‘Post-Its’ is a weekly collection of community news and useful information for residents of the South Baltimore Peninsula.
Roof razed at Cross Street Market (the S. Charles St. end) to make way for the Watershed crab house. About one-fifth of the Market’s roof is gone, temporarily, as construction ramps up on the seafood restaurant that will feature a rooftop deck.
A second set of ‘Slow Streets’ has arrived on the Peninsula. The city program to create more space for COVID-stressed residents to enjoy outdoor activities such as biking, walking, and jogging with the installation of “soft closure barriers” is now in place along Riverside Park on E. Randall St. from Webster St. to Light St. The first set of Slow Streets on the Peninsula is at Federal Hill Park.
Steeple repairs began at St. Mary Star of the Sea on the corner of Riverside Ave. and Gittings St. in preparation for the return of the church’s iconic lighted star, which was removed after a storm in April.
If you are voting in person this year, you can do it early (Oct. 26 through Nov. 2, 7am-8pm) at Dempsey’s Restaurant (333 W. Camden St., Oriole Park at Camden Yards) or on Election Day (Nov. 3, 7am-8pm) at Digital Harbor High School (1100 Covington St.).
Recycling reminder: Through October, Baltimore residents are responsible for taking their own recycling to temporary centers set up around the city. You can take yours Monday through Friday to the dump truck at the entrance of Digital Harbor High School (1100 Covington St.).