Ridgely’s Record

Ridgely’s Delight Association (RDA) May community meeting

There will be an online community meeting on Wednesday, May 5, at 7 pm. Anyone who lives, works, or owns property in Ridgely’s Delight is welcome, but preregistration for this Zoom event will be required. Sign up through the neighborhood website. Click here to review the minutes from the April meeting.


May street sweeping dates

Automatic street sweeping has been canceled until further notice. 
Trash will be picked up every Wednesday.
Recycling will be picked up every Friday.

Community Dumpster

A dumpster for community use is scheduled for Saturday, May 29. It will be located in the 600 block of West Conway St., and should arrive sometime between 8 and 9am. It will be picked up approximately 4 hours later. Here’s a chance to remove large branches or debris from the neighborhood.

If you are graduating and moving from Ridgely’s Delight, this is an opportunity to get rid of any unwanted furniture or rugs. Please do not dispose of any building materials. No lumber, drywall, siding, roofing material, etc. Empty or dried up latex paint cans are ok, but not oil-based paint. No electronics, large appliances or hazardous material. Thanks in advance for helping keep our neighborhood clean.

Charles Street Promenade: a pedestrian takeover

Enjoy the day shopping and dining along North Charles Street. Portions of the street from Saratoga Street to North Avenue will close for pedestrians from 9am-9pm, on May 22. Dine in a parklet at more than 15+ locations. Shop unique and one-of-a-kind gifts and services at local retailers. More information

Farmers’ markets re-open

Maryland’s largest produce-only market, the Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar is a favorite Baltimore Sunday morning tradition, offering fresh cut flowers, seasonal fruits and vegetables, freshly baked bread and pastries, dairy products, meats and seafood, and more. Located underneath the Jones Falls Expressway at Holliday and Saratoga streets, the market is open every Sunday, from 7am to noon.

The smaller, but closer, Pratt Street Market returns May 6. Head to the corner of Pratt Street and South Charles St. every Thursday from 11am-2pm through October for fresh fruits, vegetables and an exceptional lunchtime experience.

Another small market, The B&O Farmers Market returns next Thursday, May 6. It is held in the parking lot of the B&O Railroad Museum every Thursday from 4-7 pm and features a lineup of popular local vendors.

2021 Maryland Film Fest

This year’s Maryland Film Fest will be a virtual event, but don’t let that stop you from viewing a lot of amazing pictures. The festival runs from May 19 to the 27th. Tickets and more information.

Outdoor fitness classes

The Downtown Partnership is offering fitness classes in Center Plaza (located at N. Charles & Fayette Street).

Join Queen D for her signature BodyWERK Fitness class in Center Plaza every Saturday, 10-11am. Bring water and a towel. Please follow social distancing protocols and wear a mask during the classes.

The workouts are five dollars each. Registration

A friendly reminder

Conway Park is not an officially sanctioned dog park. Please be considerate of others. By law, dogs must be keep on leash.

Renovation reminders

All home improvement renovation work requires a Baltimore City permit. Additionally, Ridgely’s Delight is a historic neighborhood in a CHAP district and exterior work on your home requires CHAP approval prior to the start of any renovation. To review the guidelines, please visit chap.baltimorecity.gov