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Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) (sometimes erroneously called Aberdeen Proving Grounds) is a United States Army facility located adjacent to Aberdeen, Maryland (in Harford County).
Ace of Cakes was an American reality television show that aired on the Food Network.
The Acela Express (colloquially abbreviated to Acela) is Amtrak's flagship service along the Northeast Corridor (NEC) in the Northeastern United States between Washington, D.C. and Boston via 14 intermediate stops including Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York City.
The AFC Championship Game is one of the two semi-final playoff games of the National Football League (NFL), the largest professional American football league in the United States.
The American Football Conference North Division, or AFC North, is a division of the National Football League's (NFL) American Football Conference (AFC).
African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa.
Alexandria is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.
An Alford plea (also called a Kennedy plea in West Virginia, an Alford guilty plea and the Alford doctrine), in United States law, is a guilty plea in criminal court, whereby a defendant in a criminal case does not admit to the criminal act and asserts innocence.
The Algonquian are one of the most populous and widespread North American native language groups.
The All-America Football Conference (AAFC) was a professional American football league that challenged the established National Football League (NFL) from 1946 to 1949.
The American Brewery is an historic former brewery located at 1701 North Gay Street in Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
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The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.
The American Le Mans Series (ALMS) was a sports car racing series based in the United States and Canada.
The American Revolution was a colonial revolt that took place between 1765 and 1783.
The American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) is an American not-for-profit performance-rights organization (PRO) that protects its members' musical copyrights by monitoring public performances of their music, whether via a broadcast or live performance, and compensating them accordingly.
American Sugar Refining, Inc. is a large cane sugar refining company, with a production capacity of 6.5 million tons of sugar.
The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak, is a passenger railroad service that provides medium- and long-distance intercity service in the contiguous United States and to three Canadian cities.
Ancient Greece was a civilization belonging to a period of Greek history from the Greek Dark Ages of the 13th–9th centuries BC to the end of antiquity (AD 600).
Anglicisation (or anglicization, see English spelling differences), occasionally anglification, anglifying, englishing, refers to modifications made to foreign words, names and phrases to make them easier to spell, pronounce, or understand in English.
Anne Arundel County is located in the U.S. state of Maryland.
Antonio Hayes (born December 9, 1977) is an American politician who has represented the 40th legislative district in the Maryland House of Delegates since 2014, which includes the Midtown and West Baltimore neighborhoods in Baltimore City, MD.
An arabber (or a-rabber) is a street vendor (hawker) selling fruits and vegetables from a colorful, horse-drawn cart.
Arbutus is an unincorporated community and a census-designated place in Baltimore County, Maryland, United States.
An archaeological culture is a recurring assemblage of artifacts from a specific time and place that may constitute the material culture remains of a particular past human society.
In the classification of the archaeological cultures of North America, the Archaic period or "Meso-Indian period" in North America, accepted to be from around 8000 to 1000 BC in the sequence of North American pre-Columbian cultural stages, is a period defined by the archaic stage of cultural development.
Area codes 410, 443, and 667 are telephone area codes serving the eastern half of the U.S. state of Maryland, including the Baltimore metropolitan area and the Eastern Shore.
Armistead Gardens is a neighborhood in the Northeast District of Baltimore.
Artscape is an annual art festival held in the Mount Royal neighborhood of Baltimore, Maryland in July.
Ashkelon (also spelled Ashqelon and Ascalon; help; عَسْقَلَان) is a coastal city in the Southern District of Israel on the Mediterranean coast, south of Tel Aviv, and north of the border with the Gaza Strip.
Asian Americans are Americans of Asian descent.
Martin Luther King Jr., an American clergyman and civil rights leader, was shot at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, on April 4, 1968.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
The Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) was a collection of community-based organizations in the United States and internationally that advocated for low- and moderate-income families by working on neighborhood safety, voter registration, health care, affordable housing, and other social issues.
The Atlantic coastal plain is a physiographic region of low relief along the East Coast of the United States.
The Atlantic Seaboard Fall Line, or Fall Zone, is a escarpment where the Piedmont and Atlantic coastal plain meet in the eastern United States.
The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Territory, on the morning of December 7, 1941.
The B&O Railroad Museum is a museum exhibiting historic railroad equipment in Baltimore, Maryland, originally named the Baltimore & Ohio Transportation Museum when it opened on July 4, 1953.
George Herman "Babe" Ruth Jr. (February 6, 1895 – August 16, 1948) was an American professional baseball player whose career in Major League Baseball (MLB) spanned 22 seasons, from 1914 through 1935.
Baltimore is a monthly magazine published in Baltimore, Maryland by Rosebud Entertainment L.L.C., a company owned by Steve Geppi.
The Baltimore Afro-American, commonly known as The Afro, is a weekly newspaper published in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad was the first common carrier railroad and the oldest railroad in the United States, with its first section opening in 1830.
The Baltimore and Potomac Tunnel (or B&P Tunnel) is a double-tracked, masonry arch railroad tunnel on the Northeast Corridor in Baltimore, Maryland, just south of Pennsylvania Station.
Baltimore Assembly (properly named Broening Highway General Motors Plant) was a General Motors factory in Baltimore, Maryland.
The Baltimore bank riot of 1835 in the major port city of Maryland was a violent reaction to the failure of the Bank of Maryland in 1834.
The Baltimore Blast is an American professional indoor soccer team based in Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
The Baltimore Blast were a longtime member of the Major Indoor Soccer League.
The Baltimore Blues were an American rugby league football team based in Baltimore, Maryland.
Baltimore Bohemians were an American soccer club based in Baltimore.
The Baltimore City Archives is the official municipal archive of the City of Baltimore, Maryland.
The Baltimore City College, known colloquially as City, City College, B.C.C. and nicknamed "The Castle on the Hill" is a public magnet high school in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. Established and authorized by resolution in March 1839 by the Baltimore City Council, signed / approved by the 10th Mayor, Sheppard C. Leakin (1838-1840), and opened in October 1839 as "The High School", "City" is the third oldest active public high school in the US. --> A citywide college preparatory school with a liberal arts focus, The Baltimore City College has selective admissions criteria based on entrance exams and middle school grades. The four-year City College curriculum includes the IB Middle Years Programme and the IB Diploma Programme of the International Baccalaureate curriculums since the mid 1980s. --> It is located on a hill-top campus in Northeast Baltimore bordered by 33rd Street (a major/park-like bamboo shaded boulevard with a landscaped median strip), The Alameda (a similar boulevard and median), and Loch Raven Boulevard. -->Leonhart (1939), p. 120. The school's main building is a National Historic Landmark and a Baltimore City Landmark designation. According to the Maryland Historical Society, "The rough stone granite and limestone trim Collegiate Gothic architecture style structure, aptly nicknamed 'The Castle On The Hill,' since 1928, sits atop "Collegian Hill" - the highest point within the city limits. With a singular striking Gothic tower that stands 200 feet high, the building edifice and surrounding park-like campus hold scenic views of the surrounding region and the distant downtown skyline of skyscrapers and Inner Harbor, although this is soon to be hidden by future plans of a bamboo-establishment project.".
The Baltimore City College Football team, known as the "Black Knights" or the "Knights" since 1950, or longtime since the 1880s as the "Collegians" or since 1928 as the "Alamedans", represents the Baltimore City College, a public college preparatory secondary school featuring the International Baccalaureate programme, in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S. Since the introduction of football at the school in the mid-1870s, the City College football team has competed in more than 1,000 contests, won more than 20 Maryland Scholastic Association (MSA) and Baltimore City championships, while emphasizing academics and character education.
Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) is the only community college in the city of Baltimore, Maryland, United States and the only State-sponsored community college in Maryland.
The Baltimore City Council is the legislative branch that governs the City of Baltimore and its nearly 700,000 citizens.
The Baltimore City Delegation refers to the 18 delegates who are elected from districts in Baltimore to serve in the Maryland House of Delegates in the United States.
Baltimore City Hall is the official seat of government of the City of Baltimore, in the State of Maryland.
The Baltimore City Health Department (BCHD) is the public health agency of the city of Baltimore, Maryland.
Baltimore City Public Schools, also referred to as Baltimore City Public School System, BCPSS, BCPS and City Schools, is a public school district in the state of Maryland, United States. It serves the youth for the city of Baltimore (in distinction to the separate and "younger" public school system (district) for the surrounding county of Baltimore, known as the Baltimore County Public Schools). Traditionally however, the Baltimore City Public Schools system has usually never referred to itself as a "district," as the operation of the schools was synonymous with the city of Baltimore. Its headquarters are located on 200 East North Avenue at North Calvert Street in the "Dr. Alice G. Pinderhughes Administration Building"."." Baltimore City Public Schools. Retrieved April 9, 2011. "Dr. Alice G. Pinderhughes Administration Building 200 E. North Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21202 " The local school district that is situated within a county-equivalent level area of an independent city. In 2012, it is currently the fourth largest school system in Maryland. In the 2014–15 school year, the student enrollment is approximately 84,000 students. It also maintains 1 pre-k/kindergarten school, 54 elementary schools, 75 K-8 schools, 7 middle schools, 15 secondary schools, 28 high schools, 1 K-12 school, and 7 alternative programs.
The Baltimore City Senate Delegation is an association of the six state senators who represent Baltimore City in the Maryland General Assembly.
The Baltimore City Sheriff's Office is the law enforcement arm of the court, serving the citizens of Baltimore City, Maryland.
Baltimore Clipper is the colloquial name for fast sailing ships built on the mid-Atlantic seaboard of the United States of America, especially at the port of Baltimore, Maryland.
The Baltimore Colts were a professional American football team based in Baltimore, Maryland.
The Baltimore Colts relocation to Indianapolis was a successful effort by the then-owner of the Baltimore Colts (Robert Irsay) to move the American football team from Baltimore, Maryland to Indianapolis, Indiana.
The Baltimore Convention Center is a convention and exhibition hall located in downtown Baltimore, Maryland.
Baltimore County is located in the U.S. state of Maryland.
The Baltimore Development Corporation (BDC) is a nonprofit corporation and public-private agency contracted by the City of Baltimore to promote economic development.
The Baltimore Harbor Tunnel is a pair of two-lane road tunnels carrying Interstate 895—the Harbor Tunnel Thruway—under the Patapsco River southeast of downtown Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
Baltimore Highlands is a census-designated place (CDP) in Baltimore County, Maryland, United States, directly south of the city of Baltimore.
Baltimore has been described by some as "Charm City," by others as "Bodymore, Murderland." F. Scott Fitzgerald, who lived there for five years in the 1930s, wrote of it, "I belong here, where everything is civilized and gay and rotted and polite." A recent listing of ten best movies set in Baltimore includes works by Baltimore natives such as Anne Tyler, John Waters, and Barry Levinson.
The Baltimore International College (BIC), founded in 1972, was a private, non-profit college located in Baltimore, Maryland.
The Baltimore Marathon is the flagship race of several races held in Baltimore, Maryland known collectively as the Baltimore Running Festival.
The 2007 Baltimore mayoral election was held on November 6, 2007.
The Metro SubwayLink, known locally as the Metro Subway, The Subway, or the Baltimore Metro, is a rapid transit line serving the greater area of Baltimore, Maryland, in the United States, and operated by the Maryland Transit Administration.
The Baltimore–Columbia–Towson Metropolitan Statistical Area, also known as Central Maryland, is a Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) in Maryland as defined by the United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB).
The 1974 Baltimore municipal strike was a strike action undertaken by different groups of municipal workers.
The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA), located in Baltimore, Maryland, United States, is an art museum that was founded in 1914.
