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Ultimate Baltimore 2011: Best of the City results
Ultimate Baltimore 2011: Best of the City results

BEST CELEBRITY: John Waters Before "The Wire" made Baltimore the cultural proxy for dysfunctional locales, John Waters' sense of the absurd put our often-incorrigible and provincially original burg on the map with movies such as "Hairspray," "Polyester" and "Serial Mom." Waters' ability to capture what’s unique about Baltimore is likely the reason he got the nod from b readers as the Ultimate Baltimore celebrity. After all, Waters' quick-witted persona and equal-opportunity satire have provided just what this dystopian paradise needs on occasion -- a good, self-effacing laugh. This is not to say that Waters isn't a fan of...

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