| Apr 13, 2011
| 10:42 AM
| Sep 29, 2011
| 6:09 AM
Go ahead, call her children "hammer-heads." Mom won't mind.
Two young female hamerkops, African wading birds with a flat crest atop their heads that resembles a hammer, were hatched last month at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore and should soon be ready...
| Oct 3, 2011
Atomic Books — 3620 Falls Road, presents, Jackets & Sleeves, a group art show, Oct. 7, 7 p.m. The store presented a number of artists with a list of iconic records and books and gave them the challenge of selecting one and recreating their own...
| Oct 2, 2011
| 1:55 PM
MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change)
The Ides of March
Machine Gun Preacher
Pop Up Video (returns after a decade absence; noon; VH1)
House (season premiere; 9 p.m.; Fox)
The A-List Dallas (series debut;...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 6:39 AM
St. Paul's Lutheran Church will collecting bikes again for Bikes for the World this Saturday, Oct. 15, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring used bikes to the Lutherville Bike Shop's parking lot at the corner of Bellona and York roads.
St. Paul's has been...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 2:37 PM
Lee Corrigan still remembers the first Baltimore Marathon 11 years ago, when just 6,000 runners took part in the festivities and the city barely stopped to notice.
The event's founder faced plenty of doubters, many who didn't believe Corrigan and his...
| Oct 15, 2011
| 11:31 AM
Jack Ramsey was chugging along in the Baltimore Marathon Saturday when he spotted the penguin by the side of the road.
So he stopped, fished a camera from his pocket and took a picture of Tails, a six-year-old African blackfooted penguin who lives in the...
| May 17, 2011
| 4:03 PM
William Donald Schaefer's ability to surprise, delight and confound was on display again Tuesday with the public release of his last will and testament, which showered bits of his $2.4 million estate on devoted aides, friends and institutions....
| May 26, 2011
| 8:20 AM
Beer, beasts and a beat you can dance to — what's not to love about the Maryland Zoo at Baltimore's annual Brew at the Zoo and Wine, Too?
"It's just a beautiful, pleasant way to spend an afternoon, sampling beers, listening to music," spokeswoman...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 12:58 PM
Submit notices via email:
firstname.lastname@example.org; fax: 410-332-6336; or mail: Baltimore Messenger, 501 N. Calvert St., 3rd Floor, Baltimore, MD 21278. Include sponsor or host, date, time, address of event, contact name and phone number. Deadline is...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 4:13 PM
Don't look now, but Maryland's state insect is fluttering away.
The Baltimore Checkerspot butterfly, named for the state's founding Calvert family, has dwindled to just a handful of places, mostly in Western Maryland. Experts worry that the butterfly,...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 12:38 PM
This schedule will be in effect Monday:
Government offices and courts: Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Frederick, Harford and Howard counties.
Libraries Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Frederick, Harford and...