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Developer Recommended for Five City-Owned Properties on Howard Street

0 Written by: | Thursday, May 25, 2017 2:49pm

Five vacant buildings along Howard Street would be recycled as “Howard Row,” a mixed-use development containing 39 market-rate apartments and five storefronts at street level, under a plan selected today by the Baltimore Development Corporation.

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Downtown, Lifeline

More Bus-Only Lanes Coming to Downtown Baltimore

0 Written by: | Wednesday, May 10, 2017 2:20pm

Photo via MTA

Nine new bus lanes are coming to downtown Baltimore and surrounding neighborhoods this summer as part of the state’s planned overhaul of the city’s bus system.

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Culture, Downtown, Featured

After 18 Months, the Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower is Getting its Hands Back

0 Written by: | Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 2:35pm

Photo via Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower website

A $1.9 million effort to repair the clock atop Baltimore’s Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower is nearing completion, with the clock hands scheduled to return to the four giant clock faces next week.

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Last Day – Jump into STEM Learning with “STEM in Spring” Activities at Port Discovery!

0 Written by: | Monday, Apr 17, 2017 11:00am

Children can learn about Science, Technology, Math, and Engineering (STEM) through dozens of playful learning activities during spring break week at Port Discovery Children’s Museum!  Today is the last day to enjoy extended hours and special programming.

Visitors can learn about light through Glow Day activities, take part in “E-lite-tricity” workshops, build and launch satellites, create a robot in the Sylvan Learning robotics lab, make stained glass art, learn about space with NASA, and take part in many more exciting STEM activities.

Today’s STEM in Spring program highlights are included below. Full schedules are available on www.PortDiscovery.org. All STEM in Spring activities are free with museum admission.

 

Monday, April 17: Build & Launch a Satellite! Celebrate the last day of STEM in Spring with Port Discovery’s extended hours, Build and launch your own satellite, get up close with animals and learn about wildlife at the Wildlife Adventures Petting Zoo, enjoy an interactive science show from Eric Energy, and much more on the final day of STEM in Spring. 

 

About Port Discovery Children’s Museum 

As the premier children’s museum in the mid-Atlantic, Port Discovery Children’s Museum educates children and inspires life-long curiosity. Our play-to-learn philosophy opens the door for children to discover and explore the world around them and to lead smarter, healthier, more engaged lives. The Museum, a 501(c)(3) non-profit institution, offers 3 floors of educational, interactive exhibits and programs and is ranked among the Top 10 Children’s Museums in the United States by Fodor’s Travel, Forbes and Parents Magazine. To learn more, visit www.portdiscovery.org.

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Jump into STEM Learning with “STEM in Spring” Activities at Port Discovery – Don’t Miss It!

0 Written by: | Monday, Apr 10, 2017 10:00am

Children can learn about Science, Technology, Math, and Engineering (STEM) through dozens of playful learning activities during spring break week at Port Discovery Children’s Museum!  Enjoy extended hours and special programming today through Monday, April 17th. Read More →

Culture, Downtown, Lifeline, Sponsored Post

Lab@LightCity Update: Social Entrepreneurs, Activists, Thinkers, and Writers to Explore Together How to Build a More Equitable and Responsible Society

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Apr 05, 2017 10:30am

Thursday, April 6: SocialLab@LightCity

Gather with social entrepreneurs, activists, thinkers, and writers to explore, together, how to build a more equitable and responsible society. Discussion topics include: Business and its impact on communities, Perceptions of Blackness and the affect on student development and society as a whole, Young leaders disrupting the status quo, New Perspectives on Re-Entry and Recidivism. Read More →

Downtown, Featured, Food & Drink

Lord Baltimore Hotel’s Skybar Reopens on April 21

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Apr 04, 2017 11:26am

Photo via Lord Baltimore Hotel

The one-of-a-kind 19th-story Skybar will open its doors once again in a little over two weeks.

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Downtown, Kid's Stuff, Sponsored Post

Jump into STEM Learning with “STEM in Spring” Activities at Port Discovery

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Apr 04, 2017 11:00am

Children can learn about Science, Technology, Math, and Engineering (STEM) through dozens of playful learning activities during spring break week at Port Discovery Children’s Museum!  Enjoy extended hours and special programming from Saturday, April 8th through Monday, April 17th. Read More →

Downtown, Money & Power

State Officials Commemorate Oriole Park’s 25th Anniversary with Party in Camden Station’s Lower Levels

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Apr 04, 2017 10:06am

Gov. Larry Hogan speaks at the podium at a party in Camden Station.

State officials marked Oriole Park’s 25th anniversary yesterday by reopening the lower levels of Camden Station to visitors for the first time in 18 months for a party.

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Public Safety Town Hall Planned with Police Commissioner Kevin Davis, State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby

0 Written by: | Friday, Mar 31, 2017 4:24pm

A Baltimore nonprofit has organized a community town hall for next Tuesday with two of the city’s top public safety officials to try to alleviate residents’ concerns about crime.

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