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National Aquarium Wants to Bring Nature Back to Inner Harbor

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jan 28, 2016 1:22pm

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Rendering courtesy National Aquarium/Ayers Saint Gross

The National Aquarium’s location right on the harbor has always been fitting for an institution dedicated to marine life. Over the next three years, the Aquarium plans to create a new “environmental district” that makes Inner Harbor itself a connecting point to the natural world. Read More →

Featured, Food & Drink, Inner Harbor

Yard House, Restaurant for Beer Buffs, to Open Harborplace Location

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Dec 09, 2015 8:35am

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The California-based restaurant chain Yard House is looking to expand its East Coast presence, and they’ve chosen Harborplace in Baltimore as their first Maryland location, the Baltimore Business Journal reports. Read More →

Food & Drink, Inner Harbor, Lifeline

German Traditions, Bacon Jams Among Offerings at Inner Harbor Christmas Village

0 Written by: | Friday, Dec 04, 2015 3:47pm

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photo courtesy Christmas Village

catch of the day fish (2)German American weekend at Baltimore’s German Christmas Village is upon us. For once, indulging a brat during the holidays isn’t a bad thing. Read More →

Featured, Inner Harbor, Lifeline

Mr. Trash Wheel Gets an Eye Test

1 Written by: | Friday, Oct 30, 2015 3:38pm

photo via Healthy Harbor Initiative

photo via Healthy Harbor Initiative

Mr. Trash Wheel was once blind, but now he can see. Read More →

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Tom Clancy’s Baltimore Penthouse Is For Sale

0 Written by: | Thursday, Oct 29, 2015 9:09am

Don't spill anything in Tom Clancy's house.

Don’t spill anything in Tom Clancy’s house.

Got $12 million to spare and a hankering for some swanky Baltimore real estate? Then I have a listing for you. Read More →

Inner Harbor, Lifeline

The Patapsco is Set to Get 5 Million New Oysters in 5 Years

0 Written by: | Thursday, Oct 22, 2015 3:30pm

Patricia Campbell oyster restoration boat (CBF)

Patricia Campbell oyster restoration boat (CBF)

In Maryland, oysters are normally associated with the Chesapeake Bay. But, much closer to Baltimore, the Patapsco also once enjoyed a bumper of bivalve. Over the next five years, a pair of environmental groups are looking to resurrect the oyster habitat. Read More →

Canton, Featured, Inner Harbor, Lifeline, Mt. Vernon

Baltimore Street Dancer’s Identity Revealed!

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015 10:08am

Mills could usually be seen dancing in the Inner Harbor

Mills could usually be seen dancing in the Inner Harbor

If you’ve been captivated by a mysterious dancer who was popping up in various Baltimore neighborhoods over the past several weeks, moving to the music on her iPod, you should know that she just moved all the way to Michigan. She recently ramped up her one-person serial flash mobs as her way of saying goodbye to the city. Read More →

Featured, Inner Harbor, Lifeline

Python Scooped Up By Inner Harbor Water Wheel

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Aug 05, 2015 3:44pm

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Python, post Water Wheel (photo: Waterfront Partnership)

The giant, solar-powered water wheel in Inner Harbor is designed to collect trash. But you never what it’s going to turn up. After last night’s thunderstorm, staffers found a python looking to dry out. Read More →

Inner Harbor, Money & Power, Sponsored Post

Sparking Change: Baltimore’s Growing Startup Community

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Aug 04, 2015 10:00am

Spark Reception

As any self-respecting capitalist knows, startups are the secret sauce of successful economies. They provide innovation in industries that have become stale; they seek out gaps in the market place and fulfill them; and now they use technology to accomplish their goals. The public perception about startups reads from a logline of Silicon Valley or The Social Network—we’ve been treated to years of 20-something college dropouts becoming the faces of billion dollar companies while the rest of the startup world angles to raise more money for their passion project. Read More →

Canton, Featured, Giving, Inner Harbor, Lifeline

Funds Being Raised for Another Trash-Removing Water Wheel

1 Written by: | Friday, Jul 17, 2015 9:18am

Before/after Harbor photo via @MrTrashWheel

Before/after Harbor photo via @MrTrashWheel

The Inner Harbor’s trash-filtering water wheel was a $800,000 investment in keeping Baltimore’s most prominent waterway free of trash and debris. One year in, it’s paid off in spades, capturing as many as 19 tons of gunk in one day, and even winning a starring role in a Ford commercial. There are 6 million fewer cigarette butts in the Inner Harbor thanks to this guy. Read More →

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