From beehives to cat’s-eye glasses and plenty of kitsch: Honfest 2013 celebrates all things Bawlmer. Take a look at these sassy hons. | Photos snapped by J.M. Giordano for The Baltimore Sun.
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May 28 Photo Brief: Fire on Grandeur of the Seas, baby rescued from sewage pipe, France’s first victim of Coronavirus dies
Fire on Grandeur of the Seas cruise ship, baby rescued from sewage pipe in China, France’s first victim of Coronavirus dies and more in today’s daily brief. ATTENTION: VISUAL COVERAGE OF INJURY SCENES
Former Sun photographer Jed Kirschbaum took this iconic photo of Petty Officer Josh Cackowski sharing a laugh with his 18-month-old son Jakob back in 2003. Ten years later, we revisit Cackowski and his son to talk about life since their joyful reunion was captured on film.
May 26 Photo Brief: Obama visits tornado victims in Oklahoma, oldest person to climb Mount Everest, fans re-enact “The Hobbit”
President Obama visits tornado victims in Oklahoma, Japanese mountain climber becomes oldest person to conquer Mount Everest, fans re-enact “The Hobbit” in the Czech Republic and more in today’s daily brief.
Some were colorful. Others were bold and daring. A couple were larger than life. A few were understated. This year’s crop of hats spotted at Preakness ran the fashion spectrum.
Interviews by Sun reporter John-John Williams and photos taken by Sun photographer Lloyd Fox.
Kentucky Derby winner Orb is a heavy favorite to win the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes on Saturday at Pimlico Race Course. If he bests the field of nine, Orb — who is co-owned by Baltimore county resident Stuart Janney III — will be one big step closer to capturing horse racing’s first Triple Crown since Affirmed in 1978. Look through photos of Orb leading up to the Preakness.
Construction workers have begun dismantling the Jet Star roller coaster in Seaside Heights, NJ. A symbol of Superstorm Sandy, the roller coaster has sat in the Atlantic Ocean for several months after the Casino Pier it sat on collapsed when Sandy hit.
May 12 Photo Brief: Pakistan’s general elections, astronauts in space, Rock ‘n’ Roll Weekender in England
Pakistanis turn out to vote in general elections, astronauts makes repairs in space, Rock ‘n’ Roll Weekender in England and more in today’s daily brief.
Sun reporter Justin Fenton travels throughout the city as he covers Baltimore’s crime stories. During his travels and while at crime scenes, he often documents the people, buildings and vistas of the city with his cellphone camera. His images show the contrast of urban decay and the beauty of street art. You see the pain of those who deal with the results of needless violence and those who approach their everyday life with humor and humility.
Iraq’s first female team of weightlifters are traveling to the Asian Championship in Qatar next month. Photos taken by Mohammed Ameen of Reuters, features several of the women from the team as the practice in Sadr City, a shi’ite neighborhood in the Iraqi capital Baghdad.