The neighborhood is less than two miles northwest of the Inner Harbor. Intricately landscaped boulevards and medians are a nod to the community¿s Victorian roots, while numerous war monuments, sculptures and fountains add to Bolton Hill¿s lengthy list of historical significant features.
John G. Schisler, who was the former longtime spokesman and director of public relations for the old Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co., died Friday at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He was 85.
A historic YMCA in Mount Vernon, once home to confessed Soviet spy Whittaker Chambers and a hotel run by the former Baltimore International Culinary college, is to become a 197-room Hotel Indigo, one of the new owners said.
Students at Arbutus Middle School are collecting jeans for homeless teenagers as part of a national effort called "Jeans for Teens" that is scheduled to end Sunday. Language arts teacher Rizza Padilla, 31, set up a bin in her classroom for students and teachers to donate gently used jeans. She became involved in the charitable effort through the web site. DoSomething.org.