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  • Benjamin C. Whitten, city educator

    Benjamin C. Whitten, city educator
    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...
  • Spurring kids' knowledge of Judaism through reading, music

    Spurring kids' knowledge of Judaism through reading, music
    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...
  • City converts streetlights to energy-saving LEDs

    City converts streetlights to energy-saving LEDs
    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,...
  • Grand Prix of Baltimore aims to avoid problems of 2011 race

    Grand Prix of Baltimore aims to avoid problems of 2011 race
    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...
  • Few delays, headaches expected as Grand Prix course construction begins

    Few delays, headaches expected as Grand Prix course construction begins
    Organizers of the Grand Prix of Baltimore are working hard to avoid traffic delays as they begin the construction of the street course for the Labor Day weekend racing event in the city. A year ago, a series of road closures snarled traffic, disrupted...
  • Overhaul, new exhibit planned for National Aquarium

    Overhaul, new exhibit planned for National Aquarium
    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,...
  • Crab Bash benefit puts chefs in competition

    Crab Bash benefit puts chefs in competition
    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....
  • Fleet Street Kitchen chefs kick off aquarium's dining series

    Fleet Street Kitchen chefs kick off aquarium's dining series
    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...
  • National Aquarium offers ticket deal during Grand Prix

    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...
  • Fatherhood programs teach men to be dads

    Fatherhood programs teach men to be dads
    Malik Carter, 17, shared a slice of pizza with his 20-month-old son Makai, who was perched on his dad's lap during the pre-Father's Day celebration this week at the Bon Secours Community Support Center in Southwest Baltimore. As part of the festivities,...
  • Baltimore's A&E scene bursting with new projects

    Baltimore's A&E scene bursting with new projects
    Hurry up and finish, willya? That's becoming almost a rallying cry on the Baltimore arts and entertainment scene, as filmgoers, theater lovers, lounge lizards, even merry-go-round riders wait eagerly for new and refurbished venues to open. Some...
  • NOAA official joining National Aquarium

    NOAA official joining National Aquarium
    Eric Schwaab, a native Baltimorean who's spent the last three years in the federal government overseeing fisheries and coastal conservation efforts, is returning home to take a new post at the National Aquarium. Schwaab, 52, currently an acting...