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Port Discovery Children's Museum

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  • Jump, skip, toss – children and parents get a lesson in the art and science of play

    Jump, skip, toss – children and parents get a lesson in the art and science of play
    Thousands of children, from toddlers to 12-year-olds, did something yesterday that seems almost novel in the age of computers and digital games: They went outside and played. In the chilly air of the first Sunday of October, Rash Field at Baltimore's...
  • Columbus Day schedule and closings

    This schedule will be in effect Monday: Government offices Open in Anne Arundel County, Annapolis, Frederick, Harford and Howard counties. Closed in Baltimore City; Baltimore and Carroll counties. Courts Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll,...
  • Zoo prepares once again to say BOOO!

    The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore will host its annual ZooBOOO! Friday-Sunday, Oct. 28-30, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Children (and adults) can participate in games, go trick-or-treating and take part in a costume contest (11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. each day). Visiting...
  • Veterans Day schedule and closings

    This schedule will be in effect Friday: Government offices Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, Howard and Frederick counties, and in Annapolis and Baltimore City. Courts Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, Howard...
  • Thanksgiving Day schedule and closings

    This schedule will be in effect Thursday: County offices Government offices, courts and libraries: Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Frederick, Harford and Howard counties. Parking meters Free Public schools Closed in all jurisdictions....
  • New police commissioner expected to be former Oakland chief

    New police commissioner expected to be former Oakland chief
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has selected former Oakland, Calif., Police Chief Anthony Batts as Baltimore's next police commissioner, bringing in a leader who has been hailed as an innovator but who struggled to push his agenda at his last job. Batts,...
  • Spurring kids' knowledge of Judaism through reading, music

    Spurring kids' knowledge of Judaism through reading, music
    Michelle Damareck's 3-year-old daughter has been singing "The Itsy-Bitsy Spider" in Hebrew, and her 5-year-old son has been learning the lessons of the Ten Commandments, thanks to a program that delivers Jewish-themed books and CDs to their home every...
  • Memorial Day schedule and closings

    Memorial Day schedule and closings
    This schedule will be in effect Monday: Government offices, courts and libraries Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, Howard and Frederick counties, and in Baltimore City and Annapolis. Public schools Closed in all jurisdictions....
  • A 'classical revolution' is spreading in Baltimore

    A 'classical revolution' is spreading in Baltimore
    It was a quiet night for a revolution. People at the bar in Joe Squared Station North sat huddled over drinks and conversations. Folks occasionally strolled in to pick up pizza orders or headed to dining tables in the back. Few even glanced at the...
  • Merchants set records as Sailabration boosts city business

    Merchants set records as Sailabration boosts city business
    Jimmy's Restaurant in Fells Point ran out of hot dogs, potato salad and macaroni salad and scrambled to replenish all weekend as hordes of hungry Sailabration visitors jammed the popular diner. Even on Monday, as rain moved in after days of sunshine, the...
  • Plans for old Port Discovery balloon-ride site revised again

    The developer of city-owned land over the Shot Tower Metro station wants to again revise its plans for the parcel, which has sat unused since 2004, the city's development corporation said Wednesday. The Cordish Cos., which gained development rights to...