Baltimore Museum of Industry is a museum in Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
The Baltimore News-American was a Baltimore broadsheet newspaper with a continuous lineage (in various forms) of more than 200 years of Baltimore newspapers.
The Baltimore Orioles are an American professional baseball team based in Baltimore, Maryland.
The Baltimore Orioles were a 19th-century American Association and National League (organized 1876) team from 1882 to 1899.
The city of Baltimore, Maryland has been home to two minor league baseball teams called the "Baltimore Orioles", besides the four major league baseball teams, (the American Association in 1882–1891, the National League in the 1890s and the so-called "up-start" American League charter franchise of two seasons 1901–1902, and the current American League's modern team of the Baltimore Orioles since April 1954).
The Baltimore Police Department (BPD) provides police services to the city of Baltimore, Maryland.
The Baltimore Police Strike was a 1974 labor action conducted by officers of the Baltimore Police Department.
Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, colloquially referred to as BPI, Poly, and The Institute, is a U.S. public high school founded in 1883.
The city of Baltimore currently has six public markets across the city.
The Baltimore railroad strike of 1877 involved several days of work stoppage and violence in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1877.
The Baltimore Ravens are a professional American football team based in Baltimore, Maryland.
The Baltimore riot of 1861 (also called the "Pratt Street Riots" and the "Pratt Street Massacre") was a civil conflict on Friday, April 19, 1861, on Pratt Street, in Baltimore, Maryland, between antiwar "Copperhead" Democrats (the largest party in Maryland) and other Southern/Confederate sympathizers on one side, and members of the primarily Massachusetts and some Pennsylvania state militia regiments en route to the national capital at Washington called up for federal service, on the other.
The Baltimore riot of 1968 was a period of civil unrest that lasted from April 6 to April 14, 1968 in Baltimore.
The Baltimore Rock Opera Society (BROS) is an official 501c3 non-profit organization as of April 2015.
The Baltimore School for the Arts (BSA) is a public arts high school/secondary school in Baltimore, Maryland and is part of its Baltimore City Public Schools system.
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is an American symphony orchestra based in Baltimore, Maryland.
Baltimore Water Taxi is a water taxi service offering sightseeing and transportation service mainly to points along the Baltimore Inner Harbor.
Located on the Inner Harbor of Baltimore, Maryland, the Baltimore World Trade Center is the world's tallest regular pentagonal building (the pentagonal JPMorgan Chase Tower in Houston is taller, but is not regular).
Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport is an international airport located in Linthicum, an unincorporated community in northern Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States.
The Baltimore–Washington metropolitan area is a combined statistical area consisting of the overlapping labor market region of the cities of Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, Maryland.
The Baltimore–Washington Parkway (also referred to as the B–W Parkway) is a highway in the U.S. state of Maryland, running southwest from Baltimore to Washington, D.C. The road begins at an interchange with U.S. Route 50 (US 50) near Cheverly in Prince George's County at the D.C. border, and continues northeast as a parkway maintained by the National Park Service (NPS) to MD 175 near Fort Meade, serving many federal institutions.
The Baltimore–Washington telegraph line was the first long-distance telegraph system set up to run overland in the United States.
The Bank of America Building, also known as 10 Light Street and formerly as the Baltimore Trust Company Building, is a 34 story, skyscraper located at the corner of East Baltimore and Light Streets in downtown Baltimore, Maryland.
Barbara A. Robinson (born June 8, 1938) is an American politician who represents the 40th legislative district in the Maryland Senate.
Barbara Ann Mikulski (born July 20, 1936) is an American politician who served as a United States Senator from Maryland from 1987 to 2017.
Barclay is a neighborhood in the center of Baltimore City.
A baseball park, also known as a ballpark or diamond, is a venue where baseball is played.
The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, also called the Baltimore Basilica, was the first Roman Catholic cathedral built in the United States, and was among the first major religious buildings constructed in the nation after the adoption of the U.S. Constitution.
Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era is a Pulitzer Prize-winning work on the American Civil War, published in 1988, by James M. McPherson.
The Battle Monument, located in Battle Monument Square on North Calvert Street between East Fayette and East Lexington Streets in Baltimore, Maryland, commemorates the Battle of Baltimore with the British fleet of the Royal Navy's bombardment of Fort McHenry, the Battle of North Point, southeast of the city in Baltimore County on the Patapsco Neck peninsula, and the stand-off on the eastern siege fortifications along Loudenschlager and Potter's Hills, later called Hampstead Hill, in what is now Patterson Park since 1827, east of town.
The Battle of Baltimore was a sea/land battle fought between British invaders and American defenders in the War of 1812.
Behnisch Architekten is an architectural practice based in Stuttgart, Germany, with branches in Munich, Germany and Boston, Massachusetts.
Belair-Edison is a neighborhood in the Northeastern part of Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
Benjamin Louis Cardin (born October 5, 1943) is an American politician serving as the senior United States Senator from Maryland, first elected to that seat in 2006.
Benjamin Henry Boneval Latrobe (May 1, 1764 – September 3, 1820) was a British neoclassical architect who emigrated to the United States.
A bicycle boulevard, sometimes referred to as a neighborhood greenway, neighborway, neighborhood bikeway or neighborhood byway is a type of bikeway composed of a low-speed street which has been "optimized" for bicycle traffic.
William C. "Bill" Ferguson IV (born April 15, 1983) is a Democratic member of the Maryland Senate, representing the 46th district since 2011.
Eleanora Fagan (April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959), better known as Billie Holiday, was an American jazz singer with a career spanning nearly thirty years.
Blockbusting is a business process of U.S. real estate agents and building developers to convince white property owners to sell their house at low prices, which they do by promoting fear in those house owners that racial minorities will soon be moving into the neighborhood.
Bluegrass in Baltimore: The Hard Drivin' Sound and its Legacy is a book written by Tim Newby and published by McFarland & Company in 2015.
Bolton Hill is a neighborhood in Baltimore, Maryland, with 20 blocks of mostly preserved buildings from the late 19th century.
Brazil (Brasil), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil), is the largest country in both South America and Latin America.
Bremerhaven (literally "Bremen's harbour", Low German: Bremerhoben) is a city at the seaport of the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen, a state of the Federal Republic of Germany.
Brewers Hill is a neighborhood in the Southeast District of Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
Broadway East is a neighborhood in the East District of Baltimore.
BronyCon is an annual fan convention held on the east coast of the United States for fans of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, among them adult and teenage fans of the show, who call themselves bronies.
Brooke Lierman is an American politician who serves in the Maryland Legislature and represents District 46 in Baltimore City.
Brooklyn Park is a census-designated place (CDP) in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States.
Brooklyn is one of the southernmost neighborhoods in Baltimore, Maryland.
Brown Memorial Park Avenue Presbyterian Church of Baltimore, Maryland, U.S., is a large, Gothic Revival-style church built in 1870 and located at Park and Lafayette Avenues in the city's Bolton Hill section.
BRT Laboratories, Inc. is a Baltimore, Maryland-based biotechnology company that performs DNA testing.
Bush River is a tidal estuary in Harford County, Maryland, located about 15 mi (24 km) northeast of Baltimore.
Butchers Hill is a neighborhood in Southeast Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
BWI Airport station is a train station located in Anne Arundel County, Maryland near Baltimore–Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.
Calvin Edwin Ripken Jr. (born August 24, 1960), nicknamed "The Iron Man", is an American former baseball shortstop and third baseman who played 21 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Baltimore Orioles (1981–2001).
The California Gold Rush (1848–1855) began on January 24, 1848, when gold was found by James W. Marshall at Sutter's Mill in Coloma, California.
Callinectes sapidus (from the Greek calli-.
Canton is a neighborhood in Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
The Cardinal Gibbons School, also referred to as Cardinal Gibbons, CG, and most commonly as Gibbons, was a Roman Catholic high school and middle school for boys in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
The Carolinian is a daily passenger train that runs between Charlotte, North Carolina and New York City.
Carroll Rosenbloom (March 5, 1907 – April 2, 1979) was an American businessman.
Carrollton Ridge is a neighborhood of South Baltimore, Maryland, United States The area currently known as Carrollton Ridge is a low income residential neighborhood directly west of Baltimore's Inner Harbor.
Carver Vocational-Technical High School - fully George Washington Carver Vocational-Technical High School - also known as Carver Vo-Tech is a public vocational-technical high school located in the western part of Baltimore, Maryland and part of the Baltimore City Public Schools system.
Catherine E. Pugh (born March 10, 1950), is an American Democratic politician, currently serving as the 50th mayor of Baltimore City, Maryland.
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is the international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States.
Catonsville is a census-designated place (CDP) in Baltimore County, Maryland, United States.
CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of CBS Corporation.
Cecil Calvert, 2nd Baron Baltimore (8 August 1605 – 30 November 1675), was the first Proprietor of the Province of Maryland, ninth Proprietary Governor of the Colony of Newfoundland and second of the colony of Province of Avalon to its southeast.
A census-designated place (CDP) is a concentration of population defined by the United States Census Bureau for statistical purposes only.
Center Stage is the state theater of Maryland, and Baltimore's largest professional producing theater.
Chamber music is a form of classical music that is composed for a small group of instruments—traditionally a group that could fit in a palace chamber or a large room.
Chamber Music America (CMA) is an American non-profit organization that provides small ensemble professionals with access to a variety of professional development, networking, and funding resources.
Charles Belfoure (born 19 February 1954) is an American writer, architect and historian.
Charles Center is a large-scale urban redevelopment project in central Baltimore's downtown business district of the late 1950s and early 1960s.
Charles County is a county located in the southern central portion of the U.S. state of Maryland.
Charles Street, known for most of its route as Maryland Route 139, runs through Baltimore City and through the Towson area of Baltimore County.
The Charles Theatre, often referred to as simply The Charles, is the oldest movie theatre in Baltimore.
Charles Village is a neighborhood located in the north-central area of Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
The Charm City Circulator (CCC or Downtown Circulator) is a privately funded, public transit shuttle bus service giving riders connection to historic sites, parking, and businesses throughout downtown Baltimore for free.
Cherry Hill is one of the southernmost neighborhoods in Baltimore, Maryland.
Cheryl Diane Glenn (born May 27, 1951), is a member of the Maryland House of Delegates representing Maryland's 45th legislative district which is situated in northeast Baltimore.
The Chesapeake Bay is an estuary in the U.S. states of Maryland and Virginia.
Cheswolde is residential community in northwest Baltimore, Maryland.
The U.S. city of Baltimore, Maryland is home to a small Chinatown.
The terms city limit and city boundary refer to the defined boundary or border of a city.
The Cleveland Browns relocation controversy, sometimes referred to by fans as "The Move", was the decision by then-Browns owner Art Modell to relocate the National Football League (NFL)'s Cleveland Browns from its long-time home of Cleveland to Baltimore during the 1995 NFL season.
"Cold Sunday" was a meteorological event which took place on January 17, 1982, when unprecedentedly cold air swept down from Canada and plunged temperatures across much of the United States far below existing all-time record lows.
Cold air damming, or CAD, is a meteorological phenomenon that involves a high-pressure system (anticyclone) accelerating equatorward east of a north-south oriented mountain range due to the formation of a barrier jet behind a cold front associated with the poleward portion of a split upper level trough.
In history, a colony is a territory under the immediate complete political control of a state, distinct from the home territory of the sovereign.
Colt 45 is a brand of lager or malt liquor in the United States, introduced by National Brewing Company in the spring of 1963.
A combined statistical area (CSA) is composed of adjacent metropolitan (MSA) and micropolitan statistical areas (µSA) in the United States and Puerto Rico that can demonstrate economic or social linkage.
In computing, a comma-separated values (CSV) file is a delimited text file that uses a comma to separate values.
