Success of a Weekend Inspector

After a week of 18-hr, workdays, Baltimore Mayor William Donald Schaefer, 59, likes nothing better than to devote a little more time to his one true love. He putters around the city's familiar alleyways in a 1975 Pontiac, gleefully noting potential sites for redevelopment, shaking his head at uncollected garbage, scowling at potholes. His observations fill pad after pad of "Mayor's Action Memos"—acerbic calls for remedial action that will be issued to his staff on Monday morning. Example: "Why is an abandoned car ... still visible to me and invisible to the impounders...

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