Baltimore Fishbowl Staff


Cherry Hill’s Reedbird Park to be future destination of ‘super’ rec center


Baltimore City Recreation and Parks officially announced today in a statement the start of construction for the Middle Branch Fitness and Wellness Center at Cherry Hill and its adjacent multi-purpose, state-of-the-art playing field at Reedbird Park. The South Baltimore facilities are part of a long-term plan to transform 11 miles of shoreline along the Middle Branch of the Patapsco into a network of world-class parks, trails, and public recreation opportunities.

Fell’s Point merchants announce First Saturday Sidewalk Sales beginning this Saturday


Fell’s Point will take to the streets this weekend to hold the first of two Fell’s Point First Saturday Sidewalk Sales on Saturday, September 5 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The second sale will be held on October 3.

Baltimore County to align with Maryland’s Stage 3 opening steps


Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski announced today that effective Friday, September 4, at 5 p.m., Baltimore County will align with state actions to begin moving into a modified Stage Three plan, which will allow enclosed and outdoor theaters to reopen and retail and religious facilities to expand indoor capacity.

GBBCC to hold tonight virtual town hall with Baltimore mayoral candidates



The Greater Baltimore Black Chamber of Commerce will host tonight “A Mayoral Candidate Town Hall: Black Business Relations with Baltimore City Government.” The town hall will be held from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. tonight, Wednesday, September 2, and will feature candidates Brandon Scott (Democrat), Robert Wallace (Independent), and Shannon Wright (Republican). Joshua Harris will moderate the event. The event is free and open to the public. Registration for the event can be found by clicking here.

Help choose the name of Baltimore’s next trash wheel

Mr. Trashwheel
Photo by Chesapeake Bay Program, via Flickr

The public can now vote online to name Baltimore’s fourth trash wheel. The to-be-named trash interceptor will be installed at the mouth of the Gwynns Falls in November. 

R. House reopens for indoor ordering and will host live music, a food market and more


R. House, the Remington food hall and bar, has reopened its indoor space for walk-up ordering. Its patio and parking lot tent will remain open for dining and be available for special events and live entertainment.

The Peale Center hosts ‘Bridging the Digital Divide: A Panel Discussion’


August 27, 2020 | 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. (EDT)
Free | RSVP to receive login instructions the day of the event.

Pre- and post-COVID, lack of access to the internet and digital resources is a major obstacle to inclusion for many. The Peale Center has put together a panel discussion to share challenges, strategies, and solutions for bridging the digital divide from leaders who tackle this issue in their daily practice. Moderated by the Peale’s Community Coordinator, Noreen Smith, the panel includes: Azure Grimes, Project Coordinator with Libraries without Borders; Dr. Nettrice Gaskins, artist and educator; Daisy Brown, Storytelling Ambassador and Stoop Shoots project lead at the Peale; and Debbie Staigerwald with The Arc Baltimore.

The discussion is part of The Peale’s continued programming in conjunction with the Redefine/ABLE exhibition.