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  • Michael Phelps deserves an Inner Harbor statue

    As the 2012 Summer Olympics drew to a close, so did the career of the most decorated Olympian in history, Michael Phelps, Baltimorean extraordinaire. We've watched Michael grow from a gangly 15-year-old Olympic rookie into a 27-year-old Olympic champion....
  • Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital completes $9 million expansion

    Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital completes $9 million expansion
    Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital recently completed a $9 million expansion that includes a new lobby and renovations to its center for premature babies. The upgrades to the Center for Neonatal Transitional Care will allow the hospital to treat 20...
  • Osborne A. Payne

    Osborne A. Payne
    Osborne A. Payne, a former educator who became a trailblazing Baltimore businessman, entrepreneur and philanthropist, died Tuesday of Alzheimer's disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Columbia. He was 87. "He was one of Baltimore's great unsung heroes,...
  • Aquarium generates more than $300 million for Maryland

    Aquarium generates more than $300 million for Maryland
    Attendance at the National Aquarium this year is expected to tick up a little more than 1 percent to 1.33 million, but remains significantly below levels experienced several years ago before the recession. Still, an economic impact report to be released...
  • New York bettors score big with Oxbow at Preakness Stakes

    New York bettors score big with Oxbow at Preakness Stakes
    A pair of racing aficionados from Saratoga Springs, N.Y., spent Saturday watching the early races at Pimlico, then they put their observations to use to score a massive payday in the Preakness. Joe Cavallo, 26, and Stephanie Rafferty, 21, hit the Pick 4...
  • The Inner Harbor: Pure pleasure 365 days a year

    A recent article described so clearly the value of the Inner Harbor and how it is a 365-day experience ("Ships or cars?" Sept. 8). No trees to cut down, no road closures, no barriers to put up — and no sorting out the finances (or lack thereof)...
  • Where have all of Baltimore's colorful figures gone?

    Where have all of Baltimore's colorful figures gone?
    Baltimore used to be a town of colorful public characters. One of them, my father, passed away 40 years ago today. Sam Shapiro was often described as a "perennial" candidate — for mayor in 1967 and 1971 and House of Representatives in 1968 and...
  • Hug made major contributions to Baltimore's institutions

    Hug made major contributions to Baltimore's institutions
    The obituary for Richard E. Hug (May 7) fell far short of honoring the legacy of a man who dedicated so many years to helping make Baltimore's non-profits better able to fulfill their missions. While the obit focused on Dick's political fundraising,...
  • Aquarium in D.C. to close; animals will be sent to Baltimore

    Aquarium in D.C. to close; animals will be sent to Baltimore
    The National Aquarium in Washington will close this fall as a nearby building is renovated, and some of the 1,500 animals will be sent to Baltimore, aquarium officials said Thursday. In an email to aquarium members, John Racanelli, CEO of the National...
  • Volunteers pour into Fort McHenry wetlands to clean up

    Volunteers pour into Fort McHenry wetlands to clean up
    More than 100 gloved volunteers, some in boots and others in waist-high waders, streamed along narrow paths and historic sea walls Saturday in a secluded nook of wetlands just south of Fort McHenry, their eyes scanning for trash or the perfect spot to...
  • Isaiah 'Ike' Dixon, state delegate from Baltimore

    Isaiah 'Ike' Dixon, state delegate from Baltimore
    Isaiah Dixon Jr., a jazz fan, world traveler and four-term state delegate from Baltimore City whose accomplishments included introducing a bill that made cross burnings a felony in Maryland, died of heart failure April 26 at Stella Maris Hospice in...