| Sep 13, 2014
| 4:08 PM
The clouds didn't exactly part for the Blue Angels, but they lifted just enough Saturday afternoon, the rain stopped, and suddenly three F/A-18 Hornets soared past in tight formation over the southeast edge of the Inner Harbor — the show was on...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 11:33 AM
Nice to see that singer Demi Lovato did more while she was in town than just wow 'em from the Baltimore Arena stage Saturday night.
Lovato, who kicked off her first world tour with a concert at the arena Saturday night, also paid a visit to the National...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 3:15 AM
"Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!"
That line from "The Wizard of Oz" may have been a fearful refrain, but it also captures some of the awe and wonder humans share when regarding beasts in the wild or at a zoo.
That sense of wonder is apparent in the...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 3:06 PM
A new exhibit will open next spring at the National Aquarium featuring horseshoe crabs and moon jellies among waves, beaches and dunes, the Inner Harbor attraction announced Monday.
The $5.5 million "Living Seashore" exhibit, which will span 2,700 square...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 4:04 PM
First, let me acknowledge the following: The Baltimore harbor is still too polluted, too many Baltimoreans still throw too much trash in the street; we need better results from the city's public schools and more involved parents of school-age kids; we...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 8:09 AM
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...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:06 PM
Ari'Yonna Vrathwaite thought she would be a music producer when she grew up, until she started attending a program at the National Aquarium this week. Now, the program that gets students involved in research about the Chesapeake Bay watershed has given...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 11:49 AM
The sixth annual Orioles Pet Calendar benefitting the Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS) will go on sale August 12, and five players will be on-hand to sign calendars at the shelter that day.
J.J. Hardy, Tommy Hunter, David Lough, Bud...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 10:27 AM
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...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 6:32 AM
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'...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 2:50 PM
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...
| Jul 4, 2014
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...