Ten Years Ago in City Paper: Feb. 28, 2001

The 2001

set out to let diners know where Baltimore


(including a

), and includes essays on


, and Eric Schlosser's

. There's also a double dose of features: Susan Fradkin gives

its due and Mark Gauvreau Judge takes aim at

. Brennen Jensen's Mobtown Beat gives voice to

. The Nose picks apart a

and a proposed makeover for the

. Tom Chalkley's Charmed Life recounts

's 100-year anniversary. The columns are: Suz Redfearn's Germ Bag, on

; Joe MacLeod's Mr. Wrong, on

; Mink Stole's Think Mink, on


; Wiley Hall III's Urban Rhythms, on

; Joab Jackson's Cyberpunk, on

; and Tom Scocca's 8 Upper, on

. In Imprints: Frank Diller likes Julian Barnes flawed novel,

; John Sewell finds Tim Parks' challenging novel,

, worth the effort; Austin Kennedy is a fan of Anne Beattie's short-story collection,

; and Heather Joslyn says Jonathan Rosenbaum's non-fiction

is provocative, but elitist. Art is Mike Giuliano, reviewing

at the Baltimore Museum of Art and the Contemporary Museum's exhibit of

. In Stage,

is captivated by Center Stage's production of Peter Weiss'

The Investigation

and, despite its problems, stays with Theatre Project's production of Kenneth Allan Vega's

Lindberg Baby Kidnapped

; while

is entertained by Audrey Herman Spotlighters Theatre's production of

The Kathy and Mo Show: Parallel Lives

, but is bored by Vagabond Players' production of Joan Ackermann's

The Batting Cage

. Feedback is Phil Andrews on

at the Ottobar, and Geoffrey Himes on the

at the Teamsters Union Hall. Heather Joslyn's Television piece takes issue with X-Files spinoff

. In Film: Luisa F. Ribeiro says

has no heart, but praises

; Heather Joslyn is dazzled by

; Ian Grey gets no laughs from

; Joe MacLeod has the balls to give away

; and Jaimie Baron suggests you stay far away from