Volume 16, Issue 28 - July 10 - July 16, 2008

Getting Around: Stories On the Move
The A ride on a water taxi is quite different from a ride in a car. You’re outside rather than shut in the cabin of a car, the sky and clouds are brilliant and the little boat glides swiftly through the water. Don’t let the tourists have all the fun.
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The Greening of Good Works

Crowded out of its old 30,000-square-foot industrial park site in Hanover, Opportunity Builders wanted a new home that lived up to its name: a home with wide open spaces, healthy interiors and lush green surroundings. When the building’s price tag came in lower than expected, they put the difference toward making it a green building. Thus Opportunity Builders joins a select group of local non-profits with environmentally friendly homes.
by Carrie Madren
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What's Inside

Letters to the Editor

Dock of the Bay
Bits and bytes from the
broader Chesapeake world

Summer Lessons in Procrastination

Bay Reflections
by Alan Delaney
2008’s infamous block party adventur
It’s amazing how much trouble a
neighborhood softball game can cause.

Earth Talk
The sweet smell of trouble: Candles and air fresheners can emit more than you bargain for.

Earth Journal
by Gary Pendleton
July’s supercharged skies: Be careful you don’t become a lightning rod.

Curtain Call
reviewed by Jane Elkin
Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre’s Forever Plaid: Beat your feet to Compromise Street to meet these cool cats.

Bill Burton
Three out of four say NO: Readers reply to Burton’s question on drilling for oil.

Sporting Life
by Dennis Doyle
Whims of the fishing gods: Some days it’s just plain no; other days they give you a taste.

Sky Watch
by J. Alex Knoll
Gazing at the heart of our galaxy: There’s more to Sagittarius than just a bow and arrow.


2008 Home & Garden Guide

2008 Bay Weekly Dining Guide

The Bay Gardener
by Dr. Frank Gouin
Azaleas invaded by aliens: Those strange growths are leaf galls; get rid of them.

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Movie Reviews
Mark Burns on Hancock: Superhero fans will find this packs a decent punch.

News of the Weird
by Chuck Shepherd

Free Will Astrology
by Rob Brezsny

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