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Baltimore Earth Day 2011

April 22nd, 2011

Friday, April 22, 2011 is Earth Day across the US. Earth Day began on April 22 in 1970, making this the 41st Anniversary. The first Earth Day, according to Wikipedia, was originally a teach-in held by US Senator Gaylord Nelson, and 20 million people participated. It is now celebrated in 175 countries, and over 500 [...]

Downtown Baltimore Dollar Days December 4 & 5, 2010

November 19th, 2010

Downtown Baltimore will be having its' Dollar or Less Days on December 4 & 5, 2010 as part of the Downtown for the Holidays promotion in the City. Put together and promoted by the Downtown Partnership, this is a great opportunity to visit many  participating museums, centers, and attractions in Downtown Baltimore -- [...]

Baltimore Smiley Face World Record

May 18th, 2010

Baltimore has a new world record for the largest human smiley face to kick off the city's summer campaign: "Find Your Happy Place in Baltimore". On May 13, 2010, outside the Maryland Science Center, 261 people gathered in orange and black ponchos to create the big smiley face. The World Records Academy reported on the [...]

Downtown Baltimore for the Holidays — Dollar or Less Days

November 29th, 2009

December ushers in a beautiful time in Downtown Baltimore and the this year, the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore has made it even more affordable than ever to enjoy! Next weekend, December 5 & 6, 2009 are Dollar or Less Days! 15 Downtown museums are offering this great price. One of these is Port Discovery, which on [...]