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  • . . . and hopefully better and cheaper, thanks to our guide to liquor stores

    Student Life and your parents will remind you ad nauseum to make smart decisions when you drink. And you should. But that doesn’t mean you have to be careless in your spending. A cursory search reveals that there are 431 (!) liquor stores, give or...
  • House music returns to Baltimore-not that it ever really left

    “I think the Black Eyed Peas really started this whole shit,” Teddy Douglas jokes, as he ponders radio’s renewed interest in four-on-the-floor dance. Jay Steinhour, Douglas’ more reserved friend and collaborator of 25 years,...
  • Morgan State researchers hope engaging the community can help more of it quit

    The corner stores in Pigtown don’t do “loosies” anymore. Selling cigarettes out of the pack is illegal, and they don’t mess with that (at least not openly). But they do sell ’em by the pack, and the carton, and the mass of...
  • Visionary artist explores the struggles of African-Americans and Jews

    Loring Cornish: In Each Other’s Shoes Through July 17 at the Jewish Museum of Maryland Loring Cornish offers a guided tour of his exhibition July 7 “Target/Shalom,” the first piece you see in the exhibit Loring Cornish: In Each Other&...
  • A peek inside a museum that time-and nearly everybody else-forgot

    If you’ve ever driven past “Baltimore’s Only Black American Museum,” you probably missed it. Located on a side street across from Clifton Park, in a white, vinyl-shingled rowhouse, it has only a faded sandwich board for a sign,...
  • 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...
  • The original Baltimore MC takes his art to a higher level

    Long, natty dreads dangle from beneath Labtekwon's fisherman's cap as the veteran Baltimore rapper, standing in the shadow of the giant Grand Prix grandstands, recalls the epic cyphers that took place in the Inner Harbor amphitheater nearby in the '80s...
  • What's up with hip-hop

    Baltimore hip-hop producer King Midas, best known locally for performing the hook on Caddy Da Don’s breakout hit “Grindin’ On Me,” has worked on some big name projects lately. In December 2011, he co-produced Mystikal’s...
  • 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)...
  • Morgan State University brings August Wilson's Jitney back to Baltimore

    Jitney At Morgan State University’s Murphy Fine Arts Center through February 12. For more information, visit morgan.edu. Ain’t Misbehavin’ At the Spotlighters Theatre through February 12. For more information, visit spotlighters....
  • West Africa looms large in Baltimore heroin-trafficking cases

    Last April, thousands of miles from Baltimore in the West African country of Ghana, a man known as “Wagba” got on the phone and mediated a Baltimore heroin-dealing dispute. Nana Boateng, who supplied Baltimore dealers with heroin shipped...
  • Jim Lucio brings the wonders of the open road to this year's Artscape

    Jim Lucio, the visual arts coordinator for the city’s Office of Promotion and the Arts, equates the nine months he spends working on Artscape each year to a pregnancy. The weekend-long fete, which carpets Charles Street and Mount Royal Avenue with...