Interview: Criminal Justice Reporter Justin Fenton

[Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in our August-September 2021 newspaper edition, published on August 6.] Peninsula resident Justin Fenton has been the Baltimore Sun’s criminal justice reporter since 2008. His new book, We Own This City (Random House, 2021), about corruption in the Baltimore Police Department’s Gun Trace Task Force, is now being made … Continue reading Interview: Criminal Justice Reporter Justin Fenton

Halloween Returns to SoBo

After a one-year hiatus due to the Covid pandemic, Halloween returned to South Baltimore this past weekend with a vengeance. Before the sidewalks and stoops filled on Sunday with ghouls and givers of treats, a monstrous number of celebrations took place across the peninsula. Below, the Peninsula Post presents views from a sampling of these … Continue reading Halloween Returns to SoBo

Baltimore’s Sweet Spot: Domino Sugar

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in our August-September 2021 newspaper edition, published on August 6. It’s hard to take in the staggering volume of sugar that comes out of Domino Sugar’s refinery on Key Highway East. We typically experience sugar in small quantities: a four-pound bag at the store, a teaspoon packet at a … Continue reading Baltimore’s Sweet Spot: Domino Sugar

Our Almost-Out-Of-The-Pandemic Issue (#3)

The Peninsula Post’s third newspaper edition hit the streets on Friday, Oct. 8. Last year, during the darkest days of the Covid pandemic, you could glean a bit of hope from the almost certain knowledge that one day this outbreak would come to an end. You could imagine the grand celebrations we’d have in South … Continue reading Our Almost-Out-Of-The-Pandemic Issue (#3)

SoBo Survey: What’s Next for Where We Work?

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted our lives for over a year in countless ways. For many of us, our workplace suddenly moved inside the four walls of our home. Now, as pre-pandemic life is gradually returning, the Peninsula Post is taking the pulse of the peninsula to see what our work lives might look like … Continue reading SoBo Survey: What’s Next for Where We Work?

Random Acts of Book Kindness Abound

In true Baltimore fashion, each building is unique: funded, constructed, installed, and stocked in its own way. Nine Little Free Libraries (pictured here) served the peninsula in March 2021. Since then, two additional structures have appeared, one in Solo Gibbs Park, corner of Henrietta and Sharp streets, and another at Federal Hill Preparatory School on … Continue reading Random Acts of Book Kindness Abound

Peninsula Post Now a Bimonthly Paper

The Peninsula Post's second newspaper edition hit the streets on Friday, Aug. 6. With our second print edition of the Peninsula Post, the South Baltimore peninsula now has a regular newspaper to call its own. Thanks to the enthusiastic response to our prototype issue in March – including many offers of support from residents and … Continue reading Peninsula Post Now a Bimonthly Paper

Deep Dive into the Tunnels of Federal Hill

Tunnels were cut into the hill and the slopes to the south, all eventually abandoned and forgotten. In 1992, workers renovating Federal Hill Park discovered a network of underground tunnels that were quickly sealed from public view. RK&K photo. Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in our print newspaper edition on March 12, 2021. As … Continue reading Deep Dive into the Tunnels of Federal Hill