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2021 Baltimore Sun Pictures of the Year | PHOTOS

The sun and moon rise together over downtown Baltimore in partial eclipse on Thursday, June 10.
(Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)

2021 Baltimore Sun Pictures of the Year | PHOTOS

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As we look forward to the coming year, take a look back at some of our favorite Baltimore Sun photos from 2021.
Sunrise eclipse
The sun and moon rise together over downtown Baltimore in partial eclipse on Thursday, June 10.
The sun and moon rise together over downtown Baltimore in partial eclipse on Thursday, June 10. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Baltimore's Penn Station sees future development
Charlie Bond, senior development director of Beatty Development stands in the second level railroad control room which has been dismantled at Baltimore's Pennsylvania Station.
Charlie Bond, senior development director of Beatty Development stands in the second level railroad control room which has been dismantled at Baltimore's Pennsylvania Station. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun)
Herndon Monument Climb
After one and a half hours, Naval Academy Midshipmen 2nd class were still struggling to get halfway up the Herndon Monument to replaced the plebe Dixie cup with the upperclassman's hat. The Class of 2023 are tackling the Herndon Monument Climb on August 22 because their traditional climb at the end of the first year was canceled in 2020 due to the pandemic. The 21-foot monument is slathered with vegetable grease at the start of the climb.
After one and a half hours, Naval Academy Midshipmen 2nd class were still struggling to get halfway up the Herndon Monument to replaced the plebe Dixie cup with the upperclassman's hat. The Class of 2023 are tackling the Herndon Monument Climb on August 22 because their traditional climb at the end of the first year was canceled in 2020 due to the pandemic. The 21-foot monument is slathered with vegetable grease at the start of the climb. (Amy Davis/Baltimore Sun)
First Day of Walk-Up Vaccines at M&T Stadium
The Johnny Unitas statue outside the M&T Bank Stadium Mass Vaccination Site sports a face mask. This is the first day walk-up appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine are available. People can stand in line for the 200 walk-up appointments available every day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. except when the Orioles have a day game.
The Johnny Unitas statue outside the M&T Bank Stadium Mass Vaccination Site sports a face mask. This is the first day walk-up appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine are available. People can stand in line for the 200 walk-up appointments available every day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. except when the Orioles have a day game. (Kim Hairston/Baltimore Sun)
Back to school after one-year shut down
Ryeheem Watson, 13, an eighth-grade student at New Song Academy works on a science lesson. About two dozen students have returned to New Song Academy, where they continue online learning with assistance from the staff of the school's Community Learning Center. New Song Academy has an enrollment of about 177 students from Pre-K to Grade 8.
Ryeheem Watson, 13, an eighth-grade student at New Song Academy works on a science lesson. About two dozen students have returned to New Song Academy, where they continue online learning with assistance from the staff of the school's Community Learning Center. New Song Academy has an enrollment of about 177 students from Pre-K to Grade 8. (Amy Davis/Baltimore Sun)
COVID-19 Modifications for the Maryland General Assembly
Maryland Senate President Bill Ferguson stands behind plexiglass at the dais in the Senate Chamber at the Maryland State House. Because of the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, 47 senators and state workers will work behind protective barriers during the 442nd session of Maryland General Assembly which opens January 13.
Maryland Senate President Bill Ferguson stands behind plexiglass at the dais in the Senate Chamber at the Maryland State House. Because of the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, 47 senators and state workers will work behind protective barriers during the 442nd session of Maryland General Assembly which opens January 13. (Kim Hairston/Baltimore Sun)
COVID-19 vaccines for children 5-11
Rachael Cannaday gives Joseph Murphy, 6, his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine as his mom, Monica McGrath holds onto him. Children ages 5 to 11 receive their first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine at the White Marsh Mall on Friday, November 5.
Rachael Cannaday gives Joseph Murphy, 6, his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine as his mom, Monica McGrath holds onto him. Children ages 5 to 11 receive their first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine at the White Marsh Mall on Friday, November 5. (Ulysses Muñoz/Baltimore Sun)
Elijah Gorham’s memorial service
The Mervo Mustangs take the field at a memorial for Elijah Gorham at Mervo High School on Saturday, October 23. Gorham, a senior, died in October after suffering a serious injury in a football game in September.
