Volume 16, Issue 21 - May 22-May 28, 2008

Outracing Cancer

by Carrie Madren
In just under three weeks, Ken Shuart — with three teammates — will attempt the longest bike ride of their lives. They’ll be one cycling team among some three dozen competing in Race Across America, a 3,000-plus-mile non-stop trek from Oceanside, California, to Annapolis. continue reading...

Way Downstream
Bits and bytes from the broader Chesapeake world

Low Tide on Our Watershed Report Cards

by Carrie Madren
Report cards come perennially each spring to help us grasp the Chesapeake’s troubles — maybe even to propel us into action. This spring, Bay report cards earned marks that would send the household into panic if our kids brought them home. On all four 2008 report cards, our mid-Bay rivers scraped the bottom at D-. continue reading...

Way Downstream
Bits and bytes from the broader Chesapeake world.

Curtain Call

reviewed by Davina Grace Hilln
Bay Theatre Company’s The Goat, or Who is Sylvia: When writing of this caliber is presented with actors and direction this good, the result is a superb night of theater.

What's Inside:

Letters to the Editor

Summer Guide: Your First-Class Ticket to
‘Too Much Fun
One reason we have trouble
getting much done after Memorial Day is our
habit of reading our own paper.

Bay Reflections
by Elizabeth Ayres
On Memorial Day, remember the future.

Earth Talk
Screen Your Sunscreen Carefully
There’s more to know about what’s in the
bottle than the SPF on the label

The Bay Gardener
by Dr. Frank Gouin
Give your bulbs a little room:
Now’s the time to uncrowd
spring flowers.

Sporting Life
by Dennis Doyle
This frog could catch fish;
but I couldn’t..

2008 Home & Garden Guide

2008 Bay Weekly Dining Guide

Bill Burton
In Memoriam:
Anne Arundel’s Heroes

Sky Watch
by J. Alex Knoll
The stars of summer: Three of
the sky’s brightest illuminate this
seasonal show.


Where We Live
by Steve Carr
The other side of the river:
The Anacostia seems a long
way from the Bay.

© Walt Disney Pictures

Movie Reviews
Burns onThe Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian: Swords and cultures clash as the Pevensies return to Narnia in this entertaining fantasy sequel.

News of the Weird
by Chuck Shepherd

Free Will Astrology
by Rob Brezsny

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