| Oct 29, 2014
| 12:17 PM
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...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 12:20 PM
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...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 12:26 PM
With its longstanding reputation as a high-volume heroin town, Baltimore’s modern black-market economy is openly opiated, driving sizeable budgets for maintaining the criminal-justice apparatus to combat it. Far less appreciated, and only opaquely...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Holy crap, I almost didn’t even notice, but it is now officially Cold and Flu season! Go wash your hands right now, seriously, get with the prophylaxis, and I’m not talking no ritual ablution here, I mean you need to get in there and hit those...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 8:33 AM
A Baltimore man filed suit on Sept. 5 against three Baltimore police officers, seeking monetary damages for a strip and anal cavity search he says police performed on him on the sidewalk on the 200 block of North Highland Avenue. As the D.C. Clothesline...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 1:46 PM
Someone over at Downtown Partnership of Baltimore apparently decided that one way to help promote Baltimore would be to partner with Buzzfeed (and, presumably, pay money to Buzzfeed) to make some cool listicles. We had a lot of reactions to one of its...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 7:58 AM
The Wandering Eye is a new weekday blog series in which members of the City Paper staff give their take on the news of the day.
-People celebrate Labor Day by not working for a day, a tradition that started in the 19th century, when the excesses of...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 8:12 AM
The Washington Post has published the first and second parts of its three-part series about law enforcers seizing cash from motorists, taking more than $2.5 billion with little in the way of legal challenges despite constitutional concerns surrounding the...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 8:27 AM
The most recent round of campaign finance reports for Baltimore City's 12 legislative-district races – a Senate and House race in each of the six districts - were due late May at the Maryland State Board of Elections. The mass of new data reveals...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 2:46 PM
Location: A swath of east/northeast Baltimore from Midtown to the city line, roughly between Harford Rd. and Route 40 East.
Demographics: Adult population of about 89,000, almost 72 percent black and 24 percent white.
| Jun 17, 2014
Hey Baltimore—and Maryland, even—did you know there is an election coming up on June 24? Politics! Government! Democracy! Voting! A Day Off From Work or at Least an Excuse for Being Late or Leaving Early! Yeah man, Tuesday, June 24 is the...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:14 PM
[caption id="attachment_12882" align="alignleft" width="224" caption="Adam Riess shows Sen. Mikulski a plaque in her honor. "][/caption] Scientists at the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) near Johns Hopkins' Homewood campus today honored Sen....