Heat Stroke: Kayak Commuting Puts You Up the Inner Harbor With a Paddle | Feature Story by Lily Thayer
Cruel Summer: There is No Merit Badge for Torture | Feature Story by Gabriel Wardell
Bogged Down: Rambles Through Cranesville Swamp, Maryland's Mysterious "Little Canada" | Feature Story by Brennen Jensen
Imprints in the Sand: Books About Beaches to Take to the Beach | Feature Story
A La Curb: A Guide to Dining Outdoors in Baltimore | Feature Story by Richard Gorelick
Cooler Than Thou: City Paper's Second Annual Search for the Coldest Beer in Town | Feature
Crunch Time: Cicadas Do Not Taste Like Chicken | Feature Story by Van Smith
Music: Didja ever go to band camp? Neither did we, but somewhere along the way we learned to appreciate all sorts of music. | Sizzlin Calendar
Theater: Sure, the heat brings on the blockbuster film season, but remember the days of summer camp? At the end of all the mosquito bites, first kisses, and canoeing, you'd all get together and put on the camp revue. | Sizzlin Calendar
Baltimore City: INFORMATION
African-American Cultural Tours, 10 E. | Sizzlin Calendar
Baltimore County: INFORMATION
Baltimore County Conference and Visitors Bureau, Towson Town Center, 825 Dulaney Valley Road, Towson, (410) 296-4886, www.visitbacomd.com.
Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks, (410) 887-3871, www.baltimorecountyonline.info. | Sizzlin Calendar
Allegany County: INFORMATION
Allegany County Arts Council, (301) 777-2787. | Sizzlin Calendar
Anne Arundel County: INFORMATION
Anne Arundel Citizen Information Center, www.co.anne-arundel.md.us. | Sizzlin Calendar
Calvert County: INFORMATION
Calvert County Department of Economic Development, Courthouse, Prince Frederick, (800) 331-9771, www.ecalvert.com.
Calvert Cliffs State Park, Rte. | Sizzlin Calendar
Caroline County: INFORMATION
Caroline County Office of Tourism, 317 Carter Ave., Suite 107, Denton, (410) 479-0655.
Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, (410) 634-2847, www.adkinsarboretum.org. | Sizzlin Calendar
Carroll County: INFORMATION
Carroll County Visitor Center, 210 E. | Sizzlin Calendar
Cecil County: INFORMATION
Cecil County Tourism, 1 Seahawk Drive, North East, (800) 232-4595, www.seececil.org.
C&O Canal Museum, Chesapeake City, (410) 885-5622, free. | Sizzlin Calendar
Charles County: INFORMATION
Charles County Office of Tourism, LaPlata, (800) 766-3386, www.explorecharlescomd.com.
African-American Heritage Society Museum, 7485 Crain Highway, LaPlata, (301) 843-0371. | Art
Dorchester County: INFORMATION
Dorchester County Tourism, 2 Rose Hill Place, Cambridge, (410) 228-1000, www.tourdorchester.org.
Brannock Maritime Museum, 210 Talbot Ave., Cambridge. | Sizzlin Calendar
Frederick County: INFORMATION
City of Frederick Office of Special Events, 4 W. | Sizzlin Calendar
Harford County: INFORMATION
Discover Harford County Tourism Council, 3 W. | Sizzlin Calendar
Howard County: INFORMATION
Columbia Association Welcome Center and Archives, 10221 wincopin Circle, Columbia, (410)715-3000, www.columbiaassociation.com. | Sizzlin Calendar
Kent County: INFORMATION
Kent County Office of Tourism, 400 High St., (410) 778-0416, www.kentcounty.com.
Kent County Museum, 13689 Turner's Creek Road, Kennedyville, (410) 348-5239, free. | Sizzlin Calendar
Montgomery County: INFORMATION
Conference and Visitors Bureau of Montgomery County, 11820 Parklawn Drive, suite 380, Rockville, (301) 428-9702, www.cvbmontco.com.
Montgomery County Maryland Web site, www.montgomerycountymd.gov. | Sizzlin Calendar
Prince George's County: INFORMATION
Prince George's County Conference and Visitors Bureau, 9200 Basil Court, Suite 101, Largo, (301) 925-8300, www.goprincegeorgescounty.com. | Sizzlin Calendar
Queen Anne's County: INFORMATION
Queen Anne's County Department of Business and Tourism, 425 Piney Narrows Road, Chester, www.qac.org, (410) 604-2100.
Centreville, (410) 758-8641. | Sizzlin Calendar
St. Mary's County: INFORMATION
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Somerset County: INFORMATION
Crisfield Cruises and Ferryboats. | Sizzlin Calendar
Talbot County: INFORMATION
Talbot County Office of Tourism, Talbot County Visitors Center, 11 S. | Sizzlin Calendar
Washington County: INFORMATION
Washington County Government, 100 W. | Sizzlin Calendar
Wicomico County: INFORMATION
Wicomico County Convention and Visitors Bureau, 8480 Ocean Highway, Delmar, (410) 548-4914, www.wicomicotourism.org.
Wicomico County Department of Recreation, Parks, and Tourism, Wicomico Civic Center, 500 Glen Ave., Salisbury, (410) 548-4900, www.wicomicorecandparks.org, www.wicomicociviccenter.org.
Wicomico County Web site, www.wicomicocounty.org. | Sizzlin Calendar
Worcester County: INFORMATION
Ocean City Convention and Visitors Bureau, 4001 Coastal Highway, (800) 626-2326, www.ococean.com. | Sizzlin Calendar
Washington D.C.: INFORMATION
Washington D.C. | Sizzlin Calendar
Arlington Convention and Visitors Service, 735 S. | Sizzlin Calendar
West Virginia: INFORMATION
Jefferson County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Harpers Ferry, (800) 848-8687, www.jeffersoncountycvb.com.
Southern West Virginia Convention Visitors Bureau, Beckley, (800) 847-4898, www.visitwv.com. | Sizzlin Calendar
Delaware Chamber of Commerce, 1201 N. | Sizzlin Calendar
Pennsylvania Dutch Convention and Visitors Bureau, 501 Greenfield Road, Lancaster, (800) 723-8824, www.padutchcountry.com.
Pennsylvania Tourism and Lodging Association, 902 N. | Sizzlin Calendar
Garrett County: INFORMATIONGarrett County Chamber of Commerce, 15 Visitors Center Drive, McHenry, (301) 387-4386, www.garrettchamber.com. | Sizzlin Calendar
Hot? Or Not?: City Paper's 2004 Sizzlin' Summer Guide | Sizzlin Intro
Sale-ing Away: One Woman's Yard Sale Obsession | Feature Story by Michelle Gienow