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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Seven dead dolphins found on Md. shores in 'alarming' Mid-Atlantic trend

    Seven dead dolphins found on Md. shores in 'alarming' Mid-Atlantic trend
    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...
  • Humpback whales spotted off coast of Ocean City

    Humpback whales spotted off coast of Ocean City
    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...
  • 10 attractions of the Grand Prix of Baltimore

    10 attractions of the Grand Prix of Baltimore
    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...
  • Oysters, wine, crabs and beer fill up Baltimore's fall dining calendar

    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...
  • Ad agency Carton Donofrio to close

    Ad agency Carton Donofrio to close
    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...
  • Grand Prix causes a grand hassle

    Grand Prix causes a grand hassle
    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,"...
  • NFL concert poses a challenge for police and traffic workers

    NFL concert poses a challenge for police and traffic workers
    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...
  • Mermaid Kiss evening at aquarium to benefit oyster restoration

    Mermaid Kiss evening at aquarium to benefit oyster restoration
    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....
  • Coral confiscated at border donated to National Aquarium

    Coral confiscated at border donated to National Aquarium
    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...