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  • 'Drugs, Inc.' look at heroin in Baltimore substitutes reality TV for documentary filmmaking

     'Drugs, Inc.' look at heroin in Baltimore substitutes reality TV for documentary filmmaking
    I took a deep dive last week into Baltimore’s drug scene. And when I finally came up for air, I had a newfound clarity on the city’s troubled TV image and the line between responsible documentary filmmaking and exploitative reality television....
  • National Geographic depicts Baltimore as 'heroin capital of America'

    National Geographic depicts Baltimore as 'heroin capital of America'
    Drug sales in broad daylight at Lexington Market. An addict telling viewers Baltimore "is where you want to be for heroin," and then, after she scores, letting the camera watch her cook and shoot up in her car on a street that appears to be in Hampden....
  • City plans to raise parking rates at two garages

    City plans to raise parking rates at two garages
    The city's Board of Estimates on Wednesday is set to approve parking rate increases at two downtown garages. Rates for those parking between four and 12 hours at the Arena Garage, near the Baltimore Arena, will increase from $14 to $15. "Early bird"...
  • It's easy to see where the bus stops in Highlandtown

    It's easy to see where the bus stops in Highlandtown
    Artist Pablo Machioli hangs out in the belly of the letter "B." Kyle Miller likes to linger in "U," a letter he helped shape from steel and pine. And bus driver Kaliha Taylor waits for her shift to begin while perched on the lower curve of "S."...
  • Councilman Cole to replace McKenzie as head of BDC

    Councilman Cole to replace McKenzie as head of BDC
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake appointed two-term City Councilman William H. Cole IV on Thursday to lead the Baltimore Development Corp., the quasi-public agency charged with revitalizing the city. The appointment came as BDC President Brenda McKenzie...
  • The Red Line numbers don't add up [Commentary]

    The Red Line numbers don't add up [Commentary]
    In a recent letter to Maryland Department of Transportation Secretary Jim Smith, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz correctly stated that "… there was always a clear understanding that [the Red Line] would be a state and federally funded...
  • Where's our compassion? [Letter]

    I was outraged to read that our mayor, congressman and senator all found reasons to oppose the Obama administration's proposal to turn the former Social Security Administration building downtown into a shelter for homeless immigrant children ("Rawlings-...
  • Brown steers careful course in bid for governor

    Brown steers careful course in bid for governor
    Last in a series of profiles of gubernatorial candidates. As Anthony G. Brown runs for governor, he often appears to be walking a political tightrope. If the lieutenant governor tips too far in the direction of independence, he risks looking...
  • 'Ecodistricts' discussed for new Baltimore developments

    'Ecodistricts' discussed for new Baltimore developments
    It's hard to see a benefit in a high-profile redevelopment project being delayed four years, but Caroline Moore has found one. Moore, the lead developer for the 28-acre State Center project, said the setback caused by a lawsuit — which was...
  • An undeserved debt [Commentary]

    An undeserved debt [Commentary]
    How competent is your 18-year old? Do you trust him or her with your credit card? How about the brand new family car? Better yet, do you think he is competent enough to take out several thousands of dollars of debt with a few pen strokes? Education...
  • Feds look to Baltimore to shelter immigrant children

    Feds look to Baltimore to shelter immigrant children
    Federal officials are eying a large, vacant office building near Lexington Market on Baltimore's west side as a potential shelter for children caught entering the country illegally, an idea that met with resistance from several Maryland lawmakers on...
  • Bay oysters find a new market

    Bay oysters find a new market
    When Nick Schauman was a toddler, his grandfather, Larry Hunton, taught him how to eat raw oysters. Hunton let his grandson tag along on trips to Lexington Market, where the duo would sit at the raw bar (Schauman sat on top of it) and slurp down oysters...