| 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.
| Jul 7, 2014
| 11:15 AM
I loved Lori K. Brown's recent commentary on a Baltimore City police officer's cruelty to animals ("Lessons from Nala," June 30).
Like everyone I know, I was disgusted by the horrible killing of someone's pet, and Ms. Brown perfectly articulated our...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 1:25 PM
A zoo menagerie — including a parrot, a boa constrictor and an African pygmy hedgehog — greeted 5-year-old Finn Seamans of Odenton on Wednesday when he arrived at a courtyard between two office buildings in Elkridge.
But the animals,...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:28 PM
The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore announced Wednesday that it will no longer permit visitors to smoke on its grounds beginning July 1.
The zoo said that it will ask visitors to leave the grounds to smoke or use tobacco products, including e-cigarettes. The...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 9:47 AM
Nick Pasko of Bel Air and Patrick Hairfield of Abingdon finished one-two in the 20-24 age group Saturday in a round-trip between the Baltimore Zoo and Lake Montebello.
The two were among 4,059 runners who raced in the annual Baltimore 10 Miler.
| Jun 27, 2014
| 11:31 AM
William G. "Bill" Evans, an award-winning Baltimore advertising executive who was the creative force behind the enduring "Charm City" advertising campaign of the early 1970s, died June 20 of cancer at the Hospice of Queen Anne's in Centreville. He was 83....
| May 16, 2014
Sunday, May 18
Wine tasting The 22nd annual Wine in the Woods will be held at Symphony Woods, 5950 Symphony Woods Road in Columbia. In addition to sampling wine from more than 30 wineries, festival-goers can taste food from area restaurants and hear live...
| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 6:55 AM
At long last it seems safe to revel in daffodils, tulips and crocuses. The day after our last surprise snow fall at the end of March, I was delighted to see crocuses blooming where just the day before there was a pile of snow.
If, like me, you are...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 4:51 AM
The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore had been tracking the migration of North American snowy owls to evaluate their health when one was found injured in Maryland last month.
The Department of Natural Resources brought the owl, which had a "severe wing droop...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 11:14 AM
This schedule will be in effect Friday, April 18:
Closed in Anne Arundel and Carroll counties, and in Baltimore City and Annapolis.
Open in Baltimore, Frederick, Harford and Howard counties.
Open in all jurisdictions....