The Baltimore Sun
Trigger warning, Terps fans.
City officials in Portland have developed a plan to foreclose on so-called “zombie homes” for the first time in 50 years. The booming Pacific Northwest metropolis is grappling with a swelling population and skyrocketing home costs that threaten to lock new homeowners out of the market.
Dolphins have never been native to Baltimore, but the city has had them anyway for years thanks to the National Aquarium, which acquired its first flippers when it opened in the early 1980s. This week, the institution announced plans to relocate their eight remaining dolphins to a sanctuary by 2020. Here’s a look back at the history of these mammals in Baltimore.