The Mervo Mustangs take the field at a memorial for Elijah Gorham at Mervo High School on Saturday, October 23. Gorham, a senior, died in October after suffering a serious injury in a football game in September. (Ulysses Muñoz/Baltimore Sun)
Rob Kleinendorst, new Artistic Director of AACCDC
Rob Kleinendorst, the new Artistic Director of the Anne Arundel Community College Dance Company, center, works with the dancers during a rehearsal. Kleinendorst, 48, danced for 21 years with the Paul Taylor Dance Company.
Rob Kleinendorst, the new Artistic Director of the Anne Arundel Community College Dance Company, center, works with the dancers during a rehearsal. Kleinendorst, 48, danced for 21 years with the Paul Taylor Dance Company. (Amy Davis/Baltimore Sun)
Howard County Pride Festival
Six year old Rogue Turnbull of Columbia greets Mermaid Kira at the Howard County Pride Festival at Symphony Woods on October 9.
Six year old Rogue Turnbull of Columbia greets Mermaid Kira at the Howard County Pride Festival at Symphony Woods on October 9. (Barbara Haddock Taylor/Baltimore Sun)
Drag Queen Injuries
Phillip Brown, whose drag name is Bambi Ferrah, prepares for The Manor Drag Brunch where he broke his wrist in June during a performance. As a result of the injury, Brown has limited use of his wrist and will have to have surgery to repair the break. He was back performing after 10 weeks, but is not able to use his left hand to apply makeup or putting on his wig.
Phillip Brown, whose drag name is Bambi Ferrah, prepares for The Manor Drag Brunch where he broke his wrist in June during a performance. As a result of the injury, Brown has limited use of his wrist and will have to have surgery to repair the break. He was back performing after 10 weeks, but is not able to use his left hand to apply makeup or putting on his wig. (Kim Hairston/Baltimore Sun)
Apple picking
Naomi Stadler, 11, of Baltimore, picks Autumn Gold apples at Larriland Farm in Woodbine with her family. Wednesday, September 22, is the first day of fall, but apple season is already underway.
Naomi Stadler, 11, of Baltimore, picks Autumn Gold apples at Larriland Farm in Woodbine with her family. Wednesday, September 22, is the first day of fall, but apple season is already underway. (Amy Davis)
Eastern screech owl
An Eastern screech owl naps, perfectly camouflaged in a cavity in a tree at Oregon Ridge Park in Baltimore County.
An Eastern screech owl naps, perfectly camouflaged in a cavity in a tree at Oregon Ridge Park in Baltimore County. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Juneteenth Celebration In Reservoir Hill
Bamba Seck, 3 of Baltimore, takes a taste of the soap bubbles he's playing in at the Children’s Village at Freedom Day, the Juneteenth celebration in the Reservoir Hill neighborhood of Baltimore on June 19, 2021.
Bamba Seck, 3 of Baltimore, takes a taste of the soap bubbles he's playing in at the Children’s Village at Freedom Day, the Juneteenth celebration in the Reservoir Hill neighborhood of Baltimore on June 19, 2021. (Barbara Haddock Taylor/Baltimore Sun)
Saturday thunderstorm
Lightning strikes near the Country Club of Maryland on Stevenson Lane in Towson Saturday afternoon.
Lightning strikes near the Country Club of Maryland on Stevenson Lane in Towson Saturday afternoon. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Fallston commemorates 9/11 anniversary
At Youths Benefit Elementary School (which honors those who perished in the World Trade Center attacks), Chase Barcikowski, 9 of Cub Scout Pack 801 removes the UPC stickers from a sea of flags during Fallston Boy Scout Pack 801's commemoration of the twentieth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
At Youths Benefit Elementary School (which honors those who perished in the World Trade Center attacks), Chase Barcikowski, 9 of Cub Scout Pack 801 removes the UPC stickers from a sea of flags during Fallston Boy Scout Pack 801's commemoration of the twentieth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun)
Seeking asylum
Stephanie Monje wipes away tears while listening to her son Samir tells how he felt when he left his home country of Honduras. The Monje family have been living with sponsors Roslyn and David Zinner for almost two years while seeking asylum in the U.S.
Stephanie Monje wipes away tears while listening to her son Samir tells how he felt when he left his home country of Honduras. The Monje family have been living with sponsors Roslyn and David Zinner for almost two years while seeking asylum in the U.S. (Kenneth K. Lam)
Jurors in the Capital Gazette trial
One of the members of the Anne Arundel County jury that decided that the man who killed five Capital Gazette employees was criminally responsible visits the Guardians of the First Amendment Memorial in Annapolis. The memorial honors the five with five columns in front of a tablet inscribed with the First Amendment.
