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. […]
July 17, 2017

Helfenbein Elected to Board of No Boundaries Coalition

At their most recent meeting, Bolton Hill neighbor Rob Helfenbein was elected to the board of No Boundaries Coalition. Several other Bolton Hill residents, including Rob, received Volunteer Awards for their work with the organization. Of […]
July 17, 2017

Prepare for Fall Tree Planting

Ever wonder why Bolton Hill’s streets have more trees than most neighborhoods in Baltimore? It takes a lot of work—much of it done on a volunteer basis. To maintain our neighborhood’s current tree canopy, roughly 50 […]
July 17, 2017

SATF and NBC Updates: Parties, Cleanups, and Reopening of Fresh at the Avenue

Stoop Party for the Schools Although May’s Stoop Party with a Purpose organized by MRIA’s Social Action Task Force (SATF) was cancelled due to weather, donations continued to be collected for three neighborhood schools. A total of $732 was […]
May 30, 2017

Meet Judith: Volunteering Is Always in Fashion

For Judith McFadden, Samaritan Community’s Clothes Closet volunteer manager, helping members find new clothes is about much more than a new dress or shirt. It’s about how those clothes can affect a person and how they feel. […]
May 30, 2017

Volunteer Needed for Corpus Christi Lunch Program

Corpus Christi seeks a volunteer to assist with their lunch program. The work involves serving lunch on Mondays twice a month, and it’s both simple and very rewarding. If you’re interested in joining a great group […]
April 30, 2017

Two Years After Baltimore Uprising, BYOP Cultivates New Leaders

By David Nyweide Freddie Gray died two years ago, sparking demonstrations that came to be known as the Baltimore Uprising. What’s happened since? Here’s just one example of positive change. The Baltimore Youth Organizing Project (BYOP) […]
April 30, 2017

Boltonstock 2017 on June 3

Save the date of Saturday, June 3 for the best party day of the summer. It’ll start midday with the Boundary Block Party at Upton Triangle from 11 am to 4 pm. Then come on over […]
April 1, 2017

Eat a Chili Dinner to Send Kids to Camp This Summer

The MRIA Churches and Schools Committee will host its second annual Chili Dinner on Wednesday, April 19, 5-8 p.m. at Brown Memorial Presbyterian Church, located at the corner of Park Avenue and Lafayette.  Come and enjoy delicious […]