WHAT THEY'RE SAYING
TODAY'S SUN COLUMNISTS
Finding time for the president
My question is this: How does the leader of the free world have time to exercise for hours and read 100 books?
Chasing the Patriots
Tim Smith on NSO gala -- Today
Eileen Ambrose on COD rates -- Business
Mike Preston on the Ravens -- Sports
David Zurawik on the EmmysToday'
5 THINGS TO DO TODAY
Mark of Fire' -- Check out wood-fired ceramics at the new exhibit, which runs at Baltimore Clayworks through Oct. 6. Free. 5707 Smith Ave. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 410-578-1919.
Dan Deacon -- After making Baltimore cool in the eyes of New Yorkers, he performs at 7 p.m. with Girl Talk and White Williams. 2640 Space, 2640 St. Paul St. $18. edemmas.org/2640.
Sum-41 -- The pop-punk rockers perform at the 9:30 Club, 815 V St. N.W. in Washington. Amber Pacific and Monty Are I are also slated to perform. 7:30 p.m. $20. 800-955-5566 or tickets.com.
'The Brave One' -- Jodie Foster stars in the revenge fantasy as a woman who's taking out New York's bad guys one at a time after being attacked. In theaters now.
'Arsenic & Old Lace' -- See it at 8 p.m. in the Pearlstone Theater at Center Stage, 700 N. Calvert St. Joseph. Directed by veteran Irene Lewis, starring Pamela Payton-Wright and Tana Hicken. $10-$60. 410-332-0033 or centerstage.org.
As Yom Kippur approaches, we look at how the food of Israel is changing.
Tomorrow in Taste
Get your kicks
The days are getting cooler, the Baltimore marathon is coming up. Time to find the perfect pair of running shoes.
Saturday in Today
Who's your lender?
What happens when your mortgage is sold to another lender?
Saturday in Today
5 THINGS TO LOOK FOR @BALTIMORESUN.COM
Top 10 Tuesday
Restaurant critic Elizabeth Large reveals her list of comments that have made her laugh.baltimoresun.com/diningatlarge
'Big Brother 8' finale
Find out who won $500,000 and how the contestants reacted to the "America's Player" twist in a recap after the show.baltimoresun.com/realitycheck
Senate hearing on NFL
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and union chief Gene Upshaw testify at a Senate Commerce committee hearing on the NFL's retirement system and the problems for former players who are disabled from injuries. baltimoresun.com/sports
Mayors to meet
Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon is set to meet today with New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg in New York City.baltimoresun.com/maryland
School board meets
A $94 million construction budget is expected to be proposed during tonight's Baltimore County school board meeting.baltimoresun.com/maryland
SUN BLOG BLOGS.BALTIMORESUN.COM
Arts watch -- Sun arts critics and writers blog at baltimoresun.com/criticalmass.
Defenders' Day -- John McIntyre discusses the Baltimore holiday at baltimoresun.com/youdontsay.
MOST VIEWED STORIES YESTERDAY AS OF 8 PM
1. Too close for Ravens comfort -- End-zone interception preserves first win, as Boller throws for 2 touchdowns in starting role.
2. Mike Preston's report card -- Sun reporter grades the Ravens on their 20-13 win over the New York Jets.
3. Ailing lender's checks bounce -- Area homeowners' taxes left unpaid.
4. Man fatally shot by off-duty officer -- Officer was approached by armed man in North Baltimore, police say.
5. Mejias tells O's he won't return to coach first -- "My heart just wasn't into it," he says.