August 31, 2017

Reconciling the Truth About Bolton Hill’s Monumental Past

By Grey Maggiano On May 2nd, 1903, more than 700 people gathered on a platform erected on Mt. Royal Avenue to celebrate the commemoration of the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument—the first of four Confederate monuments […]
August 31, 2017

Bolton Square Celebrates 50th Anniversary

by William Hamilton The 50th anniversary celebration of Bolton Square will be held on Saturday, Oct. 7, from 1–6 p.m. Come celebrate our neighborhood and this great example of our neighborhood’s resilience. Bolton Square’s mid-century modern townhouses […]
August 31, 2017

Bulletin Seeks New Team Members

The Bolton Hill Bulletin is seeking new volunteers to be part of its production team, including a new production team leader to take over for Peter Van Buren. After three years leading the Bulletin, Peter will […]
August 31, 2017

Sign on to Bring a Grocery Store to Madison Park North

Could we see a grocery store on North Avenue? The Neighborhood Coalition for Madison Park North Redevelopment reports that Berg Demo is close to completing the demolition of the Madison Park North site. The school records […]
August 31, 2017

Explosive Oil Trains Endanger Our Community

by Andrew Hinz Bolton Hill is one of several Baltimore neighborhoods at risk from highly explosive crude oil trains. Bakken oil transported from North Dakota contains fracking chemicals and elevated levels of methane, making it more […]
August 31, 2017

Park Café Is Back–Is Dooby’s On the Way?

by William Hamilton The Park Café, which closed abruptly in July, is back in business with new owners. Meanwhile, Dooby’s Café—or something similar—may be coming to Bolton Hill soon.  “We’re not quite ready to announce anything,” […]
August 31, 2017

MICA and ACLU Host Symposium on Democracy in Trump’s America

The Maryland Institute College of Art and the American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland commemorate Constitution Day, September 17, with a 2-day symposium exploring the emerging crisis in democratic institutions and government brought upon by the […]
August 31, 2017

Meet Our Sponsor: Corpus Christi Catholic Church

The forbidding gray façade of Corpus Christi Catholic Church belies rich beauty within. Home to some of the nation’s finest examples of Florentine glass mosaic, Corpus Christi is also home base for a close-knit, welcoming congregation. […]
August 30, 2017

Crape Myrtle, Lagerstroemia

Since July Lagerstroemia’s long-lasting, clustered blossoms have made summer gardens of our streets. White, mauve, raspberry, plum—the Victorian shades of these small trees’ flowers suit Bolton Hill.  But all good things come to an end: in […]
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