Eduardo A. Encina leads an interesting life. One of two Baltimore Sun Orioles beat reporters, Encina spends February through October documenting everything about the team. On and off the field, Encina shares his experiences through his Instagram account. He also takes time during the summer to take much-needed side trips. Take a look through some of his best photos of the Orioles’ unforgettable 2014 season.
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At its peak, Greektown was home to about 1,000 families. Now it’s around 600. People come and people go, mostly to the county. But the pull of this Southeast Baltimore neighborhood – particularly for Greek-Americans – remains strong.
“They come down to the restaurants, they come down to the little shops,” said Theo Harris, a Greektown resident and prominent local realtor. “Their weddings, their funerals, their baptisms, it’s all happening in the community. That’s really the bond.”
The day in pictures around the world.
Anthony Brown, lieutenant governor since 2007, is running as the political heir to Gov. Martin O’Malley — with all its advantages and disadvantages. Larry Hogan, a real-estate businessman and former official in Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.’s administration, has crafted a campaign message that focuses on pocketbook issues.
Brown announced his candidacy for Governor of Maryland May 10, 2013. Hogan formally announced his candidacy January 21, 2014.
Here’s a look at each candidate’s path from their respective candidacy announcements to the November 4 election.
“Rough Cut” is a loose edit from The Baltimore Sun’s photographic coverage of the National Football League. This week, photojournalist Karl Merton Ferron photographed the Ravens’ 24-27 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati.
The 15th Annual Great Halloween Lantern Parade in Patterson Park brought together artists, performers and families Saturday for colorful celebration of the spooky season.
A Halloween surf contest, Serena Williams smashes her racquet and a costume contest for the dogs | Oct. 25
It’s Halloween fun in the sun in Santa Monica, a tennis racquet gets the worst of it from Serena Williams, dogs get to go before the New York while crowds dressed in their costumed best and more in the day in pictures from around the world.
Fake foam tombstones, polyester-spun cobwebs, and elaborate “haunted” houses abound during the Halloween season, but if you want to see the real thing, head to Westminster Hall at 519 W. Fayette Street. An 18th century historic burial ground and catacombs, simultaneously macabre and serene, lies directly across North Greene Street from the looming glass tower of the Baltimore VA Medical Center. Edgar Allan Poe’s gravesite attracts the most attention, but many prominent civic and military leaders are buried here.
It’s been a long time coming for Marriotts Ridge varsity field hockey. In its ninth season, the Mustangs have captured a spot atop the final county standings — albeit a three-way tie shared with Atholton and Glenelg.
But standing in the way on the road to the title was a late-season game against the Howard Lions, whose season included a four-game win streak.
Coach Stacie Gado and her girls allowed Howard County Times Sports to document the team’s preparations for the Howard game in the next installment of our continuing “all-access” series.