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Maryland Science Center

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  • Officials eye water taxi expansion amid growth of harbor neighborhoods

    Officials eye water taxi expansion amid growth of harbor neighborhoods
    About 5 p.m. on a recent afternoon, Kevin Leslie and Chris Zorn, both 28, hopped off a small boat onto a short pier at the Canton waterfront, headed for happy-hour drinks at nearby Claddagh Pub. The friends had met after work — Leslie at Wells...
  • MARC train weekend service begins

    MARC train weekend service begins
    Six-year-old Rey Powell sat next to his father, nose pressed against the window on the MARC train Saturday as he headed from Union Station in Washington to Penn Station in Baltimore aboard one of the system's first weekend trains. The two planned to grab...
  • Maryland Science Center, Salvation Army team up for coat drive

    Maryland Science Center, Salvation Army team up for coat drive
    From now until Christmas Eve, visitors to the Maryland Science Center’s "Mummies of the World" exhibit can receive discounted admission by participating in "Wrap a Family in Warmth," the Salvation’s Army’s coat and blanket drive.  ...
  • 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....
  • Leaps and bounds

    Leaps and bounds
    I t looks like the bastardized version of a gymnast's somersault, the parkour roll, but it's the most difficult parkour technique to master. In its own deceptive way, it's also the most dangerous. Start with the stance, a squatting position with the...
  • Mummies parade into museum

    Mummies parade into museum
    The dead are coming to Baltimore. Not, unfortunately, the Grateful kind, or the living kind that seem to be all the rage these days. Instead, the dead arriving in Baltimore are genuinely dead — 45 human and animal mummies that will be taking up...
  • 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...
  • Full Hunter's Moon appears Friday night

    Full Hunter's Moon appears Friday night
    Watch the Full Hunter's Moon arrive Friday night, from your backyard or along with planets and stars at the Maryland Science Center's observatory. The moon will appear at its largest and brightest in the sky at 7:38 p.m., while it is still relatively...
  • Sailabration drew more than 1.5 million visitors

    Sailabration drew more than 1.5 million visitors
    Baltimore's weeklong Star-Spangled Sailabration in June drew more than 1.5 million people — some 435,000 from out of state — and had an estimated $166 million in economic impact on the metro area, according to a study released Thursday by...
  • Heat indices approach 110 degrees Thursday amid poor air quality

    Heat indices approach 110 degrees Thursday amid poor air quality
    Temperatures rose to the mid-90s across the Baltimore area -- with heat indices approaching 110 degrees in some areas -- Thursday afternoon as much of the nation bakes under a heat wave. Little cooling came overnight in the city, with an early morning...
  • Maritime museum efforts enhance the community [Editorial]

    Maritime museum efforts enhance the community [Editorial]
    Harford County is home to an abundance of museums, and Havre de Grace is home to an especially large concentration of them. For many years, the two most high profile museums were the Havre de Grace Decoy Museum and the recently defunct Army Ordnance...
  • Heat prompts school closings, energy savings, but sharp swing to fall weather awaits

    Heat prompts school closings, energy savings, but sharp swing to fall weather awaits
    A burst of heat and humidity prompted early school closings and electricity-saving measures across the region Wednesday, but a snap back to fall-like weather lies ahead Friday and through the weekend. Temperatures surged to highs of 95 degrees at...