Volume 16, Issue 33 - August 14 - August 20, 2008

Catching the Downspout Deluge
Attached to your downspout, rain barrels collect water that would otherwise rush downhill to the nearest waterway. “With a 1,000 square foot house,” Steve Barry says “every storm could fill about 632 50-gallon barrels.” To do its job, a rain barrel need not be plain. Local artists and schoolchildren are dressing up a second generation of rain barrels, combining fashion with function.
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Trouble in Fundy on Sunday
A week after Chris Roper set course from Herrington Harbour aboard his e-Bay-bought 1985 30-foot Cruisers, he had been rescued twice by the Coast Guard and his vessel was in drydock.
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Walking the Path to Joy
Lemonade and walk-a-thon raise funds for family to adopt baby daughter.
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Getting Around:
Stories on the Move

“It’s your own little waterfront property,” says Vickie VanDagna of her family’s Formula motor cruiser.
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Music Scene
previewed by Rob Goszkowski
The Cheaters aren’t trying to rewrite the rock ’n’ roll handbook. What these dudes know is how to hit an audience with a testosterone-driven good time.
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Bay Weekly's 101
Way's To Have Fun on the Bay

What's Inside

Letters to the Editor

Beneath These Cameras,
Don’t Be Too Candid

Bay Reflections
by Allen Delaney
Honey Don’t: When it comes to chores, my wife hopes I won’t.

Earth Talk
Changing minds about changing oil: Trust your owner’s manual, not the 3,000-mile myth.

Curtain Call
previewed by Jane Elkin
Annapolis’ newest theater company, Standing O Productions, pulled out of the station with an express to fun On the Twentieth Century, an award-winning musical that’s been forgotten since leaving Broadway 30 years ago.

Dock of the Bay
Keeping a local kitchen is easier thanks to Maryland Online Farmers Market Annapolis-based film Pip & Zastrow: An American Friendship takes honors at American Black Film Festival Calvert County Library breaks the million mark in borrowers ¶ And this week’s Creature Feature: From Calvert County, proof that fences make good neighbors — if you’ve got dogs.

News of the Weird
by Chuck Shepherd

Free Will Astrology
by Rob Brezsny

Bill Burton
The law of the Bay: Sew up the loopholes and enforce it.

Sporting Life
by Dennis Doyle
The fish shouldn’t have been there, but they were, and so were we..

Sky Watch
by J. Alex Knoll
Three planets follow the setting sun as the full moon rises.


2008 Home & Garden Guide

2008 Bay Weekly Dining Guide

Earth Journal
by Gary Pendleton
August means vacation:
Can Joe fill in for me?

The Bay Gardener
by Dr. Frank Gouin
Plastic, fiberglass or clay, which makes the best pot?

© Columbia Pictures

James Franco and Seth Rogen light it up in Pineapple Express.

Movie Reviews
Jonathan Parker on Pineapple Express: An enjoyably rude movie about an odd couple on pot becomes a violent gore-fest of an odd couple on pot with guns, losing its way and losing us.

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