The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) awarded two separate grants to provide detailed plans to renovate green spaces in Bolton Hill. One is Mounds Park in the 1400 block of Eutaw Place and the other is the southeast vacant lot and bus stop at the corner of Park and North avenues.
The fall bird migration is underway and for attentive residents of Bolton Hill, that means an opportunity to spot a wide range of birds that are passing through, heading south for the winter months. If not in your yard, look for them in neighborhood and other nearby parks where each night they come down from the skies in search of insects or berries, water and a safe place to rest.
The Bolton Hill Garden Club last month approved a record $7,500 in grants to create and improve publicly accessible green spaces to beautify the community. A total of eight projects will be funded throughout the neighborhood.
For as long as anyone remembers, those graceful park strips that separate the east and west roadways along Park Avenue have just been called the Park Avenue medians or parks. But local historian Fred Shoken has uncovered new information…