For the second year, artists from around the world lit up Baltimore with a variety of installations and performances.
In today’s Baltimore Sun, reporter Mary McCauley commemorates the beginning of World War I with a look at Maryland institutions born from that conflict. Here, a closer look at the Edgewood Arsenal, now a part of Aberdeen Proving Ground, where the U.S. has manufactured and tested chemical weapons since 1918.
Informal settlers continue to occupy a mass housing project for police for almost a month now in Pandi township, Bulacan province, about 50 kilometers (31 miles) north of Manila, Philippines.
The North Carolina Tar Heels beat the Gonzaga Bulldogs 71-65 to win the 2017 NCAA Men’s Final Four National Championship game at University of Phoenix Stadium on April 3, 2017 in Glendale, Arizona.
Grab one of the spokes of Eric Dyer’s giant wheel and give it a good spin, like you’re playing Wheel of Fortune. Watch in awe as the images on the flat circle come to life before your very eyes, rows and rows of animated umbrellas move side to side and pop out at the viewer. The piece, on view by the Inner Harbor as part of Light City, pays homage to Baltimore’s lost manufacturing industry, incorporating images of real umbrellas made in factories here.
Nearly 100 years have passed since America’s entry into World War I. On April 6, 1917, the United States Congress declared war on Germany at the behest of President Woodrow Wilson. The Baltimore Sun, then published separately in the morning and evening as The Sun and The Evening Sun, covered America’s efforts in WWI on its front pages until the war’s conclusion in November of 1918.
At 25 years old, Camden Yards is still a jewel. The home of the Baltimore Orioles since 1992, Camden Yards is still celebrated as one of the nation’s best ballparks. In Orioles manager Buck Showalter’s words, “It’s a special place that was so far ahead of its time.” Take a look through major moments in Camden Yards and Orioles history, and read more about the anniversary here.