Commerce Place is a high-rise in Baltimore, Maryland.
A congressional district is an electoral constituency that elects a single member of a congress.
The current Constitution of the State of Maryland, which was ratified by the people of the state on September 18, 1867, forms the basic law for the U.S. state of Maryland.
A constructed wetland (CW) is an artificial wetland to treat municipal or industrial wastewater, greywater or stormwater runoff.
The contiguous United States or officially the conterminous United States consists of the 48 adjoining U.S. states plus Washington, D.C. on the continent of North America.
Coppin State University is a historically black college located in Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
Cory V. McCray (born October 31, 1982) is an American politician who serves in the Maryland General Assembly representing Maryland's 45th legislative located in northeast Baltimore City.
In the United States, an administrative or political subdivision of a state is a county, which is a region having specific boundaries and usually some level of governmental authority.
County Longford (Contae an Longfoirt) is a county in Ireland.
A county seat is an administrative center, seat of government, or capital city of a county or civil parish.
The Crescent is a passenger train operated by Amtrak in the eastern United States.
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S. is infamous for its very high crime rate, including a violent crime rate that ranks high above the national average.
Cromwell station, also known as Cromwell Station/Glen Burnie or Cromwell/Glen Burnie, is a Baltimore Light Rail station in Glen Burnie, Maryland.
A curfew is an order specifying a time during which certain regulations apply.
Curtis Stovall Anderson (born October 12, 1949) is an American politician, lawyer and former broadcast journalist.
Curtis Bay is a residential / commercial / industrial neighborhood in the southern portion of the City of Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
Curtis Creek is a tidal creek located in Baltimore City and Anne Arundel County, Maryland.
The Curtis Institute of Music is a conservatory in Philadelphia that offers courses of study leading to a performance diploma, Bachelor of Music, Master of Music in Opera, or Professional Studies Certificate in Opera.
The Dallas Texans played in the National Football League (NFL) for one season, 1952, with a record of 1–11.
On April 12, 2015, Freddie Carlos Gray, Jr., a 25-year-old African American man, was arrested by the Baltimore Police Department for possessing what the police alleged was an illegal knife under Baltimore law.
The Deep South is a cultural and geographic subregion in the Southern United States.
Deindustrialization or deindustrialisation is a process of social and economic change caused by the removal or reduction of industrial capacity or activity in a country or region, especially heavy industry or manufacturing industry.
The Democratic National Convention (DNC) is a series of presidential nominating conventions held every four years since 1832 by the United States Democratic Party.
The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party (nicknamed the GOP for Grand Old Party).
A demonym (δῆμος dẽmos "people, tribe", ὄόνομα ónoma "name") is a word that identifies residents or natives of a particular place, which is derived from the name of that particular place.
Digital Harbor High School (formerly known as Southern High School) is located in Baltimore, Maryland.
Domino Foods, Inc. is a US company owned by American Sugar Refining Inc.
Donald D. Pomerleau (August 31, 1915 – January 19, 1992) was the City Police Commissioner of Baltimore, Maryland from 1966 to 1981.
A double-track railway usually involves running one track in each direction, compared to a single-track railway where trains in both directions share the same track.
Downtown Baltimore is the central business district of Baltimore traditionally bounded by Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard to the west, Mt. Royal Avenue to the north, President Street to the east and the Inner Harbor area to the south.
Druid Heights was a bohemian community on the southwest flank of Mount Tamalpais in Marin County, California, about a mile from the Pacific Ocean.
Druid Hill Park is a urban park in northwest Baltimore, Maryland.
Jeffrey Adam "Duff" Goldman (born December 17, 1974) is a pastry chef and television personality.
Duke Realty is a major United States real estate investment trust, based in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Dundalk is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Baltimore County, Maryland, United States.
Charles Albert Dutch Ruppersberger III (born January 31, 1946) is the U.S. Representative for, serving since 2003.
The East Coast Greenway is a biking and walking route linking the major cities of the Atlantic coast of the United States, from Calais, Maine, to Key West, Florida.
The Eastern Shore of Maryland is a part of the U.S. state of Maryland that lies predominantly on the east side of the Chesapeake Bay and consists of nine counties.
The Eastern Time Zone (ET) is a time zone encompassing 17 U.S. states in the eastern part of the contiguous United States, parts of eastern Canada, the state of Quintana Roo in Mexico, Panama in Central America, and the Caribbean Islands.
The Eastman School of Music is a comprehensive school of music located in Rochester, New York.
Edgar Allan Poe (born Edgar Poe; January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849) was an American writer, editor, and literary critic.
Edith Hamilton (August 12, 1867 – May 31, 1963) was an American educator and internationally-known author who was one of the most renowned classicists of her era.
Edmondson Village is a neighborhood in the southwestern section of Baltimore, Maryland, encompassing most of the Edmondson Avenue corridor in 21229.
Elijah Eugene Cummings (born January 18, 1951) is an American politician and the U.S. Representative for, serving since 1996.
Founded in 1772, Ellicott City is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in, and the county seat of, Howard County, Maryland, United States.
Ellis Island, in Upper New York Bay, was the gateway for over 12 million immigrants to the U.S. as the United States' busiest immigrant inspection station for over 60 years from 1892 until 1954.
Ellwood Park is a neighborhood in the eastern part of Baltimore, Maryland.
Embezzlement is the act of withholding assets for the purpose of conversion (theft) of such assets, by one or more persons to whom the assets were entrusted, either to be held or to be used for specific purposes.
Emerson Tower often referenced as Emerson Bromo-Seltzer Tower is a 15-story, skyscraper erected in 1911 at the corner of Eutaw and Lombard Streets in Baltimore, Maryland, designed by Joseph Evans Sperry for Bromo-Seltzer inventor "Captain" Isaac E. Emerson.
Enoch Pratt (September 10, 1808 — September 17, 1896) was an American businessman in Baltimore, Maryland.
The Enoch Pratt Free Library is the free public library system of the City of Baltimore, Maryland.
James Hubert Blake (February 7, 1887February 12, 1983), known as Eubie Blake, was an American composer, lyricist, and pianist of ragtime, jazz, and popular music.
The European colonization of the Americas describes the history of the settlement and establishment of control of the continents of the Americas by most of the naval powers of Europe.
Everyman Theatre is a regional theatre with a professional repertory company of artists in downtown Baltimore, Maryland.
A fall line (or fall zone) is the geomorphologic break that demarcates the border between an upland region of relatively hard crystalline basement rock and a coastal plain of softer sedimentary rock.
FC Baltimore 1729 is an American soccer team based in Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
Federal Hill Park is a 10.3 acres park located in Baltimore, Maryland on the south shore of the Inner Harbor.
Federal Hill is a neighborhood in Baltimore, Maryland, United States that lies just to the south of the city's central business district.
Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the United States federal government for use in computer systems by non-military government agencies and government contractors.
Fell's Point is a historic waterfront neighborhood in the southeastern area of the City of Baltimore, Maryland.
A floating island is a mass of floating aquatic plants, mud, and peat ranging in thickness from several centimetres to a few metres.
Formstone is a type of stucco commonly applied to brick rowhouses in many East Coast urban areas in the United States, although it is most strongly associated with Baltimore.
Fort Armistead was a United States Army coastal defense fort, active from 1901 to 1920, that defended Baltimore, Maryland.
Fort McHenry is a historical American coastal pentagonal bastion fort located in the Locust Point neighborhood of Baltimore, Maryland.
The Fort McHenry Tunnel is a four-tube, bi-directional tunnel that carries traffic on Interstate 95 underneath the Baltimore Harbor.
Four Seasons Hotels Limited, trading as Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, is an international luxury hospitality company headquartered in Toronto, Ontario.
Francis Scott Key (August 1, 1779January 11, 1843) was an American lawyer, author, and amateur poet from Frederick, Maryland who is best known for writing a poem which later became the lyrics for the United States' national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner".
The Francis Scott Key Bridge, also known as the Outer Harbor Bridge or simply the Key Bridge, is a Steel Arch-Shaped Continuous Through Truss Bridge spanning the Patapsco River in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
Frank M. Conaway Jr. (born January 4, 1963) is an American politician who represents the 40th legislative district in the Maryland House of Delegates.
Frederick Douglass (born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey; – February 20, 1895) was an African-American social reformer, abolitionist, orator, writer, and statesman.
Frederick Douglass High School, established in 1883, is an American public high school in the Baltimore City Public Schools district.
Freezing rain is the name given to rain precipitation maintained at temperatures below freezing by the ambient air mass that causes freezing on contact with surfaces.
Gas lighting is production of artificial light from combustion of a gaseous fuel, such as hydrogen, methane, carbon monoxide, propane, butane, acetylene, ethylene, or natural gas.
Gay Street is a street in Baltimore, Maryland that gets its name from Nicholas Ruxton Gay, who surveyed the area in 1747.
Gbarnga is the capital city of Bong County, Liberia, lying north east of Monrovia.
General aviation (GA) is all civil aviation operations other than scheduled air services and non-scheduled air transport operations for remuneration or hire.
Genoa (Genova,; Zêna; English, historically, and Genua) is the capital of the Italian region of Liguria and the sixth-largest city in Italy.
Gentrification is a process of renovation of deteriorated urban neighborhoods by means of the influx of more affluent residents.
The Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) is a database that contains name and locative information about more than two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its territories.
George Aloysius Frederick (December 16, 1842 – August 17, 1924) was a German-American architect with a practice in Baltimore, Maryland, where his most prominent commission was the Baltimore City Hall (1867–75), awarded him when he was only twenty-one.
George Brown (1787–1859) was an Irish-American investment banker and railroad entrepreneur.
The George Peabody Library, formerly known as the Library of the Peabody Institute of the City of Baltimore, is the 19th-century focused research library of The Johns Hopkins University.
Georgetown is a historic neighborhood and a commercial and entertainment district located in northwest Washington, D.C., situated along the Potomac River.
Glen Burnie is a census-designated place (CDP) in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States.
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is an American multinational investment bank and financial services company headquartered in New York City.
The Governor of Maryland heads the executive branch of the government of the State of Maryland, and is the commander-in-chief of the state's National Guard units.
The Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT was an IndyCar Series and American Le Mans Series race held on a street circuit in Baltimore, Maryland.
The Great Baltimore Fire raged in Baltimore, Maryland, United States on Sunday, February 7 and Monday, February 8, 1904.
The Great Blizzard of 1899 also known as the Great Arctic Outbreak of 1899 and the St.
The Great Railroad Strike of 1877, sometimes referred to as the Great Upheaval, began on July 14 in Martinsburg, West Virginia, United States after the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad (B&O) cut wages for the third time in a year.
The Greek Revival was an architectural movement of the late 18th and early 19th centuries, predominantly in Northern Europe and the United States.
Greektown is a general name for an ethnic enclave populated primarily by Greeks or people of Greek ancestry, usually in an urban neighborhood.
The Green Line is a proposed mass transit line for the Baltimore, Maryland area in the United States.
The grid plan, grid street plan, or gridiron plan is a type of city plan in which streets run at right angles to each other, forming a grid.
Guilford is a prominent and historic neighborhood located in the northern part of Baltimore, Maryland.
The adjoining Gwynns Falls Park and Leakin Park, in Baltimore, Maryland, United States, generally referred to as "Gwynns Falls/Leakin Park," covers of contiguous parkland, forming the most extensive park in the city.
Gywnns Falls Trail is a series of hiking and bicycling trails inside Baltimore, Maryland, named for the Gwynns Falls, whose course it follows, and the surrounding Gwynns Falls Leakin Park it passes through.
Henry Louis Mencken (September 12, 1880 – January 29, 1956) was an American journalist, satirist, cultural critic and scholar of American English.
