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  • Aquarium marks World Oceans Day

    Aquarium marks World Oceans Day
    Happy World Oceans Day - sort of.  Today marks the annual observance of the vast water bodies that cover nearly three-quarters of Earth's surface.  It's a time for taking stock. Oceans regulate our climate (El Nino and La Nina, anyone?) and feed us,...
  • 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,...
  • Merchants set records as Sailabration boosts city business

    Merchants set records as Sailabration boosts city business
    Jimmy's Restaurant in Fells Point ran out of hot dogs, potato salad and macaroni salad and scrambled to replenish all weekend as hordes of hungry Sailabration visitors jammed the popular diner. Even on Monday, as rain moved in after days of sunshine, the...
  • Urban farm raising greens, jobs

    Urban farm raising greens, jobs
    Farming in the city doesn't need a lot of land — and sometimes not even arable land. On a South Baltimore parking lot, inside six plastic-covered greenhouses, a handful of urban farmers are raising a cornucopia of greens in a thin layer of...
  • Evidence seized under search warrant in Howard animal abuse case ruled admissible

    A Howard County woman facing abuse and cruelty charges after 40 dead animals were found in her Columbia townhouse lost a bid Thursday to have critical evidence thrown out. The lawyer for Elizabeth M. Lindenau — who faces 69 counts of animal...
  • From Scores to a mechanical bull, sailors delight in Baltimore's charms

    From Scores to a mechanical bull, sailors delight in Baltimore's charms
    It didn't take Canadian seaman Richard Thompson long to get quite a bit of Baltimore under his shiny gold belt. Tapas at Harborplace. Shopping for sunglasses. And a beery romp with some American sailors at Power Plant Live that left him with a different...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for cloudy conditions in the Baltimore area, with a slight chance of showers, a high near 75 and south winds between 7 and 9 miles per hour. The chance of precipitation is 20 percent. TRAFFIC Check our traffic updates for...
  • Rare blue lobster caught in Ocean City

    Rare blue lobster caught in Ocean City
    You've heard of once in a blue moon, but what about once in a blue lobster? The crew of The Potluck fishing boat came up with a sparkling catch last week off the shores of Ocean City: a rare blue lobster. Capt. John Gourley brought in the blue lobster...
  • Like/Dislike: Kyle Mays, National Aquarium

    Like/Dislike: Kyle Mays, National Aquarium
    You'd think that almost being bitten by a 9-foot-long python would turn Kyle Mays running for the door. But for some reason, the Woodberry resident has continued working at Baltimore's National Aquarium for five years. "I have always wanted to work...
  • Got kids and no power? Here's some activity ideas to keep cool

    Got kids and no power? Here's some activity ideas to keep cool
    The forecast isn't pretty, with highs predicted in the high 90s, and thousands of people are without power. What's a parent to do to keep cool? Here's a roundup of some places with air conditioning that are open (subject to change, of course, and...
  • Blue lobster caught off Md. coast on display in D.C.

    Blue lobster caught off Md. coast on display in D.C.
    A rare blue lobster caught off the coast of Ocean City is now on display at the National Aquarium in Washington. Aquarium officials say the blue lobster is a 1-in-2-million exception to the reddish-brown shade of most lobsters. The lobster was caught in...
  • Mayor Schaefer musical gets second reading

    Mayor Schaefer musical gets second reading
    William Donald Schaefer sang Baltimore's praises loudly, so it's only fitting that a new musical should be singing his. The title of "Do It Now!" — music by Baltimore Symphony Orchestra member Jonathan Jensen, book by Baltimore-born playwright Rich...