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  • Wandering Eye: A former CPer helps bring down Cosby, Larry Hogan talks up bipartisanship, and more

    Wandering Eye: A former CPer helps bring down Cosby, Larry Hogan talks up bipartisanship, and more
    Gawker's Tom Scocca is getting proper credit as a catalyst for the implosion of Bill Cosby's career, having in February reminded anyone who cared to notice that the family-friendly comedian has a long trail of sex-assault accusations. Seems like a good time to remind anyone who care to notice that Scocca had an excellent run here at City Paper in the late 1990s to early 2000s, including gems on Sleazefest '99, "Baby Flo-Jo," branding Baltimore, the wetlands of Fort McHenry, Ween, the death of Joey Ramone, and Cal Ripken Jr. Plus, here's the archive for 8 Upper, his singular, award-winning sports column. Enjoy! (Van Smith)
  • Baltimore Orioles ALDS Game One LIVE BLOG

    Baltimore Orioles ALDS Game One LIVE BLOG
    9:20 p.m. O's win 12-3! Lead the ALDS 1-0! Ain't the beer COLD!! 9:08 p.m. Crowd chanting: "We won't stop!" 9:07 p.m. Worried about a post-game pie shortage at this point,,, Who gets 'em? 8:56 p.m. 10-3 O's! Even the Seven Nation Army is...

    WOODY HARRELSON BOUGHT A BALTIMORE HOTEL. WHAT OTHER STRUGGLING BUSINESSES CAN WE PAWN OFF ON CELEBRITIES?

    WOODY HARRELSON BOUGHT A BALTIMORE HOTEL. WHAT OTHER STRUGGLING BUSINESSES CAN WE PAWN OFF ON CELEBRITIES?
    To bring the True Detective news cycle to a close, actor Woody Harrelson bought a stake in the Inn at the Black Olive, a boutique hotel in Fells Point. The story was first reported by the Baltimore Business Journal. As the BBJ notes, the 12-suite hotel...

    Nightlife

    Nightlife
    BEST BAR Cat's Eye Pub 1730 Thames St., (410) 276-9866, catseyepub.com When Cat’s Eye Pub’s founder, Tony Cushing Sr., passed away in 2008 and his son, Tony Cushing Jr., took over, we worried the place would morph into yet another Fells...

    Barry Bonds hit 73 homeruns in 2001 and many credit the maple in his bats for his prodigious power, though the steroids may also have helped.

    Every year on our birthdays we get a new power. When you turn 2, you get the power to say, "I 2"; at 16 you get to drive badly; 18 is vote-power; at 35 you can be president, and 20 years later, when you turn 55, you get the power to save 93 cents on...