Link to sign up for Open Mic Block Party: https://goo.gl/forms/YMNAzqgsNyBSub512
This is your friendly reminder that there is a planning meeting September 27 at New Waverly Methodist Church to discuss strategy for the upcoming Venable/E 33rd green space zoning hearing on 10/10/17. Please join us—we need to ensure we’re all
What: Neighborhood meeting about Venable/Old York property zoning When: Wednesday, July 12, 6 pm Where: New Waverly United Methodist Church, 33rd & Frisby, entrance on Frisby Who: All Waverly residents Why: Have your voice heard The WIA invites all Waverly residents to attend
The Waverly Improvement Association (WIA) quarterly General Meeting was held on June 6, 2016. The meeting location was moved from Waverly ES/MS to the YMCA due to lack of access to the school building. Speakers in order of appearance: Charles
MTA has released all the BaltimoreLink schedules that will take effect on June 18, 2017: http://baltimorelink.com/schedules MTA also announced that starting on June 18 and ending June 30, all rides on MTA Bus, Express Bus, Light Rail and Subway will be
There has been a change in Waverly Improvement Association’s contact email. Going forward, please send all email correspondence for Co-Presidents Natalya Brusilovsky and T.C. Greene to president @ waverlyimprovement.org.
Note: If reading from the home page, click “Read More” to be able to click on the link. Below is the link to download the PDF of the Memorandum of Understanding signed between Domingo Kim, the owner of the Stadium
Note: If reading from the home page, click “Read More” to be able to click on the link. Below is the link to download a PDF copy of the WIA’s official position letter regarding the MTA’s BaltimoreLink system. Waverly Improvement Association
MTA’s finalized BaltimoreLink plan has been released and education events have been announced. One is scheduled for May 1, 2017 at the Waverly Library from 5 PM until 7 PM: http://baltimorelink.com/get-info “BaltimoreLink Travel Training is Coming to a Community Near You!
Update on the Maryland Transit Administration’s BaltimoreLink Plan: The BaltimoreLink plan is to be fully implemented on Sunday, June 18, 2017 according to a countdown timer found on the MTA website: https://mta.maryland.gov/ A Final Draft of the BaltimoreLink Plan is expected
A group called the Rails to Trails Conservancy has proposed a major change to East 33rd Street between Lake Montebello to Charles Street. There are two alternatives being proposed where only one will be ultimately chosen. Alternative One: A mixed-use
On Tuesday, March 7, 2017, the 2017-2018 Waverly Improvement Association Board of Directors were voted in at the WIA General Meeting held at the Waverly Elementary/Middle School. Here’s the people on the 2017-2018 Board of Directors for the Waverly Improvement
Light City Baltimore held its inaugural event in 2016. It featured art installations that incorporated light in many forms, and was located in the Inner Harbor area and selected Baltimore neighborhoods. Waverly Main Street was chosen to host an installation for the upcoming 2017
On February 11 from 12:00 to 2:00 pm, join “The Waverlies” (North and South) for hot chocolate on the median at 33rd and Old York Rd. Plus cookies, poetry, games with your neighbors. FREE! Can you help with food, publicity,
This month, the Waverly PTO is holding an essay and art contest for its students. The topic is African-American inventors. The PTO would like to give prizes out to encourage the students and they need your donation. Click the following link
Calling all 10th, 11th and 12th grade students living in Waverly, Better Waverly, or Ednor Gardens-Lakeside: You are cordially invited to join the Youth Programs Steering Committee Earn community service hours Learn and develop leadership skills Help us make the
January 21 and January 28, 10:00 am-2:00 pm, Waverly Branch of Enoch Pratt Free Library (400 E 33rd Street) Attention Baltimore City residents ages 14 to 21 : apply for a summer job through YouthWorks! Waverly Improvement Association invites students ages 14 to 21 and their
January 28, 12:00-2:00 pm Location TBD Do you have ideas for what you want to see built, changed, fixed, or to remain the same in the Waverly community? We need your input! We will be working with a group from the Morgan State School of
January 18, 5:00-7:00 pm Waverly Branch of Enoch Pratt Free Library (400 E 33rd Street) Baltimore Link is a complete overhaul and rebranding of the core transit system operating within the city. The new plan will impact bus routes No. 3, 36, 8, 48, and
The next Gertrude S. Williams Lecture is a panel of advocates speaking to issues that are vital in today’s society. The panelists will speak at the 29th Street Community Center on Martin Luther King Day, Monday January 16 at 4 p.m.
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 6:00 – 7:30 PM at the Baltimore Design School 1500 Barclay St, Baltimore, MD 21202 Please join your Clean Corps colleagues for an information sharing session . Topics of discussion will be: • Common sanitation struggles
Wednesday, December 21, 2016 The Maryland Transit Administration on Monday, December 5, 2016 released a Third Draft of its BaltimoreLink plan after the Summer 2016 workshops which retains bus service along the entire Greenmount/York corridor via the Red CityLink line.
