This plea is made to the suburbanites among us: If you have disengaged from Baltimore City, please consider re-engaging. My appeal is not based upon vague notions of virtuous acts. I appeal to nothing other than your self-interest.
Port Discovery Children’s Museum is slated to open two new immersive exhibits and several improved amenities in late spring of next year and will begin construction in January, according to a recent release.
The Baltimore Children and Youth Fund announced its first grant winners, who will share in a $12 million pot. The fund is designed in part to back organizations that might otherwise struggle to raise money.
Noontime New Year's Eve Celebration at Port Discovery Children's Museum features play inside a snow ball wonderland, music, dance, science activities and a noontime countdown with confetti and a balloon drop.
On Feb. 8, 1916, Thomas Tochtermann opened a bait shop on the first floor of his home at 1925 Eastern Avenue, hoping to make a few bucks. Folks bought it hook, line and sinker, so soon after, he began selling that stuff, too. One hundred years later, Tochterman's Fishing Tackle keeps reeling them in. Same locale, same family. Baseball Hall of Famer Ted Williams shopped here. So have U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski, former Orioles slugger Boog Powell and the late Gov. William Donald Schaefer.
The region came to a standstill by late Friday as the first snowflakes of a potentially historic winter storm fell and Marylanders expected to remain snowbound under 2 feet or more through the weekend.
Homer W. Schamp Jr., founding provost of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, that opened its doors to students in 1966, died Tuesday of complications from a stroke at the Edenwald Retirement Community in Towson. He was 92.