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Wednesday, May 24, 2000

Sam Holden

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Sizzlin' Summer 2000

In Introduction

Skateboarding is Not a Crime

Sizzlin Photofeature: A Spin through the Newest, Biggest Skatepark on the East Coast [5/24/2000] by Joe MacLeod


Sizzlin Summer Calendar: Annapolis Harbour Center Summer Concert SeriesJune 7, July 5, Aug. 2, Sept. 6, 2512 Old Solomons Island Road, (410) 266-5857, free.BAKER PARK SUMMER CONCERT SERIESBaker Park Bandshell, Second and Bent [5/24/2000]


Sizzlin Summer Calendar: ADVENTURE THEATRE7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo, (301) 320-5331.To May 28, Puss in Boots.June 17-July 23, The Sorcerer's Apprentice.Aug. 5-Sept. 10, The Emperor's New Clothes.ANNAPOLI [5/24/2000]


Sizzlin Calendar: INFORMATIONBaltimore Office of Promotion, 200 W. Lombard St., (800) 282-6632. Baltimore-Area Convention and Visitors Association, 12th Floor, USF&G Tower, 100 Light St., (410) 837-4636.Baltimore Ticke [5/24/2000]

Baltimore County

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONBaltimore County Office of Tourism, 23 W. Chesapeake Ave., Towson, (410) 583-7313.ATTRACTIONSBallestone Manor House, 1935 Back River Neck Road, Essex, (410) 887-0218. This museum in a histo [5/24/2000]

Alleghany County

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONAllegany County Convention and Visitors Bureau, (800) 50-VISIT, Tower Building, Frederick and Bedford streets, City Hall Plaza, Cumberland, (301) 722- [5/24/2000]

Anne Arundel County

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONAnnapolis and Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau, 26 West St., Annapolis, (410) 280-0445.ATTRACTIONSBanneker-Douglass Museum, 84 Franklin St., Annapolis, (410) 974-2893. A r [5/24/2000]

Caroline County

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONCaroline County Commissioners' Office, Denton, (410) 479-4188.ATTRACTIONSAnnie Taylor House Rural Life Museum, 16 N. Second St., Denton, (410) 479-2055. See how folks live and lived outside [5/24/2000]

Carroll County

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONCarroll County Visitor Center, 210 E. Main St, Westminster, (410) 848-1388, (800) 272-1933, County Arts Council, 15 E. Main St., Westminster, (410) 8 [5/24/2000]

Cecil County

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONCecil County Tourism, 129 E. Main St., Elkton, (800) 232-4595.ATTRACTIONSChesapeake City Historic District, (410) 885-5988. Step back in time in historic Chesapeake City, which is listed on [5/24/2000]

Charles County

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONCharles County Office of Tourism, La Plata, (301) 645-0558.ATTRACTIONSAfrican-American Heritage Society, 7485 Crain Highway, La Plata, (301) 843-0371. This museum contains artifacts from th [5/24/2000]

Dorchester County

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONDorchester County Tourism, 203 Sunburst Highway, Cambridge, (410) 228-1000.Dorchester Chamber of Commerce, 203 Sunburst Highway, Cambridge, (410) 228-3575.ATTRACTIONSAnnie Oakley House, 28 [5/24/2000]

Frederick County

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONTourism Council of Frederick County, 19 E. Church St., Frederick, (800) 999-3613, Fritchie House and Museum, 154 W. Patrick St., Frederick, (301) 6 [5/24/2000]

Garrett County

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONDeep Creek Lake-Garrett County Promotion Council, 200 S. Third St., Oakland, (301) 334-1948.ATTRACTIONSDrane House, Accident, (301) 746-6346. One of the few original frontier plantation hom [5/24/2000]

Harford County

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONDiscover Harford County Tourism Council, 121 N. Union Ave., Suite B, Havre de Grace, (410) 939-3336.Harford County Office of Economic Development and Tourism, 220 S. Main St., Bel Air., (80 [5/24/2000]

Howard County

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONHoward County Tourism Council, 8267 Main St., Ellicott City, (800) 288-8747.Howard County Information and Referral, 3430 Courthouse Drive, Ellicott City, (410) 313-3000.Columbia Association [5/24/2000]

Kent County

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONKent County Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center, 100 N. Cross St., Chestertown, (410) 778-0416.ATTRACTIONSChesapeake Farms, 7319 Remington Drive, (410) 778-8400. Take a self-guided drivi [5/24/2000]

Montgomery County

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: Montgomery County Conference and Visitor Bureau, 12900 Middlebrook Road, Suite 1400, Germantown, (800) 925-0880ATTRACTIONSNational Capital Trolley Museum, 1313 Bonifant Road, Silver Spring, (301) 384- [5/24/2000]

