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National Aquarium Baltimore

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  • Cool July, hot Orioles, and nothing's better

    Cool July, hot Orioles, and nothing's better
    My good walk began after an early supper: a short Jersey Boy from Isabella's in Little Italy. The Jersey Boy is an incredible little sandwich (grilled Italian sausage with rapini, and peppery cheese on six inches of baguette) heated in the brick oven in...
  • Aquarium's annual dolphin count in Ocean City hindered by weather

    Aquarium's annual dolphin count in Ocean City hindered by weather
    Dozens of volunteers showed up for the National Aquarium's annual dolphin count Friday morning in Ocean City but the sun was a no-show, leading to nearly zero visibility of the mammals from shore. Chuck Erbe, a 12-year volunteer coordinator from Ocean...
  • Obama proposes initiative on tracking fish

    Obama proposes initiative on tracking fish
    — The Obama administration announced Tuesday an initiative to track every fish sold in the United States — a move designed to crack down on illegal fishing, mislabeling of seafood and related problems. Secretary of State John Kerry, who is...
  • Swans, bungalows, waterfalls - all on a row house

    Swans, bungalows, waterfalls - all on a row house
    Walking through the air-conditioned Meeting House Gallery to see the exhibit "Picture Windows: The Painted Screens of Baltimore," you'll find yourself thinking about a distant era when un-air-conditioned houses baked in the summer sun. Rowhouse...
  • Track seafood supply to eliminate fraud [Commentary]

    Track seafood supply to eliminate fraud [Commentary]
    At the State Department's "Our Ocean" conference last week, President Barack Obama announced new plans to tackle seafood fraud and illegal fishing. Increased transparency and traceability of the seafood supply chain is a critical next step in sustaining...
  • For Maryland nonprofits, time is money

    For Maryland nonprofits, time is money
    Dozens of low-income middle schoolers at Baltimore's St. Ignatius Loyola Academy are getting a head start on money management, thanks to Legg Mason employees. Volunteers from the Baltimore-based money management firm regularly visit the Jesuit boys'...
  • National Aquarium expanding sustainable-seafood efforts

    National Aquarium expanding sustainable-seafood efforts
    The National Aquarium will expand its sustainable seafood efforts with a new endowed program, it announced on Monday. The National Aquarium Sustainable Seafood Program will include enhanced education programs for consumers about sustainable seafood...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, July 6 First Sunday Arts Festival The event from noon to 5 p.m. will feature crafts, artists, music, street performers and sidewalk dining in the first block of West Street and Calvert Street in Annapolis. Free. Information: 410-741-3267 or...
  • Artists restoring iconic Russell Street whale mural

    Artists restoring iconic Russell Street whale mural
    Two decades worth of rain, sun, wind and dirt had so faded and chipped the mural of life-size whales that many of the thousands of daily commuters who travel the busy section of Russell Street likely didn't notice the massive piece of art. "Extinct...
  • Free the dolphins [Letter]

    Free the dolphins [Letter]
    Dolphins have evolved over millions of years to roam the oceans. These intelligent animals should not be confined to a concrete tank for our entertainment ("National Aquarium's dolphin question at center of animal welfare debate," May 18). Children as...
  • The dolphin problem [Editorial]

    The dolphin problem  [Editorial]
    At noon on Saturday, a group of activists is scheduled to gather outside the National Aquarium in Baltimore as part of a world-wide "Empty the Tanks" protest against what organizers decry as the exploitation of dolphins for public entertainment. The...
  • Aquarium's dolphins should be moved to ocean sanctuaries [Letter]

    Aquarium's dolphins should be moved to ocean sanctuaries [Letter]
    We applaud the National Aquarium in Baltimore for considering closing its dolphin exhibition and moving its eight dolphins to a seaside sanctuary to live out the rest of their lives ("National Aquarium asks for feedback on dolphins, future plans," May 17)...