Hairspray is a 1988 American dance comedy film written and directed by John Waters, and starring Ricki Lake, Divine, Debbie Harry, Sonny Bono, Jerry Stiller, Leslie Ann Powers, Colleen Fitzpatrick, and Michael St. Gerard.
Hairspray is an American musical with music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Scott Wittman and Shaiman and a book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan, based on the 1988 John Waters film Hairspray.
Hampden is a neighborhood located in northern Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
The Hanover Street Bridge — officially, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge — is a bascule bridge crossing the Middle Branch of the Patapsco River along Hanover Street (Maryland Route 2) in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
Hanover, Maryland is an unincorporated community in the Baltimore/Annapolis area in northwestern Anne Arundel County, Maryland and eastern Howard County, Maryland in the United States, located south of Baltimore on the Howard County line.
Harborplace is a festival marketplace in Baltimore, Maryland, that opened on July 2, 1980, as a centerpiece of the revival of downtown Baltimore.
HarborView Condominium is a residential high-rise in Baltimore, Maryland.
A hardiness zone is a geographic area defined to encompass a certain range of climatic conditions relevant to plant growth and survival.
Harlem Park was an amusement park and Chautauqua site in Rockford, Illinois that operated from 1891 to 1928.
Helen Delich Bentley (November 28, 1923 – August 6, 2016) was an American politician who was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from Maryland from 1985 to 1995.
Henri Émile Benoît Matisse (31 December 1869 – 3 November 1954) was a French artist, known for both his use of colour and his fluid and original draughtsmanship.
The "Henry Fite House", located on West Baltimore Street (then known as Market Street), between South Sharp and North Liberty Streets (also later known as Hopkins Place), in Baltimore, Maryland, was the meeting site of the Second Continental Congress from December 20, 1776 until February 22, 1777.
HighBeam Research is a paid search engine and full text online archive owned by Gale, a subsidiary Cengage, for thousands of newspapers, magazines, academic journals, newswires, trade magazines, and encyclopedias in English.
The Highlandtown Arts District (a.k.a. "ha!" and Highlandtown Arts and Entertainment District) is the largest such designated area in the state of Maryland, encompassing the southeast Baltimore neighborhoods of Highlandtown, Patterson Park and portions of the Canton and Greektown neighborhoods.
Highlandtown is a neighborhood of Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
Many highway revolts (also freeway revolts, expressway revolts, or road protests) took place in developed countries during the 1960s and 1970s, in response to plans for the construction of new freeways, a significant number of which were abandoned or significantly scaled back due to widespread public opposition, especially of those whose neighborhoods would be disrupted or displaced by the proposed freeways, and due to various other negative effects that freeways are considered to have.
The hippodrome (ἱππόδρομος) was an ancient Grecian stadium for horse racing and chariot racing.
The Hippodrome Theatre is a theater in Baltimore, Maryland.
Historic Ships in Baltimore, created as a result of the merger of the USS Constellation Museum and the Baltimore Maritime Museum, is a maritime museum located in the Inner Harbor of Baltimore, Maryland in the United States.
The professional American football franchise currently known as the Indianapolis Colts was originally based in Baltimore, Maryland as the Baltimore Colts from 1953 to 1984.
The history of the Czechs in Baltimore dates back to the mid-19th century.
The history of the French in Baltimore dates back to the 18th century.
The history of the Germans in Baltimore began in the 17th century.
The history of the Greeks in Baltimore dates back to the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
The history of the Hispanics and Latinos in Baltimore dates back to the mid-20th century.
The Indianapolis Colts are a professional American football team based in Indianapolis, Indiana.
The history of the Italians in Baltimore dates back to the mid-19th century.
The history of the Lithuanians in Baltimore dates back to the mid-19th century.
Throughout its history, the National Football League (NFL) and other rival American football leagues have used several different formats to determine their league champions, including a period of inter-league matchups determining a true world champion.
The history of the Poles in Baltimore dates back to the late 19th century.
The history of the Russians in Baltimore dates back to the mid-19th century.
The history of the Ukrainians in Baltimore dates back to the mid-19th century.
The AIDS epidemic, caused by HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus), found its way to the United States as early as 1960, but was first noticed after doctors discovered clusters of Kaposi's sarcoma and pneumocystis pneumonia in young gay men in Los Angeles, New York City, and San Francisco in 1981.
Homeland is a neighborhood in the northern part of Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
Homelessness is the circumstance when people are without a permanent dwelling, such as a house or apartment.
The Homewood campus is the main academic and administrative center of the Johns Hopkins University.
Homicide: Life on the Street is an American police procedural television series chronicling the work of a fictional version of the Baltimore Police Department's Homicide Unit.
House of Cards is an American political thriller web television series created by Beau Willimon.
Howard Street is a major north-south street through the central part of the city of Baltimore, Maryland.
A humid subtropical climate is a zone of climate characterized by hot and humid summers, and mild to cool winters.
Hunt Valley is an unincorporated community in Baltimore County, Maryland, United States.
Ieoh Ming Pei, FAIA, RIBA – website of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners (born 26 April 1917), commonly known as I. M.
Immigration is the international movement of people into a destination country of which they are not natives or where they do not possess citizenship in order to settle or reside there, especially as permanent residents or naturalized citizens, or to take up employment as a migrant worker or temporarily as a foreign worker.
In the United States, an independent city is a city that is not in the territory of any county or counties with exceptions noted below.
The Indianapolis Colts are an American football team based in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Indy Lights is an American developmental automobile racing series sanctioned by IndyCar, currently known as Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires for sponsorship reasons.
The IndyCar Series, currently known as the Verizon IndyCar Series for title sponsorship reasons, is the premier level of open-wheel racing in North America.
Information technology (IT) is the use of computers to store, retrieve, transmit, and manipulate data, or information, often in the context of a business or other enterprise.
Infrastructure is the fundamental facilities and systems serving a country, city, or other area, including the services and facilities necessary for its economy to function.
The Inner Harbor is a historic seaport, tourist attraction, and landmark of the city of Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
Inner Harbor East, now more recently referred to more commonly as simply as Harbor East, is a relatively new mixed-use development project in Baltimore, Maryland, United States along the northern shoreline of the Northwest Branch of the Patapsco River, which is the Baltimore Harbor, and its Inner Harbor (formerly known as "The Basin").
Interstate 170 (abbreviated I-170) was the designation for a freeway in Baltimore, Maryland, that currently carries US 40.
Interstate 195 (I-195) is an Interstate highway in the U.S. state of Maryland.
Interstate 395 (I-395) is an Interstate Highway in the U.S. state of Maryland.
Interstate 695 (I-695) is a full beltway Interstate Highway extending around Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
Interstate 70 (I-70) is a part of the Interstate Highway System that runs from Cove Fort, Utah to Baltimore, Maryland.
Interstate 795 (I-795), also known as the Northwest Expressway, is a nine-mile (14 km) freeway linking Baltimore's northwestern suburbs of Pikesville, Owings Mills and Reisterstown, Maryland to the Baltimore Beltway (Interstate 695).
Interstate 83 (abbreviated I-83) is an Interstate Highway in the Eastern United States.
Interstate 895 (I-895) is an Interstate Highway in the U.S. state of Maryland.
Interstate 95 (I-95) is the main Interstate Highway on the East Coast of the United States, running largely parallel to the Atlantic Ocean coast and U.S. Highway 1, serving areas from Florida to Maine.
Interstate 95 (I-95) in Maryland is a major highway that runs diagonally from northeast to southwest, from Maryland's border with Delaware, to the Woodrow Wilson Bridge, briefly entering the District of Columbia before reaching Virginia.
Interstate 97 (I-97) is a part of the Interstate Highway System that runs entirely within Anne Arundel County, Maryland.
The Dwight D. Eisenhower National System of Interstate and Defense Highways, commonly known as the Interstate Highway System, is a network of controlled-access highways that forms part of the National Highway System in the United States.
The Irish House of Lords was the upper house of the Parliament of Ireland that existed from medieval times until 1800.
The Irish language (Gaeilge), also referred to as the Gaelic or the Irish Gaelic language, is a Goidelic language (Gaelic) of the Indo-European language family originating in Ireland and historically spoken by the Irish people.
Isaac McKim (July 21, 1775 – April 1, 1838) was a U.S. Representative from Maryland, nephew of Alexander McKim.
Jerry Hill (born October 12, 1939) is a former professional American football running back for the National Football League's Baltimore Colts.
Jill P. Carter (born June 18, 1964) is an American politician who represents Maryland's 41st legislative district of Baltimore City in the Maryland State Senate.
Joan Carter Conway (born April 5, 1951) is an American politician who represents district 43 in the Maryland State Senate.
John Boynton Philip Clayton Hill (May 2, 1879 – May 23, 1941) was a U.S. Congressman from the 3rd Congressional district of Maryland, serving three terms from 1921 to 1927.
John Quincy Adams (July 11, 1767 – February 23, 1848) was an American statesman who served as a diplomat, minister and ambassador to foreign nations, and treaty negotiator, United States Senator, U.S. Representative (Congressman) from Massachusetts, and the sixth President of the United States from 1825 to 1829.
John Russell Pope (April 24, 1874 – August 27, 1937) was an American architect whose firm is widely known for designing of the National Archives and Records Administration building (completed in 1935), the Jefferson Memorial (completed in 1943) and the West Building of the National Gallery of Art (completed in 1941), all in Washington, DC.
John Peter Spyros Sarbanes (born May 22, 1962) is the U.S. Representative for, serving since 2007.
John Shaw Billings (April 12, 1838 – March 11, 1913) was an American librarian, building designer, and surgeon.
John Thomas Scharf (May 1, 1843 – February 28, 1898) was a United States historian, author, journalist, antiquarian, politician, lawyer and Confederate States of America soldier and sailor.
John Samuel Waters Jr. (born April 22, 1946) is an American film director, screenwriter, author, actor, stand-up comedian, journalist, visual artist, and art collector, who rose to fame in the early 1970s for his transgressive cult films.
John Constantine Unitas (May 7, 1933 – September 11, 2002), nicknamed "Johnny U" and "The Golden Arm", was an American football player in the National Football League (NFL).
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center (abbreviated JHBMC or Bayview; formerly Francis Scott Key Medical Center and Baltimore City Hospitals), located in southeast Baltimore City, Maryland, U.S., is a hospital and medical office center within the Johns Hopkins Health System.
The Johns Hopkins Hospital (JHH) is the teaching hospital and biomedical research facility of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, located in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S. It was founded in 1889 using money from a bequest by philanthropist Johns Hopkins.
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (JHUSOM), located in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A. (founded in 1893) is the academic medical teaching and research arm of the Johns Hopkins University, founded in 1876.
Johns Hopkins University is an American private research university in Baltimore, Maryland.
Jonathan Plowman Jr. (1717–1795) was a spy and a privateer during the American Revolutionary War.
The Jones Falls is a U.S. Geological Survey.
Jones Falls Trail (typically abbreviated JFT) is a hiking and bicycling trail in Baltimore, Maryland.
Jonestown is a neighborhood in the southeastern district of Baltimore.
The Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, often referred to simply as the Meyerhoff, is a music venue that opened September 16, 1982, at 1212 Cathedral Street in the Mount Vernon neighborhood of Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
The Juilliard School, informally referred to as Juilliard and located in the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York City, is a performing arts conservatory established in 1905.
is a prefecture located in Kantō region of Japan.
is a city in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.
The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.
Keith E. Haynes (born February 15, 1963) is an American politician and lawyer.
Kevin A. Plank (born August 13, 1972) is an American entrepreneur, businessman and philanthropist.