One of the members of the Anne Arundel County jury that decided that the man who killed five Capital Gazette employees was criminally responsible visits the Guardians of the First Amendment Memorial in Annapolis. The memorial honors the five with five columns in front of a tablet inscribed with the First Amendment. (Amy Davis/Baltimore Sun)
Capital Gazette Sentencing
From left, Dana Winters Rengers, sister of community reporter Wendi Winters, Summerleigh Geimer and her sister Montana Geimer, daughters of Wendi Winters, after the sentencing of the Capital Gazette shooter.
From left, Dana Winters Rengers, sister of community reporter Wendi Winters, Summerleigh Geimer and her sister Montana Geimer, daughters of Wendi Winters, after the sentencing of the Capital Gazette shooter. (Kim Hairston/Baltimore Sun)
Staying Cool In The City
Josh Johnson, 8, and his sister Riley Johnson, 3, escape the heat as they play in a pool outside their home in East Baltimore.
Josh Johnson, 8, and his sister Riley Johnson, 3, escape the heat as they play in a pool outside their home in East Baltimore. (Barbara Haddock Taylor/Baltimore Sun)
Choral Arts in cars rehearsal
Chris Dias, of Hanover, Md., reflected in mirror on right, a tenor singer for the Baltimore Choral Arts Society since 2012, joins others for an in cars rehearsal with director Anthony Blake Clark, standing, and associate conductor Leo Wanenchek, seated, on Mar. 29, 2021 to prepare for the group's first outdoor concert in June.
Chris Dias, of Hanover, Md., reflected in mirror on right, a tenor singer for the Baltimore Choral Arts Society since 2012, joins others for an in cars rehearsal with director Anthony Blake Clark, standing, and associate conductor Leo Wanenchek, seated, on Mar. 29, 2021 to prepare for the group's first outdoor concert in June. (Kenneth K. Lam)
Domino sign replacement
Workers from Gable install the uppercase S, final letter of the replacement Domino Sugars sign at the Tide Point plant Thursday morning.
Workers from Gable install the uppercase S, final letter of the replacement Domino Sugars sign at the Tide Point plant Thursday morning. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Prayer vilgil after fatal fire
Kai Lewis, left, who lives in the pink rowhouse, background, comforts friend Katrina Moore who is a relative of the three victims of a fatal fire at 1535 N. Patterson Park Avenue on Nov. 22, 2021. The two and others gather at the scene for a prayer vigil to support the families affected.
Kai Lewis, left, who lives in the pink rowhouse, background, comforts friend Katrina Moore who is a relative of the three victims of a fatal fire at 1535 N. Patterson Park Avenue on Nov. 22, 2021. The two and others gather at the scene for a prayer vigil to support the families affected. (Kenneth K. Lam/Baltimore Sun)
Roseate Spoonbill
A Roseate Spoonbill feeds in the shallow water of the Paper Mill Flats area of Loch Raven Reservoir. Rare for Maryland, Spoonbills are tropical birds usually found in southern coastal areas of Florida, Louisiana and Texas. This year there have been sighting well outside their normal range including central Michigan and upstate New York.
A Roseate Spoonbill feeds in the shallow water of the Paper Mill Flats area of Loch Raven Reservoir. Rare for Maryland, Spoonbills are tropical birds usually found in southern coastal areas of Florida, Louisiana and Texas. This year there have been sighting well outside their normal range including central Michigan and upstate New York. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Flooding in Annapolis
Dock Street remains flooded and many businesses closed on Saturday after yesterday’s rain and strong winds caused coastal flooding.
Dock Street remains flooded and many businesses closed on Saturday after yesterday’s rain and strong winds caused coastal flooding. (Kim Hairston/Baltimore Sun)
International Transgender Day of Visibility
Chyna Monroe of Baltimore is wrapped in a rainbow flag beneath a canopy as rain pelts the area during Baltimore's participation in International Transgender Day of Visibility outside City Hall Wed., March 31, 2021.
