Pinkie Pies, Twilight Sparkles, Rainbow Dashes and a lot of their magical friends met Friday at the Baltimore Convention Center. The furry pals were in town for BronyCon, the world’s largest My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic convention.
For the past two years, the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad has been restoring a Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad 2-6-6-2 steam locomotive. When completed, the No. 1309 will be the largest and most powerful steam locomotive still in regular operation in the United States.
Founded in 1938, Tattoo Charlie’s remains on the Block in Baltimore today, making it one of the oldest tattoo parlors in the United States.
Puppets are serious business for artist Tiffany Lange
Although New York City’s Ellis Island gets more attention for its status as a hub for immigrants, just behind it was the port of Baltimore. The newly-opened Immigration Museum in Locust Point honors the experience of the millions who came through the port here.
For the past 31 years, on the first Friday in May, commemorative pins are given to guests at the annual Fallen Heroes Day ceremony held at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens.
The ceremony honors police and correctional officers, firefighters, and emergency medical and rescue personnel who have lost their lives in the line of duty. The pins are especially meaningful and important to their survivors, as a symbol of their loss and a tribute to their memory.
The pins, 1200 of which are produced each year, are collected and cherished by many family members of those who were lost.