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  • Wandering Eye: The continuing legal troubles for Sip & Bite, the end of the world draws closer, and more

    Wandering Eye: The continuing legal troubles for Sip & Bite, the end of the world draws closer, and more
    The arrest of Sip & Bite Restaurant owner Anthony Vasiliades for buying two kilograms of cocaine for $50,000 from a confidential U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration source in an Alexandria, Virginia, parking lot, as first reported by the Baltimore Brew,...
  • 'Hey Cabbie's Thaddeus Logan talks August Wilson's hack-stand play 'Jitney'

    'Hey Cabbie's Thaddeus Logan talks August Wilson's hack-stand play 'Jitney'
    Arena Players continues its excellent season with a performance of August Wilson’s “Jitney,” which centers around a hack stand—or clubhouse where illegal taxi drivers who served the black community waited on calls—in...
  • Wandering Eye: Congress weakens Dodd-Frank, the oedipal drama of Silver Jews frontman David Berman, and more

    Wandering Eye: Congress weakens Dodd-Frank, the oedipal drama of Silver Jews frontman David Berman, and more
    A U.S. Food and Drug Administration manager from Maryland, Patricia Littleton, learned the hard way yesterday what not to do with a government-issued credit card: buy school and craft supplies. She's now charged in federal court with theft of government...
  • Free Will Astrology 1/14/15

    Free Will Astrology 1/14/15
    ARIES (March 21-April 19): You will never make anything that lasts forever. Nor will I or anyone else. I suppose it’s possible that human beings will still be listening to Beethoven’s music or watching “The Simpsons” TV show 10,000...
  • Wandering Eye: President Obama's year in photos, investigating the CIA, and more

    Wandering Eye: President Obama's year in photos, investigating the CIA, and more
    City Paper's Year in Photos is a compelling view, but also check out the White House's version. Bill Murray's in there, and Obama with the Easter Bunny, and with Vladimir Putin (and with a koala bear, with Putin in the background), and lots of babies,...
  • Wandering Eye: Proof that trickle-down economics are harmful, UVA fraternities fight back, and more

    Wandering Eye: Proof that trickle-down economics are harmful, UVA fraternities fight back, and more
    The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris has taken a deep, data-driven look at the effects since the 1980s of trickle-down economics, the signature economic-policy achievement of the era of Ronald Reagan and Margaret...
  • The Mail: War Protester

    The Mail: War Protester
    As I sit here in my cell at the Chesapeake Detention Facility in Baltimore, reading the City Paper articles about protestors who are upset that white police officers are killing black men (“This is What Democracy Looks Like,” Feature, Nov. 10)...
  • Victims of a 'unique' Baltimore parking problem fight the law, and the law wins

    Victims of a 'unique' Baltimore parking problem fight the law, and the law wins
    Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke (14th District) thinks it might take an act of Congress to adjust Baltimore’s parking laws. ¬†This, anyway, was the impression left by an exchange between veteran city councilmembers during the Nov. 17 meeting. Clarke...
  • 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....
  • Kimberly Sheridan has dedicated her life to bringing victims of gun violence to light through portraits

    Kimberly Sheridan has dedicated her life to bringing victims of gun violence to light through portraits
    In one way, the front room of Kimberly Sheridan’s Pigtown home is almost empty. There is a futon frame with no cushion and a dresser with an easel on it. Blankets hang from the ceiling to cover the door to another room and the staircase. But the...
  • 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...