February 27, 2016

New Neighbor Party a Hit

On January 31, MRIA hosted a new neighbor party to welcome newcomers to the neighborhood. This annual event introduces new Bolton Hill residents to the MRIA board members and each other, while encouraging them to get involved […]
February 27, 2016

Update from the Social Action Task Force

That’s the new name for the group formerly known as the “Social Justice League.” Responding to feedback from many, the group decided that “Task Force” better represented their relationship to MRIA. The Social Action Task Force’s […]
February 27, 2016

Reminder: Renew Your Parking Permits

Editor’s Note: This is a mostly a copy of the article that ran in the February issue of the Bulletin. However, after personally renewing my permits, I can add two things. First, the new website is […]
February 27, 2016

Got Photos? Enter the Bulletin's Photo Contest

A Call from the Editor, Peter Van Buren:  I have always loved photos—not that I think that’s very special. Most people do. And, I also like taking them. It’s so satisfying when you capture a good […]
February 27, 2016

Mt. Royal Elementary Needs Funding for Sixth-Grade Trip

At February’s board meeting, Stacy Wells, president of the Mt. Royal Elementary/ Middle School PTO, told MRIA of the school’s funding campaign to support the sixth graders’ week-long spring trip to NorthBay Adventure Camp in Cecil […]
February 27, 2016

Stories from Samaritan Community: A Beautiful Collaboration with MICA

Students from the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) spent some time at the Bolton Hill non-profit organization, The Samaritan Community, to capture the non-profit’s work and the stories of its members and turn them into art. […]
February 27, 2016

Local Establishments Featured in the Sun

In case you missed it, the February 21 issue of the Baltimore Sun had a couple of excellent articles about neighborhood enterprises. In the Arts & Entertainment section, our very local b, a Bolton Hill Bistro, received a rave […]
February 27, 2016

Clean Up Waterways and Earn Credits on Your Water Bill

Did you know you can lower your water bill while spending time in the great outdoors? Under a creative new Baltimore Public Works program, volunteers can earn stormwater credits by working on projects that benefit Baltimore waterways. Eligible projects […]
February 27, 2016

Dusk-to-Dawn Light Bulbs Make Our Streets Safer

After the recent MRIA inventory of lighting in our neighborhood’s streets and alleys, the volunteers who conducted the survey noted that a number of houses had front door lights that were not turned on. Brightly lit […]
February 27, 2016

Let's Take Care of Our Trees

Bolton Hill’s trees make the neighborhood a great place to live, but trees can’t take care of themselves. And it turns out, March is great tree-trimming weather. Certified TreeKeepers David Nyweide and Sarah Lord are ready […]
February 27, 2016

Save the Date for the Boundary Block Party: Sat. April 16

The No Boundaries Coalition and Jubilee Arts are hosting this year’s Boundary Block Party on the day that early voting begins, Saturday, April 16 from 1–4 pm at the Upton Triangle at the corner of Pennsylvania […]
February 27, 2016

Ragtime, The Musical Hits the Boards in April

Rehearsals are in full swing for Memorial Players’ spring musical, Ragtime, based on the novel by E. L. Doctorow—who just passed away last year—and presented through special arrangement with Music Theater International. This musical sings of the […]
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