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Wednesday, May 21, 2003

Summer's Ready When You Are ...

In Sizzlin Summer Intro

A Day at the Races

Feature Story: My Adventures at the Living Classroom of Pimlico Racetrack [5/21/2003] by Emily Flake

Music

Sizzlin Calendar: Okay, so you know you're gonna end up at your old stomping grounds during these hot and humid months to see your friends' bands again, but here's a preliminary list of some fairly interesting shows ha [5/21/2003]

Theater

Sizzlin Calendar: Live theater in the middle of a long, wet, sticky summer! Why the hell not?ADVENTURE THEATRE7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo, Md., (301) 320-5331, www.adventuretheatre.org.To June 1, Th [5/21/2003]

Baltimore City

Sizzlin Calendar: InformationAfrican-American Cultural Tours, 10 E. Lee St., suite 707, (410) 727-0755. Baltimore-Area Convention and Visitors Association, 100 Light St., (410) 659-7300, (800) 282-6632.Baltimore City A [5/21/2003]

Baltimore County

Sizzlin Calendar: INFORMATIONBaltimore County Conference and Visitors Bureau, Towson Town Center, 825 Dulaney Valley Road, Towson, (410) 296-4886, www.visitbacomd.com. Maryland Mass Transit Administration, call for MTA [5/21/2003]

Allegany County

Sizzlin Calendar: INFORMATIONAllegany County Arts Council, (301) 777-2787.Allegany County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Western Maryland Railway Station, 13 Canal St., Cumberland, (800) 425-2067, www.mdmountainside.c [5/21/2003]

Anne Arundel County

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: InformationAnne Arundel Citizen Information Center, www.co.anne-arundel.md.us.Anne Arundel Premier Area Guide, www.annearundelcounty.com.Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Burea [5/21/2003]

Calvert County

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONCalvert County Department of Economic Development, Courthouse, Prince Frederick, (800) 331-9771, www.co.cal.md.us/cced.ATTRACTIONSAnnmarie Garden on St. John, Solomons, (410) 326-4640, free [5/21/2003]

Caroline County

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONCaroline County Economic Development and Tourism, 16 N. Second St., Denton, (410) 479-4188.ATTRACTIONSAdkins Arboretum, Ridgely, (410) 634-2847. With 400 acres of nature, including portions [5/21/2003]

Carroll County

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONCarroll County Visitor Center, 210 E. Main St., Westminster, (800) 272-1933, www.carr.org/ tourism.ATTRACTIONSCygnus Wine Cellars, 3130 Long Lane, Manchester, (410) 374-6395. Wineries aroun [5/21/2003]

Cecil County

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONCecil County Tourism, 1 Seahawk Drive, suite 114, North East, (800) 232-4595, www. seececil.org.North East Chamber of Commerce, 111 S. Main St., suite 210, North East, (410) 287-2658.ATTRAC [5/21/2003]

Charles County

Sizzlin Calendar: INFORMATIONCharles County Office of Tourism, La Plata, (800) 766-3386, www.explorecharlescomd.com.ATTRACTIONSAfrican-American Heritage Society Museum, 7485 Crain Highway, La Plata, (301) 843-0371. The [5/21/2003]

Dorchester County

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONDorchester County Tourism, 2 Rose Hill Place, Cambridge, (410) 228-1000, www.tourdorchester.org.ATTRACTIONSBrannock Maritime Museum, 210 Talbot Ave., Cambridge. While this museum claims to [5/21/2003]

Frederick County

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONCity of Frederick Office of Special Events, 4 W. Seventh St., Frederick, (301) 228-2844, www.cityoffrederick.com.Tourism Council of Frederick County, 19 E. Church St., Frederick (8000) 999- [5/21/2003]

Garrett County

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATION Garrett County Chamber of Commerce, (301) 387-4386, www.garrettchamber.com.ATTRACTIONS The Gordon Roberts House (History House), Cumberland, (301) 777 8678. We betcha you haven't seen and/ [5/21/2003]

Harford County

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONDiscover Harford County Tourism Council, 3 W. Bel Air Ave., Aberdeen, (800) 597-2649. www.harfordmd.com.The Havre de Grace Office of Tourism and Visitor Center, 450 Pennington Ave., Havre d [5/21/2003]

Howard County

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONColumbia Association Welcome Center and Archives, 10227 Wincopin Circle, Columbia, (410) 715-3000, www.columbiaassociation.com.Hayland Farm Bed & Breakfast, 500 Sheppard Lane, Ellicott City [5/21/2003]

Kent County

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONKent County Office of Tourism, 400 High St., (410) 778-0416, www.kentcounty.com.ATTRACTIONSChesapeake Farm, Chestertown, (410) 778-0141. The 3,300 acres of this one-of-a-kind farm are devot [5/21/2003]

