| Oct 6, 2013
At least 100 federal workers usually crowd the Salsa Grill in Woodlawn for lunch. By Friday, the fourth day of the partial federal government shutdown, their numbers dwindled to three.
The Peruvian eatery — across from the Social Security...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:27 AM
While some of his teenage peers spent their summers hanging out at the pool and playing sports, Catonsville resident Patrick McMann spent his past three vacations from school cleaning cages and working with wild animals.
Late last month, his efforts...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 2:22 PM
The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore announced the "bittersweet" news Thursday that its first-ever lion cubs had been born, but their mother had died of birth complications.
Lioness Badu, just 31/2 years old, went into labor and gave birth to two cubs, a male...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 11:28 AM
When it comes to Super Bowl XLVII, it seems everyone is willing to put some skin in the game. Or at least a little ego. (Yes, we're talking about you, Mayor Hancock.)
The bets for - and against - the Baltimore Ravens are piling up. And it's not just in...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 8:15 PM
Eileen Abato, a retired department store fashion director who became an advocate for AIDS awareness, died of leukemia Thursday at the Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Towson resident was 69.
Born Eileen Mary Wible in a Philadelphia suburb, she grew up in...
| 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...
| Jul 11, 2013
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•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 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...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 3:10 AM
Susan Coyle of Abingdon recently won a Zookeeper for a Day Giveaway for her 2-year-old granddaughter, Cadence, that was sponsored by the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore and College Savings Plans of Maryland.
As "Zookeeper for a Day," Cadence and her guests...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 5:04 PM
A new species of lemur has arrived at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, adding to a multi-species collection that has also grown in other ways recently.
Alexander and Fern, the two new ring-tailed lemurs, are the first of their kind at the zoo, which also...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 5:37 AM
This schedule will be in effect Monday:
Open in Anne Arundel County, Annapolis, Frederick, Harford and Howard counties.
Closed in Baltimore City; Baltimore and Carroll counties.
Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll,...
| 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...