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Wednesday, May 24, 2006

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Christopher Myers


Calendar Introduction: Getting Started With Your Summer Sizzle | Sizzlin Calendar

Recreation: Places Beartown State Park, near Hillsboro, W. | Sizzlin Calendar

Gardens Etc.: Places Dumbarton Oaks, 1703 32nd St. | Sizzlin Calendar

Ocean City Alternatives: Blame the traffic, the crowds, the prices, our embarrassing obsession with old-time photos, but we just donít always have the energy to haul it all the way down to the Atlantic. | Sizzlin Calendar

Festivals: Baltimore Fests Artscape, noon-10 p.m. | Sizzlin Calendar

Sports: Events Every Step Counts, June 3, Bello Machre, 7765 Freetown Road, Glen Burnie, (410) 255-3805, website. | Sizzlin Calendar

Fourth Of July: No one can agree on what constitutes the truest, realest celebration of Easter, or New Yearís, or Presidentsí Day, but there is really just one unarguable model for Fourth of July parties: cold beer, fireworks, fairly unhealthy food, tiny American flags, and crowds of your fellow citizens. | Sizzlin Calendar

Art And Stuff: Events Afternoon Tea at Historic Oakland, 4:30-6:30 p.m. | Sizzlin Calendar

Historical: Events African-American Heritage Tour, 10:30 a.m. | Sizzlin Calendar

Theater: All The Great Books (Abridged), July 11-30, Shakespeare, Kennedy Center Terrace Theater, New Hampshire Avenue and F Street NW, Washington, (800) 444-1324, website, $40. Annie, July 1-2, musical, Wolf Trap, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna Va., website, $10-$70. As You Like It, June 15-Dec. | Sizzlin Calendar

Food: Sundaes in the Park, 6-8 p.m. | Sizzlin Calendar

Drink: Events Brew at the Zoo, 2-6 p.m. | Sizzlin Calendar

Kids: Events College for Kids, July 24-28, Towson University, Towson, (410) 704-5437, website. | Sizzlin Calendar

Feelin' Hot Hot Hot: City Paper's 2005 Sizzliní Summer Guide | Introduction

Shore Lines: Racial Disparity In An Eastern Shore Town, Then and Now | Feature by Christina Royster-Hemby

Riding High: A Baltimore Body Shop Has Been Trickiní Out Cars For 100 Years | Feature by Jess Harvell

Wish You Weren't Here: A Guided Tour Of The Wire's East Baltimore | Feature by Gadi Dechter

Slow Ride: Taking It Easy On The Gunpowder Falls | Feature by Michelle Gienow

Words Worth: An Alternative Summer Reading List | Feature by Bret Mccabe and R. Darryl Foxworth

Guerrilla Gardening: An Adventure In Urban Gardening | Feature by Shannon Dunn

Skin Deep: Dealing With the Dangers Of Basking in the Sun | Feature by Kate Leventhal

Freezy Freaky: City Paperís Fourth Annual Search for the Coldest Beer in Baltimore | Feature

Summer Concerts: All Summer Long Every Sunday 6-8 p.m. through August Summer Concerts (Ladew Gardens) First Thursday each month through October. 6 p.m. Concerts in the Park (Mt. | Sizzlin Calendar

Feature | Comics Feature



The Mail



Lulu Eightball: by Emily Flake

Shabby Tabby: by Valerie Crosswhite



The Notorious Bettie Page | Review by Ian Grey

Diary of a Country Priest | Review by Bret McCabe

The Thief of Baghdad | Review by Lee Gardner

The Da Vinci Code | Review by Ian Grey

X-Men: The Last Stand | Review by Violet LeVoit


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