Coming soon will be a brand new Waverly Improvement Association website with an easier to navigate layout and new theme!!! This current site will remain active and updates will be forthcoming until the new site is officially unveiled.
Hello everyone, click on the link below to download the PDF version of the Summer 2016 edition of the Waverly Improvement Association Newsletter! The next General Meeting for the Waverly Improvement Association is Tuesday, June 7th, 2016 at 6:30 PM
Everyone in Baltimore City is being urged to wear long-sleeved shirts and pants this summer due to the Zika Virus epidemic that’s being spread through mosquitoes, wearing short-sleeved shirts and shorts is not recommended at all. Baltimore City believes that the Zika Virus is
Hello fellow Waverly residents, This is KunSun Sweeley, WIA’s Corresponding Secretary and General Board Member. I’m making this post to determine interest in assisting the Waverly Improvement Association’s Safety Committee. If anyone in Waverly would like to help out the
A community cleanup focused on Old York Road from 33rd Street to 39th Street and the Chestnut Hill Park on Saturday, April 30th 2016 from 9 AM until 12 PM. A coordinated Project Clean Stream effort between the Waverly Improvement
On March 1, 2016, a General Meeting was held of the Waverly Improvement Association at the Waverly Elementary/Middle School on East 34th Street where a new Board of Directors was elected. The following were the new nominees who were elected
Patricia Taylor, current President of the Waverly Improvement Association has announced in the November 2015 WIA Newsletter that she will not be seeking re-election as the President of the Waverly Improvement Association however she will remain on the Board to
Following the shooting of a 9 year old girl on Oct 4, 2015 on Old York Rd, not far from where 3 year old McKenzie Elliott was killed in 2014, residents ofWaverly called a community meeting. Thirty people attended and voiced many concerns outside of
On Saturday, October 24th, 2015 Waverly residents gathered to remove approximately 2,000 pounds of trash, filling an entire city dumpster. Thank you to everyone who helped make it another successful community clean up. A special thanks to the Y of Central Maryland for providing a truck,
The WIA and the Planning program at Morgan State University lead by Dr. Tonya Nashay Sanders have teamed up to initiate a neighborhood plan for Waverly. Morgan’s planning students have engaged in extensive data analysis; on the ground visual analysis; door-to-door business surveys; and resident interviews
On October 22, 2015, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced his Red Line Light Rail replacement plan, a $135 million plan to totally change the MTA (Maryland Transit Administration) bus system for the Baltimore Metropolitan area that is going to be
Click on this link: November 2015 Waverly Improvement Association Newsletter to download the November 2015 Waverly Improvement Association newsletter. –KunSun Sweeley, WIA Webmaster.
On Saturday, October 24, Waverly residents gathered to remove approximately 2,000 pounds of trash, filling an entire city dumpster. Thank you to everyone who helped make it another successful community clean up. A special thanks to the Y of Central Maryland for providing a truck,
I recently got in touch with the new Executive Director of the Waverly Main Street organization and she gave me some events to post in the calendar which I have done. – Kun Sun Sweeley, Webmaster.
Great news everyone, I managed to get all the pages working by uninstalling and reinstalling WordPress so everything should be working now. Kun Sun Sweeley – Webmaster.
The Waverly Branch of the Enoch Pratt Free Library that has been closed two years for expansion and renovations finally has an official opening date of tomorrow, Monday, August 31, 2015 at 12:00 PM, right on time for students from
Hello everyone, I’ve changed the theme of the website, the changing of the theme however has broken the navigation menu at the top of the site, I’m currently trying to figure out how exactly to fix this so all the
Hello everyone, My name is Kun Sun Sweeley (Kun Sun is my first name, both parts) and I’ve been officially chosen by the Waverly Improvement Association to help keep this wonderful community website updated. I’m a life-long Waverly resident (29
PLEASE JOIN US FOR DESSERT, MUSIC, AND FUN! COME BUILD YOUR OWN SPECIAL ICE CREAM DREAM! WAVERLY IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION CHESTNUT HILL LOUNGE (corner of CHESTNUT HILL AVE AND FRISBY ST) Tuesday, August 6th TIME: 6:30PM
Attention Waverly Residents! We are welcoming new members and officers onto the board for 2013 and we need our existing WIA membership to approve the new board and updated bylaws. Mark you calendars for Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013. The general
Former BGE Substation Building The WIA is seeking community feedback for the proposed renovation project by Remington Properties. We are looking for all opinions on the project. Please submit your thoughts/feedback by email to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Tuesday, February
Greater Homewood Community Corporation – Grant eligible homes for sale in Waverly Village. View the Waverly Village listings here. To learn more, please contact GHCC’s Andre Stone at 410.261.3511 or email@example.com www.greaterhomewood.org/livehere
Waverly Main Street put on its first ever “free” jazz fesitval. The festival was a huge success thanks to Waverly Main Streets Executive Director, the Waverly Main Street Board, sponsors WPB Radio and WEAA 88.9, and the community!
