WHAT THEY'RE SAYING
TODAY'S SUN COLUMNISTS
Protecting your possessions
Don't think for a second that the security of your possessions is assured if you place them in self storage. The risk is entirely on you - whether the stuff is stolen, flooded or infested by rodents.
The joke's on Trembley
The only way to explain the Orioles' six-game losing streak is that they have such great chemistry the team is playing the ultimate clubhouse prank on manager Dave Trembley.
Eileen Ambrose on credit standards -- Business
Susan Reimer on schooltime freedom -- Today
5 THINGS TO DO TODAY
Honoring Ripken -- Check out an exhibit of photographs by Jerry Wachter. Sports Legends at Camden Yards, Camden Station, 301 W. Camden St. 'Cal Ripken Jr.: Focus on a Hall of Fame Career.' $6.50-$10. 410-727-1539.'The Artist Revealed'Exhibit features portraits and self-portraits of Charlie Chaplin, C.S. Lewis, and Ansel Adams, among others. Through Oct. 21 at the gallery at St. John's College, 60 College Ave. in Annapolis. 410-626-2556.
Fashionable fair -- Young men and showcase the outfits they have created, constructed or purchased at the Cow Palace Show Ring at 7 p.m. Maryland State Fairgrounds, 2200 York Road in Timonium. 410-252-0200 or marylandstatefair.com.
Riverboat Gamblers -- Riverboat Gamblers bring their punk-rock sound to the Ottobar, 2549 N. Howard St., tonight at 7, joined by Valient Thorr, Totimoshi and Birds of Avalon. $10-$12. 410-662-0069 or theottobar.com.
'The Education of Ms. Groves' -- Documentary series takes a look at the struggle of a rookie English teacher as she educates 83 sixth-graders at a tough urban middle school. 8-8:30 tonight through Friday. Sundance Channel.
Serve up some scallops
Serve them with fruit or wrapped in pork. But however you serve them, make sure scallops are the center of attention.
Tomorrow in Taste
Volunteers go to the dogs
Sometimes a cold nose can bring warm comfort. There are numerous volunteer opportunities where you and your dog can help those in need.
Saturday in Today
All about art
A look at Baltimoreans who engage in obsessive art.
Sunday in Today
5 THINGS TO LOOK FOR @BALTIMORESUN.COM
Top 10 Tuesday
Restaurant critic Elizabeth Large reveals her top 10 places worth the gas money atbaltimoresun.com/diningatlarge
Christian Scott album
Pop music critic Rashod D. Ollison reviews Anthem, the new CD from Grammy-nominated trumpeter Christian Scott. baltimoresun.com/criticalmass
Baltimore's candidates for mayor are set to meet for a two-hour debate today at 7 p.m. at the Enoch Pratt Free Library, 400 Cathedral St. baltimoresun.com/maryland
Teacher's trial to begin
The trial of Kirsten Ann Kinley, 27, a former Howard County teacher accused of having sexual relationships with two teenage boys, is scheduled to begin today in Howard County Circuit Court. baltimoresun.com/maryland
Medal of Honor recipient buried
Retired Rear Adm. Eugene M. Fluckey, nicknamed the Galloping Ghost of the China Coast for his daring attacks as a submarine commander in World War II, will be praised by his shipmates at a Naval Academy funeral today before being laid to rest. The Annapolis man died June 28 at age 93.baltimoresun.com/maryland
SUN BLOG BLOGS.BALTIMORESUN.COM
Dark side of the moon -- Frank Roylance explains this morning's lunar eclipse. marylandweather.com
Beat of the heart -- Maryann James explores music's intricate link to romance. baltimoresun.com/baltamour
MOST VIEWED STORIES YESTERDAY AS OF 8PM.
1. Mealtimes leave Mids hungry -- Quality and quantity of food is insufficient, students complain.
2. City gas station worker fatally shot -- A gas station attendent was killed at a gas station on Gwynns Falls Parkway.
3. Burning body found in Pikesville park -- Victim is believed to be a black male between 15 and 25.
4. Under Friedgen, Terps have to be booksmart -- For football players, the coach's massive playbook is required reading.