Chyna Monroe of Baltimore is wrapped in a rainbow flag beneath a canopy as rain pelts the area during Baltimore's participation in International Transgender Day of Visibility outside City Hall Wed., March 31, 2021. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun)
36th Annual Fallen Heroes Day
Jeana Olinger sheds tears before accepting a proclamation from the Maryland General Assembly commemorating her husband's service during the 36th annual Fallen Heroes Day observance at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens. Police Officer III Kyle David Olinger of the Montgomery County Police Department, died on April 18, 2019 from complications of a gunshot wound on August 13, 2003 during a traffic stop.
Jeana Olinger sheds tears before accepting a proclamation from the Maryland General Assembly commemorating her husband's service during the 36th annual Fallen Heroes Day observance at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens. Police Officer III Kyle David Olinger of the Montgomery County Police Department, died on April 18, 2019 from complications of a gunshot wound on August 13, 2003 during a traffic stop. (Kim Hairston/Baltimore Sun)
President Joe Biden visits Port of Baltimore
President Joe Biden touts the infrastructure bill at the Dundalk Marine Terminal.
President Joe Biden touts the infrastructure bill at the Dundalk Marine Terminal. (Amy Davis/Amy Davis)
Navy host US Air Force gridiron on the 20th anniversary of 9/11
A huge banner is unfurled during halftime of the game between the Air Force Falcons and Navy Midshipmen, commemorating the twentieth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
A huge banner is unfurled during halftime of the game between the Air Force Falcons and Navy Midshipmen, commemorating the twentieth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun)
Memorial Day
At Baltimore National Cemetery, Edward Schmedes, 84, of Bel Air, visits the grave of his father, 1SG Peter A. Schmedes with his great-granddaughter Grace Schmedes, 4, also of Bel Air, and other family members, on Memorial Day weekend. He recalled that his father served in the Philippines during the Spanish-American War, as well as in WWI.
At Baltimore National Cemetery, Edward Schmedes, 84, of Bel Air, visits the grave of his father, 1SG Peter A. Schmedes with his great-granddaughter Grace Schmedes, 4, also of Bel Air, and other family members, on Memorial Day weekend. He recalled that his father served in the Philippines during the Spanish-American War, as well as in WWI. (Amy Davis)
Overnight snow
The Patterson Park Boat Lake is surrounded by snow Thursday after an overnight storm dropped several inches on the region.
The Patterson Park Boat Lake is surrounded by snow Thursday after an overnight storm dropped several inches on the region. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Shooting at Towson University
Evidence markers are placed near Burdick Hall and the addition to the student center on the Towson University campus on Saturday morning Three people were shot and injured during a gathering around 2 a.m. Saturday September 4. Officials said the shooting occurred in Freedom Square, an area popular with students, located under Lecture Hall.
Evidence markers are placed near Burdick Hall and the addition to the student center on the Towson University campus on Saturday morning Three people were shot and injured during a gathering around 2 a.m. Saturday September 4. Officials said the shooting occurred in Freedom Square, an area popular with students, located under Lecture Hall. (Kim Hairston/Baltimore Sun)
2021 annual Dundalk Heritage Fair
Arianne Chapman, 3 rides piggyback on the shoulders of father Stephen Chapman of Overlea, at the 2021 Dundalk Heritage Fair Sun., July 4, 2021.
Arianne Chapman, 3 rides piggyback on the shoulders of father Stephen Chapman of Overlea, at the 2021 Dundalk Heritage Fair Sun., July 4, 2021. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun)
Downpour
Ayana Harris, of Baltimore, and daughter Sari Harris, 4, got caught in a heavy downpour after a lunch date in Fells Point on June 9, 2021
Ayana Harris, of Baltimore, and daughter Sari Harris, 4, got caught in a heavy downpour after a lunch date in Fells Point on June 9, 2021 (Kenneth K. Lam)
Olachi Tiffany Etoh
Olachi Tiffany Etoh, who was arrested in Chicago for kidnapping in 2014 and found not guilty by reason of insanity, has found balance among friends and family after returning to Baltimore to focus on herself Wed., July 14, 2021.
Olachi Tiffany Etoh, who was arrested in Chicago for kidnapping in 2014 and found not guilty by reason of insanity, has found balance among friends and family after returning to Baltimore to focus on herself Wed., July 14, 2021. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun)
Baltimore Comic-Con
Alex Entrekin, dressed as Spider-Man, leaps into the air at the 2021 Baltimore Comic-Con held at the Baltimore Convention Center.
