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  • The Battles of Lexington: City Paper goes deep inside and under Baltimore's oldest market

    The Battles of Lexington: City Paper goes deep inside and under Baltimore's oldest market
    A serpentine line of people waits to order one of Nancy Faidley Devine’s crab cakes at Faidley’s, the fish market her grandfather, John Faidley Sr., established at the Lexington Market in 1886. It snakes all the way down to the door that leads to the rest of the market. On one side of the throng is the raw bar—where Lou Fleming, a former arabber who has run it for the past 38 years, is already shucking oysters as fast as he can move. On the other side, the signs for raccoon and muskrat hang above the iced seafood, and Will Hahn, Nancy’s grandson, is working, hoping to sell the hundreds of pounds of fish he has ordered for Good Friday, later in the week.
  • Farmers Markets

    Farmers Markets
    32nd Street Farmers Market 400 block of East 32nd Street, 32ndstreetmarket.org, Saturdays 7 a.m.-Noon, Open All Year The only year-round market in the city limits, 32nd Street’s market has been inviting local vendors to sell their produce,...

    It Takes a Village: Educators, unions rally for continued funding of community schools

    It Takes a Village: Educators, unions rally for continued funding of community schools
    Administrators, teachers, union organizers, community leaders, politicians, and students—including cheerleading squads and step teams—were among those gathered in front of City Hall on Oct. 21 to sing the praises of community schools, some...

    Do It Yourself

    A recent message from Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. to utility consumers: It's your problem, not ours. Last month City Paper received a packet in the mail from BGE noting that the company is spending $6 million over the next three years to encourage...

    We Feed Dead People

    The Office of Legislative Audits posted a gem last week: 34 pages examining the checks and balances on the state's welfare overseers. You can find the whole thing here, but the highlight is this: Food stamps and welfare checks went out to hundreds of...