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 →
Last spring, the residents of South Baltimore – from Sharp-Leadenhall to Locust Point – took to their sidewalks in an explosion of color and creativity during the “Chalk It Up SoBo Sidewalk Chalk Challenge.” The free-form weekend event was so much fun and the chalk art so amazing that the South Baltimore Peninsula Post and … Continue reading ‘Chalk It Up SoBo’ Returns: April 23-25 →
Tributes from SoBo residents and business owners to those that went above and beyond. [Note: This article originally appeared in our print newspaper edition on March 12, 2021.] On March 16, Baltimore reached the one-year mark of living with Covid. Last year on that date, schools and restaurants in Baltimore city closed and large gatherings … Continue reading Heroes of Our Pandemic Year →
A special eight-page prototype print edition of the Peninsula Post began free distribution on March 12. The issue, which contains stories that are only available in this newsprint edition, is available free at these businesses scattered across the peninsula: Afters Café (1001 S. Charles) Barracuda’s (1230 E. Fort) Book Escape (925 S. Charles) Ceremony Coffee … Continue reading First Newspaper Edition Hits the Streets →
Editor’s Note – This is the first in a series of features about 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 firms … Continue reading SoBo Made: Born to Roast Coffee →
On March 16, Baltimore reaches the one-year mark of living with Covid. As a community, we have been through a lot, from months of social isolation to jobs lost and homes transformed into combined workplaces and schools. Now that the end is in sight for this long global nightmare, it’s time to look back and … Continue reading Give a Shout-Out to Your ‘Pandemic Hero’ →
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