The market has a lot of wonderful sights and sounds. Come out and enjoy music from some wonderfully talented and creative musicians. 32nd Street Farmers Market
Busy day: BPD-TV joined us, we pick up trash, and visited construction of a new store.
Blocking pedestrian view of traffic. Illegal dumping.
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Share your stories and opinions about the past, present, and future of Waverly Village. Whether you are new to the neighborhood, a long-time resident, or somewhere in between, we want to hear from you. ReSpect is a community-based research study
“This is the first of many announcements from the newly formed Old York Forest Garden, on the corner of 36th St. and Old York Road. Since we spoke at the Waverly Improvement Association meeting in December we have made some
Check out the following story, http://northbaltimore.patch.com/blog_posts/uncle-lees-and-the-great-wall-of-waverly, released on February 4, 2012 in North Baltimore Patch regarding the damage inside the dilapidated Uncle Lee’s building affecting the Waverly Mural on the corner of 33rd Street and Greenmount Avenue. One of Waverly’s
Join us on March 6 for the Waverly Improvement Association General Meeting, 6:30PM, at the Waverly Elementary School. Waverly Elementary address is: 3400 Ellerslie Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21218.
A common sight on our walks. Some drains are filled with trash, which wreaks havoc on our waterways. This drain is covered with so much debris, the storm water has no place to go but in areas that simply wreak
On the light pole at 35th and Old York. This is a popular pole for flyers and the like.
Usually you see ratty shoes hanging from electrical wires; this time we saw a nice pair of shoes in a tree.
12th Annual Victims Fund Run 5K Run/Walk 1 Mile Walk, 04/21/2012. Please consider supporting this event. They really do help those in need. I am a recipient of this fund. A few weeks back, a couple of hoodlums slashed our
Neighborhood leaders share tips for engaging residents
Disconcerting, the neglect. Disgusting, the trash and graffiti. Disrespect. Disrespecting. Disrespectful. What will become of this memorial when the new school is built? What should become of the memorial now? Surely, we can do better to honor our fallen. If
Located at the 700 Block of E. 34th Street, just outside the fence surrounding the lot behind Waverly Elementary.
We are pleased to be working with a few dedicated folks who will be reviving the plot of land at Old York Road and 36th in Waverly. Check out how the land looks now and join us in helping turn
First and foremost, the walks would not be what they are without the folks who walk them. Thank you to neighbors, community leaders, police officers, city officials—everyone who has ever participated in a walk! I wanted to take a moment
On the very first walk of the new year, we took a trip across 33rd to a monument dedicated to Lizette Woodworth Reese, Waverly teacher, poet, and writer, born 1856, died 1935. The monument is across from the YMCA, up
Wheatpasted printed image on light pole.
Waverly Tavern, formerly Tony’s Pace, will be open in a few weeks. The Waverly Walkers paid the new owner a visit on the November 14 Monday walk and spoke about his vision for the Tavern—a place where the community feels
What’s the meaning of shoes thrown on power lines? Someone once said it signified where drugs were sold. Others have said it represents where someone has died. Or is it simply a prank played out again and again in cities
Members of the Waverly Improvement Association have recently asked the Baltimore City Department of Transportation to conduct a safety study of this intersection. Residents can attest to the all-too frequent crashes in this dangerous spot for cars and pedestrians (and
100K Poets for Change – Waverly Library – Baltimore – 9-24-11, a set on Flickr.
Alley Walk, a set on Flickr. The walk was September 19. The dumpster announcement was made on September 27. Waverly Walkers ventured down several of the neighborhood’s alleys. Alleys are so critical in either deterring or attracting pests, both rats
Poets around the world are planning individual events to take place simultaneously on September 24th in a demonstration/celebration of poetry to promote social and political change. In Baltimore City, we will be celebrating this event and demonstrating how poetry can
CALL TO ACTION FOR OUR NEW WAVERLY SCHOOL Please email the School Board NOW at firstname.lastname@example.org to urge approval of a construction contract for the new Waverly Elementary/Middle School at the School Board meeting of TUESDAY, AUGUST 23, 6:00pm. We
Waverly seems to have a plethora of drains clogged by trash. We’d like to organize the walkers to pick up some of this trash, but also educate residents on the effects this litter has on our waterways.
Mary Pat Clarke Birthday Celebration, June 22, 2011, a set on Flickr.