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National Aquarium Baltimore

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Masonville Cove named first urban wildlife refuge 'partnership'

    Masonville Cove named first urban wildlife refuge 'partnership'
    Masonville Cove, a reclaimed stretch of South Baltimore's industrial waterfront, has earned a new distinction -- the nation's first "urban wildlife refuge partnership." U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe was to announce the designation...
  • 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....
  • Taking the kids to an aquarium this fall

    Taking the kids to an aquarium this fall
    Are you ready to reach out and touch a shark? "They're not scary," said Caroline, 9, an avid New England Aquarium-goer I met recently in Boston. Maybe you'd prefer a stingray, though they may feel "slimy," offered 9-year-old Owen. "It's really cool,...
  • 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...
  • When stars drop in on Baltimore

    When stars drop in on Baltimore
    In the video for their breakthrough hit, "What Makes You Beautiful," the five Brit heartthrobs of One Direction cavort on the beach, looking wind-swept, clean-cut and ink-free. Yet, there they were — well, three of them, anyway — on a recent...
  • Digest: Severna Park resident Daciek wins U.S. Open Mid-Atlantic title

    Tennis Severna Park resident Daciek wins Mid-Atlantic title Severna Park resident Patrick Daciek, a Virginia Tech alumnus, won the men's singles title at the U.S. Open National Playoffs Mid-Atlantic Sectional Qualifying tournament Tuesday with a 6-4,...
  • NOAA official joining National Aquarium

    NOAA official joining National Aquarium
    Eric Schwaab, a native Baltimorean who's spent the last three years in the federal government overseeing fisheries and coastal conservation efforts, is returning home to take a new post at the National Aquarium. Schwaab, 52, currently an acting...
  • New York bettors score big with Oxbow at Preakness Stakes

    New York bettors score big with Oxbow at Preakness Stakes
    A pair of racing aficionados from Saratoga Springs, N.Y., spent Saturday watching the early races at Pimlico, then they put their observations to use to score a massive payday in the Preakness. Joe Cavallo, 26, and Stephanie Rafferty, 21, hit the Pick 4...