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Posts by Christina Tkacik:
Smith Island cake and crab imperial get lots of attention for being traditional Maryland foods. But here are two items on many of our forefathers’ menus: raccoon and muskrat.
Use framing, get up early, try black and white and above all, be ready to be lucky. Baltimore Sun photographers provide tips for taking more interesting photos during your upcoming family vacations, with these past winners of the Reader SunShots competition.
Fifty years old and still Baltimore County’s biggest annual party, a sure harbinger of spring and the rare chance to enjoy Courthouse Square and its surroundings without having to dodge all the cars and other traffic. With food, music, vendors, carnival rides and hopefully lots of sunshine. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 1 p.m.-6 p.m. next Sunday in the area surrounding Courthouse Square, at Washington and Pennsylvania avenues. Free. towsontownfestival.com.
–Chris Kaltenbach, The Baltimore Sun
A-listers donned their brightest, boldest, weirdest looks for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute annual benefit gala, the fashion equivalent of the most glamorous Halloween party of the year. This year’s gala celebrates the opening of an exhibit honoring visionary designer Rei Kawakubo with Comme des Garcons.
A light lunch, a dress that could be worn again, then perhaps a trip to Niagara Falls. For much of Baltimore history, weddings were a relatively simple affair.
Lewis Hine’s photographs of child labor in 32 states documented the horrors of working conditions in the early 1900s. Here, a look at some of the shots he took in Maryland.
On Friday, Sotterley Plantation in St. Mary’s County opened its only remaining slave cabin to the public and dedicated it to the memory of Agnes Kane Callum, a genealogist whose own grandfather was a slave at Sotterley.