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Issue 33: The City That Hacks

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Noah Scialom

Mark Reed holding up a "raspberry"


In this issue of the City Paper, Edward Ericson, Jr. delves into the emerging culture of makerspaces.In Mobtown Beat he reports on the City Council's Harbor Point vote. Van Smith looks at claims of environmental injustice in Westport and reports on the capture of one of Dan McIntosh's co-defendants in the massive pot conspiracy.

In City Folk, Michael Reyes profiles Lisette Howe, the manager of Read St. books, who wants to bring the bohemians back.

Baynard Woods kicks off the arts section with a piece wondering how museums might meld with digital culture in light of the BMA's show of Jimmy Joe Roche's work and looks at Print/Collect at Current Gallery, while Bret McCabe reviews Hair and Brenda Serpick reviews Proxy. In film, Brandon Soderberg sympathizes with the vision of Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine and Wendy Ward sees more than just Aniston ass in We're the Millers. Michael Shank profiles the band Advlts in the music section and tells us what is happening in indie rock in Rock Since the Beegees.

In Eats and Drinks, Michelle Gienow gets corny with local corn and Henry Hong's DIY Kitchen tells you all you ever wanted to know about salsa (including that you can put Gienow's fresh corn in it).

Mr. Wrong writes about writing a column even when you are on vacation.

The Baltimore City Power Rankings are all big thumbs downs this week, as we find fault with, $RB, BCPD, the Convention Center, the Sun, and City Council.

As always, use the Baltimore Weekly to plan Your Week.

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