Volume 16, Issue 27 - July 3 - July 9, 2008

Bay Weekly’s Annual Summer Reading Companion

The price of oil and fuel surcharges are no hindrance to getting away when you travel between the covers — audio cassettes or CDs — of a time machine.

Read your way deep back in time, around the galaxy in space or into the intimate lives of fascinating strangers and the fascinating ways of neighborly places and creatures.

Continuing our Fourth of July tradition, Bay Weekly’s writers — ages 22 to 82 — recommend books in whose pages they’ve journeyed. continue reading...

What's Inside

Letters to the Editor

Way Downstream
Bits and bytes from the
broader Chesapeake world

Critical Areas’ Zero Tolerance
Begins in Anne Arundel

Bay Reflections
by Elizabeth Ayres
Declarations of independence:
Nature and custom mark our place in time.

Earth Talk
Keep cool without the heavy footprint: Beating the heat doesn’t have to mean blasting your air conditioning.

Curtain Call

Where We Live
by Steve Carr
Wish you were there: When the heroes rode in after cycling 3,014 miles, few seemed to notice.

Bill Burton
My Fourth of July: I’d rather be in Chepachet than anywhere else — especially Burton Lake.

Sporting Life
by Dennis Doyle
The monster bite: You bait your hook and take your chances.

Sky Watch
by J. Alex Knoll
It’s heating up in our night sky: But then why is the sun so far away?


2008 Home & Garden Guide

2008 Bay Weekly Dining Guide

The Bay Gardener
by Dr. Frank Gouin
A rose of a different color: A short primer on plant genetics.

© Disney/Pixar

Movie Reviews
Jonathan Parker on WALL-E: Good storytelling meshes with wonderful animation to push the envelope of what an animated feature can do.

News of the Weird
by Chuck Shepherd

Free Will Astrology
by Rob Brezsny

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