Bill Hughes was born in a hospital not far from the park on Federal Hill and raised in Locust Point. In his salad days, he was an amateur soccer player and a longshoreman. Bill is an attorney, professional actor [John Waters’ comedic flick, “Pecker,” is his main claim to fame]. He is also the author of four books: one of fiction and three of essays. He has penned a column for the South Baltimore Enterprise, Baltimore Chronicle, the City Paper, Maryland Life magazine and the Irish People newspaper in New York City. Recently, Bill transformed himself into a shutterbug. He also like taking videos.