The King assassination riots, also known as the Holy Week Uprising, was a wave of civil disturbance which swept the United States following the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. on April 4, 1968.
The Native American Party, renamed the American Party in 1855 and commonly known as the Know Nothing movement, was an American nativist political party that operated nationally in the mid-1850s.
The Know-Nothing Riot of 1856 occurred in Baltimore in the fall of 1856.
Lake Clifton Eastern High School (LCEHS) was a public high school located in the northeast area known as Clifton Park of Baltimore, Maryland.
Lake Montebello is a reservoir located near Mayfield and Coldstream-Homestead-Montebello in Northeast Baltimore, MD.
Lakeland is a neighborhood in south Baltimore, Maryland.
The languages of Africa are divided into six major language families.
Lansdowne is a census-designated place in southern Baltimore County, Maryland, just south of Baltimore city.
Lawrence Joseph Hogan Jr. (born May 25, 1956) is an American politician who currently serves as the 62nd Governor of Maryland, in office since January 2015.
Legg Mason, Inc. is an American investment management firm with a focus on asset management and serves customers worldwide.
Legg Mason Tower is a 24-story glass high-rise located at 100 International Drive in Baltimore's Harbor East development.
Leonard Bernstein (August 25, 1918 – October 14, 1990) was an American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer, and pianist.
Lexington Market is a historic market in downtown Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
LGBT, or GLBT, is an initialism that stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender.
Light RailLink (formerly Baltimore Light Rail, and also known simply as the "Light Rail") is a light rail system serving Baltimore, Maryland, United States, as well as its surrounding suburbs.
Neighborhoods in the City of Baltimore are officially divided into nine geographical regions: North, Northeast, East, Southeast, South, Southwest, West, Northwest, and Central, with each district patrolled by a respective Baltimore Police Department.
This is a list of the train stations with the highest Amtrak ridership the United States in the fiscal year 2017 (October 2016 to September 2017).
Washington, D.C. has been the federal capital city of the United States since 1819.
The Mayor of Baltimore is the head of the executive branch of the government of the City of Baltimore, Maryland.
The United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has defined 383 metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) for the United States and seven for Puerto Rico.
This article defines a "primary" metropolitan area as a metropolitan area that is not a component of a more extensive defined metropolitan area.
This list of sovereign states provides an overview of sovereign states around the world, with information on their status and recognition of their sovereignty.
This is a list of notable streets in the city of Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
Streets named after Martin Luther King Jr. can be found in many cities of the United States and in nearly every major metropolis.
The designation of the oldest synagogue in the United States requires careful use of definitions, and must be divided into two parts, the oldest in the sense of oldest surviving building, and the oldest in the sense of oldest congregation.
The following is a list of the most populous incorporated places of the United States.
This is a list of urban areas in the United States as defined by the United States Census Bureau, ordered according to their 2010 census populations.
Little Italy is a general name for an ethnic enclave populated primarily by Italians or people of Italian ancestry, usually in an urban neighborhood.
Little Italy is a neighborhood located in Baltimore, Maryland.
The Lloyd Street Synagogue is an 1845, Greek Revival style synagogue building in Baltimore, Maryland.
Lochearn is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Baltimore County, Maryland, immediately to the west of the City of Baltimore.
Locust Point is a peninsular neighborhood in Baltimore, Maryland.
The Long Depression was a worldwide price and economic recession, beginning in 1873 and running either through the spring of 1879, or 1896, depending on the metrics used.
Henry Louis Gehrig, born Heinrich Ludwig Gehrig (June 19, 1903June 2, 1941), nicknamed "the Iron Horse", was an American baseball first baseman who played his entire professional career (17 seasons) in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the New York Yankees, from 1923 until 1939.
Louis Comfort Tiffany (February 18, 1848 – January 17, 1933) was an American artist and designer who worked in the decorative arts and is best known for his work in stained glass.
Loyola University Maryland is a Roman Catholic, Jesuit private liberal arts university located within the Archdiocese of Baltimore in the city of Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (born Maria Ludwig Michael Mies; March 27, 1886 – August 17, 1969) was a German-American architect.
Luke Clippinger (born September 24, 1972) is an American politician and lawyer from Maryland.
Lutheran Services in America (LSA) is a not-for-profit corporation that coordinates the work of over 300 independent Lutheran health and human service organizations affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America or the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod.
Luxor (الأقصر; Egyptian Arabic:; Sa'idi Arabic) is a city in Upper (southern) Egypt and the capital of Luxor Governorate.
Lyric Opera Baltimore is an American opera company based in Baltimore, Maryland.
M&T Bank Stadium is a multi-purpose football stadium located in Baltimore, Maryland.
Margaret L. "Maggie" McIntosh (born December 22, 1947) is an American politician from the state of Maryland.
The Major Arena Soccer League (MASL) is a North American indoor soccer league representing the highest level of professional arena soccer in the world.
The Major Indoor Soccer League, known in its final two seasons as the Major Soccer League, was an indoor soccer league in the United States that played matches from fall 1978 to spring 1992.
Major League Baseball (MLB) is a professional baseball organization, the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.
Manufacturing is the production of merchandise for use or sale using labour and machines, tools, chemical and biological processing, or formulation.
MARC (Maryland Area Regional Commuter) Train Service, known prior to 1984 as Maryland Rail Commuter, is a commuter rail system comprising three lines in the Baltimore–Washington metropolitan area.
Marin Alsop (born October 16, 1956) is an American conductor and violinist.
Martin Joseph O'Malley (born January 18, 1963) is an American politician and attorney who served as the 61st Governor of Maryland from 2007 to 2015.
Martin State Airport is a joint civil-military public use airport located nine nautical miles (10 mi, 17 km) east of the central business district of Baltimore, in Baltimore County, Maryland, United States.
Martin State Airport, also referred to as Martin Airport, is a passenger rail station on the Northeast Corridor serving Martin State Airport in the unincorporated community of Middle River, Maryland.
Mary L. Washington (born May 20, 1962) is an American politician from Baltimore, Maryland.
Mary Pat Clarke (born June 22, 1941) is an American politician who represents the district 14 in the Baltimore City Council.
Maryland is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C. to its south and west; Pennsylvania to its north; and Delaware to its east.
The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) is an organization comprising five business units and one Authority.
The Maryland Film Festival is an annual five-day international film festival taking place each May in Baltimore, Maryland.
The Maryland General Assembly is the state legislature of the U.S. state of Maryland that convenes within the State House in Annapolis.
The Maryland Historical Society (MdHS), founded on March 1, 1844, is the oldest cultural institution in the U.S. state of Maryland.
The Maryland House of Delegates is the lower house of the legislature of the State of Maryland.
Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) is an art and design college in Baltimore, Maryland.
The Maryland Jockey Club is a sporting organization dedicated to horse racing, founded in Annapolis in 1743.
Headquartered in Sykesville, MD, the Maryland Police And Correctional Training Commissions (MPCTC) is a state oversight agency for all law enforcement and correctional agencies in Maryland.
Maryland Public Television (MPT) is the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) member state network for the U.S. state of Maryland.
Maryland Route 140 (MD 140) is a state highway in the U.S. state of Maryland.
Maryland Route 144 (MD 144) is a collection of state highways in the U.S. state of Maryland.
Maryland Route 147 (MD 147) is a state highway in the U.S. state of Maryland.
Maryland Route 150 (MD 150) is a state highway in the U.S. state of Maryland.
Maryland Route 151 (MD 151) is a state highway in the U.S. state of Maryland.
Maryland Route 2 (MD 2) is the longest state highway in the U.S. state of Maryland.
Maryland Route 25 (MD 25), locally known for nearly its entire length as Falls Road, is a state highway in the U.S. state of Maryland.
Maryland Route 372 (MD 372) is a state highway in the U.S. state of Maryland.
Maryland Route 45 (MD 45) is a state highway in the U.S. state of Maryland.
Maryland Route 542 (MD 542) is a state highway in the U.S. state of Maryland.
The Maryland Science Center, located in Baltimore's Inner Harbor, opened to the public in 1976.
The Maryland Senate, sometimes referred to as the Maryland State Senate, is the upper house of the General Assembly, the state legislature of the U.S. state of Maryland.
The Maryland State Boychoir is a choir based in Baltimore, Maryland.
The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) is a state-operated mass transit administration in Maryland, and is part of the Maryland Department of Transportation.
The Maryland Transit Administration Police (MTA Police) is the law enforcement branch of the Maryland Transit Administration directed to patrol public transportation and related facilities in and around Baltimore, Maryland.
The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) is an independent state agency responsible for financing, constructing, operating, and maintaining eight toll facilities, currently consisting of two toll roads, two tunnels, and four bridges in Maryland.
The Maryland Transportation Authority Police is the seventh largest law enforcement agency in Maryland and is charged with providing law enforcement services on Maryland Transportation Authority highways and facilities throughout the state of Maryland in addition to contractual services that are provided at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, and the Port of Baltimore.
Maryland's 2nd congressional district elects a representative to the United States House of Representatives every two years.
Maryland's 3rd congressional district is a congressional district in the state of Maryland.
Maryland's 7th congressional district elects a representative to the United States House of Representatives every two years.
The mayor–council government system is a system of organization of local government.
McCormick & Company is a Fortune 1000 company that manufactures spices, herbs, and flavorings for retail, commercial, and industrial markets.
McElderry Park is a neighborhood in the northern part of the southeastern district of the City of Baltimore.
McKim's School, also known as McKim's Free School, is a historic school located at Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
A media market, broadcast market, media region, designated market area (DMA), television market area, or simply market is a region where the population can receive the same (or similar) television and radio station offerings, and may also include other types of media including newspapers and Internet content.
A memorandum of understanding (MoU) is a type of agreement between two (bilateral) or more (multilateral) parties.
Memorial Stadium was a sports stadium in Baltimore, Maryland, that formerly stood on 33rd Street (aka 33rd Street Boulevard or renamed "Babe Ruth Plaza") on an oversized block (officially designated as Venable Park, a former city park from the 1920s) also bounded by Ellerslie Avenue (west), 36th Street (north), and Ednor Road (east).
Mercantile Trust and Deposit Company is a historic bank building in Baltimore, designed by the Baltimore architectural firm of Wyatt and Sperry and constructed in 1885.
Michael Rubens Bloomberg (born on February 14, 1942) is an American businessman, engineer, author, politician, and philanthropist.
The Mid-Atlantic, also called Middle Atlantic states or the Mid-Atlantic states, form a region of the United States generally located between New England and the South Atlantic States.
Mid-Atlantic American English, Middle Atlantic American English, or Delaware Valley English is a class of American English, considered by The Atlas of North American English to be a single dialect, spoken in the southern Mid-Atlantic states of the United States (i.e. the Delaware Valley, southeastern Pennsylvania, South Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland).
Middle River is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Baltimore County, Maryland, United States.
The Midwestern United States, also referred to as the American Midwest, Middle West, or simply the Midwest, is one of four census regions of the United States Census Bureau (also known as "Region 2").
The Modell Performing Arts Center (originally The Music Hall and formerly the Lyric Opera House) is a music venue in Baltimore, Maryland, United States, located close to the University of Baltimore.
The Modern Language Association of America, often referred to as the Modern Language Association (MLA), is the principal professional association in the United States for scholars of language and literature.
Mondawmin Mall is a three-level shopping mall in Northwest Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
Morgan State University (commonly referred to as MSU, Morgan State, or Morgan) is a Maryland's designated public urban research university and the largest Maryland's American historically black college and university (HBCU) located in Baltimore, Maryland.
Morrell Park is a neighborhood located in southwest Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
Mount Clare, also known as Mount Clare Mansion and generally known today as the Mount Clare Museum House, is the oldest Colonial-era structure in the City of Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A. The Georgian style of architecture plantation house exhibits a somewhat altered five-part plan.
