In this week's City Paper, Geoffrey Himes takes an in-depth look at Everyman Theatre's exciting new digs on the West Side as the company opens August: Osage County. In City Folk, J.M. Giordano goes inside the nation's oldest continually operating tattoo parlor, Tattoo Charlie's, on the Block.
In Mobtown Beat, Edward Ericson Jr. reports on the city's sewer repair efforts and Van Smith digs into the legal troubles of some of the younger members of Baltimore's Conaway political dynasty.
In the Arts, Baynard Woods digs into former Contemporary Museum director Sue Spaid's new survey on farming as art and reviews Jen Michalski's pair of novellas in Could You Be with Her Now. Michael Farley goes beyond the surface of Mary Anne Arntzen's paintings, Brandon Weigel looks at unlikely new hotspot Club K, and Josh Sisk tells us what's up with heavy music in Bangers and Thrash.
John Houser III likes it hot at Shisho Tavern in Canton, while Clinton MacSherry drinks deep of a new honey brew, and Jenn Ladd takes an unlikely pub crawl through Arbutus/Halethorpe. Missed an issue over the holidays? Check out the restaurants we've Recently Reviewed.
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And the Baltimore City Power Rankings wants to put the Ravens even higher than #1, but also finds O'Malley and the epidemic flu rocking the city, while Liquor stores lose out with the new zoning laws.