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National Aquarium Baltimore

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  • Henry A. Minch, engineer

    Henry A. Minch, engineer
    Henry A. Minch, who had been assistant chief engineer for the Maryland Public Service Commission and a World War II veteran, died Nov. 15 of heart failure at College Manor Nursing Home in Lutherville. He was 92. The son of Frank Minch, a city...
  • Taking the Kids -- new ways to light up your holidays this season

    Love 'em, or hate 'em? No, not the relatives, though the holidays can bring out the worst in everyone. In fact, I had to laugh at a new holiday travel survey from Embassy Suites that found that more than half of Americans confess to misbehaving as a...
  • Harbor Point environmental questions [Commentary]

    Harbor Point environmental questions [Commentary]
    At a recent public meeting, representatives from the Environmental Protection Agency, the Maryland Department of the Environment, Honeywell International and Beatty Development Group made formal presentations focused on environmental concerns associated...
  • MARC train weekend service begins

    MARC train weekend service begins
    Six-year-old Rey Powell sat next to his father, nose pressed against the window on the MARC train Saturday as he headed from Union Station in Washington to Penn Station in Baltimore aboard one of the system's first weekend trains. The two planned to grab...
  • Baltimore's next challenge: Vacant properties

    Baltimore's next challenge: Vacant properties
    Baltimore is on the cusp of making once unimaginable progress in modernizing its obsolete public school facilities with more than $1 billion in investment over the next 10 years. Broad coalitions of supporters, feasible financing plans and the adoption of...
  • For Baltimore zoo and its penguins, a new era is at hand

    For Baltimore zoo and its penguins, a new era is at hand
    As a blazing sun beat down on the city Tuesday, Rock Island — the moated exhibit at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore where African penguins zip through cool, shallow waters — seemed a good place to be. But the Druid Hill Park enclosure is...
  • Federal government struggles to unload surplus property

    Federal government struggles to unload surplus property
    Two years after the Obama administration relaunched an effort to get rid of surplus federal buildings, almost all of the excess property identified in Maryland remains in government hands, a review by The Baltimore Sun has found. Red tape, lack of...
  • Aquarium puts out cheeky announcement of puffin birth

    Aquarium puts out cheeky announcement of puffin birth
    It's not a prince, but a puffin. Amid the craze surrounding the royal birth this week in Britain of Prince William and Kate Middleton's son, the National Aquarium in Baltimore on Wednesday put out a cheeky announcement of another birth — a new...
  • Maryland Science Center to spend $3.15 million on new exhibits

    Maryland Science Center to spend $3.15 million on new exhibits
    By the end of September, Maryland Science Center visitors will be able to stop by The Shed for lessons on bicycle repair or a tutorial on soldering or some other hands-on class. They'll have a chance to sit under a state-of-the-art digital sky in the...
  • Baltimore aquarium welcomes Washington refugees

    Baltimore aquarium welcomes Washington refugees
    The new giant Pacific octopus at the National Aquarium in Baltimore had a rough Monday morning commute. Before he even got on the road, he turned from pink to dark red as he was placed into a plastic bag full of water, then into a white plastic foam...
  • Planting time in Baltimore harbor

    Planting time in Baltimore harbor
    Baltimore's harbor may be too funky for swimming or fishing, but maybe a little gardening can help. Students from two city schools and some adult volunteers gathered at the National Aquarium Tuesday to "plant" some oysters in the Inner Harbor - not...