This Roastery Blends Coffee, Community, and Science

Candy Schibli opened Southeastern Roastery in Locust Point in 2020 after starting to roast part-time in 2016 at a family home in southeastern Virginia and establishing a customer base in the Washington, D.C. area. Photo by Mary Braman. (This article originally appeared in the June-July 2022 print edition of the South Baltimore Peninsula Post.) Plenty of … Continue reading This Roastery Blends Coffee, Community, and Science

Digging Into the History of Your Old Rowhouse

Kevin Lewis, shown with his wife Sera outside their rowhouse, traced his property's history from his home computer. Photo by Mary Braman. (This article originally appeared in the April-May 2022 print edition of the South Baltimore Peninsula Post.) Kevin Lewis has long been interested in history and genealogy, so after buying a house on the … Continue reading Digging Into the History of Your Old Rowhouse

Explore the ‘Shadow of Industry’ Along the Key Highway Waterfront

A “whirley crane,” once employed at the Bethlehem Steel Key Highway Shipyard, now stands on the grounds of the Baltimore Museum of Industry, which occupies the former Platt & Company oyster cannery. Photo by Mary Braman. (This article originally appeared in the February-March 2022 print edition of the South Baltimore Peninsula Post.) A trek along … Continue reading Explore the ‘Shadow of Industry’ Along the Key Highway Waterfront

One-Woman Embroidery Business Sews to Order

Kelsey Holden has operated her machine embroidery business Good Dog Designs from her home on S. Charles Street since 2018. Photos by Mary Braman. (This article originally appeared in the February-March 2022 print edition of the South Baltimore Peninsula Post.) Kelsey Holden’s German Shepherd/Lab mix Bohdee is the inspiration for her home business, Good Dog … Continue reading One-Woman Embroidery Business Sews to Order

Community Paints New Mural in Latrobe Park

Peninsula residents of all ages came out Saturday, April 23 to help artist Nicole Buchholz (on tarp) create a mural on the historic Longhouse structure. All photos by Mary Braman. Residents of Locust Point and the greater peninsula gathered on April 23 in Latrobe Park to participate in the painting of the new mural on … Continue reading Community Paints New Mural in Latrobe Park

SoBo Nonprofits Meet Diverse Needs

Did you know that the South Baltimore peninsula is home to nine different human service organizations that, among other things, provide shelter for homeless women and children, advocate for blind Americans, and resettle Afghan refugees? The offices of these nonprofits are often inconspicuous – you have probably never noticed many of them – but the … Continue reading SoBo Nonprofits Meet Diverse Needs

Celebrate ‘I Love SoBo Day’ May 1

[Updated Saturday, April 30] Bringing peninsula neighborhoods together through fun community events was one of the first things the South Baltimore Peninsula Post did back in 2020 in the early days of the pandemic. Remember the “Chalk It Up SoBo” sidewalk art challenge? The “O Say Can You See SoBo?” scavenger hunt? Now with Covid … Continue reading Celebrate ‘I Love SoBo Day’ May 1

Greening SoBo Streets, One Tree at a Time

Local volunteers Joanna Pi-Sunyer (left) and Tom Mackay get a new street tree in the ground near Thomas Johnson Elementary/Middle School. Photo by Mary Braman. This story originally appeared in Issue #4 of the Peninsula Post newspaper, published December 4, 2021. The South Baltimore peninsula has an abundance of street trees, giving our urban lives some welcomed … Continue reading Greening SoBo Streets, One Tree at a Time