End of Their Scope: The Success and Failure of Owner-Occupant Neighborhood Renewal On One City Block | Feature by Edward Ericson Jr.
State Property: State Legislators Appear Prepared To Alter Eminent-Domain Laws | Mobtown Beat by Lawrence Hurley
Out-Sorcery?: Some State Workers Have a Hard Time Getting Paid By a Contractor That Pays Politicians | Mobtown Beat by Edward Ericson Jr.
Foxy Meets Orthodoxy: Alter Communications, publisher of the Baltimore Jewish Times newspaper and Style magazine, recently added shopping-focused “magalog” PaperDoll to its growing roster of niche publications and plans to launch in May the Baltimore Orthodox Times, a free weekly targeting the nation’s second-largest Orthodox Jewish community.
Paper Doll was launched last fall by Ruxton resident Susan Dunn and has been produced by Alter Communications’ custom publishing division. | Media Circus by Gadi Dechter
Councilmania | The Mail | Murder Ink | The News Hole
An Ill Wind: A politically naked George W. Bush is something no one wants to look at for too long. | Political Animal by Brian Morton
The Current of Events: Do you have the Shakey Cow thing or what? | Mr. Wrong by Joe MacLeod
Family Guy: I’m 23 and in my last year of law school in Massachusetts. | Think Mink by Mink Stole
Lulu Eightball: by Emily Flake
Shabby Tabby: by Valerie Crosswhite
Play, Write: Composer Michael Sheppard Isn’t Waiting Around For Somebody To Perform His Works | Stage by Geoffrey Himes
Nap of the Earth: Plunging Into 10 Years Of Tony Shore’s Velvet Undergrounds | Art by J. Bowers
A Near-perfect Gift: Stories by R.M. Kinder
| Review by Ami Spencer
Memories of My Melancholy Whores by Gabriel García Márquez
| Review by Emily Flake
Into It by Lawrence Joseph
| Review by Makkada B. Selah
Bouala's Thai Restaurant
| Review by Richard Gorelick
Kibby's Restaurant and Lounge
| Review by Erin Sullivan