Mount Vernon is a neighborhood immediately north of downtown Baltimore, Maryland.
Mount Washington station is a Baltimore Light Rail station in Baltimore, Maryland.
Mount Washington is an area of northwest Baltimore, Maryland.
Moveable Feast is a nonprofit organization based in Baltimore, Maryland which provides food and services to individuals suffering from HIV/AIDS, breast cancer, and those afflicted with terminal illness.
The Maryland Transit Administration provides the primary public bus service for the Baltimore Metropolitan Area and commuter bus service in other parts of the state of Maryland.
A municipal corporation is the legal term for a local governing body, including (but not necessarily limited to) cities, counties, towns, townships, charter townships, villages, and boroughs.
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic is a children's animated fantasy television series created by Lauren Faust for Hasbro.
MyNetworkTV (unofficially abbreviated as MyTV, MyNet, MNT or MNTV), is an American television network/syndication service that is owned by the Fox Entertainment Group division of 21st Century Fox, operated by its Fox Television Stations division, and distributed through the syndication structure of 20th Television.
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is a civil rights organization in the United States, formed in 1909 as a bi-racial organization to advance justice for African Americans by a group, including, W. E. B. Du Bois, Mary White Ovington and Moorfield Storey.
Nancy Patricia D'Alesandro Pelosi (born March 26, 1940) is an American politician serving as the Minority Leader of the United States House of Representatives since 2011, representing most of San Francisco, California.
Nathaniel J. McFadden (born August 3, 1946) is an American politician who represents district 45 in the Maryland State Senate and is the Senate's president pro tem.
Nathaniel T. Oaks (born October 19, 1946) is an American politician from Baltimore City, Maryland.
The National Aquarium (formerly known originally as the Baltimore Aquarium when it opened in 1981, then shortly later as the National Aquarium in Baltimore) is a non-profit public aquarium located at 501 East Pratt Street on Pier 3 in the Inner Harbor area of downtown Baltimore, Maryland in the United States.
The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is an American history museum and hall of fame, located in Cooperstown, New York, and operated by private interests.
National Bohemian Beer, colloquially "Natty Boh” and “National Boh,” is an American beer originally brewed in Baltimore, Maryland, but now owned by the Pabst Brewing Company.
The National Brewing Company was a beer brewing company based in Baltimore, Maryland.
The National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC).
The National Great Blacks in Wax Museum is a wax museum in Baltimore, Maryland featuring prominent African-American historical figures.
The National Guard of the United States, part of the reserve components of the United States Armed Forces, is a reserve military force, composed of National Guard military members or units of each state and the territories of Guam, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia, for a total of 54 separate organizations.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA; pronounced, like "Noah") is an American scientific agency within the United States Department of Commerce that focuses on the conditions of the oceans, major waterways, and the atmosphere.
The National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) is an American soccer league commonly recognized as being a fourth tier league although it has been given no official designation by US Soccer.
The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation for their historical significance.
The National Register of Historic Places listings in the city of Baltimore, Maryland covers the 297 properties and historic districts listed on the National Register of Historic Places in the independent city of Baltimore, Maryland.
The U.S. National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) classifies its listings by various types of properties.
The National Road (also known as the Cumberland Road) was the first major improved highway in the United States built by the federal government.
The National Slavic Museum in Fell's Point, Baltimore is a museum dedicated to the documentation of the Polish and Slavic heritage of Baltimore, including Baltimore's Belarusian, Bulgarian, Carpatho-Rusyn, Croatian, Czech, Lemko, Moravian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, and Ukrainian heritage.
Native Americans, also known as American Indians, Indians, Indigenous Americans and other terms, are the indigenous peoples of the United States.
Nature is a British multidisciplinary scientific journal, first published on 4 November 1869.
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
The New York Yankees are an American professional baseball team based in the New York City borough of the Bronx.
A nor'easter (also northeaster; see below) is a macro-scale cyclone.
The Northeast Corridor (NEC) is an electrified railroad line in the Northeast megalopolis of the United States.
The Northeast Regional is a regional rail service operated by Amtrak in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic United States.
Northern Parkway is a major road that runs west–east across the northern part of the city Baltimore.
Notre Dame of Maryland University is a private, Catholic-affiliated, university located in Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
Odessa (Оде́са; Оде́сса; אַדעס) is the third most populous city of Ukraine and a major tourism center, seaport and transportation hub located on the northwestern shore of the Black Sea.
Old Bay Seasoning is a blend of herbs and spices that is marketed in the United States by McCormick & Company, and produced in Maryland.
Old West Baltimore Historic District is a national historic district in Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
Oriole Park at Camden Yards, often referred to simply as Camden Yards or Oriole Park, is a Major League Baseball (MLB) ballpark located in Baltimore, Maryland.
Overlea is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Baltimore County, Maryland, United States.
Owings Mills is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Baltimore County, Maryland, United States.
In the broadcasting industry, an owned-and-operated station (frequently abbreviated as O&O) usually refers to a television or radio station that is owned by the network with which it is associated.
The Pabst Brewing Company is an American company that dates its origins to a brewing company founded in 1844 by Jacob Best and was, by 1889, named after Frederick Pabst.
Paleo-Indians, Paleoindians or Paleoamericans is a classification term given to the first peoples who entered, and subsequently inhabited, the Americas during the final glacial episodes of the late Pleistocene period.
The Palmetto is a passenger train operated by Amtrak on a route between New York City and Savannah, Georgia, via the Northeast Corridor, Washington, D.C., Richmond, Virginia, Fayetteville, North Carolina, and Charleston, South Carolina.
The Panama Canal expansion project (ampliación del Canal de Panamá), also called the Third Set of Locks Project, doubled the capacity of the Panama Canal by adding a new lane of traffic allowing for a larger number of ships, and increasing the width and depth of the lanes and locks allowing larger ships to pass.
The Panic of 1873 was a financial crisis that triggered a depression in Europe and North America that lasted from 1873 until 1879, and even longer in some countries (France and Britain).
Park Heights is an area of Baltimore City, Maryland, that lies approximately 10 miles northwest of downtown Baltimore and within two miles of the Baltimore County line.
Parkville is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Baltimore County, Maryland, United States.
The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Parkway, or simply the Parkway, is a movie theater located at 5 West North Avenue in Baltimore, Maryland.
Pasadena is a census-designated place (CDP) in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States.
The Patapsco River is a U.S. Geological Survey.
Patterson Park is an urban park in Southeast Baltimore, Maryland, United States, adjacent to the neighborhoods of Canton, Highlandtown, Patterson Park, and Butchers Hill.
Patterson Park is a neighborhood in Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
Paul Spyros Sarbanes (born February 3, 1933) is an American former politician and attorney.
The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and television program distributor.
The Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University (JHU) is a conservatory and university-preparatory school in the Mount Vernon-Belvedere neighborhood of northern Baltimore, Maryland, United States, facing the landmark Washington Monument circle at the southeast corner of North Charles and East Monument Streets (also known as intersection of Mount Vernon Place and Washington Place).
The Peale Museum, also known officially as the Municipal Museum of the City of Baltimore, was a museum of paintings and natural history, located in the City of Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
Pearl Harbor is a lagoon harbor on the island of Oahu, Hawaii, west of Honolulu.
Baltimore Pennsylvania Station (generally referred to as Penn Station) is the main transportation hub in Baltimore, Maryland.
Perjury is the intentional act of swearing a false oath or falsifying an affirmation to tell the truth, whether spoken or in writing, concerning matters a generation material to an official proceeding.
Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863.
Philadelphia English is a variety or dialect of American English native to Philadelphia and extending into Philadelphia's metropolitan area throughout the Delaware Valley and South Jersey, including Atlantic City and Wilmington, Delaware.
The Phoenix Shot Tower, also known as the Old Baltimore Shot Tower, is a red brick shot tower, tall, located near the downtown, Jonestown (also known later as Old Town), and Little Italy communities of East Baltimore, in Maryland.
The Piedmont is a plateau region located in the eastern United States.
MECU Pavilion, also known by its long-time former name Pier Six Pavilion, is a music venue located at 731 Eastern Avenue in Baltimore, Maryland.
"Pigtown", also known as "Washington Village", is a neighborhood in the southern area of Baltimore, bordered by Martin Luther King Jr.
Pikesville is a census-designated place (CDP) in Baltimore County, Maryland, United States.
Pimlico Race Course is a thoroughbred horse racetrack in Baltimore, Maryland, most famous for hosting the Preakness Stakes.
Pimlico, a neighborhood in Baltimore, Maryland, is the site of Pimlico Race Course, which holds the Preakness Stakes, one of the three legs of the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing.
Pink Flamingos is a 1972 American black comedy exploitation crime film directed, written, produced, filmed, and edited by John Waters.
Piraeus (Πειραιάς Pireás, Πειραιεύς, Peiraieús) is a port city in the region of Attica, Greece.
The Piscataway or Piscatawa, also referred to as the Piscataway Indian Nation, are Native Americans, once constituting the most populous and powerful Native polities of the Chesapeake Bay region.
Pope John Paul II (Ioannes Paulus II; Giovanni Paolo II; Jan Paweł II; born Karol Józef Wojtyła;; 18 May 1920 – 2 April 2005) served as Pope and sovereign of the Vatican City State from 1978 to 2005.
A port is a maritime commercial facility which may comprise one or more wharves where ships may dock to load and discharge passengers and cargo.
Port Covington was a railroad terminal in Baltimore, Maryland, situated on the Middle Branch of the Patapsco River.
Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore is a shipping port along the shores and several branches of the Patapsco River in Baltimore, Maryland.
In general, a port of entry (POE) is a place where one may lawfully enter a country.
The Potomac River is located within the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States and flows from the Potomac Highlands into the Chesapeake Bay.
Power Plant Live! is a collection of bars, restaurants and other businesses in the Inner Harbor section of downtown Baltimore, Maryland.
The Powhatan People (sometimes Powhatans) (also spelled Powatan) are an Indigenous group traditionally from Virginia.
The Preakness Stakes is an American flat thoroughbred horse race held on the third Saturday in May each year at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland.
The Premier Development League (commonly known as the PDL) is a development soccer league sponsored by United Soccer Leagues in the United States and Canada, forming part of the United States soccer league system.
The President Street Station in Baltimore, Maryland, is a former train station and railroad terminal.
The Pride of Baltimore was a reproduction of a typical early 19th-century "Baltimore clipper" topsail schooner, a style of vessel made famous by its success as a privateer commerce raider and small but nimble warship in the War of 1812 (1812-1815), against British merchant shipping and a vastly superior world-wide Royal Navy.
The Pride of Baltimore Chorus is an all-female, a cappella chorus based in metropolitan Baltimore, MD.
Prince George’s County (often shortened to "PG County") is a county in the U.S. state of Maryland, bordering the eastern portion of Washington, D.C. As of the 2010 U.S. Census, the population was 863,420, making it the second-most populous county in Maryland, behind only Montgomery County.
The Pro Football Hall of Fame is the hall of fame for professional American football, located in Canton, Ohio.
The Province of Maryland was an English and later British colony in North America that existed from 1632 until 1776, when it joined the other twelve of the Thirteen Colonies in rebellion against Great Britain and became the U.S. state of Maryland.
Public transport bus services are generally based on regular operation of transit buses along a route calling at agreed bus stops according to a published public transport timetable.
Question P was a Baltimore City referendum issue on the November 5, 2002, General Election ballot in which voters overwhelmingly approved reducing the size of the Baltimore City Council from 19 council members to 14 members, each to be elected by a different local district.
