| Feb 5, 2014
| 4:59 AM
We'll continue to update this list of cultural and commercial institutions shutting down or opening late. If you know of additional closings, please note in the comments field.
B&O Railroad Museum is closed.
Geppi's Entertainment Museum will close...
| 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...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 10:29 AM
Dolly, a female African elephant at the Maryland Zoo, was humanely euthanized on March 16.
Dolly spent Saturday normally interacting with other elephants in the zoo's herd but on Sunday morning was found lying in the barn, which was inconsistent with...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 5:50 AM
Now that the holidays are over, and the looming Super Bowl doesn't seem to be as big a deal around here as it was last year, you have time to do some exploring in the historic district. Bring the family down to the B&O Railroad Museum, Ellicott City...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 12:36 PM
As snow started to fall across Maryland, highway officials urged people to stay off the roads, schools and offices closed, and flights were delayed. By early afternoon, multiple accidents and backups were reported throughout the area.
| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:22 AM
Residents across Maryland haven't felt the last wintry bite of the snow that lashed the state Tuesday: Its impact will linger through the weekend due to frigid temperatures.
Much of the snow, which measured 7 inches at BWI Tuesday night and topped 11...