| Oct 21, 2014
| 11:28 AM
There are some new residents of the National Aquarium now that four big-headed Amazon River turtles have hatched. The aquarium said today that it believes this is the first time this type of turtle has been bred successfully in North America.
| Aug 6, 2014
| 11:49 AM
The sixth annual Orioles Pet Calendar benefitting the Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS) will go on sale August 12, and five players will be on-hand to sign calendars at the shelter that day.
J.J. Hardy, Tommy Hunter, David Lough, Bud...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:06 PM
Ari'Yonna Vrathwaite thought she would be a music producer when she grew up, until she started attending a program at the National Aquarium this week. Now, the program that gets students involved in research about the Chesapeake Bay watershed has given...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 10:00 PM
If you've decided to take a car trip outside the Allentown area, you're in good company. Over the Independence Day weekend, AAA estimates almost 35 million Americans hit the road, the most since 2007.
So if you've packed the car, filled the tank and...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 8:09 AM
Dozens of volunteers showed up for the National Aquarium's annual dolphin count Friday morning in Ocean City but the sun was a no-show, leading to nearly zero visibility of the mammals from shore.
Chuck Erbe, a 12-year volunteer coordinator from Ocean...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 10:27 AM
At the State Department's "Our Ocean" conference last week, President Barack Obama announced new plans to tackle seafood fraud and illegal fishing. Increased transparency and traceability of the seafood supply chain is a critical next step in sustaining...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 6:32 AM
Dozens of low-income middle schoolers at Baltimore's St. Ignatius Loyola Academy are getting a head start on money management, thanks to Legg Mason employees.
Volunteers from the Baltimore-based money management firm regularly visit the Jesuit boys'...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 2:50 PM
The National Aquarium will expand its sustainable seafood efforts with a new endowed program, it announced on Monday.
The National Aquarium Sustainable Seafood Program will include enhanced education programs for consumers about sustainable seafood...
| Jul 4, 2014
Sunday, July 6
First Sunday Arts Festival The event from noon to 5 p.m. will feature crafts, artists, music, street performers and sidewalk dining in the first block of West Street and Calvert Street in Annapolis. Free. Information: 410-741-3267 or...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 6:04 PM
An anonymous benefactor planted small bundles of cash around Baltimore on Saturday, posting clues online in a sort of city-wide scavenger hunt.
The man behind the Twitter account @IHidTheCash said he was inspired by a similar philanthropist in California...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 2:38 PM
Two decades worth of rain, sun, wind and dirt had so faded and chipped the mural of life-size whales that many of the thousands of daily commuters who travel the busy section of Russell Street likely didn't notice the massive piece of art.