Cut the traditional sartorial strings this season and march to your own beat. Opt for stunning separates, flashy prints or the season’s hottest color combo: black and white. You control the moves. You make the rules. — John-John Williams IV
The Baltimore Sun
“Rough Cut” is a loose edit from The Baltimore Sun photojournalists Kenneth K. Lam and Karl Merton Ferron coverage of the Baltimore Orioles 8-2 win against the Toronto Blue Jays at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in which the Orioles clinched the American League East title.
Stone houses from the 1850s sit on lush, spacious lots next to “new” construction built in the 1950s. Neighbors wave to one another on the streets, stopping for conversation with familiar faces and strangers alike. Our tour guide – the village’s unofficial historian – makes his living as a wood-turner.
We have entered Baltimore’s most anachronistic neighborhood. Welcome to Dickeyville.
Shoot for the stars this season with superhero-inspired elements. Throw on a pair of gloves. Rock a cape. Add some leather or a luxurious fur to the mix. And dust off those boots, whether knee-high or bootie. Your options are limitless. — John-John Williams IV
BMX bicycle racing is a way for the Raum family to bond. Timm, father of 3, is the track operator for Hagerstown BMX and races competitively. His wife, Tina, is the office manager. Together with other volunteers, the Raums help run Hagerstown BMX in Hagerstown, MD.
President Barack Obama landed in South Baltimore in a large helicopter shortly before 4 p.m. Friday in advance of a private tour of Fort McHenry.
The president’s second visit to Baltimore in as many years comes as Democrats are defending nearly a dozen Senate seats in the midterm elections. Obama’s unpopularity in battleground states such as Kentucky and Arkansas has buoyed GOP hopes of capturing the majority.
Just moments before, Blue Angels jets streaked across the same skies amid the Star-Spangled Spectacular events.
“Rough Cut” is a loose edit from The Baltimore Sun’s photographic coverage of the National Football League. Fanatic fans, marching bands, cheerleaders and lots of game action are just part of the spectacle that is the NFL. This week, photojournalists Christopher T. Assaf, Kenneth K. Lam and Karl Merton Ferron photographed the Ravens as they beat the Pittsburgh Steelers, 26-6, at M&T Bank Stadium.
Tall ships arrive in Baltimore as part of the Star-Spangled bicentennial. The ships’ arrival kick off events celebrating the bicentennial of the Battle of Baltimore — and of Francis Scott Key’s writing of the “Star-Spangled Banner” as he watched the British fail in their attack on Fort McHenry this week in 1814. Officials are expecting at least a million people to attend the events.
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