A San Franciscan’s Superbowl Ode to Baltimore

Worried that the mayors of Baltimore and San Francisco would just offer each other crabs for their Super Bowl bet, I used the Awesome Column to get San...

When Bad Bets Happen to Good Mayors

There are many reasons i should not be mayor of a major city, like my tendency--in even minor tense situations--to overuse the Bat-Signal. But I would be great...

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From Baltimore to Baraka and Back

Boys don't stay boys for long in inner-city Baltimore. One experimental program hopes to change that by taking at-risk boys to a boarding school in Kenya, where...

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