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Best Fireworks In Baltimore

In Baltimore, the best firework shows combine the grandeur of a light show up high and a party on the ground. Join any one of the following events for a good time this summer!

06/26/2015

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Family Guide To The National Aquarium In Baltimore

As the weather begins to get warmer, parents will be looking for family-friendly events to frequent. In the Baltimore area, the National Aquarium is a world-class venue which is specifically geared to all members of the family. Here is a sampling of some of the exhibits which will appeal to all family members, no matter the age.

06/19/2015

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Best Skateparks In Baltimore

Skateparks allow skateboarders to show-off their skills on half-pipes, quarter pipes, spine transfers, handrails, fun boxes, vert ramps, and many more recreational features. The first skateboards, introduced to the world in the early 1940s, were made of wood boxes with roller skate wheels. Today’s skateboards are sleek and very different to the box crates of old. Young and old have fun skateboarding at skate parks. Baltimore skateboarders will find a plentiful amount of skate parks in Baltimore. The following skate parks provide challenging courses to novice and experienced skateboarders alike.

06/05/2015

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Ask A Baltimore Expert: How To Keep Your Pet Cool This Summer

Krystl Dontell-Sasser is the General Manager of SoBo Dog Daycare & Spa. As a child Dontell-Sasser helped her mother foster and rehabilitate dogs that were severely abused. Dontell-Sasser said she feels like she understands dogs more than people. She provides five tips on how to keep your pet cool this summer.

05/15/2015

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Best Upcoming Museum Exhibits In Baltimore

Eager to attract summer vacationers, museums will be throwing open the doors and rolling out the special activities for those interested in opening their minds, expanding their horizons and hands-on fun. Check out some of these upcoming exhibits and get ready to participate in some out-of-the-ordinary entertainment.

05/11/2015

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Best Local Gyms That Provide Child Care In Baltimore

Keeping fit is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. Yet, for busy parents, it can be hard to find time to exercise. A couple of Maryland health club want to help busy parents stay fit by offering child care.

04/24/2015

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Best Places To Go On A Picnic In Baltimore

There’s no better time than the spring to enjoy a picnic in Charm City, where the venues are as rich in history as they are beautiful. Visitors will want to have their cameras ready to capture the various mementos that are sure to frequent these ventures.

04/17/2015

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Best Playgrounds For A Playdate In Baltimore

If carefully selected, a good playground is open, sunny, fun, and safe. Here are five playgrounds in the Baltimore area which fit all of these categories. Phone up another parent, set a date, pack up the kids, and get ready to play!

04/03/2015

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Best Dog Runs In Baltimore

For those who live in cities, dog runs or dog parks are places where their dogs can run, scamper, and play with other dogs. For those in apartments or living in Baltimore row homes, dog runs are not only a way to exercise your pet, but you can also meet new pet-loving friends. Pet-loving Baltimoreans can enjoy the dog runs that Baltimore has to offer. Let your dog run free at Patterson Dog Park or Locust Point Dog Park.

03/27/2015

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Ask An Expert: Spring Break Staycation Activities For Kids In Baltimore

We’ve asked an expert in child care about a variety of activities for parents and children to do this spring without having to pack the bags and go on vacation, and we’ve come up with the perfect way to spend your spring break staycation.

03/13/2015

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Ask An Expert: How To Give Your Picky Eater More Healthy Foods

How do you get your picky eater to pick better eats? We asked a Baltimore expert to help us make the choice.

03/06/2015

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Ask A Baltimore Expert: Keeping Your Kids Entertained On A Snow Day

When a snow day hits, don’t fret. We asked a Baltimore professional for some suggestions on how to keep the kids happy and busy to make the day fly by with fun, rather than crawl by in boredom. Take a look.

02/20/2015

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