| Jul 16, 2013
| 6:37 PM
As a blazing sun beat down on the city Tuesday, Rock Island — the moated exhibit at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore where African penguins zip through cool, shallow waters — seemed a good place to be.
But the Druid Hill Park enclosure is...
| Jul 11, 2013
10375 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia. 410-313-7800.
•All Together Now. Saturdays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. All ages; 30 minutes.
•C.S.I. Owl Pellets. July 31, 2 p.m. Use investigative skills to figure out what the owl ate....
| Jul 10, 2013
| 5:15 AM
I am writing to respond to recent letters to the editor regarding City Council Bill 12-0239 and to express support for amendments to put forth by Councilwoman Rikki Spector ("Council fumbles Ticketmaster fees," July 5). The Greater Baltimore Cultural...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 5:56 PM
For nearly 20 years, I watched a landmark stone house deteriorate. Once one of the proudest addresses in the city, the home of the Druid Hill Park superintendent and later the Maryland Zoo director became vacant.
Trees began growing through its windows...
| May 7, 2013
| 8:51 AM
Two Arabian camels who spend their summers in Baltimore are taking on passengers for short daytime trips past their penguin and elephant neighbors at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore for the next few months.
The one-humped animals, also known as...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 5:36 AM
An endangered lemur species native only to the island of Madagascar has grown its global population by one with the birth last month of Maximilian — the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore's newest Coquerel's sifaka.
The species (pronounced CAHK-ker-rells...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 5:18 PM
Area billboard companies are speaking out against a proposed tax introduced this week by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake.
In a hearing before the City Council's taxation committee Thursday, the global billboard firm Clear Channel Outdoor offered to give...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 11:01 AM
A popular 20-year-old female leopard that had lived at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore since 1995 was euthanized on Thursday morning after a battle with mammary cancer, according to zoo officials.
The leopard, Amari, came to Baltimore with a male...
| May 30, 2013
| 12:39 PM
Donald J. Artes, a Sinai Hospital pediatric respiratory therapist who was known as a skilled clinician and administrator, died May 24 of complications from an infection at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Fullerton resident was 54.
| May 28, 2013
| 6:45 AM
I want to both honor and condemn The Sun for its coverage of an issue that the average city citizen feels both perplexed and confused about. It's difficult for people to understand how they can be taxed with a Stormwater Utility Fee buried among 20 ballot...
| May 15, 2013
| 11:59 AM
May 29 has been dubbed 529 College Savings Day -- get it 5/29 and 529, as in the part of the tax code that allows the savings plan? -- and the College Savings Plans of Maryland (CSPM) is teaming up with the Maryland Zoo to promote awareness of the plans. ...
| May 8, 2013
| 5:03 PM
The results are in: Mount View Middle School rocked its Green Field Day on April 24.
Not only did the students raise $1,500 for the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore — and get to slime Assistant Principal Linda Monti as a reward — but they also...