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Wednesday, May 25, 2005

Deanna Staffo

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City Paper’s 2005 Sizzlin’ Summer Guide

In Introduction

Not So Bad Boys

Feature: Riding Along with the Inner Harbor’s Bicycle Cops [5/25/2005] by Gadi Dechter

Something in the Air

Feature: Ten Reasons To Hold Your Breath This Summer [5/25/2005] by Erin Sullivan

Maritime Tragedies

Comics Feature: Or, Bummers Downy Euchin' [5/25/2005] by Emily Flake

Naked Hunch

Feature: Searching for Assateague’s Clothing-Optional Beach [5/25/2005] by Rebecca Alvania

The Funnel Cake Effect

Feature: A Look Back at Festivals From Baltimore’s Past [5/25/2005] by Christina Royster-Hemby

Summer in the City

Feature: Seasons of Change Growing Up in Edmondson Villge [5/25/2005] by Laurence Bass

How’s It Vending

Photofeature: Baltimore’s Vendors Tell You What It’s Really Like to Hock Your Wares in the Hot Sun [5/25/2005] by Auriane de Rudder and Sarah Estes

Unpasturized

Feature: Inside The Not-So-Simple Life of a Teenage Cowgirl [5/25/2005] by Jill Yesko

Calendar Introduction

Sizzlin Calendar: 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. If we were in Europe, we’d enjoy five or [5/25/2005]

For What Ales Ya

Feature: City Paper’s Third Annual Search For the Coldest Beer in Baltimore [5/25/2005]

Recreation

Sizzlin Calendar: PLACES Antietam National Battlefield, Route 65, Sharpsburg, (301) 432-5124, www.nps.gov/anti, $3. Stand on the very Civil War site where 23,000 men were killed or wounded in a single day. Learn a [5/25/2005]

Festivals

Sizzlin Calendar: Baltimore Fests Balticon the 39th: Maryland Regional Science Fiction Convention, 2 p.m. May 27-3 p.m. May 30, Wyndham Baltimore Inner Harbor Hotel, (410) 752-1100, www.balticon.com. Now you know [5/25/2005]

Sports

Sizzlin Calendar: EVENTS Baltimore Sports and Social Club Softball, June 13, Patterson Park, Patterson High School, Holabird Park, (410) 464-5444, www.baltssc.com. Gather 12 friends and form your own team for som [5/25/2005]

Fourth of July

Sizzlin Calendar: Baltimore Baltimore’s Fourth of July Celebration, noon-9:30 p.m. July 4, Inner Harbor, (410) 837-4636, free. Nothing says Happy Birthday America like fighting the crowds at the Inner Harbor. Spen [5/25/2005]

Music

Sizzlin Calendar: May 27 The Persuaders (Belvedere Square) May 28 Alison Krauss and Union Station (Merriweather Post Pavilion) Mario Frangoulis and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (Meyerhoff Sy [5/25/2005]

Art and Culture

Sizzlin Calendar: EVENTS Afternoon Tea at Historic Oakland, fourth Thursday of every month, Historic Oakland Manor, 5430 Vantage Point Road, Columbia, (410) 730-4801, www.historic-oakland.com, $18.90. Have a planned [5/25/2005]

Theater

Sizzlin Calendar: Through June 19, Anna Christie, drama, Arena Stage, 1101 6th St. S.W., Washington, (202) 554-9066, www.arenastage.com, $40-$59. Through July 17, Beauty and the Beast, musical, Toby’s Dinner Theat [5/25/2005]

Food

Sizzlin Calendar: EVENTS Taste of D.C., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., May 28-30, Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, (202) 789-7002, www.tasteofdc.org, free. Formally held over Columbus Day weekend, this outdoor fest celebrates the [5/25/2005]

Kids

Sizzlin Calendar: EVENTS CyberCamps, University of Baltimore and University of Maryland campus locations, (888) 904-2267, www.cybercamps.com. Bill Gates probably didn’t spend his summers wasting away by the pool. [5/25/2005]

Info

Sizzlin Calendar: Maryland Baltimore City African-American Cultural Tours, 10 E. Lee St., suite 707, (410) 727-0755. Baltimore-Area Convention and Visitors Association, 100 Light St., 12th floor, (4 [5/25/2005]

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