Ten Years ago in City Paper: June 28, 2000

Two big-picture features: Andrew Reiner argues that

and Natalie Davis investigates the


. The Nose collects the moans and groans of business owners affected by the

over I-83 and the Amtrak tracks. In Mobtown Beat, Eileen Murphy covers a

and the

. Tom Chalkley's Media Circus comments on the

, a visiting Argentine tall ship that had been used for torturing political dissidents, and gives credit to broadcast media in the

. The columns: Suz Redfearn

in Germ Bag; Joe MacLeod comes out

in Mr. Wrong; Wiley Hall III discusses

in Urban Rhythms; Joab Jackson weighs in

in Cyberpunk; and Tom Scocca offers advice

in 8 Upper. In Books, Eileen Murphy pillories

. Mike Giuliano reviews

in Art. Anna Ditkoff looks at

in Zine Pool. In Stage, Mike Giuliano finds the Vagabond Players' production of


weary and Anna Ditkoff enjoys the Maryland Arts Festival's production of

, a portrait of fashion maven Diana Vreeland. In Music, Vincent Williams

to make good on success and Eric Allen Hatch gives

. Adele Marley wishes

in Television. In Film: Ian Grey is tickled pink by

, bored stiff by

, and astounded by the dark vision of

; Luisa F. Ribeiro thinks that something's rotten in

, that

is a "near-masterpiece," that

is "all poetry," and that

is a damn good gambling movie; Andy Markowitz is a fan of

; Heather Joslyn admires

; Jack Purdy thinks

is a proper ode to the James gang ; and Lee Gardner can't be fooled by

. In Belly Up, Susan Fradkin sings over lunch at


(Editor's note: Please remember that this restaurant review is exactly a decade old, so take any information within with a shaker of salt.)