Race and ethnicity in the United States Census, defined by the federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the United States Census Bureau, are self-identification data items in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify, and indicate whether or not they are of Hispanic or Latino origin (the only categories for ethnicity).
The Rappahannock River is a river in eastern Virginia, in the United States, approximately in length.
The Red Line was a planned east-west mass transit light rail line for Baltimore, Maryland.
Redistricting is the process of drawing electoral district boundaries in the United States.
The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African-American History & Culture is an African-American museum located at 830 E. Pratt Street in Baltimore, Maryland.
Rembrandt Peale (February 22, 1778 – October 3, 1860) was an American artist and museum keeper.
The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP (abbreviation for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival, the Democratic Party.
Reservoir Hill, also known as Whitelock, is a neighborhood in the city of Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
Retro style (also known as "vintage inspired") is a style that is consciously derivative or imitative of trends, music, modes, fashions, or attitudes of the past.
Ridgely's Delight is a historic residential neighborhood in Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
Robbyn Terresa Lewis (born July 18, 1963) is an American politician who represents the 46th legislative district in the Maryland House of Delegates.
Roland Park is the first planned "suburban" community in North America, located in Baltimore, Maryland.
Roll-on/roll-off (RORO or ro-ro) ships are vessels designed to carry wheeled cargo, such as cars, trucks, semi-trailer trucks, trailers, and railroad cars, that are driven on and off the ship on their own wheels or using a platform vehicle, such as a self-propelled modular transporter.
Rosedale is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Baltimore County, Maryland.
Rotterdam is a city in the Netherlands, in South Holland within the Rhine–Meuse–Scheldt river delta at the North Sea.
Royal Farms is a privately owned chain of convenience stores headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland.
Royal Farms Arena (originally the Baltimore Civic Center and formerly Baltimore Arena) is an arena located in Baltimore.
Rugby league football is a full-contact sport played by two teams of thirteen players on a rectangular field.
Rye whiskey can refer to either of two, different, but related, types of whiskey.
The Salem Gazette is a newspaper that has been published since 1790 through today.
Same-sex marriage has been legally recognized in the U.S. state of Maryland since January 1, 2013.
Samuel I. "Sandy" Rosenberg (born May 18, 1950) is an American politician who represents the 41st legislative district in the Maryland House of Delegates.
Sandtown-Winchester is a neighborhood in West Baltimore, Maryland.
A sawmill or lumber mill is a facility where logs are cut into lumber.
A screw-pile lighthouse is a lighthouse which stands on piles that are screwed into sandy or muddy sea or river bottoms.
Secession (derived from the Latin term secessio) is the withdrawal of a group from a larger entity, especially a political entity, but also from any organization, union or military alliance.
The Second Continental Congress was a convention of delegates from the Thirteen Colonies that started meeting in the spring of 1775 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
A semi-professional athlete is one for whom sport is not a full-time occupation.
The Senator Theatre is a historic single-screen Art Deco movie theater located at 5904 York Road in the Govans section of Baltimore, Maryland 21212.
Service economy can refer to one or both of two recent economic developments.
Sheila Ann Dixon (born December 27, 1953) served as the forty-eighth mayor of Baltimore, Maryland.
Shipbuilding is the construction of ships and other floating vessels.
Shirley Nathan-Pulliam (born May 20, 1939) is an American politician from Maryland and a member of the Democratic Party.
The Silver Meteor is a passenger train operated by Amtrak between New York City and Miami, Florida.
The Silver Star is a passenger train route in the Silver Service brand operated by Amtrak, running from New York City south to Miami, Florida via the Northeast Corridor to Washington, D.C., then via Richmond, Virginia; Raleigh, North Carolina; Columbia, South Carolina; Savannah, Georgia; Jacksonville, Florida; Orlando, Florida; and Tampa, Florida.
Sinai Hospital is an American private hospital based in Baltimore, Maryland, that was founded in 1866 as the Hebrew Hospital and Asylum.
Sinclair Broadcast Group is a publicly traded American politically conservative telecommunications company that is controlled by the family of company founder Julian Sinclair Smith.
A single-track railway is a railway where trains traveling in both directions share the same track.
In the history of the United States, a slave state was a U.S. state in which the practice of slavery was legal, and a free state was one in which slavery was prohibited or being legally phased out.
Sleepless in Seattle is a 1993 American romantic comedy-drama film directed and co-written by Nora Ephron, based on a story by Jeff Arch.
Smallpox was an infectious disease caused by one of two virus variants, Variola major and Variola minor.
The United States Social Security Administration (SSA) is an independent agency of the U.S. federal government that administers Social Security, a social insurance program consisting of retirement, disability, and survivors' benefits.
The Southern United States, also known as the American South, Dixie, Dixieland, or simply the South, is a region of the United States of America.
Sports Illustrated is an American sports magazine owned by Meredith Corporation.
Since its inception in 1954, Sports Illustrated magazine has annually presented the Sportsperson of the Year award to "the athlete or team whose performance that year most embodies the spirit of sportsmanship and achievement." Both Americans and non-Americans are eligible, though in the past the vast majority of winners have been from the United States.
Saint Agnes Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland is a full-service teaching hospital located at 900 S. Caton Avenue.
The term stained glass can refer to coloured glass as a material or to works created from it.
A state of emergency is a situation in which a government is empowered to perform actions that it would normally not be permitted.
The Station North Arts and Entertainment District (often referred to as just Station North) is an area and official arts and entertainment district in the U.S. city of Baltimore, Maryland.
Stephanie C. Rawlings-Blake (born March 17, 1970) is an American politician and attorney who served as the 49th Mayor of Baltimore from 2010 to 2016, the second woman to hold that office.
Stonewood-Pentwood-Winston is a small community just west of Hillen Road and Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
A storm surge, storm flood or storm tide is a coastal flood or tsunami-like phenomenon of rising water commonly associated with low pressure weather systems (such as tropical cyclones and strong extratropical cyclones), the severity of which is affected by the shallowness and orientation of the water body relative to storm path, as well as the timing of tides.
Stratford University, a Virginia public benefit corporation, is a U.S. higher educational institution founded in 1976.
A straw hat is a brimmed hat that is woven out of straw or straw-like materials from different plants or synthetics.
Sugar was the main crop produced on plantations throughout the Caribbean through the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries.
A sugar refinery is a refinery which processes raw sugar into white refined sugar or that processes sugar beet to refined sugar.
The Super Bowl is the annual championship game of the National Football League (NFL).
Super Bowl III was the third AFL–NFL Championship Game in professional American football, and the first to officially bear the trademark name "Super Bowl".
Super Bowl XLVII was an American football game between the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Baltimore Ravens and the National Football Conference (NFC) champion San Francisco 49ers to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 2012 season.
Super Bowl XXXV was an American football game between the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Baltimore Ravens and the National Football Conference (NFC) champion New York Giants to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 2000 season.
The Supreme Court of the United States (sometimes colloquially referred to by the acronym SCOTUS) is the highest federal court of the United States.
The Susquehanna River (Lenape: Siskëwahane) is a major river located in the northeastern United States.
Susquehannock people, also called the Conestoga (by the English)The American Heritage Book of Indians, pages 188-189 were Iroquoian-speaking Native Americans who lived in areas adjacent to the Susquehanna River and its tributaries ranging from its upper reaches in the southern part of what is now New York (near the lands of the Five Nations of the Iroquois Confederacy), through eastern and central Pennsylvania West of the Poconos and the upper Delaware River (and the Delaware nations), with lands extending beyond the mouth of the Susquehanna in Maryland along the west bank of the Potomac at the north end of the Chesapeake Bay.
Sweet Adelines International is a worldwide organization of women singers, established in 1945, committed to advancing the musical art form of barbershop harmony through education and performances.
Syracuse University Press, founded in 1943, is a university press that is part of Syracuse University.
Talmadge Branch (born January 30, 1956) is an American politician who represents the 45th legislative district in the Maryland House of Delegates.
In architecture and city planning, a terraced or terrace house (UK) or townhouse (US) exhibits a style of medium-density housing that originated in Europe in the 16th century, where a row of identical or mirror-image houses share side walls.
A textile is a flexible material consisting of a network of natural or artificial fibres (yarn or thread).
The Arena Players (or Arena Players, Incorporated) is the oldest continually performing and historically African-American community theatre in Baltimore, Maryland.
The Baltimore Consort is a musical ensemble that performs a wide variety of early music, Renaissance music and music from later periods.
The Baltimore Examiner was a free daily newspaper, one of the two big dailies in Baltimore, Maryland (the other being The Baltimore Sun).
The Baltimore Sun is the largest general-circulation daily newspaper based in the American state of Maryland and provides coverage of local and regional news, events, issues, people, and industries.
The Cordish Companies (previously The Cordish Company) is a privately held company that invests in real estate, including entertainment/mixed-use development, gambling and lodging, shopping centers, restaurants, clubs and music venues, offices, and residential and college student housing.
The Corner is a 2000 HBO drama television miniseries based on the nonfiction book The Corner: A Year in the Life of an Inner-City Neighborhood (1997) by David Simon and Ed Burns, and adapted for television by Simon and David Mills.
The CW Television Network (commonly referred to as just The CW) is an American English-language broadcast television network that is operated by the CW Network, LLC, a limited liability joint venture between CBS Corporation, the former owners of United Paramount Network (UPN), and Warner Bros. Entertainment, former majority owner of The WB.
The Grand is a Masonic temple located in Baltimore, Maryland.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The San Francisco Examiner is a longtime daily newspaper distributed in and around San Francisco, California.
"The Star-Spangled Banner" is the national anthem of the United States.
The Trust for Public Land is a U.S. nonprofit organization with a mission to "create parks and protect land for people, ensuring healthy, livable communities for generations to come." Since its founding in 1972, The Trust for Public Land has completed 5,000 park-creation and land conservation projects across the United States, protected over 3 million acres, and helped pass more than 500 ballot measures--creating $70 billion in voter-approved public funding for parks and open spaces.
The Washington Examiner is an American political journalism website and weekly magazine based in Washington, D.C. that covers politics and policy in the United States and internationally.
The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.
The Wire is an American crime drama television series set and produced in Baltimore, Maryland.
Third party is a term used in the United States for American political parties other than the Republican and Democratic parties.
Thomas White Lamb (1871–1942) was an American architect, born in Scotland.
Thurgood Marshall (July 2, 1908January 24, 1993) was an American lawyer, serving as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from October 1967 until October 1991.
Tobacco is a product prepared from the leaves of the tobacco plant by curing them.
Tobacco cultivation and exports formed an essential component of the American colonial economy.
Towson is an unincorporated community and a census-designated place in Baltimore County, Maryland.
A traffic camera is a video camera which observes vehicular traffic on a road.
A tram (also tramcar; and in North America streetcar, trolley or trolley car) is a rail vehicle which runs on tramway tracks along public urban streets, and also sometimes on a segregated right of way.
Transamerica Tower (colloquially occasionally still called by its most recent former label, the "Legg Mason Building") and originally built as the "USF&G Building", serving as headquarters of the United States Fidelity and Guarantee Company, a specialized insurance company founded in Baltimore in 1896, and relocated here from its former complex of three adjoining early 20th Century masonry structures at the southwest corner of South Calvert and Redwood (formerly German Street before World War I) Streets.
Transshipment or transhipment is the shipment of goods or containers to an intermediate destination, then to yet another destination.
Tribune Media, also known as Tribune Media Company and formerly known as the Tribune Company, is an American conglomerate that is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
In the United States, the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing, commonly known as the Triple Crown, is a title awarded to a three-year-old Thoroughbred horse who wins the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, and Belmont Stakes.
