Farida Shourbaji: Wild Uranus encourages Stephanie to continue rolling the dice on new sources of income for the city, and Stephanie will ride the Grand Prix like a float in her victory parade. Lexie Mountain: If ever there was a year for SRB to reassess the creative capital available for positive change in Charm City, 2013 will be it. She should do all in her power to make sure that Artscape, Charm City's wildest free public festival, proves to the country what we already know: Baltimore is worth fighting for. When it comes to creativity, Stephanie, remember that Baltimore's cup runneth over. Angela Devoti: In August, the mayor will star on a new A&E channel series, "Mayor Swap" where, as you might have guessed, mayors across America trade jobs for 10 days. On episode one, Rawlings-Blake will be exchanged with Newark mayor Cory Booker. Heads will roll.
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