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  • The Mail 9/10/14

    The Mail 9/10/14
    Reading Between the Lines Recently, I got the Aug. 13 issue of City Paper, and as always, I was deeply disturbed by the way white writers at City Paper constantly give the mostly white bigoted readers of City Paper some satisfaction about the darkies in...
  • Market Value

    Market Value
    Walk into Reading Terminal Market, an enclosed public market in downtown Philadelphia, and you’ll find yourself surrounded by an assortment of rich smells and bright colors. You’ll see fresh produce and sushi, specialty cheeses, artisanal...
  • At last night's rally protesting the deaths of Tyrone West and Mike Brown, a call for police accountability

    At last night's rally protesting the deaths of Tyrone West and Mike Brown, a call for police accountability
    For more than a year the family of Tyrone West, a 44-year-old African-American man who died in a police confrontation on July 18, 2013, has staged a protest and rally each Wednesday night in front of City Hall and/or the Baltimore State's Attorney's...
  • Heart and Sole

    Heart and Sole
    The pungent scent of dye and the whirring sound of a sander fill Lexington Market Shoe Repair, hidden in a back alley of the bustling Friday market scene. Alex Kofman, the resident cobbler, squints at a pair of black and neon-orange Air Jordans. The...
  • Getting Around

    Getting Around
    Baltimore infamously lacks an integrated, comprehensive mass transit system connecting all neighborhoods with the tourist areas and larger interstate transit hubs. Fifty years of poor planning and general stupidity have left the city with a mishmash of...
  • Tourist Attractions

    Tourist Attractions
    “Baltimore,” the song by Randy Newman from the 1970s, features a hooker, a drunk, and a refrain—“Man, it’s hard just to live”—that struck enough of a chord with the likes of Nils Lofgren, Nina Simone, David Gray,...
  • Nightlife

    Nightlife
    A city’s bar scene provides some of the most essential insights into its character: their patrons, their atmospheres, their prices reveal much. In this beginner’s guide to Baltimore’s liquored-up landscape, we’ve mapped out the...
  • MISTLE-ANEOUS

    MISTLE-ANEOUS
     $1 or Less Days. For less than $1, visit downtown museums and attractions, including the Babe Ruth Museum, Baltimore Museum of Industry, Christmas Village in Baltimore, Geppi’s Entertainment Museum, Historic Ships in Baltimore, the Jewish Museum of...
  • Chasin' the Gram

    Chasin' the Gram
    The English 101 class I teach at Coppin is the shit. Technology is on point, we have the latest everything, and my students are amazing. I assign hot contemporary books—right now we're reading Buck by MK Asante and just finished Jay-Z's Decoded....
  • Live like McNulty

    We were a bit surprised when we saw a sponsored ad pop up on our Facebook page advertising a contest, sponsored by Comcast's Xfinity and Airbnb, promising us the opportunity to "Live like McNulty." Does that mean we could drive drunk? Sleep with...
  • Lexington Market Utz vendor held in gun case

    The owner of the Lexington Market Utz stand charged with illegal gun sales was denied release Thursday in Baltimore's U.S. District Court. Michael Papantonakis was represented by public defender Joseph Evans, who presented his client as a gun collector...
  • Scharf's History of Baltimore City and County goes Digital

    | Image by From the Kelmscott Book Shop As far as I (and a search of the Pratt's online catalog) know, a trip to the Enoch Pratt's Maryland room was previously the easiest way for Baltimore history geeks to look at a copy of J. Thomas Scharf's exhaustive&...