Prince George's County

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONPrince George's County Conference and Visitor Bureau, 9200 Basil Court, Suite 101, Largo, (301) 925-8300.ATTRACTIONSBowie Railroad and Huntington Museum, 8614 Chestnut Ave., (301) 809-3088. [5/24/2000]

Queen Anne's County

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONQueen Anne's County Office of Tourism, 425 Piney Narrows Road, Chester, (410) 604-2100.ATTRACTIONSChrist Church, 117 E. Main St., Stevensville, (410) 643-5921. Founded in 1631, this church [5/24/2000]

Somerset County

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONCrisfield Area Chamber of Commerce, Crisfield, (800) 782-3913.J. Millard Tawes Historical Museum and Visitors Center, Somers Cove Marina, 3 Ninth St., Crisfield, (410) 968-2501.Somerset Cou [5/24/2000]

St. Mary's County

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONSt. Mary's County Division of Tourism, Leonardtown, (800) 327-9023.Visitor Information Center, St. Mary's County Chamber of Commerce, 28290 Three Notch Road, Mechanicsville, (301) 884-5555. [5/24/2000]

Talbot County

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONTalbot County Conference and Visitors Bureau, Red Avon Shopping Center, Easton, (410) 822-4606, Bay Maritime Museum, St. Michaels, (410) 745-2916 [5/24/2000]

Washington County

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONHagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Elizabeth Hager Center, 16 Public Square, Hagerstown, (301) 791-2601.ATTRACTIONSBoonsborough Museum of History, Boonsboro, (301) [5/24/2000]

Wicomico County

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONWicomico County Tourism Bureau, Delmar, (410) 548-4914.ATTRACTIONSArt Institute and Gallery of Salisbury, 212 W. Main St., Salisbury, (410) 546-4748.Eastern Shore Baseball of Fame, 6400 Hob [5/24/2000]

Worcester County

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONWorcester County Department of Economic Development and Tourism, 105 Pearl St., Snow Hill, (800) 852-0335.Ocean City Convention and Visitors Bureau, 4001 Coastal Highway, (410) 289-8181.ATT [5/24/2000]

Washington, D.C.

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONNational Park Service (National Capital Region Public Affairs and Tourism), 1100 Ohio Drive S.W., Washington, (202) 619-7222. More information on monuments, memorials, and parks than you wi [5/24/2000]


Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONVirginia Department of Economic Development, Division of Tourism, 901 E. Byrd St., Richmond, (800) 932-5827, (804) 786-4484. Virginia Beach Visitors Information Center, 2100 Parks Ave., Vir [5/24/2000]


Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONDelaware Chamber of Commerce, 1 Commerce Drive, Wilmington, (302) 655-7221. Lewes Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau, Lewes, (302) 645-8073. Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Comme [5/24/2000]

West Virginia

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONWest Virginia Division of Tourism, (800) 225-5982.Jefferson County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Harpers Ferry, (800) 848-8687. ATTRACTIONSAugusta Heritage Center, 100 Campus Drive, Elkin [5/24/2000]


Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONPennsylvania Visitors Guide, (800) 847-4872. Pocono Mountains Vacation Bureau, (800) 762-6667, Warhol Museum, 117 Sandusky St., Pittsburgh, (412) 237 [5/24/2000]

New Jersey

Sizzlin Summer Calendar: INFORMATIONAtlantic City Convention and Visitors Authority, 2314 Pacific Ave., (800) 262-7395. Chamber of Commerce of Greater Cape May, (609) 884-5508. Division of Travel and Tourism, 20 W. State St., [5/24/2000]

Amphibian Assault

Sizzlin Feature: Our Correspondent Finds the Rare, Elusive Hellbender Salamander to be, um, Rare and Elusive [5/24/2000] by Michael Anft

Masts for the Masses

Sizzlin Feature: The Downtown Sailing Center Makes Everyone a Sailor [5/24/2000] by Brennen Jensen

Summer in Sulawesi

Sizzlin Feature: A Taste of Life--and Death--in Indonesia [5/24/2000] by Kathy Link

Koi Story

Sizzlin Feature: Fishing for a Summer Project and Reeling in a Colorful Subculture [5/24/2000] by Christopher Skokna

Lewes and Lark

Sizzlin Feature: A Soul-ful Day-Trip Adventure [5/24/2000] by James Michael Brodie


Sizzlin Feature: Maryland Wineries Bottle Up Regional Taste [5/24/2000] by Eileen Murphy

She Sells Hardshells

Sizzlin Feature: A Day in the Life of a Crabgirl [5/24/2000] by Ingrid Ankerson

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