Alex Entrekin, dressed as Spider-Man, leaps into the air at the 2021 Baltimore Comic-Con held at the Baltimore Convention Center. (Ulysses Muñoz/Baltimore Sun)
Tornado cleanup
Austin Dodson (left) and Artie Hendricks with Landmark Roofing spread a tarp on a clients house in Londontowne a day after a tornado tore through the area.
Austin Dodson (left) and Artie Hendricks with Landmark Roofing spread a tarp on a clients house in Londontowne a day after a tornado tore through the area. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Train vs car
A passenger vehicle is damaged after being hit by a CSX freight train near W. Cold Spring Lane on August 12.
A passenger vehicle is damaged after being hit by a CSX freight train near W. Cold Spring Lane on August 12. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun)
Blue crab genome mapping
Sook Chung, a professor at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science - Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology (UMCES-IMET), uses plastic tongs to pull one of the blue crabs she is raising out of the water to examine for her research on the species. Scientists Sook Chung, Tsvetan Bachvaroff and their team at UMCES-IMET have sequenced the genome of a blue crab for the first time.
Sook Chung, a professor at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science - Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology (UMCES-IMET), uses plastic tongs to pull one of the blue crabs she is raising out of the water to examine for her research on the species. Scientists Sook Chung, Tsvetan Bachvaroff and their team at UMCES-IMET have sequenced the genome of a blue crab for the first time. (Amy Davis/Baltimore Sun)
iCan Bike Camp
Ethan Sawyer, 11, of Prince George's County takes part in The iCan Bike Camp, developed by the nonprofit iCan Shine which is being held at Harford’s Churchville Recreation Center. Ethan is being helped by volunteers, Lauren Stambaugh and her sister, Megan Stambaugh (R) and they are from Fallston. Harford County’s summer camp for people with differing abilities, ages eight and older, to learn and experience the thrill of bike riding.This is the fourth year that the camp has been offered by Harford County’s Office of Disability Services and the Department of Parks & Recreation.
Ethan Sawyer, 11, of Prince George's County takes part in The iCan Bike Camp, developed by the nonprofit iCan Shine which is being held at Harford’s Churchville Recreation Center. Ethan is being helped by volunteers, Lauren Stambaugh and her sister, Megan Stambaugh (R) and they are from Fallston. Harford County’s summer camp for people with differing abilities, ages eight and older, to learn and experience the thrill of bike riding.This is the fourth year that the camp has been offered by Harford County’s Office of Disability Services and the Department of Parks & Recreation. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun)
Orion Youth Orchestra
Christopher Chavez, 16, Pasadena, plays his violin after the first rehearsal of the Orion Youth Orchestra, a tuition-free orchestra for pre-college aged students, at Temple Beth Shalom. Chavez is a second violin. Started by Annapolis Symphony Academy, Orion Youth Orchestra is recruiting for all instruments.
Christopher Chavez, 16, Pasadena, plays his violin after the first rehearsal of the Orion Youth Orchestra, a tuition-free orchestra for pre-college aged students, at Temple Beth Shalom. Chavez is a second violin. Started by Annapolis Symphony Academy, Orion Youth Orchestra is recruiting for all instruments. (Kim Hairston/Baltimore Sun)
Mike Miller viewing at the State House
Former Maryland Senate President Thomas V. "Mike" Miller, who died following complications from cancer last week, is transported into the Maryland State House for a final viewing.
Former Maryland Senate President Thomas V. "Mike" Miller, who died following complications from cancer last week, is transported into the Maryland State House for a final viewing. (Ulysses Muñoz/Baltimore Sun)
Easter finery on Appleton Street
Dressed in their Easter best, ten-year old twin brothers Dominique, left, and Da'yonne Myers, holding their one-year old sister, J'Lynn Myers, pose for family pictures after church. The 1600 block of Appleton Street where they live is lined with cherry trees.
Dressed in their Easter best, ten-year old twin brothers Dominique, left, and Da'yonne Myers, holding their one-year old sister, J'Lynn Myers, pose for family pictures after church. The 1600 block of Appleton Street where they live is lined with cherry trees. (Amy Davis/Baltimore Sun)
Young Marines Place Flags On Graves
Daniel Westerlund, 10, a member of the Young Marines of Anne Arundel County, places an American flag on a grave at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens this morning. Members of Historic Elkridge and Anne Arundel County Young Marines placed 3500 American flags on graves in preparation for the Memorial Day observance.
