Ten Years Ago in City Paper: Jan. 10, 2001

Charles Cohen's feature profiles

, Baltimore's last independent tugboat skipper. In Mobtown Beat, Tom Scocca covers


between hospital workers and Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Nose

under Baltimore firefighting strategies, notes the departure of

, and bids adieu to Common Cause/Maryland's

. In Media Circus, Tom Chalkley talks to

about global climate change. Brennen Jensen's Charmed Life gets in tune with

. The columns are: Sandy Asirvatham's Underwhelmed, on

; Wiley Hall III's Urban Rhythms, on

; Joab Jackson's Cyberpunk, on

; and Tom Scocca's 8 Upper, on

. In Imprints: Eileen Murphy calls Annie Erneaux's memoir,

, an "arrangement"; John L. Thomas' nonfiction work about Wallace Stegner and Bernard DeVoto,

, gets respect from Loren Glass; Lee Gardner thinks Albert Glinsky's biography of Leon Theremin,


, missed a great storytelling opportunity; and Joyce Brown recommends

, Renate Wood's

The Patience of Ice

and Paul Breslin's

You Are Here

. Art is Mike Giuliano, reviewing a

exhibit at the Baltimore Museum of Art. Bones is Kathleen Hellen's poem "

." In Music, Linda Smith appreciates

and Lee Gardner rings in the old with

. In Film, Ian Grey is astonished by

; Adele Marley is impressed by the restraint of

; Heather Joslyn is far from convinced by

; Luisa F. Ribeiro flies high with

; and Jack Purdy musters some fondness for

. In Belly Up, Susan Fradkin is probably the only restaurant reviewer who didn't like


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