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  • Baltimore's Washington Monument glows red for World AIDS Day

    Baltimore's Washington Monument glows red for World AIDS Day
    A small service and a moment of silence under a glowing-red Washington Monument commemorated World AIDS Day in Mount Vernon Sunday evening. The Rev. Joseph Muth of St. Matthew Catholic Church on Loch Raven Boulevard told the roughly two dozen gathered...
  • Would taller buildings ruin the Washington, D.C., skyline?

    WASHINGTON--Will visitors to the nation’s capital still be able to see a skyline that includes the Washington Monument, the U.S. Capitol and other national landmarks if Congress relaxes century-old building height restrictions?  That was perhaps...
  • Cloudy, highs in lower 50s forecast; Code Orange air quality again

    Cloudy, highs in lower 50s forecast; Code Orange air quality again
    Mostly cloudy skies and temperatures in the 40s and 50s are forecast in the Baltimore area Tuesday. Overnight lows were forecast from the mid-30s in the suburbs to the lower 40s downtown. Temperatures were expected to rise to the lower 50s in the...
  • Like/Dislike with Nisha Ramnath, special-effects designer

    Like/Dislike with Nisha Ramnath, special-effects designer
    For most of us, playing with lasers and special effects is the stuff of a science fiction movie. That's not the case for 25-year-old Nisha Ramnath, Image Engineering's director of visual design. The Ohio native graduated from MICA with a degree in...
  • Mild temperatures, drizzle, patches of fog forecast Thursday

    Mild temperatures, drizzle, patches of fog forecast Thursday
    Highs in the mid-60s with drizzly, cloudy skies are forecast Thursday in the Baltimore area. Overnight lows were forecast in the 40s to around 50 degrees, with light rain possible into the early morning. The National Weather Service issued a hazardous...
  • Hopkins APL scientists launching massive balloon to study comet

    Hopkins APL scientists launching massive balloon to study comet
    Scientists from the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory are set to launch a massive balloon above the skies of New Mexico this weekend for a glimpse of Comet ISON, the rare comet on its way to looping past the sun and Earth in the coming...
  • House sets vote on funding bill; agencies brace for shutdown

    Republicans in the House of Representatives passed a government funding bill early Sunday that would delay the nation's health care law for one year — inching federal agencies closer to a shutdown that analysts predict would damage Maryland's...
  • Liquor board not renewing license for The Museum

    Liquor board not renewing license for The Museum
    Citing numerous accounts of neighborhood disturbances, the Baltimore Board of Liquor License Commissioners ruled not to renew the license of the Museum Restaurant and Lounge in Mount Vernon after four hours of deliberation Thursday night. Liquor board...
  • Weekend road closures for FlowerMart

    Weekend road closures for FlowerMart
    Roads at Mount Vernon Place in and around this weekend's FlowerMart event will be closed from Thursday at 3 p.m. to Saturday at 11 p.m., FlowerMart officials said on their website. The event is held at Mount Vernon Place, at the Washington Monument, and...
  • Smithsonian, national monuments set to reopen as shutdown ends

    The Smithsonian museums and national monuments will begin reopening Thursday as the federal government resumes operations after a late-night Wednesday congressional deal to end the 16-day shutdown. On its website, the Smithsonian said all of its museums...
  • Washington Monument set to undergo $5 million in repairs

    Washington Monument set to undergo $5 million in repairs
    From its cavernous subterranean vault, Baltimore's Washington Monument seems every bit its nearly 200 years. Plaster chips and crumbles to the touch. Mortar sealing together thousands of bricks and stones is deteriorating into sand. A mildewy odor fills...