May 15 was once “straw hat day” in Baltimore and other American cities.
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Exit polls predicted major gains for the Labour party and a hung Parliament as British voters selected their new government in a general election June 8, 2017.
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.