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May 16, 2014

Screen shot 2014-05-16 at 4.40.07 PMHerroner Il Mayore Stephanie “$RB” Rawlings-Blake—and her hat—made quite an impression at Pimlico’s Black Eyed Susan Day. This photo needs a caption. We’ll pick the best one from the comments below and give the writer a pair of tickets to any movie at a Landmark Theater.

  • Hotel5

    “What kind of sorcery has changed my body into that of a fashionable mayor yet left my tail and legs untouched?” – Pheasant

  • fathead5f

    Tim Burton presents Black Eyed Susan. A tale of a mayor and her hat

  • Denny newborn

    The Mayor’s head was attacked by a large bird early this morning as seen in picture!

  • Miriam Meyers Balakhani

    “who got me to go to this and why is this guy so happy?”~the Mayor~

  • Danielle Sweeney

    Whirly Bird Stops at Pimlico

  • Steven Bosley

    Mayor Blake: “When your done betting on the horses, I’ll be taking bets on how long you think my hat will go against the laws of gravity and stay on my head.”

  • C.W.K.

    The hat received a TIF for being built on top of toxic waste.

  • Alan

    Freeze dried octopus, it’s not just for dinner.

  • Dylan Starr Joian Kates

    TMZ : $RB caught in fowl play, nearly spilling her Mint Joulep at The Preakness Stakes. She’s quoted as saying : “Let’s keep this party going owl weekend!”

  • halstevens

    Mayor Rawlings-Blake said she was “…proud as a peacock…” to attend the Black Eyed Susan.

  • dominic D

    Mayor Rawlings Blake dazzles in outfit taken from Cher’s closet! (:

  • scoutfinch

    When asked about the controversial curfew decision the mayor responded, ““If you want to have your kid run amok 24 hours a day, go live out on a farm somewhere…that’s where I got this hat.”

  • zakota02

    Charm city whirlybird club……

  • Nupur Goyal

    Twister Blaster

  • Zachary Holbrook

    Time to audit the Department of Silly Hats.

  • Laura

    “Beam me up Scottie….we were wrong, this is obviously not our earth!”
    (this hat reminds me of what they wore in Star Trek, does it not?)

  • Moo


  • SpielS

    It’s Preakness Spice & her feather fascinator! Zig a zig ahh!

  • AGK

    Who belongs on a farm now?

  • Zdubya

    I have two hours left on my yearly visit to this shit hole of a town. Oh wait, this is actually part of my city? I keep forgetting.

  • ribbon13

    Fly Me to the Moon !

  • unbelievaboh

    “hand me a cocktail and point me to the slots! didn’t we put slots here? i don’t see any slots…”

  • Edward Ericson Jr

    “If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense. Nothing would be what it is, because everything would be what it isn’t. And contrary wise, what is, it wouldn’t be. And what it wouldn’t be, it would. You see?”

  • JDF

    Baltimore Zoo’s escaped peacock is believed to be hiding in plain sight.

  • theaegean

    “W. T. F.” – Lady Gaga

  • James

    “Baltimore’s native pheasant population in decline!”

  • bosco222

    New pheasant wrestling champion crowned