June 1, 2018
Commuter Chronicles

Commuter chronicles: public grooming (eww)

By Claudia DeCarlo Which one of these does not belong on a MARC train? Responding to an email Listening to music Reading a magazine or book Looking up an old flame on social media Sleeping Drinking […]
June 1, 2018
testing for sway

Progress at Mt. Royal pollinator garden

The fence and arbor were installed at the Mt. Royal Elementary/Middle School pollinator garden by a crew of volunteers in May. Nice work!
September 6, 2015

Explaining Baltimore

by Darma Kamenetz A Note from the Editors: We, like many of you, have found recent events in our city and our neighborhood very disturbing. These events require our response, and such response needs to use strategies of […]
September 6, 2015

BHEN: What Is It and What’s It For?

Vacation’s over! The Board will meet on Tuesday, September 1 at 8 p.m. in the Upper Parish Hall of Memorial Episcopal Church at the corner of Bolton & Lafayette. Enter at the Lafayette St. doors. MRIA […]
September 6, 2015

A Glimpse of Bolton Hill in 1911

Local author, Park School librarian, and Newbery Medal winner Laura Amy Schlitz has set her latest novel, The Hired Girl, in 1911 Baltimore. The book tells the story of fourteen-year-old Joan Skraggs, who runs away from […]
September 6, 2015

Let’s Get Fiberoptic Internet for Bolton Hill

The Baltimore Broadband Coalition is crowdsourcing funds to bring high-speed, affordable internet service to Baltimore via fiberoptic cable. The coalition has divided the city into neighborhoods and assigned a goal for “backers” needed from each area. […]
September 6, 2015

Volunteers Needed at Meals on Wheels

Every weekday, volunteers deliver fresh meals to a dozen or more households in our area. In 1960, two Baltimore women replicated a meal-delivery program that originated in London, and the service has been making a big difference […]
September 6, 2015

September events

MICA Intersection Exhibit: North Avenue & Charles Street   Reception, Friday, September 4, 5–7 p.m.; exhibit open Tuesday, September 1 through Sunday, September 20, Riggs and Leidy galleries inside the Fred Lazarus IV Center, 131 W. North […]
August 1, 2015

History of Confederate monuments in Bolton Hill

In the wake of the shootings in South Carolina, Baltimore has begun a review of the city’s Confederate monuments, one of which, the “Spirit of the Confederacy,” stands in our neighborhood on Mt. Royal Avenue near […]