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March 6, 2008

Bars of 'The Wire' story

I profiled two bars prominently featured in The Wire in today's nightlife column.

You can read it here.

Thanks for all the feedback, by the way. 

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Posted by Sam Sessa at 3:39 PM | | Comments (3)
Categories: Bars & Clubs


Sam, While I enjoyed your article, I think that it sorta featured a spoiler for the finale.


You mentioned that Kavanagh's is being featured in the season finale. And that Kavanagh's hosts the wake of a deceased officer. Well, since no cop has died yet this season, and this whole she-bang is turning into one big cluster-frak in McNulty's face...

I'm gonna say that McNulty kills himself in the finale. I've had the feeling this season, but your article pushed me over the edge.

well, I don't have the self control to keep from reading that but I really don't buy it that mcnulty would kill himself.

how sick was marlo though in the last episode. that scene in prison was incredible

and anybody see the defense lawyer levy in the new arby's commercials?

Hey sam, can you update the link for this story?

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Erik Maza is a features reporter at the Baltimore Sun. He writes for several sections of the Sun paper and contributes weekly columns on music and nightlife. He also writes and edits the Midnight Sun blog. He often covers entertainment, business, and the business of entertainment. Occasionally, he writes about Four Loko, The Block, the liquor board, and those who practice "simulated sex with a potted palm tree." Before The Sun, he was a reporter at the Miami New Times. He's also written for Miami magazine, the Orlando Sentinel, the Sarasota Herald Tribune and the Gainesville Sun. Got tips? Gripes? Pitches? He's reachable at Click here to keep up with the dumb music he's listening to.

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