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Summer Guide 1999




Here's our annual Metro Times summer round-up, featuring southeastern Michigan's most comprehensive guide to the summer cultural season events. Plus, we present a veritable treasure trove of summer savvy features, commentary, essays, articles and rememberances of season's past to help make this year's summer warm, wacky and wonderful...


Hat statement
by Dayana Stetco

On top of it all: the perfect chapeau.

Summer beauty secrets revealed!
by Liz Langley
Look years younger - one woman tells how!


Caribbean dreaming
by Daniel Zarazua
Pretend you're in the tropics without leaving home.

Rock and bake survival guide
by Chris Handyside
A little prep time can keep you from going out like a blister in the sun.

Summer Eats
by Elissa Karg
This summer, get grilled about veggies.

Trucking the treats
by Tracy Spurlin
Purveyor of cool treats or urban menace? You decide.


Popcorn and air conditioning
by Serena Donadoni
Summer's film offerings are serious, silly and surreal.


Hot dogs, heroes and home runs
by Vic Doucette
Tiger Stadium evokes a lifetime of memories.

Fast Trackin'
by Chris Handyside
Road rage takes on a whole new meaning when you're driving a go-cart.


A perfect perch
by Adam Druckman
Public and private summers meet - and hang out - on the front porch.

Goofy kid stuff
by W. Kim Heron
Some random thoughts on children and summers.

Heath Beach rocks
by Neil Dixon Smith

At this summer paradise, it's Norman Rockwell in a thong.

Star struck
by Erick Trickey
Summer's the time for amateur astronomy.

Turf wars
by Alisa Gordaneer
Here's the lawn and short of it.

Light leaves
by George Tysh
An extended summer evening is an awesome thing.

Swinging in the rain
by Geroge Tysh
Summer's here and the time is night...

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