Repair work on Baltimore’s Washington Monument is about to get underway. It’s a major project that’s meant to restore the historic structure to its original condition when built 200 years ago.
Campers in national parks are to pull up stakes and leave, some veterans waiting to have disability benefits approved will have to cool their heels even longer, many routine food inspections will be suspended and panda cams will go dark at the shuttered National Zoo. Those are among the immediate effects when parts of the government shut Tuesday because of the budget impasse in Congress.
This summer, enjoy plays and concerts at the Baltimore area’s spacious outdoor theaters.
There is renewed controversy over the little boy suspended from school for his Pop-Tart shaped like a gun. The eight-year-old has just been awarded a lifetime membership to the NRA.
In an effort to get more kids to explore national parks, Baltimore’s own Fort McHenry is used as a backdrop.
Read what Ranger Shea Niemann of Patapsco Valley State Park has to say about camping in Maryland.
Kids in Baltimore have a new safe place to play. The city begins overhauling its aging recreation centers.
The city of Baltimore has a new director of its department of recreation and parks. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Tuesday that she has named Ernest W. Burkeen Jr. the director of the department. Burkeen’s appointment is effective Dec. 17.
All but two of Maryland’s state parks are now open following cleanup and repairs from Superstorm Sandy.
U.S. Park Police warned Occupy protesters Friday they must stop camping at two Washington parks on Monday or risk arrest.
U.S. Park Police are warning protesters at two “occupy” encampments that they must stop camping at two Washington parks on Monday or risk arrest.
Maryland state parks will be getting more money.