Now that we are set up in our new Calvert St. offices, we’re going to be taking a closer look at the doings of our neighbors downstairs. As The Sun reported Friday, on Feb 21, a police officer “forcibly escorted Baltimore Sun photo editor Chris Assaf away from the scene of a police-involved shooting.” Robert Hamilton, The Sun‘s director of photography, wrote a piece, “In Defense of the First Amendment,” to go along with all of the photos of the incident, which are chilling. Hamilton didn’t mention the arrest of City Paper photographer Noah Scialom at a performance at the Coward Shoe building last November (we posted photos of that encounter too), but Poynter remembered it. Still, Chris Assaf, thanks for fighting for us all. Speaking of the Coward Shoe, Sun columnist Jacques Kelly really needs to do some reporting. He went for a stroll down Howard St. last week and wrote “I kept walking and spotted the old Coward Shoe building on Howard near Saratoga. Someone has fixed it up.” If he asked around, or ever read City Paper, he might have known that the location is a venue, now called Summa. You can come upstairs and ask, if you […]
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