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  • Baltimore reacts to Caesar Goodson's acquittal in the death of Freddie Gray

    Baltimore reacts to Caesar Goodson's acquittal in the death of Freddie Gray

    Yesterday Officer Caesar Goodson, one of the six police officers charged in Freddie Gray's death and the one who faced the most serious charge—second-degree depraved heart murder—was acquitted of all charges. In front of the courthouse, 20 or so protesters (far outnumbered by media) reacted with...

  • Live Review: Wye Oak's homecoming show at Ottobar demonstrates the duo's range

    Live Review: Wye Oak's homecoming show at Ottobar demonstrates the duo's range

    Wye Oak's set was interrupted early on as a stagehand tinkered momentarily with the lighting set-up. "So everything is going exactly as planned—just exactly," singer/guitrist Jenn Wasner deadpanned. "Well shit, guys—so much for the goddammed mystique." The duo, fresh off the release of "Tween,"...

  • Manny Machado's garden gnome gets a mythical backstory

    Manny Machado's garden gnome gets a mythical backstory

    If you're going to turn your star third baseman into garden gnome, might as well go all out and provide a mythical backstory as to his existence. That's what the Orioles did this morning for their forthcoming Manny Machado garden gnome giveaway. In the "enchanted land known throughout the baseball...

  • Goodson acquitted of all charges in death of Freddie Gray

    Goodson acquitted of all charges in death of Freddie Gray

    The case against Baltimore City Police Officer Caesar Goodson Jr., highlights the power that police officers have over those they arrest, but not the responsibility for those they have taken into custody. Goodson, who drove the van Freddie Gray was riding in when he sustained the injuries that...

  • Remembering WJZ's mid-'80s report on The Cure

    Remembering WJZ's mid-'80s report on The Cure

    Legendary English sad-sack rock band The Cure is headlining Merriweather Post Pavilion tonight, which is as good a reason as any to direct your eyes toward this WJZ report from the mid-1980s on the band. Really, it's more like a trend story on goths, with much of the reportage being about fashion....

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This Week's City Paper: The history and importance of club, Goodson trial, making ice cream, and more

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Orlando benefit events planned in Baltimore

Orlando benefit events planned in Baltimore

In the wake of the mass shooting at a LGBTQ nightclub in Orlando, Florida several restaurants and local artists are putting on events to help survivors and the victims' families. So in classic Baltimore fashion, you can dance your pain way, while also helping those in need. Here's a roundup of...

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Red Emma's announces pay-it-forward food ordering

Red Emma's announces pay-it-forward food ordering

Radical bookstore Red Emma's is allowing cash-rich customers to spread the good fortune to those in need. Through a new suspended ordering system, patrons can order a small coffee, BLT sandwich, or cup of soup that someone who may not be able to afford it can redeem. "We recognize that economic...

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