Despite a 2012 city initiative to ban Formstone on new construction, the cladding remains intact on many blocks throughout the city. Here, a look at the siding that filmmaker John Waters once called “the polyester of brick,” whose history is closely linked with Baltimore’s.
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Baltimore Ceasefire — a plea for a 72-hour break in the relentless gun violence that’s struck Baltimore this year — was held this past weekend. Baltimore photographer Paul Lai followed organizers and supporters with his camera, at times feeling more like a participant than a documentarian.
The Oblate Sisters may be the oldest order of black nuns in the world, and they got their start right here in Maryland. Now, their members are hoping to live long enough to see their founder, Mother Lange, officially recognized as a saint.
But first, they’ll need a miracle.
Photos by Michael Ares
As dawn broke over the Delmarva peninsula, a team a local wranglers – the Saltwater Cowboys – drove a herd of about 200 ponies from Assateague Island across the channel to Chincoteague.
The 92nd annual Chincoteague Pony Swim was completed in just 18 minutes.