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  • Spurring kids' knowledge of Judaism through reading, music

    Spurring kids' knowledge of Judaism through reading, music
    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...
  • Maryland Zoo pays its overdue water bill

    Maryland Zoo pays its overdue water bill
    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...
  • The zoo has paid its water bills

    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...
  • Zoe, one of the Maryland Zoo's three giraffes, dies

    Zoe, one of the Maryland Zoo's three giraffes, dies
    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...
  • Buy a Mother's Day meal or gift and support a favorite cause

    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...
  • On Ravens Walk, before the Miami game

     
    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......
  • Calendar of events from Baltimore Messenger

    Submit notices via email: messenger@patuxent.com; 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...
  • Volunteers try to restore Maryland's vanishing butterfly

    Volunteers try to restore Maryland's vanishing butterfly
    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,...
  • Independence Day schedule and closings

    This schedule will be in effect Monday: County offices 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...
  • Cockeysville woman hopes to keep Harry Potter's spirit alive

    Cockeysville woman hopes to keep Harry Potter's spirit alive
    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...
  • Hellbenders get new exhibit at Maryland Zoo

    Hellbenders get new exhibit at Maryland Zoo
    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...
  • Finding inspiration in the conservatory

    Finding inspiration in the conservatory
    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...