THEN: A sign showing that the Hippodrome Theatre was showing the movie “The Kid” indicates this photo was taken in 1921. The theater seated 3,000 and opened in 1914 as a movie palace that also featured vaudeville acts. (Baltimore Sun photo, 1921)
NOW: This is the restored and revived Hippodrome today, as seen from the Redwood Street garage. (Barbara Haddock Taylor, Baltimore Sun photo, 2014)
In 1980, the first women graduated from the United States Naval Academy. Pictured above is Elizabeth Belzer of Westminster, a physics major who was the first female Trident Scholar and ranked highest of the 55 women in the 938-member class. (George H. Cook, Baltimore Sun photo)
“It’s kind of like Uber meets Tindr, except you don’t get to hook up with your Haystack partner.”—Eric Meyer, 24, was tired of circling Canton looking for parking, so he brainstormed a parking app that lets local residents trade spots and quit his job to create it.