April 1, 2017

Parties and More Parties

MRIA’s Social Action Task Force (SATF) hosted their fifth Party with a Purpose in February. The theme honored Black History Month with guests reading selections from their favorite black authors. The group then guessed, sometimes successfully, […]
February 27, 2017

Join the MRIA Board

The Mt. Royal Improvement Association seeks new members for its Board each year. The Nominating Committee, chaired by Past President Steve Howard, is seeking interested neighbors who are interested in joining the Board. If you or […]
February 27, 2017

St. Francis Neighborhood Center Embarks on Major Capital Campaign

By Morganne Ruhnke, Development and Event Coordinator at St. Francis Neighborhood Center Did you know that more than 1,200 children in the Reservoir Hill area live in poverty? St. Francis Neighborhood Center (SFNC) is responding to this need with […]
February 27, 2017

Mt. Royal Middle School Students Headed to Europe

By Stacy Wells, Mt. Royal parent and PTO President Trip to Europe Help fund the travel experience of a lifetime for 23 middle school students as they journey to Dublin, London and Paris this summer on […]
February 27, 2017

Planning Begins for Boltonstock ’17

Planning has started for Boltonstock ’17, and the date has been set: the evening of Saturday, June 3 in Arnold Sumpter Park at Jordan and Laurens Streets. Boltonstock is the latest incarnation of the Bolton Hill […]
February 27, 2017

Help Trees Help Us

by Sarah Lord, Baltimore City Forestry Board Spring is the season to rededicate ourselves to one of Bolton Hill’s best features: our trees. Our city is underpopulated by trees. Although the City is working hard to reverse these […]
December 30, 2016

SATF Potluck with a Purpose and Plans for 2017

On Sunday, December 11, MRIA’s Social Action Task Force (SATF) organized a Potluck Party with a Purpose. In the aftermath of this year’s divisive elections, the SATF thought more neighbors might want to get involved in […]
December 30, 2016

Bake Sale Raises Money for Mt. Royal Elementary

In October, neighbors Powell Perng and Stacy Wells met with Principal Grotsky at Mt. Royal Elementary to discuss fundraising goals. From that meeting, Stacy saw an opportunity to raise additional funds by selling baked goods at […]
December 30, 2016

New Spaces Create Opportunities at Samaritan Community

As busy as she is, Sharon Krieger, Program Director at Samaritan Community, is always thinking about the future. For many years, she has dreamed of expanding the organization’s clothing “shop” and creating a workroom where members […]