| Jul 4, 2014
| 4:49 PM
The Maryland Zoo is calling all birds of a feather to help name its new bald eagle.
The contest, which opened on Independence Day and runs through July 14, is asking the public to name its newest avian resident, a female eagle found in North Carolina in...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 3:43 PM
Will it be Scout? Sioux? Vega?
The first bald eagle to land at Baltimore's zoo in a decade is finishing a mandatory quarantine and preparing to meet visitors for the first time later this month. But first, the female bald eagle needs a name.
| Jun 1, 2014
| 3:04 PM
Melvin Ray Harris, a longtime employee of the United States Information Agency whose love of the outdoors led to stints with the National Park Service and as a volunteer at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore and the National Aquarium, died May 24 at the...
| Jun 6, 2014
Sunday, June 8
Community fair The Israel Peace Fair will be held from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Columbia Jewish Congregation, 5885 Robert Oliver Place in Columbia. Event features nonprofits which support peace, social justice and environmental issues in...
| May 21, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Thank you for your coverage of this past weekend's Art Outside festival — a real gem of an event for everyone in Baltimore ("Art Outside returns to Druid Hill Park," May 16). My wholehearted congratulations to Barbara Shapiro and her team who...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Little Luke and Leia, the first lion cubs ever born at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, made their public debut Saturday, and thousands visited the zoo to see them.
"There were a lot of gasps, and 'Oh my God, how cutes,'" said Jane Ballentine, a zoo...
| Mar 2, 2014
Calvin G. Butler Jr. came to Baltimore nearly three years ago with one foot here and the other in Chicago, flying west on weekends to his wife and two teenagers.
Now he's firmly in this region. His family moved to Cockeysville last summer. He's on two...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Marion C. Cohen, a former Roland Park resident and patron of the arts who was a granddaughter of President Grover Cleveland, died Feb. 21 at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H., of complications from a fall. She was 87.
| Mar 3, 2014
| 9:29 AM
Snow was tapering off by late morning in Baltimore and points north and west, expected to end with 3-6 inches of accumulation around the region. A blast of cold air was meanwhile moving in behind the storm.
Snowfall totals included 5.5 inches in...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 4:45 PM
Monday's snowfall introduced a spell of more dangerous cold that could continue to disrupt work, school and travel in the region for several days.
Temperatures early Tuesday morning were forecast to threaten a record dating to 1873, with lows in the...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 4:25 AM
Four lion cubs were born at the National Zoo in Washington on Sunday, less than two weeks after the first lion cubs born at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore made their public debut.
The cubs, who have not yet been named, were born to 9-year-old African...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 3:18 PM
Biologists from Maryland's Department of Natural Resources got to hold some cute bear cubs Monday.
But it was more than just an opportunity to see the state's wildlife up close. DNR's Wildlife and Heritage Service used the winter check-up to "keep an...