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  • Baltimore's New Deal: WPA-level spending has the power to remake the city, but much of it might be going away

    Baltimore's New Deal: WPA-level spending has the power to remake the city, but much of it might be going away
    Baltimore City’s first manufacturing forum took place on Oct. 7 in the Hilton, a deluxe hotel the city spent $300 million to build, which has lost about $50 million since its 2008 opening.  Caron Brace, the Mayor’s press secretary, and...
  • Wandering Eye: More reason to doubt HUD's homeless figures, the GOP's possible violation of election laws, and more

    Wandering Eye: More reason to doubt HUD's homeless figures, the GOP's possible violation of election laws, and more
    A brand-new report by the National Center on Family Homelessness, "America's Youngest Outcasts: A Report Card on Child Homelessness," puts the number of homeless youth in America at almost 2.5 million, or one in every 30 children—the highest ever....
  • Wandering Eye: Race's role in Larry Hogan's win, the controversy of Kim Kardashian's butt, and more

    Wandering Eye: Race's role in Larry Hogan's win, the controversy of Kim Kardashian's butt, and more
    In University of Maryland Baltimore County political-science professor Thomas Schaller's recent op-ed in the Baltimore Sun, "Race had a role in Hogan's win," he compares the gubernatorial-election results in 2010, when Republican Robert Ehrlich lost to...
  • The Mail: Bob's the Man

    The Mail: Bob's the Man
    Bob’s the Man I was pleased to read the City Folk article about Bob Lienhardt and his fascinating life (Oct. 27). I had the pleasure of meeting Bob a few years ago while working for a state agency. He popped in one day, tote bag in hand, and after...
  • Peroutka's win in Anne Arundel County: Voters were warned

    Peroutka's win in Anne Arundel County: Voters were warned
    If any of the 15,531 voters in Anne Arundel County's Fifth Councilmanic District who voted for the GOP's Michael Anthony Peroutka end up surprised when he tries to codify his theocratic, secessionist, creationist vision on the county, well, they've been...
  • GOP even makes a decent showing among Baltimore City voters

    GOP even makes a decent showing among Baltimore City voters
    Baltimore City voters' participation in yesterday's election that ushered Republican Larry Hogan in as the next governor of Maryland was about 35 percent, down about 10 percent from the last round of midterm elections in 2010. A bit more than 22 percent...
  • Wandering Eye: Heather Mizeur supporters express their dismay, the troubling rise in "sneak and peek" warrants, and more

    Wandering Eye: Heather Mizeur supporters express their dismay, the troubling rise in "sneak and peek" warrants, and more
    Looks like progressive Democratic gubernatorial candidate Heather Mizeur's advice to her supporters—to not write her in on the general-election ballot after her strong but insufficient showing in June's primary—was pretty much taken to heart,...
  • About these cynical 'Vote for the Democrats' signs . . .

    About these cynical 'Vote for the Democrats' signs . . .
    Scattered throughout Baltimore, right there along with the typical election signs you expect to see—you know, the ones that advertise a candidate and tell you to vote for them and all of that—are also signs that just say, "Vote for the...
  • The Mail: Bad Monsters

    The Mail: Bad Monsters
    Bad Monsters Obama-looking monster (supposed to be Anthony Brown) on the cover (“Face-Off,” Feature, Oct. 29). Hogan is the more obvious monster, and I find this work by talented artist D’Incau to border on the racist, as well as the...
  • Opinion: Haven't voted yet? Get on that shit

    Opinion: Haven't voted yet? Get on that shit
    The only thing more ridiculous than that Lil Jon video is the fact that those celebrities felt the need to make it in the first place (even though many of them didn't vote). Why can't you assholes just vote? OK, I get it. You hate the two-party system....
  • Ballot Questions

    Ballot Questions
    Along with the usual (and unusual) candidates, voters will be asked to decide how much money to lend several venerable institutions, with taxpayers as the co-signers. And there are several questions of policy wrapped up as charter amendments. First, the...
  • Maryland Green Party still struggles for a seat at the political table

    Maryland Green Party still struggles for a seat at the political table
    It’s important that I see Ian Schlakman’s office, because it’s apparently a first. It’s a tiny, corner room on the second floor of 218 E. Lexington—just above Sidebar, where a Jack and Coke after 6 p.m. goes for $6—with...