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  • Wandering Eye: The Department of Recreation and Parks stalls, the rights of cops who shoot unarmed citizens, and more

    Wandering Eye: The Department of Recreation and Parks stalls, the rights of cops who shoot unarmed citizens, and more
    The agenda for the Oct. 22 meeting of Baltimore City's fiscal-oversight body, the Board of Estimates, includes a proposal to give a two-week extension to the Department of Recreation and Parks to resolve concerns raised by its first audit in a quarter century. Released in April and detailed here and here by the Baltimore Brew, the audit uncovered a host of complicated problems that largely stymied the Department of Audits' lengthy efforts to pierce the veil, including the department's woefully inadequate financial controls, an off-budget funding stream from a mayoral-controlled nonprofit, payroll irregularities, and more. No wonder Rec and Parks is asking for more time. (Van Smith)
  • Tears of a Clown: Starbuck has lived a long life as a Baltimore entertainer

    Tears of a Clown: Starbuck has lived a long life as a Baltimore entertainer
    Starbuck the clown whistles as the Inner Harbor crowds pass by. Today, he is dressed, seasonally, as a scarecrow—or a straw man, as he has it; “there’s nothing scary about me,” he says—with yellow paint covering his face...

    No Trivia: Detective Daniel Hersl's "Timecop," a Netflix Original series

    No Trivia: Detective Daniel Hersl's "Timecop," a Netflix Original series
    Dear Netflix, I have been a loyal subscriber to your service since 2013 and recently have fallen in love with wonderful original series such as "Lilyhammer" and "Hemlock Grove" and, to some extent, the lesser ones such as "House of Cards" and "Orange Is...

    Out the Mud

    Out the Mud
    In Central Booking, Young Moose only gets two calls a day.  I am sitting in the adjunct office of Coppin State University on the phone with the 21-year-old Baltimore street-rap phenomenon born Kevron Evans, using up one of those calls.  His...

    Wrong Time

    Wrong Time
    Wrong Time As someone who promotes celestial happenings locally, it was good to see your invitation to view Oct. 8’s lunar eclipse (“Your Week”, Oct. 8). Problem is, you had the time wrong. It didn’t happen at 8 p.m. but at 6 a....