Meet the hons of this year’s HonFest

Meet the hons of this year’s HonFest

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Since 1994, Hampden’s Honfest has been celebrating the archetypal Baltimore hon. Women — and even some men — have flocked to 36th Street (if you’re a local, you know it as the Avenue) for the sole purpose of winning the title of Baltimore’s Best Hon.

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Baltimore’s Star-Spangled Banner Flag House

Baltimore’s Star-Spangled Banner Flag House

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The city of Baltimore is peppered with historic national sites. One the most important is the Star-Spangled Banner Flag House located on Pratt Street near Little Italy. Founded in 1927 the museum is the home of Mary Pickersgill, who sewed the 30 X 42 foot American flag that flew over Fort McHenry during the September 1814 Battle of Baltimore.

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2014 FIFA World Cup: Mexico, Netherlands, Chile win in openers

2014 FIFA World Cup: Mexico, Netherlands, Chile win in openers

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Yesterday in one sentence: World Cup officiating is probably going to be brutal and will ruin the tournament for some, no matter how deserved Brazil’s 3-1 win was.

In today’s 2014 World Cup match-ups, Mexico defeated Cameroon 1-0, Netherlands beat Spain 5-1 and Chile beat Australia 3-1.

All eyes are on the Spain-Netherlands game, a rematch of the 2010 final. Spain has only reloaded since then, while the Dutch find themselves in something of a transitional phase.

MORE COVERAGE: More World Cup photos | Meet the U.S. team | Schedule | Standings
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