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Wednesday, January 10, 2001

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Ben Cricchi


Under Fire: Firefighting may be a heroic job, but there's nothing glamorous or easy about it. | The Nose

Old Gang Syne: As the year turned, along with its promise of new beginnings came some final chapters. | The Nose

Rebel Without a Cause: The personnel news wasn't great outside government circles either. | The Nose

Plantation Punk: Some months ago, Mayor Martin O'Malley introduced a new civic slogan: "Baltimore: The Greatest City... | Charmed Life by Brennen Jensen

Chicken Little Speaks: Deep in the A section of the Dec. 29 Sun, I found a dispatch from Reuters News Service that gave me some unwelcome reassurance: I am not... | Media Circus by Tom Chalkley

The Mail | Mobtown Beat | Feature



The New Age: It's a cliché to think of New Year's Eve as the season's most overblown and anticlimactic... | Underwhelmed by Sandy Asirvatham

Second Chances: Judging by his recent behavior in a Fells Point bar, Baltimore City's housing commissioner is... | Urban Rhythms by Wiley Hall III

Bad Call: Late last month, while most of the country was still cleaning up from the holiday celebrations, the Financial Times carried an item on how Balt... | Cyberpunk by Joab Jackson

Purple Reign: Sooner or later, in writing sports as in playing sports, you have to face the truth. This is one of the very few things that the press box and the pla... | 8 Upper by Tom Scocca



Top of the Pops: Kirsty MacColl, 1959-2000 | Music by Linda Smith

Durable Goods: The Tarbox Ramblers Blow the Dust Off Traditional Tunes | Music by Lee Gardner



Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon | Review by Ian Grey

State and Main | Review by Adele Marley

Thirteen Days | Review by Heather Joslyn

Test Pilot | Review by Luisa F. Ribeiro

The King of Marvin Gardens | Review by Jack Purdy



Bicycle | Review by Susan Fradkin


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