| Sep 30, 2012
| 12:54 PM
Michelle Damareck's 3-year-old daughter has been singing "The Itsy-Bitsy Spider" in Hebrew, and her 5-year-old son has been learning the lessons of the Ten Commandments, thanks to a program that delivers Jewish-themed books and CDs to their home every...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 5:00 AM
The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore has paid the majority of its $130,000 overdue water bill, city records show.
Jane Ballentine, a spokeswoman for the zoo, alerted The Sun to the payment this weekend.
"The checks have cleared, so we consider the water bill...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 12:45 PM
I am always bemused and bewildered when the Maryland Zoo is included in articles about delinquent water bills ("Businesses behind in water bills by millions," Aug. 12). The zoo has paid its water bills on time for the past five years.
The only time there...
| Apr 14, 2011
| 2:55 PM
Zoe, a 16-year-old giraffe at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, died Thursday after receiving anesthesia during a medical procedure. The reticulated giraffe was a favorite of visitors who occasionally were allowed to feed her
"We are stunned by the sudden...
| May 8, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Here’s a twist on buying Mother’s Day gifts, whether a meal out or a box of chocolates.
Pick from more than 2,600 online retailers and dozens of Baltimore area restaurants that make a donation to a favorite nonprofit charity for every...
| Nov 8, 2010
| 4:22 AM
Ravens Walk, located on the walkway between Oriole Park at Camden Yards and M&T Bank Stadium is intended to give a tailgating experience for fans who aren't tailgating. That would be the thousands who are arriving on foot or by......
| Jun 21, 2011
| 12:58 PM
Submit notices via email:
firstname.lastname@example.org; fax: 410-332-6336; or mail: Baltimore Messenger, 501 N. Calvert St., 3rd Floor, Baltimore, MD 21278. Include sponsor or host, date, time, address of event, contact name and phone number. Deadline is...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 4:13 PM
Don't look now, but Maryland's state insect is fluttering away.
The Baltimore Checkerspot butterfly, named for the state's founding Calvert family, has dwindled to just a handful of places, mostly in Western Maryland. Experts worry that the butterfly,...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 12:38 PM
This schedule will be in effect Monday:
Government offices and courts: Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Frederick, Harford and Howard counties.
Libraries Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Frederick, Harford and...
| Jul 10, 2011
| 9:49 PM
For many Harry Potter fans, this week marks the end of an era.
Fanatics will begin queuing outside movie theaters on Thursday, July 14, for midnight showings of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part II," the final chapter in an eight-film series...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 3:41 PM
It's difficult to imagine an animal less likely to draw admiring crowds at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore.
A homely giant salamander that hides under rocks, slimes its enemies when threatened, and goes by such aliases as snot otter, devil dog and...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 12:36 PM
If you've been to the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, you've probably seen the Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory — that big glass building with a curvilinear roof and cupola. So has Alan Stein.
Stein, the director of architecture, founder and...