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 Baltimore to mark the day: a parade down Fort Avenue, fireworks in the … Continue reading Our Almost-Out-Of-The-Pandemic Issue (#3) →
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? →
In true Baltimore fashion, each building is unique: funded, constructed, installed, and stocked in its own way. Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in our first newspaper edition, March 12, 2021. You’ve probably come across a Little Free Library in your travels, mounted like an oversized mailbox on a pole at some random corner, its … Continue reading Random Acts of Book Kindness Abound →
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 businesses – we’ve taken the plunge to turn this free community paper into … Continue reading Peninsula Post Now a Bimonthly Paper →
Meeting and greeting neighbors, firefighters, and police officers was the order of the evening on Monday, Aug. 3, during National Night Out events around the peninsula. The annual celebration of neighborhood camaraderie and community building with local public safety officials took place outside Cross Street Market and in Solo Gibbs and Henry Street parks. Neighbors … Continue reading A Great ‘National Night Out’ →
NEW COLUMN: “AROUND THE PENINSULA” Welcome to our first “Around the Peninsula” column, a monthly grab bag of short news items of interest happening in South Baltimore. The surprising, the fun, and the random all have a home here. This month’s column utterly failed the “random” requirement. This was not our fault. No theme was … Continue reading The Musical Month of May →
Tunnels were cut into the hill and the slopes to the south, all eventually abandoned and forgotten. Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in our print newspaper edition on March 12, 2021. As you see this place today, Federal Hill sits serenely overlooking downtown Baltimore, a broad, terraced grandstand with sweeping views of the harbor … Continue reading Deep Dive into the Tunnels of Federal Hill →
The playing fields and waterways of South Baltimore sprang to life this week as athletes of all ages kicked off the spring sports season. From Little League in Locust Point to volleyball at Rash Field and sailing from the Key Highway waterfront, the peninsula was hopping after a long COVID winter. Saturday, April 24, was … Continue reading Spring Sports Kick Off on Peninsula →
The last letter of the iconic Domino Sugars sign over Baltimore’s harbor came down on March 16. Work on the replacement letters continues a month later at Gable, the manufacturing site seven miles south of the refinery (as the crow flies) on Fort Smallwood Rd. The South Baltimore Peninsula Post visited Gable on April 13 … Continue reading New Domino Sign Taking Shape →
Editor’s Note – This is the second in our “SoBo Made” series about local products and the people who make them on the South Baltimore peninsula. Our part of the city has long been a manufacturing and production hub. Although much of that work vanished years ago, that creative and industrious spirit endures here in … Continue reading New Dessert Baker Delivers the Goodies →
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