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The Urban Pirates Are Bringing Warm Meals to Sailors Stranded in the Harbor

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Courtesy Urban Pirates/Facebook
Courtesy Urban Pirates/Facebook

During the warmer months, you may have been lucky enough to spot a pirate ship carrying tourists and partying adults around the Inner Harbor. The pirate hosts have now stopped offering those excursions with cold weather moving in, but they’ve stayed busy this month delivering some good eats to the unfortunate souls stranded aboard the Newlead Granadino.

Baltimore Comes to Aid of Crew on Stranded Malta Ship

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Courtesy NewLead Holdings Ltd.
Courtesy NewLead Holdings Ltd.

The 18 sailors aboard the Newlead Granadino have been stuck in the Baltimore harbor for around seven weeks now. They’re hard at work trying to fix their ship’s mechanical issues, but thanks to some serious generosity from Baltimore-area residents within the last week, they’re now equipped with plenty of supplies.

Workers Have Been Stranded on Ship in Baltimore’s Harbor For a Month

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Baltimore’s harbor

Eighteen passengers have been stuck aboard a ship. It may sound like the setup for a short story, but it’s happening in the Baltimore harbor.

Baltimore’s Harbor is About to Get Deeper

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Baltimore_inner_harbor (1)With all of the news about sewage, we’re used to writing about things what flows into the harbor. But today, the Army Corps of Engineers is making news about material that’s coming out.

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

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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.

Baltimore’s Harbor Isn’t as Dirty as it Used to Be, But Still Gets an F

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Baltimore_inner_harbor (1)The water in Baltimore’s harbor is still dirty and got an F on its 2014 report card, but there are signs of improvement. Gwynns Falls even managed to eek out a D-.

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