March 30, 2018

Christine Ladd-Franklin, a Scientist from Bolton Hill

By Jean Lee Cole Bolton Hill has a charming tradition of placing round blue plaques on the façades of homes that were once graced by historic figures. Right now, only two of the 22 plaques honor […]
March 2, 2018

Windows Into My Soul: A Home Improvement Saga

By Robert Bunch Anne Marie and I bought the residence known as the Mathias House (221 W. Lafayette) in September 2012. We knew it was going to be the biggest restoration project we had ever undertaken. […]
December 31, 2015

The Bulletin turns 45!

The Bolton Hill Bulletin is entering its 45th year of publication, and in this milestone year, we have decided to move online. Doing so will allow us to include more images, longer articles, and different kinds of […]
December 31, 2015

Street Light Survey Gets Results

by Sally Maulsby Thanks to the many Bolton Hill residents who helped MRIA with their recent Lighting Survey to inventory our neighborhood street lights. The survey identified 18 street lights that were out or needed attention. […]
December 31, 2015

What’s Going On at Strawbridge Church?

by Darma Kamenetz, photos by Kellie Welborn You may have noticed activity of late around the former Strawbridge Methodist Church at the corner of Park Avenue and Wilson St. Yes, it’s true–it’s finally being restored. Bolton Hill […]
December 31, 2015

Civil Rights Landmark Demolished in Marble Hill

The unassuming brick townhouse at 1234 Druid Hill Ave. (at the corner of Lanvale and Druid Hill Ave.) in Marble Hill, was demolished in November. Why should we care? Also known as Freedom House, the house was an […]
December 31, 2015

The Power of a Good Samaritan: Tamika’s Story

by Peter Dunn In July of 2012 Tamika was diagnosed with stage three breast cancer. She had a fiancée and two young children. During the five months she underwent chemotherapy and radiation treatments, she lost her […]
December 31, 2015

Poet’s Corner

Fireworks A poem by Nell O’Hara Sparks fly, Aimlessly throwing shapes into the sky. Every color, Beauty no viewer can deny. Red, A spiral spins into the night. Green Throws a star out of sight. Blue, […]
December 22, 2015

The Bulletin Is Moving Online

We’re going electronic in 2016. Beginning early next year, the Bolton Hill Bulletin will be delivered to all MRIA members as an e-newsletter, rather than as a PDF attached to an email. The e-newsletter will provide excerpt/summaries of […]