Category archives: News

  • Ladies & Gentlemen! Grab your clippers & gloves! Today is Adopt-a-Plot's OPENING DAY! [cheers, applause, corks fly] The grounds are ready, the legwork is complete and now our woods await your arrival. Our trees are ready to host the inaugural year of an exciting program that is sure to ch[...]
  • We need a theme song. Can you feel the energy? Look at all these awesome Bay Ridgers getting involved to help save me--and give my 30 new trees a fresh start! I mean, seriously. This image needs a theme song. Hooray to all you green-spirited folks of all ages! To help jump-start things, I'm ho[...]
  • You. You. You! We sat in a warm Bay Ridge clubhouse one early summer evening and stared at each other. The big question was hovering above the table where we sat. The plots were surveyed. Each one was lovingly marked. The maps were made. Now: how to ensure that 80 households would actually adopt? T[...]
  • Innovation starts with a spark. A glimmer of an idea that ignites into something powerful--something that can change the course of our future--for the better. And that's just what's happened here in Bay Ridge. An idea has been hatched that will enable us to save 100 acres of our struggling woods-[...]
  • I know. There's a lot going on right now. Lots of exclamation points, updates and calls to action. But! Its our high season and it doesn't last long. When we're sealed into hibernation with icy Nor'easters come February, we'll have all these happy, spirited memories to keep us warm. Let's bring o[...]
  • Parents & Swimmers! A note below from Brian, our awesome swim instructor: Dear Parents, I am pleased to be back as the as the Bay Ridge Community swim instructor for its fifth season. Registration for the Bay Ridge Community small group Swim Lessons sessions I - IV is now open. Space i[...]
  • Each individual requesting this exclusion must submit the request in writing to the Maryland Department of Agriculture and provide copies to the appropriate community association or city/town. The request must provide the address of the property to be excluded and must be signed by the owner(s) or l[...]
  • I think we’re all feeling it. Inspired. Optimistic. It’s like our sensibilities have been jump-started with the advent of spring and, moreover, the excitement from our event last week. When you think about it, what can be more inspiring than coming together to make things happen—collectively? Eve[...]
  • In anticipation of our Down By the Bay Auction & Dinner Dance, we've crafted a web miniseries chronicling the 100 year history of our pool. We started with the early years (1915-50s), journeyed through the 60s-80s, and now we're at the third and final installment: the late 90s.  After mor[...]
  • It's fascinating to think that just few decades ago, the scene at 2 Herndon Avenue was so vastly different than the place it is today. To set the stage a bit, in the 1960s & 1970s, our Chesapeake world was rapidly changing. Developments were going up all along the upper Bay--apartments, c[...]