• Baltimore City Paper

Ten Years Ago in City Paper: May 1, 2002

Lee Gardner's feature examines

. In Mobtown Beat, Brennen Jensen hits the stands to watch

in action. Brennen Jensen's Charmed Life visits Baltimore County's

, an erstwhile almshouse.

has letters from Dave Sessoms, Stacey Freedman, Cheryl Hemmeter DeLuca, Mitch Mirkin, Amy Weitzel, the


editorial board, Alan Barysh, Russel Lindquist, Larry Gramling, and Rodger Thompson. The columns are: Sandy Asirvatham's Underwhelmed, on

; Mink Stole's Think Mink, on

; and Wiley Hall III's Urban Rhythms, on

. Scocca & MacLeod's proto-blog,

, reads the comics so you don't have to. In Art, Mike Giuliano checks out line drawings by

at Maryland Art Place, and Bret McCabe finds fault with the works of

hanging at G-Spot. Music is Geoffrey Himes, admiring Whiskeytown's former singer/fiddler,

. In Feedback, Geoffrey Himes enjoys listening to

at Paloma's and Hank Baker can still hear after seeing

at the Recher Theater. Bones is Roberto Swank's poem,

. In Film: Maurice Martin plays up

over Tobey Maguire's; Eric Allen Hatch explains the documentary

; and the

is amended.