The State of Maryland has awarded $62,767 to BHCA and two adjacent community associations to start work on renovating Mounds Park – a kickoff to the Green Street Concept Plan for the 1400-1500 blocks of the Eutaw Place Median, Mosher Plaza and Mounds Park on the west side of Eutaw.
A special BHCA committee appointed to review the individuals or causes represented by public historic markers in the neighborhood has made three proposals and is seeking public comment on them from neighbors before finalizing its recommendations.
At long last, a vital physical asset to our health and well-being in this city is proposed for protection and conservation. City council member Kristerfer Burnett is readying legislation that would save from destruction or bulldozing for public or private development 842 acres of old-growth forest in Gwynns Falls/Leakin Park, one of the largest urban forests in our region. That’s most of the 1,000+ acreage that comprises Baltimore’s largest park.
Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, my husband and I embraced nearby Druid Hill Park as an urban gem for outdoor recreation. We started playing tennis there, met friends for socially distanced outdoor hangouts, rode bikes in the wooded hills on the north side of the park, and volunteered to water trees for the city’s forestry division.
BHCA’s board this month authorized its president to enter into an agreement supporting limited liquor sales on premises at Baltimore Unity Hall events. The restaurant license being sought will support BUH’s catering kitchen and will enable it to provide food and beverage services to individuals and organizations using the hall.
The Arts on the Parks 2022 Program now includes two additional concerts. The picnic
concerts and the F. Scott Fitzgerald birthday will be held at 6:30 pm in parks throughout the neighborhoods of Bolton Hill, Madison Park and Historic Marble Hill.