| Jul 16, 2013
| 6:37 PM
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...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 1:19 PM
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...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Seven bottlenose dolphins have washed up dead on Maryland shores in recent weeks, part of a larger mystery along the Mid-Atlantic coast, where alarmed scientists are working to find the cause of more than 120 dolphin deaths since June.
The seven dolphin...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 12:38 PM
The ocean is full of life and if you’re lucky you get to see it when you visit the shore. Some parasailers in Ocean City got very lucky last Sunday when they spotted a humpback whale playing in the water below them.
“The boats were in the...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 10:27 AM
Scheduling woes have the future of the Grand Prix of Baltimore looking a little shaky, so if you haven't been yet, now might be a good time to check out the "Celebration of Acceleration."
The Labor Day weekend event offers fast cars but other...
| Sep 3, 2013
Welcome back to work. Summer is almost over, and the fall dining event season is about to kick into gear. This fall's highlights include the 30th edition of the Maryland Wine Festival, Baltimore's 20th Dining Out for Life event, the fifth go-round for...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Baltimore ad agency Carton Donofrio Partners is closing after nearly 50 years, blaming industry changes and family matters affecting the majority owner.
Founded in 1964 as Richardson, Myers & Donofrio, the firm's clients over the years included a...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 9:00 AM
My wife and I volunteer at the National Aquarium on Saturday afternoons. This week we left at 11 a.m. ,and the trip from Columbia to the Inner Harbor took almost an hour in contrast to the usual 25 to 30 minutes ("Grand Prix impact felt beyond racetrack,"...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 2:00 AM
More than 20,000 people could crowd the Inner Harbor Thursday evening for an NFL season kickoff concert as tens of thousands more flood in for an Orioles game, posing a challenge for transportation workers and police.
The NFL scheduled country star...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 7:36 AM
There are still tickets left for Mermaid Kiss: Oyster Fest 2013, the Oyster Recovery Partnership's Oct. 1 fundraiser at the National Aquarium.
The event is a showcase of cuisine prepared by members of the organization’s Shell Recycling Alliance....
| Sep 23, 2013
| 12:28 PM
Endangered sea corals seized several months ago by federal border agents in Florida are now being used as educational tools in the National Aquarium's new blacktip reef shark exhibit.
According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the illegal shipment...