Baltimore City Paper
  • 501 N. Calvert St
  • Baltimore, Maryland 21278
  • Phone: (410) 523-2300
  • Fax: (410) 523-2222
  • Circulation: 50,000 (as of June 2014)
  • Audited By: Audit Bureau of Circulations
  • Publication Day: Every Wednesday
  • Market Served: Baltimore Metropolitan Area
  • National Advertising: Voice Media Group
Founded as City Squeeze in 1977, City Paper is Baltimore's dominant newsweekly. The paper targets active, well-educated, 21-49 year olds attracted to our contemporary coverage of current affairs, politics, lifestyles, the cultural arts and entertainment. Well known for the area's most comprehensive events listings and "Baltimore's most amazing" classified advertising section, City Paper also publishes popular special issues and an ever-evolving web site. Our advertisers enjoy the second largest readership (458,200) and circulation (86,000) available among publications serving the greater metropolitan area. The Maryland Press Club, the Society of Professional Journalists, the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies, and the Society of Newspaper Design have all recognized the paper with annual awards for editorial and design excellence.
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The Year in Baltimore Homicides

People are killing people in the streets of Baltimore, nearly every day. In 2015, there were 344 homicides—most of them young black men. If you are a young black man in Baltimore, you are 30 times more likely to die on the streets here than if you had grown up elsewhere in the U.S.
Baltimore City Paper  |  Karen Houppert, Edward Ericson Jr., Kenneth Stone Breckenridge, Rebekah Kirkman and Brandon Soderberg  |  01-06-2016  |  Features

Racism, Riots, and the Intuition of Anthony Batts

Commissioner's experiences in Los Angeles and Fruitvale riots inform strategy during unrest in Baltimore.
Baltimore City Paper  |  Baynard Woods  |  06-10-2015  |  Crime & Justice
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