Montgomery County

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONConference and Visitors Bureau of Montgomery County, 11820 Parklawn Drive, suite 380, Rockville, (301) 428-9702, www.cvbmontco.com.Montgomery County Maryland Web site, www.montgomerycountym [5/21/2003]

Prince George's County

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: InformationPrince George's County Conference and Visitors Bureau, 9200 Basil Court, suite 101, Largo, (301) 925-8300, www.goprincegeorgescounty.com.Prince George's County Premier Area Guide, www.princ [5/21/2003]

Queen Anne's County

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: InformationQueen Anne's County Department of Business and Tourism, 425 Piney Narrows Road, Chester, www.qac.org, (410) 604-2100.ATTRACTIONSKent Island, (410) 604-2100. You can tell people that you are [5/21/2003]

St. Mary's County

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONSt. Mary's County Division Of Tourism, Leonardtown, (301) 475-4411, www.co.saint-marys.md.us.ATTRACTIONSCecil's Old Mill, Route 5, Great Mills, (301) 994-1510. While it looks like a total p [5/21/2003]

Somerset County

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONCrisfield Chamber of Commerce, Crisfield, (800) 782-3913, www.crisfield.org.Somerset County Tourism, 11440 Ocean Highway, Princess Anne, (800) 521-9189.ATTRACTIONSCrisfield Cruises and Ferr [5/21/2003]

Talbot County

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONTalbot County Chamber of Commerce, Easton Plaza, suite 53, 101 Marlboro Ave., Easton, (410) 822-4653, www.Talbgov.org.ATTRACTIONSAcademy Art Museum, 106 South St., Easton, (410) 822-0455, w [5/21/2003]

Washington County

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONHagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitor Bureau, 16 Public Square, Hagerstown, (301) 791-3246, www.marylandmemories.org.ATTRACTIONSWashington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Par [5/21/2003]

Wicomico County

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONWicomico County Convention and Visitors Bureau, 8480 Ocean Highway, Delmar, (410) 548-4914, www.wicomicotourism.org. Wicomico County Department of Recreation, Parks, and Tourism, Wicomico C [5/21/2003]

Worcester County

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONOcean City Convention and Visitors Bureau, 4001 Coastal Highway, (800) 626-2326, www.ococean.com.Worcester County Tourism Office, 104 W. Market St., Snow Hill, (410) 632-3110, www.visitworc [5/21/2003]

Washington, D.C.

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONWashington, D.C., Accommodations, 2201 Wisconsin Ave. N.W., #C-110, (800) 554-2220, www.wdcahotels.com. Washington, D.C., Convention and Visitors Center, 1212 New York Ave. N.W., #600, (202 [5/21/2003]

Virginia

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONArlington Convention and Visitors Service, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington, (703) 228-0874, www.arlingtonvirginiausa.com/visiting. Richmond County Museum and Visitor Center, Warsaw, (804) 333-36 [5/21/2003]

West Virginia

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONJefferson County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Harpers Ferry, (800) 848-8687, www.jeffersoncountycvb.com. West Virginia Tourism, Charleston, (800) 225-5982, www.callwva.com.ATTRACTIONS Au [5/21/2003]

Delaware

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONDelaware Chamber of Commerce, 1201 N. Orange St., suite 200, Wilmington, (800) 284-7483, www.dcss.com. Delaware Tourism Office, (800) 441-8846, www.visitdelaware.net. Lewes Chamber of Comme [5/21/2003]

Pennsylvania

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONPennsylvania Visitors Guide, (800) 847-4872, www.experiencepa.com.Pennsylvania Wine Association, 411 Walnut St., Harrisburg, (877) 472-9463, www.pennsylvaniawine.com.Pennsylvania Dutch Conv [5/21/2003]

Field Trip

Sizzlin Feature: A User's Guide to the Mid-Atlantic's Minor-League Baseball Parks [5/21/2003] by Mark Fatla

She Stoops to Conquer

Sizzlin Feature: Hanging Out with the "Painting Lady" of Canton [5/21/2003] by Erin Sullivan

High Noon

Feature: Taking it to the Streets with the 12 O'Clock Boyz [5/21/2003] by Tim Hill

Stones in my Pathway

Sizzlin Feature: For a Backroads Enthusiast, Hunting for Mason-Dixon Markers on the Eastern Shore is a Joyride [5/21/2003] by Van Smith

Endless Summer

Sizzlin Feature: The Uncanny Summertime Empire of Vera's White Sands [5/21/2003] by Blake de Pastino

Drunk by Degrees

Feature: City Paper's Hard-Drinking I-Team Goes in Search of the Coldest Beer in Town [5/21/2003]

The Tale of the Tape

Sizzlin Feature: Our Intrepid Correspondent Waxes Dat Azz [5/21/2003] by Waris Banks

Led Astray

Sizzlin Feature: Putting Baltimore Guidebooks to the Test [5/21/2003] by Anna Ditkoff

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