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2012-02-09 10:16:00

Dozens of International Tall Ships and Navy Warships to Anchor in the Waters Where "The Star-Spangled Banner" Was Penned BALTIMORE, Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An international parade of ships will sail into Baltimore on June 13 for Star-Spangled Sailabration, the national launch of the three-year commemoration by the U.S. Navy and the State of Maryland of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the penning of "The Star-Spangled Banner." Star-Spangled Sailabration...

2011-11-17 08:30:00

Dozens of International Tall Ships and Gray Hulls Expected for Baltimore Festival Commemorating War of 1812 BALTIMORE, Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Baltimore will have all hands on deck next June when more than two dozen U.S. and international naval vessels and tall ships descend on Baltimore's Inner Harbor for Star-Spangled Sailabration, the national launch of the War of 1812 Bicentennial. The announcement was made today by Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley, Baltimore Mayor...

2011-05-18 09:15:00

BALTIMORE, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Baltimore is gearing up for a spectacular three-day "festival of speed" over Labor Day weekend with the inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix street circuit race. Headlining the 2011 IZOD IndyCar Series, the Baltimore Grand Prix will encompass a two-mile temporary street circuit traveling through the heart of Baltimore's downtown September 2-4, 2011. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110518/NY04042) Former Secretary of State Colin Powell will...

2010-10-04 12:14:00

BALTIMORE, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2nd Annual Inner Harbor Art Festival returns to downtown Baltimore this fall, October 9 - 10, 2010, to once again celebrate this vibrant and dynamic community. The two day juried fine art fair will feature an eclectic mix of the country's top established artists as well as Baltimore's finest talent, transforming Baltimore into a first class outdoor art gallery with a wide variety of unique art on display and for sale. The artists will line the...

2009-08-20 15:36:00

BALTIMORE, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Inner Harbor Art Festival in Baltimore, Maryland WHEN: Saturday, August 22, 10:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday, August 23, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Admission is free and open to the public. WHERE: Inner Harbor along the waterfront in downtown Baltimore Navigational address: 601 East Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21202 An exciting juried fine art show will debut in downtown Baltimore on August...

2009-08-07 10:57:00

BALTIMORE, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT/WHO: Press Conference to announce the debut of The Inner Harbor Art Festival in Baltimore, Maryland. Mayor Sheila Dixon to officially announce Baltimore's newest upscale art festival, indicative of the city's vision to support the arts and events that greatly impact the economy of the community. WHEN: Monday, August 10, 2009 10:00 am...

2009-05-19 08:00:00

Maryland Science Center and National Aquarium offer new exhibits and summer of fun family events BALTIMORE, May 19 /PRNewswire/ --- This summer, it's a perfect storm of prehistoric thrills as Dinosaurs and Jellies descend upon the Maryland Science Center and the National Aquarium and spur a WATERFRONT INVASION of activities, events, concerts, outdoor movies and other promotions around Baltimore's Inner Harbor. While the city prepares for this epic invasion, families and travelers are...

2008-07-08 06:00:16

By Brent Jones, The Baltimore Sun Jul. 8--Baltimore City Community College is moving forward in its effort to redevelop its Inner Harbor campus, announcing yesterday that the school is accepting proposals from developers to make over up to 2.3 acres of the site. Last year, the school's leaders considered putting that campus up for sale and established a task force to help them realize the property's value. The valuable site, at the northwest corner of Lombard Street and Market Place,...

2005-10-18 14:55:03

By Bryan Sears BALTIMORE (Reuters) - A security scare closed two major Baltimore highway tunnels for about two hours on Tuesday, in the latest incident to unnerve the U.S. public and force officials to defend their actions as necessary precaution. The closure of the Baltimore Harbor Tunnel and the Fort McHenry Tunnel, disrupting traffic on a major East Coast thoroughfare, was based on information from an "ongoing investigation" by the FBI and state and local authorities, Maryland...

2005-10-18 12:44:35

BALTIMORE (Reuters) - Two major highway tunnels at Baltimore were closed for more than two hours after a security alert on Tuesday, disrupting traffic on the key U.S. East Coast highway. Maryland Transportation Authority Police Chief Gary McLhinney said at a news conference a decision was made to reopen the tunnels after searches the Baltimore Harbor Tunnel and the Fort McHenry Tunnel and various vehicles, turned up nothing suspicious. Asked if police found anything, he said, "No,...