October 31, 2017

Demolition Complete at Madison Park North. What’s Next?

By David Nyweide It’s tough not to notice the transformation of the 8-acre site formerly known as Madison Park North just across North Avenue from Bolton Hill. What was once a mass of vacant buildings is […]
October 31, 2017

Dwell on the Past to Make a Better Future

By Grey Maggiano One of the most frequent responses I get when I  tell stories about the history of racism in Baltimore or in Bolton Hill is, “Let’s not dwell on the past.” This is usually […]
October 31, 2017

MRIA Supports Neighborhood Charging Station for Electric Vehicles

By Bill Hamilton The Mt. Royal Improvement Association board has tentatively endorsed plans to install two charging stations for electric vehicles at the edge of Sumpter Park, on Robert Street near Jordan Alley. Kevin Morris, a Bolton […]
October 31, 2017

Festival on the Hill Produces Fun and Funds

Graced with an gorgeous fall afternoon, this year’s Festival on the Hill was a triumph. Organized by the Bolton Hill Nursery under the leadership of Louie Wilder, the planners outdid themselves.  The rebooted Gourmet Gazebo was […]
October 31, 2017

Tree Pit Project Makes Trees, Kids Happy

They came, they dug, and they played with worms, creating a perfect educational field trip for 30 students from neighborhood schools. On Friday, October 6, students from Eutaw-Marshburn Elementary, Midtown Academy and Mount Royal Elementary/Middle participated in […]
October 31, 2017

In Brief

A New Name for MRIA At October’s board meeting, President Linda Rittelmann reported that MRIA is working to become a 501(c)3 designated non-profit, which would allow the organization to offer tax deductions for donations, apply for nonprofit […]
October 31, 2017

Memorial Players Present A Christmas Carol

“Bah, humbug!” and “God bless us, every one!” Who does not recognize the exclamations made famous by Scrooge and Tiny Tim in Charles Dickens’ beloved A Christmas Carol?  A Christmas Carol tells the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, […]
October 31, 2017

The Humble But Useful Silver Maple

Maples abound in Bolton Hill. In wetter cooler autumns, red maple varieties offer up their pleasing blaze of rouge. The invasive Norway maple is a hardy urban tree, but with duller fall color; it is disliked because […]
October 31, 2017

Toilet Paper Drive and Bake Sale Score for Samaritan Community

By Emily Reichart The Samaritan Community, a Bolton-Hill based human services 501c(3) non-profit organization, thanks the neighborhood for all of its support at this year’s Festival on the Hill. Together, we collected 150 rolls of toilet paper, […]
October 31, 2017

Leaf Collection Season Has Begun

By Bill Hamilton The city’s Department of Public Works will collect leaves from city residents through Monday, January 8. Leaves can be collected in two ways: Weekly trash pick-up: Bagged leaves are collected on regularly scheduled trash […]
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