Photos and text by Kenneth K. Lam
The Baltimore Sun
South Africa’s Western Cape region, which includes Cape Town, declared a drought disaster May 22 as the province battled its worst water shortages for 113 years.
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus began its final show Sunday evening after 146 years of wowing audiences with its “Greatest Show on Earth.”
A diver takes wine bottles from an underwater trunk in the Mediterranean sea off Saint-Mandrier, southern France on May 15, 2017. Bandol wine matured under seas during one year before being analyzed.
Smith Island cake and crab imperial get lots of attention for being traditional Maryland foods. But here are two items on many of our forefathers’ menus: raccoon and muskrat.
Believers in Portugal and all over the world marked the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of the Virgin Mary to shepherd children in Fatima. Pope Francis celebrated the canonization of two of the children.
This year was a historic one for the Maryland Film Festival: in addition to it being the 19th annual festival, the Festival introduced its new year-round home, The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Parkway. The restored theater, referred to as The Parkway, hosted the bulk of the screenings at this year’s festival. The Maryland Film Festival has restored the original auditorium and added two new screens in an adjacent space for three screens total. Festival-goers saw The Parkway as an energetic hub of activity this year, which was complemented by screenings, parties and events throughout Station North.