April 1, 2017

MRIA Votes in Opposition of Arena Plan for State Center

Governor Hogan recently proposed the building of an arena at the State Center site as an alternative to the proposed development that is currently under litigation. At the March MRIA Board meeting, the MRIA Board voted […]
April 1, 2017

Revamped Safety Committee Gets to Work

By Barbie Klik and David Nyweide MRIA’s newly revamped Safety Committee, including representatives from the Midtown Benefits District, Prince Hall Grand Lodge, and the Lyric as well as Bolton Hill neighbors, has already been hard at […]
April 1, 2017

Neighborhood News Briefs

The Bulletin Beefs Up  Please welcome two new writers to the Bulletin volunteer staff: Gretta Brueck, who wrote the piece on Chainlines last month, and Claire Weber, who edited the Samaritan Community article in this month’s issue. […]
April 1, 2017

Eat a Chili Dinner to Send Kids to Camp This Summer

The MRIA Churches and Schools Committee will host its second annual Chili Dinner on Wednesday, April 19, 5-8 p.m. at Brown Memorial Presbyterian Church, located at the corner of Park Avenue and Lafayette.  Come and enjoy delicious […]
April 1, 2017

The Commuter Chronicles: What to Do When the Wi-Fi’s Not Working

By Claudia DeCarlo If you’re like me, you can get pretty frustrated when the Wi-Fi signal on the MARC train is too weak to satisfy your web-surfing needs. But fear not! Here’s a handy list of […]
April 1, 2017

Parties and More Parties

MRIA’s Social Action Task Force (SATF) hosted their fifth Party with a Purpose in February. The theme honored Black History Month with guests reading selections from their favorite black authors. The group then guessed, sometimes successfully, […]
April 1, 2017

Garden Club Greening Grant Applications Due May 1

The deadline for Bolton Hill Garden Club greening grant applications is May 1. The club’s Green Space Grants Program funds public space greening projects within Bolton Hill. Applications are accepted via email or by mail. Don’t forget to […]
April 1, 2017

Samaritan Program Director Sharon Krieger Celebrates 40 Years of Service

By Emily Reichart In 1977, Sharon Krieger started volunteering at Memorial Episcopal Church’s food cupboard, under the direction of Rev. Barney Farnham. Since then, this humble food cupboard has evolved into The Samaritan Community, with Sharon […]
April 1, 2017

Construction Update—Dolphin Building, Madison Park North, John Edgar Howard RC

Over the winter, major progress was made on various construction projects around the neighborhood. Crews demolished the old Dolphin Building near the Mt. Royal light rail stop, and a new MICA building is rising in its […]
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