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  • Brutal Reckoning

    Brutal Reckoning
    The McKeldin Fountain (dedicated as The Waterfall), which is expected to be demolished in the next year, sits between the northbound and southbound lanes of Light Street at Pratt. Its upper reaches hold the skywalks that once spread across downtown in a network stretching for 10 blocks, allowing tourists to visit conventions and shopping centers without having to walk the streets of Baltimore.
  • African-American museum executive explains his fear of nonviolent civil rights icon

    African-American museum executive explains his fear of nonviolent civil rights icon
    The executive director of the Reginald F. Lewis Museum held a press conference today to explain why he barred a local civil-rights activist from a panel discussion she had been invited to last week. “I have no ill will toward Dr. Hicks,” Dr....

    Tourist Attractions

    Tourist Attractions
    Beware getting too attached to Baltimore, as doing so may ruin your love of anyplace else. It happened famously to the late poet Ogden Nash, who, in explaining why he and his wife cut short their Manhattan residency to return to her hometown, wrote,...

    Nightlife

    Nightlife
    Over the next few pages, you’ll see Baltimore’s bars split up into easy-to-understand categories (dive, sports, booze, swanky, and gay). This is helpful for those new to the city, but as soon as you venture out on your own, slicing and...

    Body Politic

    Body Politic
    Melissa Gira Grant’s debut book “Playing the Whore: The Work of Sex Work” (Verso) isn’t merely a sobering dissection of how sex work and sex workers are policed and understood in contemporary America, where a woman’s sexual...