Ridgely’s Record

November community meeting

Join us for our monthly community meeting on Wednesday, November 1 at 7:00pm upstairs at Pickles Pub. The agenda will include the annual election of officers and board members, plus a vote on bylaws changes (see below). This meeting is open to all, but only members in good standing are able vote at this time.

If you are unable to attend the meeting in person, you can join us online. Login details and the agenda will be posted on the Ridgely’s website.

Election of RDA officers and board members

The current slate of candidates for next year’s Ridgely’s board members includes: 

  • President: Nicole Dungee
  • V. P. Operations: Sidas Saulynas
  • V.P. Communications: Bill Reuter
  • Secretary: Maia Tatinclaux
  • Treasurer: Billy Hufnell
  • Parliamentarian: Paul Rubenson
  • Board members at large: Julia Lebhertz, Gerri Salley, Molly Goodfellow, Shawn Soltesz

Bylaws updates

As discussed at the October meeting, the RDA board has proposed changes to the association's bylaws. You can review them online by clicking here to access a document outlining those changes. New words are highlighted in yellow, and removals are struck through.

November community happy hour

Join your neighbors for November’s community happy hour on Friday, November 3, at The Starting Lineup Bar and Grille, located at the corner of Penn and Dover Streets. The event kicks off at 5:30 p.m., so come early and enjoy a drink with your community.

We hope to see you there!

Red Line open house meeting

The proposed Red Line would be a high-frequency, high-capacity transit line, running east/west through the city and passing a few blocks north of our neighborhood. 

There are a series of open house meetings scheduled this month. These meetings are an opportunity to learn more about the proposed alternatives, ask questions, and share your priorities. The nearest one to us is on November 4, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at the University of Maryland, Baltimore SMC Campus Center Ballrooms A & B. For more information, click here.

Hold the date for the neighborhood holiday party 

Our annual holiday party will be held on the evening of Friday, December 8, at Pickles Pub. Watch for more details soon.

The Polar Express returns to the B&O Museum

Starting on the weekend of November 24-26 and continuing into December, the B&O Museum will have live performances of The Polar Express on board special trains. Little ones will have the opportunity to meet Santa and receive their first gift of Christmas! Santa’s helpers will greet you upon arrival to the North Pole, where you can take pictures with Santa and have lots of holiday fun. Click for more details.

November recycling dates

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

  • Friday, November 3
  • Friday, November 17

Street sweeping

The scheduled street sweeping dates this month are:

  • Odd sides of the street — November 15
  • Even sides of the street — November 22