| May 9, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Baltimore used to be a town of colorful public characters.
One of them, my father, passed away 40 years ago today. Sam Shapiro was often described as a "perennial" candidate — for mayor in 1967 and 1971 and House of Representatives in 1968 and...
| May 11, 2013
| 9:30 AM
The obituary for Richard E. Hug (May 7) fell far short of honoring the legacy of a man who dedicated so many years to helping make Baltimore's non-profits better able to fulfill their missions.
While the obit focused on Dick's political fundraising,...
| May 9, 2013
| 2:31 PM
The National Aquarium in Washington will close this fall as a nearby building is renovated, and some of the 1,500 animals will be sent to Baltimore, aquarium officials said Thursday.
In an email to aquarium members, John Racanelli, CEO of the National...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 3:33 PM
More than 100 gloved volunteers, some in boots and others in waist-high waders, streamed along narrow paths and historic sea walls Saturday in a secluded nook of wetlands just south of Fort McHenry, their eyes scanning for trash or the perfect spot to...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 10:50 AM
Cars began lining up before 7 a.m. to get into the parking lots at M&T Bank Stadium for the shuttle bus ride to Fort McHenry and the Blue Angels air show.
Yellow school buses stretched from Camden Yards to beyond the football stadium to handle the...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:44 AM
Baltimore will launch its commemoration of the War of 1812 by land, sea and air this week, starting with parachute jumps into Camden Yards and a parade of tall ships into the harbor. The history-filled week features music, fireworks and an air show over...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 9:15 PM
| Mar 15, 2012
| 11:46 AM
The National Aquarium in Baltimore's Inner Harbor is redesigning its dolphin show — and its admission prices.
Beginning May 4, the "timed, limited-access and separately priced [dolphin] shows" will be eliminated and replaced by all-day access to...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 5:37 AM
This schedule will be in effect Monday:
Open in Anne Arundel County, Annapolis, Frederick, Harford and Howard counties.
Closed in Baltimore City; Baltimore and Carroll counties.
Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll,...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 8:34 AM
William Donald Schaefer would have loved Maryland Day this year.
It's all about him!
A year after of his death, Maryland Historical Society will celebrate Schaefer's memory Thursday with a roast.
They'll also be showing off a few Schaefer artifacts...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 3:33 AM
Owen Daly II, who served in the Navy during two wars and was a top executive at two Baltimore-based banks, died Thursday of heart failure at his Lutherville home. He was 87.
Mr. Daly was born in Denver, Colo., and attended the Gilman School in Baltimore,...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 10:06 AM
It was a swimmer’s version of a busman’s holiday: During some rare time off last week from her intense training at Baltimore’s Meadowbrook pool, Allison Schmitt decided to visit ... the National Aquarium.
“When I saw the dolphins,...