July 15, 2018
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Party with a Purpose supports immigrant rights

By William Hamilton As headlines about federal policies that resulted in children being separated from their parents along the US–Mexican border shocked the nation, some 50 Bolton Hill residents gathered on a July Sunday to support […]
March 30, 2018

Health Commissioner Speaks on Opioid Epidemic at Brown Memorial

By Jennifer Michael Deaths from opioid overdose continue to mount around the country. Fatalities in Baltimore alone exceeded 700 people in 2017. Society seems to finally recognize the situation as an epidemic. On March 18 at […]
March 30, 2018

Lillie Carroll Jackson Museum Opens

Speaking of Blue Plaques, what about Lillie Carroll Jackson? Many neighbors may not know about one of Bolton Hill’s most renowned residents, civil rights activist Lillie Carroll Jackson, who lived at 1320 Eutaw Place. To honor […]
March 2, 2018

Big Crowd Celebrates Black History Month at Party with a Purpose

On the afternoon of Sunday, February 22, some 75 people attended the Second Annual Black History Month Party with a Purpose hosted by MRIA’s Social Action Task Force. The crowd’s generosity made this the SATF’s most […]
March 2, 2018

Helping with Homelessness

By Susan DuMont Mendicant: [men-di-kuh nt] adjective 1. begging; practicing begging; living on alms. 2. pertaining to or characteristic of a beggar. noun 3. a person who lives by begging; beggar. 4. a member of any of several […]
December 2, 2017

A Visit from Robert Lee

By Grey Maggiano One hundred years ago, to have any family of General Robert E. Lee visit Memorial Church in Bolton Hill would have been a momentous occasion. Hundreds likely would have gathered to be close […]
December 2, 2017

Creativity Goes Wild at Great Pumpkin Party

By Chas Phillips On a gorgeous October day in Bolton Hill, children and neighbors alike gathered at the Kappa Alpha Psi Youth and Community Center for the second annual Great Pumpkin Party. MRIA’s Social Action Task […]
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

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, […]