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  • Harbor's trash starts in vacant lots [Letter]

    Harbor's trash starts in vacant lots [Letter]
    There are 26 outlets to the Baltimore Harbor, and most of these are from the neighborhoods that empty into it. The new trash interceptor is amazing ("New water wheel joins fight against harbor trash," May 6) but it will clean up only the Jones Falls...
  • Finding a new use for aquarium amphitheater part of dolphin debate

    Finding a new use for aquarium amphitheater part of dolphin debate
    If dolphins depart the National Aquarium, officials are contemplating what to do with the 1.2 million-gallon pool where the marine mammals have been on display for more than two decades. Among the possibilities: creating an underwater forest with...
  • Group urges National Aquarium to free dolphins

    Group urges National Aquarium to free dolphins
    When she was a girl, Jackie Burson said, she fell under the spell of dolphins while watching them on TV. She visited aquariums and theme parks to see them perform incredible tricks. "I used to love dolphin shows, too," she hollered through a bullhorn at...
  • Dr. Otis B. Michael, physician

    Dr. Otis B. Michael, physician
    Dr. Otis B. Michael, a retired physician and former chairman of the city's Commission on Aging, died of cancer May 2 at Seasons Hospice at Northwest Hospital Center. The Pikesville and Inner Harbor resident was 82. Born in Asheville, N.C., he was the son...
  • National Aquarium asks for feedback on dolphins, future plans

    National Aquarium asks for feedback on dolphins, future plans
    The National Aquarium in Baltimore is asking for feedback as it considers whether to keep the eight Atlantic bottlenose dolphins in its care or move them to an ocean-side sanctuary. The Inner Harbor anchor institution revealed plans this week to...
  • National Aquarium's dolphin question at center of animal welfare debate

    National Aquarium's dolphin question at center of animal welfare debate
    The big question facing Baltimore's National Aquarium — whether to keep Atlantic bottlenose dolphins in the amphitheater pool or release them to an ocean-side sanctuary — is the latest twist in the decades-long evolution of American zoos and...
  • Baltimore harbor earns failing water grades

    Baltimore harbor earns failing water grades
    Baltimore's harbor earned a failing grade for water quality in the latest assessment of its ecological health, despite fewer reported sewage overflows last year. Though the harbor's overall grade for 2013, to be released Wednesday, is down from a C-...
  • Everybody suffers when officers act like they're above the law [Commentary]

    Everybody suffers when officers act like they're above the law [Commentary]
    Three years ago, I joined six of my friends in passing out vegetarian recipes and information at the Inner Harbor. Baltimore City Police officers ordered us to stop and demanded that we leave the property, under threat of arrest. So last week, we sued...
  • National Aquarium expanding sustainable-seafood efforts

    National Aquarium expanding sustainable-seafood efforts
    The National Aquarium will expand its sustainable seafood efforts with a new endowed program, it announced on Monday. The National Aquarium Sustainable Seafood Program will include enhanced education programs for consumers about sustainable seafood...
  • Lesson of 1964 [Letter]

    Lesson of 1964 [Letter]
    Your front-page article detailing Baltimore's intimate connection to the Civil Rights Act of 1964 made for interesting reading ("Equality's struggles," June 28). Just look at Baltimore 50 years later. When you get past the Inner Harbor what do you see?...
  • Group from Jordan visits Baltimore

    Group from Jordan visits Baltimore
    Kamel Mahadin visited Baltimore 30 years ago as a graduate student studying landscape architecture at Louisiana State University. He returned Wednesday as the head of an ambitious, multibillion-dollar effort to build out Jordan's lone waterfront city into...
  • Westervelt leads Harford runners in race older than her [Running]

    Westervelt leads Harford runners in race older than her [Running]
    The Baltimore Women's Classic 5K turned 39 years old Sunday, still running strong with a field of 2,890 finishers. It is the second oldest continuously run women's race in the U.S. Sarah Westervelt, who is four years younger than the race, led Harford...