“Days Remembered,” a recently published picture book by The Baltimore Sun, provides a visual march through history. The images span over a century of photography, taken by The Baltimore Sun staff photographers, starting with the very first picture, published in 1901.
Today is the last day to enter your photos for inclusion in the Domino Sugar sign contest. If you need last-minute inspiration, here’s a sampling of the photos submitted so far by readers.
The contest, which is sponsored by Domino Sugar, celebrates the iconic Inner Harbor sight and the Baltimore refinery’s 90th anniversary. Winner of the best overall photo, as selected by a panel of judges from Domino Sugar, will receive $990 and a runner-up will get $590. The top 10 contestants will be awarded a prize pack with products made at the Baltimore plant. Winners will be announced Dec. 12. Visit baltimoresun.com/domino for more details or click here to view the full contest rules.
Gobble, Gobble. This week marks the start of almost seven weeks of procrastination thanks to the holiday season. In our latest retro post, we share handsome turkeys from past years, classic Thanksgiving dinners, shopping at Lexington Market and festive images from the Toytown Parade.
Who knew a crowd could look so good! Baltimore’s best in blogs and social media showed up in style for The Baltimore Sun’s 4th annual Mobbies bash at Creative Alliance. Take a look at the winners, nominees and fans from last night’s election-themed affair.
Veterans Day ceremonies across the country honor the nation’s current and former service members. The holiday marks the anniversary of the signing of the Armistice that ended World War I at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918.
Harry Foote Jr., 74, a retired waterman with craggy features, surveys the setting sun gleaming through trees over the fishing boats docked on Armstrong Creek, and remarks, “What killed crabbing this season was that the market dried up. It wouldn’t matter whether we had a hurricane or not. People are broke. Not enough customers. Earlier in the season the crabs were immature. By the middle of September, the crabs are prime, full of meat. September and October were probably our best two months.”
From spooky goblins to witches and toothy jack-o-laterns, here’s a look at Halloween in Maryland from yesteryear.
As of 2:10 p.m. EDT, the number of confirmed deaths has risen to 30 in the U.S. while millions continue to struggle with flooding, fire and power outages as a result of Superstorm Sandy.
During Superstorm Sandy, Ocean City, Md. was one of the worst hit communities in the state. Sun photographer Karl Merton Ferron captured startling images from the seaside resort town. Emergency workers responded to 231 calls for help Monday and moved about 50 residents who had ignored a mandatory evacuation. About 100 feet of the Ocean City Fishing Pier was wiped out. Crews are assessing the damage today.
As of 11 p.m. EDT: Sandy made landfall in southern New Jersey around 8 p.m. and impacted communities all along the East Coast. Millions of people in the path of the 1,000-mile-wide storm are watching and waiting. More than 2.8 million are without electricity.