In the Media

Tree update: From a Cement Sea to an Ocean of Green

The Southeast CDC., in partnership with other organizations like Parks & People Foundation and Blue Water Baltimore, has been at the forefront of a sustained push to add trees to the landscape, most recently with the help of a $75,000 grant from Chesapeake Bay Trust to plant 350-plus trees in the Greater Highlandtown neighborhood.

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Voucher holder becomes first-time homeowner

Memorial Day weekend marked a major transition for Margaret Giles, who became a homeowner for the first time. “I was intimidated a little, being 50 years old, but I had to step out there,” she said. With the help of the Housing Choice Voucher Homeownership Program, federally funded and administered by the Housing Authority of … Continue reading Voucher holder becomes first-time homeowner

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Sizzlin’ Summer: Murals heat up business district, celebration planned

If a work of art can enliven a home, then why not a business district? Such was the rationale behind the latest murals and placemaking endeavor on the eastern end of the Highlandtown Main Street business district, and it seems to be working. Shawn Glanville owns Savannah’s Island Bar and Grill, which fronts Eastern Avenue … Continue reading Sizzlin’ Summer: Murals heat up business district, celebration planned

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