Daniel Westerlund, 10, a member of the Young Marines of Anne Arundel County, places an American flag on a grave at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens this morning. Members of Historic Elkridge and Anne Arundel County Young Marines placed 3500 American flags on graves in preparation for the Memorial Day observance. (Barbara Haddock Taylor)
Chardonnay harvest
Francisco Gonzalez picks grapes during the Chardonnay harvest at Boordy Vineyards. Six tons of Chardonnay grapes are harvested from the Boordy Vineyard over three days and another fifteen tons from their South Mountain Vineyard in Frederick. The harvest will produce about 1200 cases of the Boordy Chardonnay. Boordy is now in it's third generation and produces about 85000 gallons of wine a year.
Francisco Gonzalez picks grapes during the Chardonnay harvest at Boordy Vineyards. Six tons of Chardonnay grapes are harvested from the Boordy Vineyard over three days and another fifteen tons from their South Mountain Vineyard in Frederick. The harvest will produce about 1200 cases of the Boordy Chardonnay. Boordy is now in it's third generation and produces about 85000 gallons of wine a year. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun)
Baltimore County 4H Fair
Eight year old Joey Truesdale of Timonium takes a break from brushing her 6 month old crossbred pig in his pen at the Baltimore county 4H fair Cow Palace at the Maryland State Fairgrounds.
Eight year old Joey Truesdale of Timonium takes a break from brushing her 6 month old crossbred pig in his pen at the Baltimore county 4H fair Cow Palace at the Maryland State Fairgrounds. (Barbara Haddock Taylor/Baltimore Sun)
Rose Lang
Rose Lang, 76, of Joppa, pretends to kiss a catfish she caught at Mariners Point Park. on May 20, 2021. The retiree sometimes fishes twice a week at the park.
Rose Lang, 76, of Joppa, pretends to kiss a catfish she caught at Mariners Point Park. on May 20, 2021. The retiree sometimes fishes twice a week at the park. (Kenneth K. Lam/Baltimore Sun)
Horse shoe-in
Farrier Sean Losee of Mount Airy uses the "hot shoe" method to fit horseshoes, traveling to stables with a truck outfitted with a gas forge, 100-lb. anvil, grinding wheel, and the tools and supplies of the trade. He volunteered his time to shoe two arabber's horses at the Carlton Street Stables in West Baltimore. The stables, used by arabbers since 1912, date back to the 19th century and are a designated Baltimore City Landmark.
Farrier Sean Losee of Mount Airy uses the "hot shoe" method to fit horseshoes, traveling to stables with a truck outfitted with a gas forge, 100-lb. anvil, grinding wheel, and the tools and supplies of the trade. He volunteered his time to shoe two arabber's horses at the Carlton Street Stables in West Baltimore. The stables, used by arabbers since 1912, date back to the 19th century and are a designated Baltimore City Landmark. (Amy Davis/Baltimore Sun)
Shodekeh
Shodekeh, a beatboxer and composer from Maryland, will perform at Carnegie Hall in December. In addition to being an artist and accompanist in the Towson University dance department, he has used his platform to discuss and raise awareness about Black youth suicide and suicide ideation, as he has struggled with it himself.
Shodekeh, a beatboxer and composer from Maryland, will perform at Carnegie Hall in December. In addition to being an artist and accompanist in the Towson University dance department, he has used his platform to discuss and raise awareness about Black youth suicide and suicide ideation, as he has struggled with it himself. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Native American Festival In Columbia
Chris Eagle Hawk of Rockville, who is a member of the Ogalala Sioux and Lakota tribes, performs a traditional duck and dive dance at the Native American festival which was held at the East Columbia branch of the Howard County public library today.
Chris Eagle Hawk of Rockville, who is a member of the Ogalala Sioux and Lakota tribes, performs a traditional duck and dive dance at the Native American festival which was held at the East Columbia branch of the Howard County public library today. (Barbara Haddock Taylor/Baltimore Sun)
Solidarity Skateboards
Ace Thomspon, left, clicks heels with Tula Honkala as they roller skate at the Skatepark of Baltimore in Hampden's Roosevelt Park on Wednesday.
Ace Thomspon, left, clicks heels with Tula Honkala as they roller skate at the Skatepark of Baltimore in Hampden's Roosevelt Park on Wednesday. (Ulysses Muñoz/The Baltimore Sun)
REED Bmore Wire Artist
Baltimore street artist REED Bmore makes wire sculptures that he displays in various locations in the city.
