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Baltimore Washington Monument

Baltimore’s Washington Monument To Undergo $5M Repair

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.

10/21/2013

Capitol Hill

What’s Changing, What’s Not, In The Shutdown

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.

10/01/2013

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Best Outdoor Theaters In Baltimore

This summer, enjoy plays and concerts at the Baltimore area’s spacious outdoor theaters.

06/03/2013

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8-Year-Old ‘Pastry Pistol’ Boy Awarded Lifetime Membership To NRA

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.

05/30/2013

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Ravens Wide Receiver Tandon Doss Encourages Kids At Fort McHenry To Get Out And Enjoy Nature

In an effort to get more kids to explore national parks, Baltimore’s own Fort McHenry is used as a backdrop.

05/10/2013

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Ask A Baltimore Guide: Tips For Your Next Campout

Read what Ranger Shea Niemann of Patapsco Valley State Park has to say about camping in Maryland.

04/27/2013

rec center

It’s Playtime! Mayor’s Plan Calls For New City Rec Centers

Kids in Baltimore have a new safe place to play. The city begins overhauling its aging recreation centers.

02/16/2013

Stephanie Rawlings-Blake

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Appoints New Parks Director

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.

11/27/2012

Tracking Sandy

All But 2 Md. Parks Open Again Following Sandy

All but two of Maryland’s state parks are now open following cleanup and repairs from Superstorm Sandy.

11/14/2012

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Park Service Warns Occupy D.C. To End Camps Monday

U.S. Park Police warned Occupy protesters Friday they must stop camping at two Washington parks on Monday or risk arrest.

01/27/2012

Occupy DC protesters stand inside a wood

Park Service Warns Occupy D.C. To End Camps Monday

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.

01/27/2012

gambrill state park

O’Malley Announces $23M For State Parks

Maryland state parks will be getting more money.

01/13/2012

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