| Mar 18, 2011
| 12:36 PM
If you've been to the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, you've probably seen the Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory — that big glass building with a curvilinear roof and cupola. So has Alan Stein.
Stein, the director of architecture, founder and...
| Apr 13, 2011
| 10:42 AM
| May 10, 2012
| 6:15 AM
Joe Queenan is nobody's Mr. Nice Guy.
But the deliciously cutting columnist has a soft side for, of all things, Baltimore.
In fact in the Wall Street Journal, Queenan rides like a white knight to the city's defense after what he sees as slight after...
| May 9, 2012
| 10:56 AM
The English Consul Volunteer Fire Department, 2827 Michigan Ave., hosts the annual shrimp feast from 7 p.m. to midnight Saturday, May 12, costing $35 per person. A DJ will provide music.
In addition to steamed shrimp, shrimp soup and shrimp creole,...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 9:58 AM
Wedding Date: October 6, 2012
Her story: Lacey Morley, 32, grew up Fork, Md., and currently lives in Federal Hill. She is a member of the leasing team for St. John Properties. Her parents, Paul Morley and Barbara Morley are accountants and partners in...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 11:19 AM
A chimpanzee, born yesterday around 9:45 a.m. at The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, has died, Zoo officials announced today. The baby chimp was born to Joice (pictured), the matriarch of the Zoo's chimpanzees.
"During overnight checks, the keeper staff...
| Nov 14, 2011
Action in Maturity — 3900 Roland Ave., sponsors a memory and aging seminar Nov. 18, 10 a.m. Breakfast is at 9:30 a.m.Call 410-889-7915, e-mail email@example.com or go to http://www.actioninmaturity.org.
Baltimore Clayworks — 5707...
| Nov 13, 2011
| 12:19 PM
Everything you need to know about what's going on 11/14-11/20.
MOVIES OPENING (Friday; Subject to change)
Happy Feet 2
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 1
Basketball Wives L.A. (season finale; 8 p.m.; VH1)...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 9:05 AM
Few places are left unexplored for Jennifer Petrin Johannes. Over the years, the 38-year-old public high-school art teacher has been to six continents, 27 countries and 43 states. She also shares her passion for traveling with her students, taking them on...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 7:07 AM
A leggy baby gazelle is the newest part of the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore.
The addra gazelle calf, named Elvira, was born the morning of October 30. The healthy baby weighed 11 pounds. Her parents are Pearl, who's 9, and Makuru, who's four.
| Nov 22, 2011
| 2:09 PM
This schedule will be in effect Thursday:
Government offices, courts and libraries: Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Frederick, Harford and Howard counties.
Closed in all jurisdictions....
| Nov 27, 2011
| 1:56 PM
When it comes to water, penguins aren't naturals.
As a matter of fact, "some of them are terrified," says Bethany Wlaz, a keeper at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore.
So each time African penguins are born into the zoo's breeding program for the...