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  • Remembering a Century

    Loud, beautiful music is coming from the Catonsville house where Lucille Brooks lives with her daughter. From the front yard, passersby can hear an upbeat rendition of the unofficial African-American national anthem, "Lift Every Voice and Sing,"...
  • Building Bridges

    A week before Artscape begins, the only sign of the nation's largest free arts festival on the street is the profusion of thick white power cables coiled and draped around the neighborhood, as if Zeus had finally discovered bondage. But all over the city,...
  • Advice from the City Paper interns

    For our first College Guide cover, we, City Paper's editors, asked ourselves, "What the hell do we know about going to college in Baltimore?" The answer, generally, was "not much." We went to college mostly not-in-Baltimore, and for some of us, it's been...
  • Why is homeless policy so disconnected from the daily struggle of people trying to find a place to stay?

    They wait along the fence, with another knot of guys in the middle of the parking lot standing, leaning on canes, or sitting in wheelchairs amid bags of clothes and other belongings. There will be more than 100 men here in an hour, lining up for...
  • Grand Cru

    527 E. Belvedere Ave., (410) 464-1944, grand-cru-baltimore.blogspot.com You're sick of being the creeper or cougar in the bars you used to hang out in your 20s, Match.com keeps sending you losers, and you're starting to think that 50 is the new 80....
  • MK Asante's new memoir dissects inner-city life with fierce intelligence

    In 1998, 16,914 people were murdered in the United States, according to the FBI's Uniform Crime Reports Crime in the United States 1998 report. That's one person killed every 31 minutes for that year, a frightening thought, but there were 12,475,634...
  • Marriage Equality, Oriole fever, Stormy weather, Reality reporting, Audits, and more

    1. Maryland wins race to equality (well, ties). For nearly 30 years, Maryland had the distinction of being the first state to enact legislation defining marriage as only between one man and one woman. This year, it reversed course, joining Maine and...
  • Murders this Week: 7; Murders this Year: 18

    Seven people were murdered in seven days, making this the most murderous week in 2013. As of Feb. 4, there have been five more homicides this year than at the same time in 2012. Monday, Jan. 28 12:01 P.M. Just after noon, Thomas Donaldson, a 46-year-...
  • Jacco Gardner, Stars, The Honest Mistakes, and more

    WEDNESDAY: Dutch multi-instrumentalist Jacco Gardner performs at the Golden West with Little Rib. The Baltimore Boom Bap Society is at the Windup Space. Ontario punks Single Mothers play the Charm City Art Space with Orchards and Tigerscout. THURSDAY:...
  • How corruption, waste, and mismanagement killed the 143-year-old nonprofit and left dozens of Baltimoreans homeless.

    With Randall Martin barricaded in his Baltimore County home, surrounded by a police tactical team, someone might have gotten the idea that Prisoners Aid Association, the century-old institution established to help ex-cons, was in trouble. It was June 29,...
  • Exploring the lives of transgender women on the street

    Exploring the lives of transgender women on the street
    If you drive up Charles Street past North Avenue late at night, you're likely to glimpse the seamy world of prostitutes and the johns who pick them up. Many of the women standing on the street corners and (in the words of one frustrated resident)...
  • A participant in the Read's Drug Store sit-in talks about changing history on the spur of the moment

    In 1955, Helena Hicks was a student at Morgan State College (now Morgan State University). One day in January, while waiting for the bus, she and a number of her classmates stepped inside Read’s Drug Store, at the corner of Howard and Lexington...