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Little Italy (Baltimore, Maryland)

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  • 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, and Mullyman that they all covered it. Yet visitors can easily revel in Charm City’s tourist economy without having to confront its widespread desperation by sticking to the well-worn paths between familiar attractions. Taking the risks of straying from them, though, may yield broader understanding that comes from eyeballing some of urban life’s more poignant realities. The safest play, but least fun, is to stay home and just listen to the many recordings of Newman’s song.
  • Dining

    Dining
    Once upon a time, local food in Baltimore meant sauerkraut and Berger cookies, pit beef and crabs slathered in Old Bay. Today, it still means all that, but also fermented radishes and pigs that spend their lives foraging for acorns in the woods. As each...

    46th Legislative District

    46th Legislative District
    Location: Wraps around the waterfront from Hawkins Point to Brooklyn, northward to the Inner Harbor, then eastward to the city line, roughly south of Route 40 East. Demographics: Adult population of almost 95,000, about 30 percent black and almost 60...

    The Money Game: the latest campaign-finance figures in Baltimore's legislative district races

    The Money Game: the latest campaign-finance figures in Baltimore's legislative district races
    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...

    Little Italy Bocce Figure Charged with Fraud

    Salvatore Petti, a 76-year-old Ellicott City resident who has been at the center of a still-simmering dispute involving the bocce courts in Baltimore's Little Italy neighborhood ("Bocce Brawl," Feature, June 22, 2011), has been charged in U.S. District...