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  • Maryland Family Readers' Choice Awards | The winners

    Maryland Family Readers' Choice Awards | The winners
    The votes are in! Here are the winners of the Maryland Family Readers’ Choice Awards 2013: Best story time Irvine Nature Center (Owings Mills) explorenature.org Honorable Mention: Howard County Library Miller Branch (Ellicott City)...
  • Environment agencies delay Harbor Point work

    Environment agencies delay Harbor Point work
    Plans to build offices and condominiums at Harbor Point hit a new snag Friday as federal and state regulators rejected the developer's plans for protecting the public from toxic contamination in the ground during construction at the former factory site....
  • Small 'Women in Black' group got big change in Baltimore

    Small 'Women in Black' group got big change in Baltimore
    Most days, only a few women joined Betsy Cunningham's "Women in Black" anti-war protests. Sometimes she was all alone. Through heat, rain and snow, she and her black-clad companions stood silently on the corner of Pratt and Light streets near Baltimore's...
  • Planting time in Baltimore harbor

    Planting time in Baltimore harbor
    Baltimore's harbor may be too funky for swimming or fishing, but maybe a little gardening can help. Students from two city schools and some adult volunteers gathered at the National Aquarium Tuesday to "plant" some oysters in the Inner Harbor - not...
  • Mermaid Kiss evening at aquarium to benefit oyster restoration

    Mermaid Kiss evening at aquarium to benefit oyster restoration
    There are still tickets left for Mermaid Kiss: Oyster Fest 2013, the Oyster Recovery Partnership's Oct. 1 fundraiser at the National Aquarium. The event is a showcase of cuisine prepared by members of the organization’s Shell Recycling Alliance....
  • Coral confiscated at border donated to National Aquarium

    Coral confiscated at border donated to National Aquarium
    Endangered sea corals seized several months ago by federal border agents in Florida are now being used as educational tools in the National Aquarium's new blacktip reef shark exhibit. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the illegal shipment...
  • Masonville Cove named first urban wildlife refuge 'partnership'

    Masonville Cove named first urban wildlife refuge 'partnership'
    Masonville Cove, a reclaimed stretch of South Baltimore's industrial waterfront, has earned a new distinction -- the nation's first "urban wildlife refuge partnership." U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe was to announce the designation...
  • Baltimore's next challenge: Vacant properties

    Baltimore's next challenge: Vacant properties
    Baltimore is on the cusp of making once unimaginable progress in modernizing its obsolete public school facilities with more than $1 billion in investment over the next 10 years. Broad coalitions of supporters, feasible financing plans and the adoption of...
  • Baltimore aquarium welcomes Washington refugees

    Baltimore aquarium welcomes Washington refugees
    The new giant Pacific octopus at the National Aquarium in Baltimore had a rough Monday morning commute. Before he even got on the road, he turned from pink to dark red as he was placed into a plastic bag full of water, then into a white plastic foam...
  • 'Last hurrah' of jellyfish flood the Inner Harbor

    'Last hurrah' of jellyfish flood the Inner Harbor
    If you hurry, you can still catch a free wildlife show at the Inner Harbor. The Northwest Branch of the Patapsco River is alive with big, milky jellyfish swimming lazily about. I'd been hearing from folks about the jellies for the past week or so,...
  • Aquarium sets opening date for new shark exhibit

    Aquarium sets opening date for new shark exhibit
    The National Aquarium's new $12.5 million "Blacktip Reef" exhibit, a replica of an Indo-Pacific coral reef that replaces the "Wings in the Water" exhibit, will open July 10, officials announced Monday. Once it is completed, visitors will be able to view...
  • When stars drop in on Baltimore

    When stars drop in on Baltimore
    In the video for their breakthrough hit, "What Makes You Beautiful," the five Brit heartthrobs of One Direction cavort on the beach, looking wind-swept, clean-cut and ink-free. Yet, there they were — well, three of them, anyway — on a recent...