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Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Paige Shuttleworth

Here Comes The Sunburn

City Paper's 2008 Sizzlin' Summer Guide

In Feature

Crew Romance

Feature: Explaining The Allure of The Punishing Sport of Rowing [5/21/2008] by Michael Byrne

Ocean City Vs. Rehoboth

Feature: A She Said/She Said On Where to Park Your Beach Towel This Summer [5/21/2008] by Heather Joslyn and Michelle Gienow

A Step Apart

Feature: Community Drum Line and Step Group Makes Itself Heard [5/21/2008] by Jess Harvell

Ahhhh!

Feature: City Paper's Summer Drink Contest [5/21/2008] by Edward Ericson Jr.

The Cowboy Way

Feature: Local Gunslingers Take a Shot at the Wild West [5/21/2008] by Chris Landers

A Wench in the Works

Feature: Working at the Renaissance Festival Was as Much Bawd as Bard [5/21/2008] by Erin Sullivan

Bee Cause

Feature: State Apiarist Keeps An Eye On All That's Buzzing in Maryland [5/21/2008] by Shelly Blake-Plock

Camped Out

Feature: Trying to Engineer Your Child's Perfect Summer [5/21/2008] by Charles Cohen

Take One For The Other Team

Feature: An O's Fan Suggests The Unthinkable--That You Watch The Nationals, Too [5/21/2008] by Jeffrey Anderson

Sizzlin' Summer

Sizzlin Calendar: Stuff to Do All Summer Long [5/21/2008]

Recreation

Sizzlin Calendar: Attractions Beartown State Park, near Hillsboro, W. Va., (304) 653-4254, www.beartownstatepark.com, free. Natural rock formations plummet and soar among stretches of boardwalk provided for visitor. Mi [5/21/2008]

Gardens, Etc.

Sizzlin Calendar: Attractions Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton, (301) 962-1400, www.mc-mncppc.org/parks/brooks.., free. A children's garden, rose garden, azalea garden, fragrance garden, two conservatori [5/21/2008]

Downy Ocean, Hon

Sizzlin Calendar: Attractions Art League of Ocean City, 502 94th St., (410) 524-9433, www.artleagueofoceancity.com Non-profit art center hosts all kinds of family friendly events with local artists, totally free. Jolly [5/21/2008]

Fourth of July

Sizzlin Calendar: Baltimore's July 4th Fireworks Celebration, noon-9:30 p.m., Inner Harbor, (410) 752-8632, www.harborplace.com, free. Baltimore Museum of Industry's Fourth of July Celebration, Baltimore Museum of In [5/21/2008]

Art and Stuff

Sizzlin Calendar: Attractions Academy Art Museum, 106 S. South St., Easton, (410) 822-2787, www.art-academy.org Already noted for its impressive collection of American and European art, AAM takes its reputation to the [5/21/2008]

Summer Concert Guide

Sizzlin Calendar: MayMay 21: Mint Condition (Birchmere)May 22-24: Gershwin (Meyerhoff)May 23: Jazz Up Your Fridays (Belvedere Square)Punch Brothers (Birchmere)May 23-25: Maryland Deathfest IV (Sonar)DelFest family-frie [5/21/2008]

History!

Sizzlin Calendar: Attractions Anacostia Community Museum, 1901 Fort Place SE, Washington, (202) 633-4820, www.anacostia.si.edu, free. The Boys of Summer are in town, and ACM is prepared with an exhibit examining baseba [5/21/2008]

Zoos

Sizzlin Calendar: Brandywine Zoo, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, 1001 N. Park Drive, Wilmington, Del., (302) 571-7747, www.brandywinezoo.org, $5, seniors and children $4, kids under age 2 free. It's the year of the frog in Bran [5/21/2008]

Kids

Sizzlin Calendar: Attractions Frontier Town Campground, 11224 Dale Road (Route 610), Whaleyville, (410) 641-9785, www.frontiertown.com Family friendly frontier waterfront camping with mini-golf, Wild West adventures, a [5/21/2008]

Food

Sizzlin Calendar: Attractions Crab Place, 384 W. Main St., Crisfield, (877) 328-2722, www.crabplace.com Lump crab is rarely from the bay. You're a Marylander, why would you subject yourself to anything less than what y [5/21/2008]

Drinks

Sizzlin Calendar: Attractions Basignani Winery, 15722 Falls Road, Sparks, (410) 472-0703, www.basignani.com This 18-acre vineyard in Maryland's pretty horse country produces wines using old-school cellar methods. You c [5/21/2008]

Theater

Sizzlin Calendar: Hauptmann, through May 24, drama, the Colonial Players, 108 East St., Annapolis, (410) 268-7373, www.cplayers.com, $15, seniors and students $10. The Happy Time, through June 1, classic musical, Signa [5/21/2008]

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