From overtesting to deficits, school dysfunction has only gotten worse

When my wife started teaching in Baltimore City Public Schools in 2008, she figured she should...

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Nero Tolerance: As O'Malley announces a run for president, a look at his Baltimore legacy

Nero Tolerance: As O'Malley announces a run for president, a look at his Baltimore legacy

On Saturday, Martin O’Malley officially announced his bid for the presidency amid Baltimore’s most...

Op-Alt: From reaction to action in Sandtown

Op-Alt: From reaction to action in Sandtown

There’s a lot that’s been said about Sandtown lately. As an outsider who’s lived in the...

Op-Alt: The latest plans for a revamped McKeldin Plaza leave a few things out

Op-Alt: The latest plans for a revamped McKeldin Plaza leave a few things out

As previously reported by City Paper, the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore (DPB)  is leading an effort to...

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Clicking and Streaming: 'Dawg Fight,' a moving, brutal look into DIY pugilism

Clicking and Streaming: 'Dawg Fight,' a moving, brutal look into DIY pugilism

Billy Corben's "Dawg Fight" looks at DIY pugilism in West Perrine, Florida, one-time home of Kimbo Slice aka "King of the Web Brawlers,"...

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