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National Aquarium Mourns Loss of Its Eldest Dolphin, Nani, at Age 44

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Nani with her daughter, Spirit. Courtesy of National Aquarium.

The 44-year-old matriarch of the National Aquarium’s dolphin colony passed away last night, aquarium officials announced today.

Biz Markie, Papadosio Among Musical Artists Slated to Play Light City 2017

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“Apparatus Florius Leeds 2016” by Tom Dekyvere, photo by Mark Pickthall
Lawsuits aside, the second annual Light City festival is coming back strong. Organizers today announced the musical performers, art installations and other new and returning attractions planned for the festival this spring.

Poe-Themed Hotel Opening in Downtown Baltimore

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Photo via Wikipedia

Baltimore has an Edgar Allan Poe-themed football team, restaurant and beer. And don’t forget the mysterious orator who pops up with some cognac every now and again. Next up to pay tribute to the author is a downtown hotel.

Baltimore Neighborhoods Encourage Residents to Shop Local with Enticing Perks

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Christmas Village in Baltimore

With so many purchases being made online these days, it’s getting harder for brick and mortar retailers to hold onto customers, even in the busier season. Many Baltimore neighborhoods are making the extra effort to push for local holiday shopping this year, by offering inventive perks like happy hours, caroling, or even a cookie crawl. Rather than sitting alone on an office computer to do your shopping this year, shoppers are taking advantage of the chance to see holiday shopping as an event, or fulfilling experience, rather than just a chore.

Retired Councilwoman Carjacked in Inner Harbor Connects with Alleged Assailant’s Family

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Councilwoman Rochelle “Rikki” Spector

Eleven days after police said two teenagers attacked Rochelle “Rikki” Spector in her parking garage and tried to drive away with her car, the now-retired councilwoman sat in on one of their hearings in juvenile court.

Professor Trash Wheel Arrives in Canton in Early December

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Professor Trash Wheel

Mr. Trash Wheel will finally get a female companion on December 4, when Professor Trash Wheel starts spinning in Canton.

Thursday Night Protests Against Trump Disruptive, But Largely Peaceful

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Photo by Benjamin Jancewicz
Photo by Benjamin Jancewicz

Last night, city residents swarmed Charles Street and moved down to the Inner Harbor and M&T Bank Stadium to express their dissatisfaction with Donald Trump being elected to their nation’s top office.

At Port Discovery, Kids Elect Wonder Woman to be President

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Wonder Woman Logo

Yesterday, we were all out voting on who to fill the White House, represent us in Congress and other offices and whether to go with various ballot measures. Meanwhile, kids over at Port Discovery Children’s Museum were making some different (and possibly better) election picks.

Inner Harbor Ice Rink Opens Friday

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Courtesy Waterfront Partnership
Courtesy Waterfront Partnership

One of the most popular attractions of the holiday season in Baltimore returns on Friday, when the Pandora Ice Rink opens at the Inner Harbor.

Sagamore Unveils the Redesigned Water Taxi

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Courtesy Baltimore Water Taxi
Courtesy Baltimore Water Taxi

A new version of the Baltimore water taxi appeared today in the Inner Harbor, and it looks pretty sleek. The boat is several weeks away from giving its first ride to paying customers, but Sagamore Ventures today gave members of the media a chance today to enjoy a preview ride.

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