U.S. Route 1 (US 1) is the easternmost and longest of the major north–south routes of the older 1920s era United States Numbered Highway System, running from Key West, Florida to Fort Kent, Maine.
U.S. Route 40 (US 40), also known as the Main Street of America, is an east–west United States Highway.
U.S. Route 40 (US 40) in the U.S. state of Maryland runs from western Maryland to Cecil County in the state's northeastern corner.
A state is a constituent political entity of the United States.
Under Armour, Inc. is an American company that manufactures footwear, sports, and casual apparel.
During the American Civil War (1861–1865), the Union, also known as the North, referred to the United States of America and specifically to the national government of President Abraham Lincoln and the 20 free states, as well as 4 border and slave states (some with split governments and troops sent both north and south) that supported it.
The Union Tunnel is a pair of railroad tunnels on Amtrak's Northeast Corridor in Baltimore, Maryland that connect Pennsylvania Station to the Pennsylvania Railroad's original mainline to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and points north.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE; دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة), sometimes simply called the Emirates (الإمارات), is a federal absolute monarchy sovereign state in Western Asia at the southeast end of the Arabian Peninsula on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman to the east and Saudi Arabia to the south, as well as sharing maritime borders with Qatar to the west and Iran to the north.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The United States Census Bureau (USCB; officially the Bureau of the Census, as defined in Title) is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, responsible for producing data about the American people and economy.
The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the country's seven uniformed services.
The United States House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the United States Congress, the Senate being the upper chamber.
The United States Numbered Highway System (often called U.S. Routes or U.S. Highways) is an integrated network of roads and highways numbered within a nationwide grid in the contiguous United States.
The United States Postal Service (USPS; also known as the Post Office, U.S. Mail, or Postal Service) is an independent agency of the United States federal government responsible for providing postal service in the United States, including its insular areas and associated states.
The United States presidential election of 1900 was the 29th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 6, 1900.
The United States presidential election of 1904 was the 30th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 8, 1904.
The United States presidential election of 1908 was the 31st quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 3, 1908.
The United States presidential election of 1912 was the 32nd quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 5, 1912.
The United States presidential election of 1916 was the 33rd quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 7, 1916.
The United States presidential election of 1920 was the 34th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 2, 1920.
The United States presidential election of 1924 was the 35th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 4, 1924.
The United States presidential election of 1928 was the 36th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 6, 1928.
The United States presidential election of 1932 was the thirty-seventh quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 8, 1932.
The United States presidential election of 1936 was the thirty-eighth quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 3, 1936.
The United States presidential election of 1940 was the 39th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 5, 1940.
The United States presidential election of 1944 was the 40th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 7, 1944.
The United States presidential election of 1948 was the 41st quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 2, 1948.
The United States presidential election of 1952 was the 42nd quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 4, 1952.
The United States presidential election of 1956 was the 43rd quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 6, 1956.
The United States presidential election of 1960 was the 44th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 8, 1960.
The United States presidential election of 1964, the 45th quadrennial American presidential election, was held on Tuesday, November 3, 1964.
The United States presidential election of 1968 was the 46th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 5, 1968.
The United States presidential election of 1972, the 47th quadrennial presidential election, was held on Tuesday, November 7, 1972.
The United States presidential election of 1976 was the 48th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 2, 1976.
The United States presidential election of 1980 was the 49th quadrennial presidential election.
The United States presidential election of 1984 was the 50th quadrennial presidential election.
The United States presidential election of 1988 was the 51st quadrennial United States presidential election.
The United States presidential election of 1992 was the 52nd quadrennial presidential election.
The United States presidential election of 1996 was the 53rd quadrennial presidential election.
The United States presidential election of 2000 was the 54th quadrennial presidential election.
The United States presidential election of 2004, the 55th quadrennial presidential election, was held on Tuesday, November 2, 2004.
The United States presidential election of 2008 was the 56th quadrennial presidential election.
The United States presidential election of 2012 was the 57th quadrennial American presidential election.
The United States presidential election of 2016 was the 58th quadrennial American presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016.
The United States Senate is the upper chamber of the United States Congress, which along with the United States House of Representatives—the lower chamber—comprise the legislature of the United States.
The United States soccer league system is a series of professional and amateur soccer leagues based, in whole or in part, in the United States.
The University of Baltimore (UB), located in midtown Baltimore, in the U.S. state of Maryland, in the Mt. Vernon neighborhood at 1420 N. Charles Street, is part of the University System of Maryland.
The University of Baltimore School of Law, or the UB School of Law, is one of the four colleges that make up the University of Baltimore, which is part of the University System of Maryland.
The University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) is a teaching hospital with 757 beds based in Baltimore, Maryland, that provides the full range of health care to people throughout Maryland and the Mid-Atlantic region.
The University of Maryland School of Dentistry is the dental school of the University System of Maryland.
The University of Maryland, Baltimore, (also known as the University of Maryland or UMB) was founded in 1807.
The University of Maryland, College Park (commonly referred to as the University of Maryland, UMD, or simply Maryland) is a public research university located in the city of College Park in Prince George's County, Maryland, approximately from the northeast border of Washington, D.C. Founded in 1856, the university is the flagship institution of the University System of Maryland.
Upper Fells Point, also known as "Fells Prospect," is a neighborhood of Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
Upton is a neighborhood in Baltimore City, Maryland, United States.
An urban heat island (UHI) is an urban area or metropolitan area that is significantly warmer than its surrounding rural areas due to human activities.
The USA Rugby League (USARL) is the official governing body for rugby league in the USA and runs a rugby league football competition in the United States.
USCGC Taney (WPG/WAGC/WHEC-37) is a United States Coast Guard High Endurance Cutter, notable as the last warship floating that fought in the attack on Pearl Harbor, although Taney was moored in nearby Honolulu Harbor not Pearl Harbor itself (a non-combatant vessel at Pearl Harbor, the US Navy tug, also remains afloat).
USS Constellation is a sloop-of-war, the last sail-only warship designed and built by the United States Navy.
USS Torsk (SS-423) is part of the historic fleet of Historic Ships in Baltimore and is one of two s still located inside the United States.
Veep is an American political satire comedy television series, starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus, that premiered on HBO on April 22, 2012.
The Vermonter is a passenger train operated by Amtrak between St. Albans, Vermont and Washington, D.C. via New York City.
Violetville is a neighborhood in southwest Baltimore, Maryland and Baltimore County.
Virginia (officially the Commonwealth of Virginia) is a state in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States located between the Atlantic Coast and the Appalachian Mountains.
Visit Baltimore, formerly the Baltimore Area Convention & Visitors Association (BACVA), is a quasi-public organization started in 1980 by then-Baltimore Mayor William Donald Schaefer.
Walk Score is a private company that provides walkability services and apartment search tools through a website and mobile applications.
The Walters Art Museum, located in Mount Vernon-Belvedere, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, is a public art museum founded and opened in 1934.
The War of 1812 was a conflict fought between the United States, the United Kingdom, and their respective allies from June 1812 to February 1815.
The Washington Monument is the centerpiece of intersecting Mount Vernon Place and Washington Place, an urban square in the Mount Vernon-Belvedere neighborhood north of downtown Baltimore, Maryland.
Washington Union Station is a major train station, transportation hub, and leisure destination in Washington, D.C. Opened in 1907, it is Amtrak's headquarters and the railroad's second-busiest station with annual ridership of just under 5 million.
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.
A water taxi or a water bus, also known as a sightseeing boat, is a watercraft used to provide public or private transport, usually, but not always, in an urban environment.
Waverly is a neighborhood in the Northern District of Baltimore, Maryland, located to the north of the neighborhood of Better Waverly and west of Ednor Gardens-Lakeside.
Wayne Thomas Gilchrest (born April 15, 1946) is a former Republican member of the United States House of Representatives who represented.
WBAL-TV, virtual and VHF digital channel 11, is an NBC-affiliated television station licensed to Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
WBFF, virtual channel 45 (UHF digital channel 46), is a Fox-affiliated television station licensed to Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
Western High School is the oldest public all-girls high school remaining in the United States.
A wetland is a land area that is saturated with water, either permanently or seasonally, such that it takes on the characteristics of a distinct ecosystem.
White Americans are Americans who are descendants from any of the white racial groups of Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa, or in census statistics, those who self-report as white based on having majority-white ancestry.
White flight is a term that originated in the United States, starting in the 1950s and 1960s, and applied to the large-scale migration of people of various European ancestries from racially mixed urban regions to more racially homogeneous suburban or exurban regions.
The William Donald Schaefer Building (William Donald Schaefer Tower or simply Schaefer Tower, previously known as Merritt Tower) is the third-tallest building in the City of Baltimore, Maryland, located at 6 Saint Paul Street, on the northwest corner with East Baltimore Street.
Windsor Mill Road is a road that runs through parts of Baltimore, Maryland and its western suburb Woodlawn.
WJZ-TV, virtual and VHF digital channel 13, is a CBS owned-and-operated television station licensed to Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
WMAR-TV, virtual channel 2 (UHF digital channel 38), is an ABC-affiliated television station licensed to Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
WNUV, virtual channel 54 (UHF digital channel 40), is a CW-affiliated television station licensed to Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
Woodberry is a neighborhood located in the north-central area of Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
In the classification of Archaeological cultures of North America, the Woodland period of North American pre-Columbian cultures spanned a period from roughly 1000 BCE to European contact in the eastern part of North America, with some archaeologists distinguishing the Mississippian period, from 1000 CE to European contact as a separate period.
Woodlawn is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Baltimore County, Maryland, United States.
WUTB, virtual channel 24 (UHF digital channel 46), is a MyNetworkTV-affiliated television station licensed to Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
Xiamen, formerly romanized as Amoy, is a sub-provincial city in southeastern Fujian province, People's Republic of China, beside the Taiwan Strait.
The Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA), often simply called the Y, is a worldwide organization based in Geneva, Switzerland, with more than 58 million beneficiaries from 125 national associations.
Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan (Zāyed bin Sulṭān Āl Nahyān); 6 May 1918 – 2 November 2004) was an Arab Shaykh (شَـيْـخ) who reigned as Emir (Amîr, Ruler) of Abu Dhabi for 38 years (6 August 1966 – 2 November 2004), and was the principal driving force behind the formation of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), besides the Union's first President (Ra’îs), a post which he held for a period of almost 33 years (1971 until his death in 2004).
ZIP Codes are a system of postal codes used by the United States Postal Service (USPS) since 1963.
The.45 Colt cartridge, which is sometimes called.45 Long Colt,.45 LC, or 11.43×33mmR, is a handgun cartridge dating to 1872.
100 East Pratt Street is a building located on Pratt Street in the Inner Harbor district of Baltimore, Maryland that consists of a ten-story concrete building finished in 1975 and a 1991 glass and steel twenty-eight story tower.
The 10th millennium BC spanned the years 10000 through 9001 BC.
The three 1860 Democratic National Conventions were crucial events in the lead-up to the American Civil War.
The 1872 Democratic National Convention was a presidential nominating convention held at Ford's Grand Opera House on East Fayette Street, between North Howard and North Eutaw Streets, in Baltimore, Maryland on July 9 and 10, 1872.
The 1912 Democratic National Convention was held at the Fifth Regiment Armory off North Howard Street in Baltimore from June 25 to July 2, 1912.
The 2010 United States Census (commonly referred to as the 2010 Census) is the twenty-third and most recent United States national census.
On April 12, 2015, Baltimore Police Department officers arrested Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old African American resident of Baltimore, Maryland.
33rd Street, originally called Thirty-third Street Boulevard, is a long, wide, east-west parkway with a broad tree-shaded median strip.
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