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Wednesday, May 25, 2005

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Michelle Gienow


Hot Topic: City Paperís 2005 Sizzliní Summer Guide | Introduction

Not So Bad Boys: Riding Along with the Inner Harborís Bicycle Cops | Feature by Gadi Dechter

Something in the Air: Ten Reasons To Hold Your Breath This Summer | Feature by Erin Sullivan

Naked Hunch: Searching for Assateagueís Clothing-Optional Beach | Feature by Rebecca Alvania

The Funnel Cake Effect: A Look Back at Festivals From Baltimoreís Past | Feature by Christina Royster-Hemby

Summer in the City: Seasons of Change Growing Up in Edmondson Villge | Feature by Laurence Bass

Unpasturized: Inside The Not-So-Simple Life of a Teenage Cowgirl | Feature by Jill Yesko

Calendar Introduction: Why does it all seem so sudden? The daylight until 9 p.m., the backyard jungle and shaving the legs every week, those long winter bangs suddenly waay too long. | Sizzlin Calendar

For What Ales Ya: City Paperís Third Annual Search For the Coldest Beer in Baltimore | Feature

Recreation: PLACES Antietam National Battlefield, Route 65, Sharpsburg, (301) 432-5124,, $3. | Sizzlin Calendar

Festivals: Baltimore Fests Balticon the 39th: Maryland Regional Science Fiction Convention, 2 p.m. | Sizzlin Calendar

Sports: EVENTS Baltimore Sports and Social Club Softball, June 13, Patterson Park, Patterson High School, Holabird Park, (410) 464-5444, | Sizzlin Calendar

Fourth of July: Baltimore Baltimoreís Fourth of July Celebration, noon-9:30 p.m. | Sizzlin Calendar

Music: May 27 The Persuaders (Belvedere Square) May 28 Alison Krauss and Union Station (Merriweather Post Pavilion) Mario Frangoulis and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (Meyerhoff Symphony Hall) May 29 Part Harmony (Harborplace Amphitheatre) The Ravonettes, Autolux, the Peels (Ottobar) Sowebohemian Arts and Music Festival 2005 featuring 50-plus bands for free. | Sizzlin Calendar

Art and Culture: EVENTS Afternoon Tea at Historic Oakland, fourth Thursday of every month, Historic Oakland Manor, 5430 Vantage Point Road, Columbia, (410) 730-4801,, $18.90. | Sizzlin Calendar

Theater: Through June 19, Anna Christie, drama, Arena Stage, 1101 6th St. | Sizzlin Calendar

Food: EVENTS Taste of D.C., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., May 28-30, Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, (202) 789-7002,, free. | Sizzlin Calendar

Kids: EVENTS CyberCamps, University of Baltimore and University of Maryland campus locations, (888) 904-2267, | Sizzlin Calendar

Info: Maryland Baltimore City African-American Cultural Tours, 10 E. | Sizzlin Calendar

Photofeature | Comics Feature



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A Good Start: Iíve asked my dad to stop, but he thinks heís hilarious and says heís just kidding and Iíve got no sense of humor. | Think Mink by Mink Stole



Sheet Comics: by The Hussey Bros.

Lulu Eightball: by Emily Flake



Goodfellas | Review by Violet LeVoit


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