Volume XVII, Issue 26 # June 25 - July 1, 2009

This Week’s Features …

Looking for Action from Words

Can small businesses ride the stimulus gravy train? A single businesswoman asks the question.

Looking good was not the challenge salon owner Annie Blackwell faced when Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown came calling. She had to sound good, in just a few short minutes, speaking as Everywoman.

Can the Power of Television Save the Chesapeake?

Local documentarians Bob and Daphne Ferrier Seize the Bay

Bob Ferrier — together with his wife and partner Daphne Glover-Ferrier — spend a good part of their working life on the road to produce television documentaries. Now they’re filming the documentary Seize the Bay in their own backyard.

Nearly ’round the World

It’s down to the end for the Volvo Ocean Race

From Galway, Ireland, to Marstrand to Stockholm in Sweden, the fleet of Volvo 70s battle finicky winds, unpredicatble pressure systems and dash to earn points before the final leg to St. Petersburg.

Dock of the Bay

Meet the Warrens at Action Cove Park and tour green Annapolis by Environmental Waypoint Signs.

Royal purple traps for Emerald Ash Borers: No, those aren’t kites you’re seeing — or stranded miniature UFOs.

New boat in port: Fortune, designed by Howard Chapelle, is an American classic.

In Calvert, lessening the headache of hard times: Free prescription drug discount cards coming July 1.

This week’s featured creature works in Bay Weekly’s sales office.

Spotlight on Art

The unquiet mind illuminates the galleries at Quiet Waters.

Regular Favorites …

Letter from the Editor


The Sporting Life
by Dennis Doyle

Earth Journal
by Gary Pendleton

Bay Gardener
by Dr. Frank Gouin

Sky Watch
by J. Alex Knoll


Days a Week
calendar of events

by Diana Beechener

movie reviews and

Free Will Astrology©
by Rob Brezsny

News of the Weird©
by Chuck Shepherd


Ink Well Xwords©
by Ben Tausig

last week's Xwords solution


last week's Sudoku solution

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