| Apr 25, 2013
| 9:00 AM
I was happy to see that National Aquarium CEO John Racanelli wrote about the important activities that we, as individuals and as a society, can do to protect the environment, without once mentioning the impossible goal of "stopping climate change" ("...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 3:35 PM
Leading a tour of the Soldiers Delight area of western Baltimore County on Sunday afternoon, Paula Becker, an ecologist with Maryland's Department of Natural Resources, was pleased to report the first blooming of serpentine chickweed — a plant as...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 7:14 PM
Three endangered sea turtles that spent the winter in Baltimore departed Saturday evening, joining a caravan of at least 43 others bound for Florida's warm waters and a return to their natural habitat.
The three turtles — Chet, Biff and Two-Bit ...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 4:04 AM
This schedule will be in effect Monday:
Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Frederick, Harford and Howard counties; and in Annapolis and Baltimore City.
Closed in all jurisdictions.
Open in Anne Arundel...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 6:27 PM
With its triangular, armored head, bulging eyes and serrated forearms, the predator attacking its prey is a menacing sight.
The Transformer-like creature on the computer screen in George Grall's home office is actually a Carolina mantis chowing down on a...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 4:51 AM
What's a country star to do with afull day in Baltimore and no idea how to spend it? Ask her fans, of course.
LeAnn Rimes, with time to spend here after her weekend Girls With Guitars benefit concert, took to Twitter early Monday morning with the plea:...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 8:08 AM
From the Bay, For the Bay: Dine Out, a week-long restaurant promotion celebrating Chesapeake Bay seafood, begins on Saturday and runs through Oct. 13. Participating restaurants from Philadelphia to Norfolk, Va., are donating $1 for every Maryland...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 1:47 PM
Wedding day: Sept. 29, 2012
The bride: Salmah Y. Rizvi, 26, grew up in Laurel. She works for the Department of Defense. Her father, Anwar H. Rizvi, is a plant pathologist for the United States Department of Agriculture. Her mother, Shamoon H. Rizvi, is a...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 9:05 AM
Gefilte fish, the beloved Jewish preparation of slow simmered ground fish, takes the front burner on Sunday at GefilteFest, a full day of cooking crafts, music and storytelling for the whole family at the Jewish Museum of Maryland.
| Oct 22, 2012
| 9:47 AM
Marylanders can knock up to $8 off the cost of a morning visit to Baltimore's National Aquarium, under a program announced Monday.
The "Maryland Mornings" promotion discounts adult admission by $8 and child admission by $4 for visits that start before...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 7:25 AM
Proving once again that it's always better to be late than not at all, the state has finally completed a new "nature area" at Masonville Cove, the second act in a $153 million restoration of a longtime dumping ground on the southern side of Baltimore's...