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Baltimore City Takes on Trump after President’s Vitriolic Attacks

Donald Trump adds people of Baltimore, Rep. Elijah Cummings, Maryland Congressional District to growing list of black and brown targets.

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Local Politicians React to Mayor Pugh’s Leave Announcement Amidst Scandal

City council members Zeke Cohen and Ryan Dorsey have called for Pugh’s resignation.

News & Community

The Misfit Matrix

With a nod to New York magazine, check out our guide to some of the most Baltimore moments from the past year.

Arts & Culture

Book Reviews: May 2018

The latest work about The Wire and Maryland's musical history.

Arts District

David Simon Discusses New HBO Series The Deuce

Co-creator talks about his creative process and what he’s working on next.

Arts & Culture

The Wire: Where Are They Now?

Wherever these Wire actors end up, they remain a part of Baltimore, and we’re happy to follow them.

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David Simon To Host Rally Protesting Trump’s Immigration Ban

Wire creator says the executive order “is personal.”

Arts & Culture

Q&A With Laura Lippman

Baltimore crime novelist discusses her latest book Wilde Lake.

Arts & Culture

David Simon and Laura Lippman

The creative couple talks about authorial autonomy, the complicated legacy of The Wire, and why Simon had no idea who Channing Tatum is.

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President Obama Interviews The Wire's David Simon on YouTube

White House video shows the president and Simon discussing the consequences of the drug war.

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David Simon on Robin Williams

The writer remembers the actor's guest appearance on Homicide: Life on the Streets.

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HBO Greenlights New David Simon Project

Six-part miniseries will focus on race relations and politics in Yonkers, NY.

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Breaking Beer: O'Malley and Simon

The Maryland governor and The Wire creator make peace over Coronas on Amtrak.

Arts & Culture

Down To The Wire

Six years after “the best show on TV” began, the man behind the series comes clean about why he did what he did.

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