Welcome to Federal Hill South Neighborhood Association!

The Federal Hill South Neighborhood Association (FHSNA) was created to promote and protect the common interests of the residents and property owners in the Federal Hill South community. FHSNA serves the neighborhood bounded by Light Street, Cross Street, Covington Street and Fort Avenue.

Upcoming Events                                                                                                    

8th Annual Fest-of-All


7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Baltimore Museum of Industry

(See Announcement for details)

DigiBall 6.0


7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Baltimore Museum of Industry

(See Announcement for details)

MS Fundraiser Bake Sale


10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Clip Art Hair Design

(See Announcement for details)

Monthly Meeting


7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

St. Ignatius Loyola Academy, 300 Gittings St.

(See below for details)

Friends of Explorer Post 9449 Bull Roast Fundraiser


6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The Knights of Columbus, 1338 Hull Street

(See Announcement for details)

Volunteer Opportunities


Contact Person

E-mail Address


Dave Hirst


Newsletter Delivery

Dave Hirst


Clean-Up Committee

Melissa Evans


Crime/Safety Committee

Sarah Humphreys


Garden Club

Jim Peterson


Tree Steward Committee

Joanna Pi-Sunyer



News from Southern District

The following crimes occurred yesterday (2/3/15) in the Sector four area:

  • 228am Residential B&E 1600 block Jackson Street (broke rear sliding glass door)
  • 426am Attempted Residential B&E 1100 block William Street (removed screen rear side window)
  • 600am Residential B&E 100 block E. Gittings Street (second floor unlocked window to roof top deck)
  • 805am Residential B&E 100 block E. West Street (unlocked front door)
  • 815a to 620pm Residential B&E 800 block S. Sharp Street (broke front door)

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Recent Announcements

  • Friends of Explorer Post 9449 Bull Roast Fundraiser - Saturday, April 11 From Officer Butterbean:The Friends of Explorer Post 9449, provide all monetary funding to the Explorer Post. The Explorers are not charged anything! Ever! To be honest their families just ...
    Posted Feb 25, 2015, 2:01 PM by Fina Santa-Maria
  • Bake Sale - MS Fundraiser at Clip Art Hair Design - Saturday March 28 10:00 am - 2:00 pm BAKE SALE!     MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS FUNDRAISER             WHEN: Saturday March 28, 2015 10:00 am – 2:00 pm             WHERE: Clip Art Hair Design (Corner of Fort Ave & Riverside Ave)             Come out and ...
    Posted Feb 5, 2015, 5:25 PM by Fina Santa-Maria
  • DigiBall 6.0 - Friday, March 27 DigiBall 6.0 will be held FRIDAY, March 27 from 7-11 pm at the Baltimore Museum of Industry, 1415 Key Highway. Tickets are on sale for $75 at www ...
    Posted Feb 1, 2015, 2:11 PM by Fina Santa-Maria
  • 8th Annual Fest-of-All - Saturday, February 28 The 8th Annual FEST-OF-ALL will take place on Saturday, February 28th from 7 to 11 pm, at the Baltimore Museum of Industry.  Fest-of-All is ...
    Posted Feb 1, 2015, 2:06 PM by Fina Santa-Maria
  • Baltimore Police Department Coat Drive - Deadline December 12!!! Closet too full? Donate your extra coats to the needy!The Baltimore Police Department is collecting coats for the poor families in South Baltimore. Every year, they ask for clean ...
    Posted Dec 2, 2014, 2:45 PM by Fina Santa-Maria
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Hear Ye! Hear Ye!

Federal Hill South Chili Cook-off Winners

The 7th Annual Federal Hill South Chili Cook-off was a great success and everybody had a great time.  There were 29 chili entries and it was hard for most of us just to select a couple to vote for. 

Here are the winners:

People's Choice Best Overall
     Steven Wells #9
People's Choice Best Vegetarian
     John DeLong #1
People's Choice Overall Runner Up
     Sobo Cafe #7
Celebrity Judges' Best Overall
     Steven Wells #9
Celebrity Judges' Best Vegetarian
     Tommie Schoendorf #14B
Celebrity Judges' Overall Runner Up
     Genevieve Marshall #13
Celebrity Judges' Vegetarian Runner Up
     Eric Costello #11
Most Creative Chili
     Matthew Westerbeck #28
Most Creative Runner Up
     Jen Mally #25

Thanks to all the chili chefs, to the wonderful volunteers, to our esteemed judges and to Little Havana. And last, but certainly not least, thanks to Cathy Strodel for another successful and greatly enjoyable event that raised funds for FHS Neighborhood Association's activities and charitable efforts.

FHSNA Monthly Meetings

FHSNA Meeting Tuesday, February 24

Location: St. Ignatius Loyola Academy, 300 Gittings St.
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 pm 
Come early (6:30 pm) for food and drink with your neighbors!

BYO refreshments for social.