From Howard County to Harford County to Laurel, photographers for the Baltimore Sun’s community papers covered primary election day, June 24, from the early start until the results came in late at night.
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Mary L. Martin Postcards — the “world’s largest” postcard collection — fills the back of a Havre de Grace shop and an additional 10,000-square-foot warehouse a few miles north on U.S. 40 in Perryville.
The exact number of cards in the collection is secret, Martin says, but it’s more than a million. And, within that million there are several vintage postcards from tourist spots across U.S. 40.
Browse some vintage postcards of past hotels, restaurants and attractions on U.S. Route 40 in Maryland here.
The first round of a World Cup is a lot like a circus: There are clowns and high-wire acts, wild animals and magicians. And with 48 games in 14 days, it’s hard to watch everything.
Brazil defeated Chile in the first match of the Round of 16 in a nail-biting penalty shootout. Colombia followed by defeating Uruguay 2-0, giving the country their first trip to the quarter finals.
Jeannie Walden has been performing all of her life. At least since age 4, when she stood on the counter doing an impression of Mae West at a Piggly Wiggly store in her hometown of Lenoir NC, she has held many roles. From “Showboat” to Shakespeare, Jeannie Walden has a rich theatrical history.
The day in photos around the world.
For about six decades Hellenikon was Athens’ only airport, but it closed down in 2001 to make way for a newer, more modern airport before the city hosted the 2004 Olympic Games. After languishing for years as a wasteland of crumbling terminals, Hellenikon is set for resurrection as a glitzy coastal resort. Lamda Development, controlled by Greece’s powerful Latsis family and leading a consortium of Chinese and Abu-Dhabi based companies, has big dreams for the area since signing a 915 million euro deal for a 99-year lease in March.
Uruguay defeated Italy, 1-0, to advance to the Round of 16, and Costa Rica and England played to a 0-0 draw in World Cup action Tuesday.
Spain defeated Australia, 3-0, Netherlands topped Chile, 2-0, Brazil beat Cameroon, 4-1, and Mexico bested Croatia, 3-1, in World Cup action Monday.
The Firefly Music Festival is a four day premier music experience set among lush wooded landscapes, featuring renowned headliners such as the Foo Fights, Outkast, Imagine Dragons, Beck, the Lumineers and Jack Johnson. It also has many emerging artists. In addition to adding a fourth day in 2014, topping 100-plus acts booked this year, Firefly has also expanded its wooded site from 87 to 154 acres to accommodate more fans.
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