Amateur paleontologist and Laurel Dinosaur Park volunteer Dave Hacker, of Bowie, said volunteer paleontologists searched in vain all summer for the top half of a dinosaur tooth discovered last June. In September, an elementary school student found the missing piece when it finally surfaced. Paleontologist Peter Kranz — who conducts programs at Dinosaur Park — said that 5-year-old Grace Johnson found a partial tibia of a flesh-eating dinosaur on a field trip he conducted last summer
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Tuesday at Fort McHenry the schedule of events for Star-Spangled Summer, the sprawling, noisy, multimillion-dollar celebration the city will host through September to commemorate the 200th birthday of the National Anthem.
Environmental regulators said Wednesday that construction on the Harbor Point project could begin by the end of the month, after they approved a plan to measure air quality at the toxic former factory site.
Started in the late 1970s but rooted in a much older Baltimore tradition, the city's water taxis are shedding their reputation as a summertime option solely for tourists, becoming a viable year-round option for city residents and downtown commuters as well.
No one's sure how many weekend riders the MARC train will carry to and from Baltimore on its new expanded Saturday and Sunday service, but Charm City marketing experts and transportation officials expect to collect on the state's $46 million venture in more places than just the fare box.
Plans for redeveloping a former chromium factory site in Fells Point hit a new snag Friday, as federal and state regulators called for changes in the Harbor Point developer's plans for protecting the public from toxic contaminants in the ground during construction of an office building there for Exelon Corp.