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  • Olympic skater Meissner, mayor open downtown Baltimore rink

    Olympic skater Meissner, mayor open downtown Baltimore rink
    With a glide around by Olympic skater Kimmie Meissner and more of a wall-hugging lap by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, a new outdoor ice rink opened in downtown Baltimore on Friday, bringing back a popular attraction after more than 10 years. "It's...
  • Downtown ice rink to reopen after temporarily closing

    Downtown ice rink to reopen after temporarily closing
    The Inner Harbor ice rink is expected to reopen Monday after it briefly closed this weekend, according to the Waterfront Partnership. The rink at McKeldin Square opened Friday, as part of "It's a Waterfront Life" holiday events downtown that are...
  • 'It's a Waterfront Life' featuring ice rink near Inner Harbor to open next month

    'It's a Waterfront Life' featuring ice rink near Inner Harbor to open next month
    An ice rink will be the centerpiece of the Waterfront Partnership's annual holiday Inner Harbor attractions, which also include a Hot Chocolate Happy Hour and Holly Jolly Trolley rides. "It's a Waterfront Life" begins next month and runs through Jan. 19,...
  • Inner Harbor ice rink set to open by Nov. 21

    Inner Harbor ice rink set to open by Nov. 21
    An Inner Harbor ice rink is set to open by Nov. 21, and an ongoing fundraising effort will determine how large it will be, according to the Waterfront Partnership. The organization has hired Virginia-based Rink Management Services Corp. to construct and...
  • Environmental groups cleaning up sites across Baltimore

    Environmental groups cleaning up sites across Baltimore
    Several environmental groups will be cleaning up parts of Baltimore Saturday to drum up support for a city bill that would add a surcharge for using disposable plastic bags. The groups — who argue that disposable plastic bags make up a significant...
  • Why I'm never coming back to Maryland [Letter]

    Why I'm never coming back to Maryland [Letter]
    While visiting our home state of Maryland in June, my husband and I were headed across the plaza near the USS Constellation in the Inner Harbor and had just checked the water taxi schedule. In a split second, I was on the ground with extreme pain...
  • City looks at another go-round for Rash Field

    City looks at another go-round for Rash Field
    It's a small property tied to the fate of a much bigger one. The Inner Harbor merry-go-round, which has struggled for years, sits next to Rash Field, a roughly 7-acre expanse of volleyball pits and muddy field ringed by gray concrete, that city and...
  • Outdoor ice skating rink planned for Baltimore's Inner Harbor

    Outdoor ice skating rink planned for Baltimore's Inner Harbor
    For the first time in about a decade, outdoor ice skating could return to the Inner Harbor with the creation of a temporary rink at McKeldin Square. Baltimore's spending panel approved an agreement Wednesday with the Waterfront Partnership, which...
  • Baltimore's Water Wheel goes viral [Commentary]

    Baltimore's Water Wheel goes viral [Commentary]
    A seemingly endless flow of trash has plagued the Inner Harbor for years, and the problem only gets worse in the aftermath of downpours like the one that washed through the area in early May. Baltimore's hardworking fleet of trash-skimming boats scoops...
  • Rawlings-Blake, Batts stroll to show safe harbor

    Rawlings-Blake, Batts stroll to show safe harbor
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts walked from Howard Street to the Inner Harbor on Wednesday night to promote safety in the city's downtown area. Escorted by several police cars, the group meandered from The...
  • If we only loved water as much as the waterfront

    If we only loved water as much as the waterfront
    Two years ago, during bicentennial commemorations for the War of 1812, I was struck by how important the waterfront is to Baltimore. That might seem like an odd thing for a Baltimorean to say, but unless you own waterfront property, work near it or...