| Oct 15, 2012
The first thing you notice about the 1905 mug shot of Laura Scott is her Sunday-go-to-meeting hat, large with wayward bows. Then, you take in the information surrounding the photograph that reveals her physical measurements and describes her as a 40-year-...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 4:32 PM
HBO’s Treme season 3 premiere opens at night, a redlining neighborhood, a crowd forming at an intersection, “25 months after the storm.” Struggling, cab-fare-haggling onetime bandleader and freelance trombonist Antoine Batiste (Wendell...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Perhaps the most pointed scene in the final episode of Treme’s second season saw Young Turk Texas real estate developer Nelson Hidalgo (Jon Seda) stewing in a bar with his blue-collar cousin Arnie. Hidalgo came to New Orleans because, subscribing to...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 4:46 PM
Former U.S. Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell and TV producer David Simon will be the guests this week on “Real Time With Bill Maher.” Simon is the force behind two HBO series; he created “The Wire” and co-created “Treme.&...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 4:32 PM
"Someone hand me a burner and Sondheim's number," David Simon writes....
| Mar 21, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Agnieszka Holland's Holocaust movies, like "Angry Harvest" and "Europa Europa," are a world away from concentration camp tear-jerkers like Robert Benigni's Oscar-winning smash "Life Is Beautiful."
Holland's films are uninhibited and sexual, gutsy and...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 3:00 AM
He played a hardnosed detective on HBO's The Wire, a trombonist on Treme and soon Wendell Pierce will be a grocery store owner.
The actor who has a made a career starring in David Simon's popular television series plans to open Sterling Farms grocery...
| Mar 11, 2012
Seven-baker-twenty-four unit turns at Mosher and rumbles past that stretch of Appleton Street where Gene Cassidy took two in the head for the company, the first one stealing his eyesight, the second lodging in his brain beyond the skill of a surgeon's...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 4:55 AM
David Simon has returned to the pages of his old newspaper with a compelling look back at a Baltimore police officer wounded in the drug war, and now in need of help himself. The blind Gene Cassidy, shot twice in the head in 1987, still works at the...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 6:00 AM
I would like to extend my sincerest thanks to David Simon and The Baltimore Sun for telling Gene Cassidy's remarkable story ("David Simon's 'Homicide' cop battling life on the streets once again," March 11). Gene is truly one of Baltimore's finest, ever....
| Mar 19, 2012
| 10:54 AM
ON THE SITE...
City police investigate eight shootings since Friday: A 29-year-old man who was shot in the leg early Monday in Pigtown was the eighth person shot in Baltimore since Friday afternoon, according to police. Two of the victims died....