Baltimore street artist REED Bmore makes wire sculptures that he displays in various locations in the city. (Barbara Haddock Taylor/Baltimore Sun)
Lunar eclipse
The full beaver moon is seen in partial eclipse beyond an unlit Natty Boh on Brewers Hill early Friday, November 19.
The full beaver moon is seen in partial eclipse beyond an unlit Natty Boh on Brewers Hill early Friday, November 19. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Charm City Companions delivery
Denise Street, with her granddaughter Deyonna Thompson, 6 1/2, and Duke, one of three Shih Tzus in their North Bond Street home, welcome Charm City Companion volunteer Mark Warns, who is delivering wet and dry dog food. Warns and his wife Lynn have been making deliveries to clients of Charm City Companions for almost two years. The non-profit helps Baltimore City residents with pet food and supplies, collars and leashes, free spay/neuter services and urgent medical needs. By supporting pet wellness in Baltimore City, Charm City Companions also helps build stronger and healthier neighborhoods.
Denise Street, with her granddaughter Deyonna Thompson, 6 1/2, and Duke, one of three Shih Tzus in their North Bond Street home, welcome Charm City Companion volunteer Mark Warns, who is delivering wet and dry dog food. Warns and his wife Lynn have been making deliveries to clients of Charm City Companions for almost two years. The non-profit helps Baltimore City residents with pet food and supplies, collars and leashes, free spay/neuter services and urgent medical needs. By supporting pet wellness in Baltimore City, Charm City Companions also helps build stronger and healthier neighborhoods. (Amy Davis/Baltimore Sun)
Waterfront chess
Marcus Martin (left) and Ronnie Atkinson enjoy a game of chess in the shade of a tree at Canton Waterfront Park Tuesday afternoon as temperatures hit the mid 80s. .
Marcus Martin (left) and Ronnie Atkinson enjoy a game of chess in the shade of a tree at Canton Waterfront Park Tuesday afternoon as temperatures hit the mid 80s. . (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Diana Miller
Diana Miller is the owner of Diana Original Hoops, a hula hoop and exercise company. She demonstrates what her classes look like for a portrait at Lake Montebello on Friday, March 12, 2021.
Diana Miller is the owner of Diana Original Hoops, a hula hoop and exercise company. She demonstrates what her classes look like for a portrait at Lake Montebello on Friday, March 12, 2021. (Ulysses Muñoz/Baltimore Sun)
Farewell hug on the last day of classes
Featherbed Lane Elementary School Principal Michelle Webster gives Faith White, 7, now a rising second grader, a farewell hug on the last day of classes for Baltimore County Schools. Students enjoyed passing through a bubble maker set up by Webster as they embarked on their summer vacation.
Featherbed Lane Elementary School Principal Michelle Webster gives Faith White, 7, now a rising second grader, a farewell hug on the last day of classes for Baltimore County Schools. Students enjoyed passing through a bubble maker set up by Webster as they embarked on their summer vacation. (Amy Davis/Baltimore Sun)
Principal Ben Mosley
Principal Ben Mosley greets students between classes at Glenmount Elementary/Middle School.
Principal Ben Mosley greets students between classes at Glenmount Elementary/Middle School. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
John Waters restrooms
Filmmaker John Waters, left, joined by his friend and actress/activist Elizabeth Coffey, stands outside the all gender restrooms that the Baltimore Museum of Art dedicated to him on Wednesday, October 27.
Filmmaker John Waters, left, joined by his friend and actress/activist Elizabeth Coffey, stands outside the all gender restrooms that the Baltimore Museum of Art dedicated to him on Wednesday, October 27. (Ulysses Muñoz/Baltimore Sun)
Baltimore Oriole
A male Baltimore Oriole flies towards its nest at Cromwell Valley Park. Several pairs of Baltimore and Orchard Orioles have returned to the park this year during nesting season.
A male Baltimore Oriole flies towards its nest at Cromwell Valley Park. Several pairs of Baltimore and Orchard Orioles have returned to the park this year during nesting season. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
[DOMI]NO Sugars sign
As workers remove more letters from the Domino Sugars sign, all that remains on Friday, March 12, 2021 is the word 'no.'
As workers remove more letters from the Domino Sugars sign, all that remains on Friday, March 12, 2021 is the word 'no.' (Ulysses Muñoz/The Baltimore Sun)
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