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  • Cap on ticket fees would hurt Baltimore

    Cap on ticket fees would hurt Baltimore
    I am writing to respond to recent letters to the editor regarding City Council Bill 12-0239 and to express support for amendments to put forth by Councilwoman Rikki Spector ("Council fumbles Ticketmaster fees," July 5). The Greater Baltimore Cultural...
  • National Aquarium's annual dolphin count begins Friday

    National Aquarium's annual dolphin count begins Friday
    Make the most of your beach vacation by volunteering for a good cause.  Join the National Aquarium for the Annual Maryland Dolphin Count on Friday in Ocean City. The free event takes place from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.  and uses volunteers to help determine...
  • Humpback whales spotted off coast of Ocean City

    Humpback whales spotted off coast of Ocean City
    The ocean is full of life and if you’re lucky you get to see it when you visit the shore. Some parasailers in Ocean City got very lucky last Sunday when they spotted a humpback whale playing in the water below them. “The boats were in the...
  • Ocean City area dolphin count rebounds

    Ocean City area dolphin count rebounds
    Dolphin sightings off Maryland's Atlantic beaches have rebounded after a dismal tally last summer. Volunteers and staff of the National Aquarium spotted 113 of the marine mammals during their annual count Friday, up from just 31 seen this time last...
  • For Baltimore zoo and its penguins, a new era is at hand

    For Baltimore zoo and its penguins, a new era is at hand
    As a blazing sun beat down on the city Tuesday, Rock Island — the moated exhibit at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore where African penguins zip through cool, shallow waters — seemed a good place to be. But the Druid Hill Park enclosure is...
  • Federal government struggles to unload surplus property

    Federal government struggles to unload surplus property
    Two years after the Obama administration relaunched an effort to get rid of surplus federal buildings, almost all of the excess property identified in Maryland remains in government hands, a review by The Baltimore Sun has found. Red tape, lack of...
  • Aquarium puts out cheeky announcement of puffin birth

    Aquarium puts out cheeky announcement of puffin birth
    It's not a prince, but a puffin. Amid the craze surrounding the royal birth this week in Britain of Prince William and Kate Middleton's son, the National Aquarium in Baltimore on Wednesday put out a cheeky announcement of another birth — a new...
  • Maryland Science Center to spend $3.15 million on new exhibits

    Maryland Science Center to spend $3.15 million on new exhibits
    By the end of September, Maryland Science Center visitors will be able to stop by The Shed for lessons on bicycle repair or a tutorial on soldering or some other hands-on class. They'll have a chance to sit under a state-of-the-art digital sky in the...
  • Seven dead dolphins found on Md. shores in 'alarming' Mid-Atlantic trend

    Seven dead dolphins found on Md. shores in 'alarming' Mid-Atlantic trend
    Seven bottlenose dolphins have washed up dead on Maryland shores in recent weeks, part of a larger mystery along the Mid-Atlantic coast, where alarmed scientists are working to find the cause of more than 120 dolphin deaths since June. The seven dolphin...
  • Aquarium's blacktip reef sharks welcomed into new home

    Aquarium's blacktip reef sharks welcomed into new home
    A dozen sharks were spied in Baltimore waters Monday. Their arrival was greeted with smiles and much applause. The first of 20 blacktip reef sharks that will be calling Baltimore's National Aquarium home were released into their new digs Monday. The...
  • Artists' Gallery wants to color your response

     Artists' Gallery wants to color your response
    Assertive colors grab your attention in the group exhibit "Local Color 2013" at the Artists' Gallery. It doesn't hurt that the artistic subject matter merits such bright treatment. For a burst of pure color, have a look at Etarae Weinstein's quilt...
  • 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...