| Aug 1, 2012
A planned $12.5 million coral reef exhibit will be the first step toward a rejuvenated National Aquarium, officials said this week.
The Wings in the Water exhibit, the centerpiece of the Pier 3 Pavilion and a home for rays, sharks and other large fish,...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 10:44 AM
Chefs are getting ready to throw down their best crab dishes at the Crab Bash.
On Tuesday night, 10 regional chefs will compete in a Best Crab Dish contest at the third annual Crab Bash hosted by the B&O American Brasserie and the Hotel Monaco Baltimore....
| Sep 13, 2012
| 4:30 AM
A recent article described so clearly the value of the Inner Harbor and how it is a 365-day experience ("Ships or cars?" Sept. 8). No trees to cut down, no road closures, no barriers to put up — and no sorting out the finances (or lack thereof)...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 1:32 PM
Call it Langermann's Junior. The same team behind Langermann's in Canton — chef Neal Langermann and partners David McGill and Mark Lasker — have opened a new restaurant, just south of Federal Hill, in South Baltimore. The location, 1542...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 7:32 PM
Benjamin C. Whitten, a prominent Baltimore educator and community activist who served as president of the Baltimore Urban League, died Sept. 21 of cancer at Good Samaritan Hospital. The Morgan Park resident was 89.
"Ben was a true giant in the...
| 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...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 1:16 PM
For beachgoers, seeing dolphins in the water off Ocean City is always a treat, but this year's annual dolphin count came up short, which could mean getting a glimpse of the animals may be more difficult.
The National Aquarium Marine Animal Rescue Program...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 2:07 PM
A recent Towson High School graduate's passion for marine biology has netted him a little extra scholarship money for college from the Maryland Saltwater Sportfisherman's Association.
And when he begins classes in the fall at the University of Miami,...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 5:23 PM
Going block by block, crews in bucket trucks are converting 70,000 city streetlights from sodium vapor lights to long-lasting, energy-saving LEDs.
The bright side: Baltimore expects to reap an annual savings of $1.9 million on its electric bill and $275,...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 6:57 PM
Although organizers of this year's Grand Prix of Baltimore got a late start — taking over with a little more than 100 days to spare — they say the event will run more smoothly because of lessons learned from last year.
Over the past few...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 6:13 AM
The National Aquarium resumes its Fresh Thoughts series on Sept. 25 with Chris Becker, executive chef, and Omar Semidey, chef de cuisine, of the soon-to-be opened Fleet Street Kitchen.
Fresh Thoughts: A Sustainable Seafood Series features educational...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 11:35 AM
The National Aquarium announced Monday that it would issue a special Grand Prix-week ticket that will allow guests to visit the venue as many times as they like for seven consecutive days.
The seven-day ticket can be purchased online at aqua.org or at...