Ridgely’s Record

July Community Meeting

This month’s community meeting will be held on the second floor of Pickles Pub on Wednesday, July 5, at 7pm. All are welcome. There will be an online option. Login details and an agenda will be posted on the Ridgely’s website at: ridgelysdelight.org/july23-meeting

A vote will be taken to support a grant application by Quigley’s Half Irish Pub’s to install a couple of planters on Portland Street.

Hold the date!

The 2023 Ridgely’s Gala is scheduled for August 17. The Gala is a fundraiser for the Ridgely’s Delight Association (RDA). This year’s event features a dinner prepared by Groundwork Kitchen, drink tickets, a special program by Baltimore-based historian Evan Woodard of Salvage Arc, and a dance party with Baltimorean DJ Damian Voss Lang.

Tickets are $85 each and are now available online at 2023ridgelysgala.eventbrite.com 

To view a collection of photos from last year’s Gala visit www.tinyurl.com/2022RidgelysGala

Fourth of July in Baltimore

At the Inner Harbor, the celebrations start at 3pm with food, fun activities, and a DJ at the Red, White, and Blue Picnic at West Shore Park. Then, entertainers will perform from 4 until 6:30pm at the Inner Harbor Amphitheater. At 8pm, the BSO will host a Star-Spangled Celebration concert in Rash Field Park. The full orchestra performance will culminate around 9:15pm with a dazzling 15-minute fireworks display.

Also on the 4th, is the Cherry Hill Arts & Music Waterfront Festival at Middle Branch Park, culminating with spectacular fireworks over the Middle Branch. This annual July 4th tradition celebrates Baltimore’s rich musical and artistic culture. Bringing people together from all over the city, the festival also celebrates unity, freedom and shared history.

Potluck in the park to celebrate National Night Out

Ridgely’s Delight will be celebrating National Night Out on Tuesday, August 1 at 6 p.m. in Conway Park. Everyone is invited to the pot luck dinner where we have a chance to meet each other and our first responders. Before you head to the park, please turn on your front porch lights to encourage safe streets. 

Look for more information on the Ridgely’s website and/or the neighborhood Facebook events page.

Summer Restaurant Week

Baltimore Restaurant Week features 10 days (July 21 to July 30) of dining deals with city restaurants offering multi-course prix-fixe lunch, brunch from $15, $20, and $25 and dinner menus for $35, $45, and $55. You can find a list of participating restaurants on the Baltimore Restaurant Week website.

Baltimore’s Birthday Bash

Baltimore City turns 294 this month, and Live Baltimore will mark the occasion with the 9th Annual Baltimore's Birthday Bash. Put on your party hat and join your neighbors at Baltimore Peninsula on Friday, July 28, 7pm - 11pm for food, drinks, entertainment, an open bar, lite fare, birthday desserts, birthday surprises, and more! For tickets and more information, go to www.livebaltmore.com

July Recycling Dates

Recycling is collected in the neighborhood on a bi-weekly schedule. Our pickup days this month will be:

  • Friday, July 14
  • Friday, July 28

Street Sweeping

The scheduled street sweeping dates in Ridgely’s are:

  • Odd sides of the street — July 19
  • Even sides of the street — July 26