Arcadia Chili Cook-Off Winner

Our October Block Party/Chili Cook-off was more than successful. Congratulations to Emily and Craig Johnson on Tyndale who had the best chili in all of Arcadia! Here is the winning recipe: 2 Tbs of Olive Oil 1 large White Onion chopped 1 large Green Pepper chopped 2 Habanero Peppers seeded and chopped-keep the seeds if you want it to be hotter 5-7 cloves of Garlic chopped or pressed 2 lbs of lean Ground Turkey 2 heaping Tbs of Chili Powder 1 heaping Tbs of Ground Cumin 1 Tbs of Paprika 2 Tsp of Crushed Red Pepper 2 Tsp of Seasoned Salt 2 Tsp of Oregano 1 Tsp of Pepper 1 Tbs of Worcestershire Sauce 1 Tsp of Liquid Smoke 2 Packets of Milk Chocolate Hot Chocolate powder 1/2 can of Light Beer Several dashes of Habanero Sauce 2 14.5 ounce cans of Petite Diced Tomatoes with Green Chilies 1 8 ounce can of Tomato Sauce 2 15 ounce cans of Dark Red Kidney Beans drained and rinsed 3/4 cup of canned corn, drained and rinsed Pour the olive oil into a large pot and set heat to medium. Once hot add the onion, both peppers and the garlic. Cook and stir frequently until the onions start becoming clear. Crumble in the turkey and stir to mix everything together. Cover but continue to stir occasionally until the turkey is cooked and there is no more pink meat. Between stirrings combine all of the dry spices in a small bowl. Once the turkey is cooked and all clumps are broken up, stir in all of the other ingredients except for the corn. Cook on medium heat stirring a few times until the chili begins to bubble. Reduce heat to simmer. Cover the pot leaving a small vent and let simmer for one hour, stirring occasionally. Mix in the corn and simmer for 10-15 more minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool a bit then serve with corn chips.

November/December edition of The Arcadian newsletter

The November/December edition of The Arcadian newsletter was recently distributed. In case you missed it, you can read it here. If you would like to submit items for publication in The Arcadian, Saturday, December 30th is the deadline for submitting items for the January/February issue. Please send them to: Betty Mayes, 3209 Berkshire Rd., Baltimore, MD 21214, or e-mail bbmayes@verizon.net. Your suggestions and articles for newsletter content are always welcome; however, we cannot accept anonymous contributions.

September/October 2017 edition of The Arcadian newsletter

The September/October edition of The Arcadian newsletter was recently distributed. In case you missed it, you can read it here. If you would like to submit items for publication in The Arcadian, Friday, October 27th is the deadline for submitting items for the November/December issue. Please send them to: Betty Mayes, 3209 Berkshire Rd., Baltimore, MD 21214, or e-mail bbmayes@verizon.net. Your suggestions and articles for newsletter content are always welcome; however, we cannot accept anonymous contributions.

July/August 2017 edition of The Arcadian newsletter

The July/August 2017 edition of The Arcadian newsletter was recently distributed. In case you missed it, you can read it here. If you would like to submit items for publication in The Arcadian, Friday, August 25th is the deadline for submitting items for the September/October issue. Please send them to: Betty Mayes, 3209 Berkshire Rd., Baltimore, MD 21214, or e-mail bbmayes@verizon.net. Your suggestions and articles for newsletter content are always welcome; however, we cannot accept anonymous contributions.

Arcadia Block Party “Family Fun Day” is June 10th

This year we will have the fun zone for kids set up with facepainting and crafts as well as family-friendly music. We will also have a communal food table so please bring a dish to share! This is a great time to bring a table down to show off and sell any crafts you have as well.

Volunteers are needed to help coordinate the day's events, as well as setup and clean up. To get involved, please contact Gene Ward at geneward64@gmail.com and leave your contact information.

Sign up for the 35th Annual Arcadia Yard Sale

The 35th Annual Arcadia Yard Sale will be held Saturday, April 29th, from 9:00am to 1:00pm. (Rain Date: Sunday, April 30). The fee is $10 per family.

AIA will advertise the event in local papers and post neighborhood signage the week of the sale. Please register by Saturday, April 23rd, for your address to appear on the participants' list. For more information, please call Rich Dowd 410-426-8011.

Send your early registration fee of $10 and this completed form or additional items list to: Rich Dowd, 3110 Juneau Place, Baltimore, MD 21214. Make checks payable to: Arcadia Improvement Association

Applications now being accepted for the AIA Paul Preziosi Scholarship

The Paul Preziosi Scholarship is worth $200 toward tuition, books, or supplies. Eligibility requirements:
  • Must be a resident of Arcadia
  • Must be a high school senior
  • Must reside in a household with a current membership in the Arcadia Improvement Association
  • Must complete and submit application by May 31.
For application materials contact Sarah Sette at 410-444-9393, ssette@miemss.org.

Harford Road Aglow: Hamilton-Lauraville prepares for Light City Festival

The Lights are coming! Harford Road Aglow is Hamilton-Lauraville Main Street's two-week celebration of the 2nd annual Light City Baltimore festival. Hamilton-Lauraville is one of eight Baltimore neighborhoods selected for the creation of an illuminated public art project during Light City. Our project, FloraLume, is a colorful, glowing mural from local artist Maura Dwyer that celebrates native plants and the diversity of Hamilton-Lauraville. FloraLume will be unveiled on April 1, and there will be a number of workshops and parties leading up to the big event.

Saturday, March 25: Harford Road Aglow (HRA) Kickoff at Green Onion
Monday, March 27: HRA: Wings at Night, Glowing Bright at Red Canoe
Tuesday, March 28: HRA: Tealight Lantern at Silver Queen Cafe
Thursday, March 30: HRA: Glowing Necklace Workshop at Creative Arts of Maryland
Thursday, March 30: HRA: Electric Dang Good Dance Party at Clementine
Friday, March 31: Blueprints & Bioluminescence Workshop at Strand Theater Company
Saturday, April 1: FloraLume Unveiling Party
Saturday, April 1: HRA: Bike Tour of Local Neighborhood Lights with Baltimore Recnparks
Friday, April 7: HRA: April First Friday along Harford Road

Harford Road AglowLight City FloraLume Party

March/April edition of the Arcadian newsletter

The March/April 2017 edition of The Arcadian newsletter was recently distributed. In case you missed it, you can read it here. If you would like to submit items for publication in The Arcadian, Saturday, April 22nd is the deadline for submitting items for the May/June issue. Please send them to: Betty Mayes, 3209 Berkshire Rd., Baltimore, MD 21214, or e-mail bbmayes@verizon.net. Your suggestions and articles for newsletter content are always welcome; however, we cannot accept anonymous contributions.

Now Accepting Applications for the AIA Paul Preziosi Scholarship

The Paul Preziosi Scholarship is worth $200 toward tuition, books, or supplies. Eligibility requirements:

  1. Must be a resident of Arcadia
  2. Must be a high school senior
  3. Must reside in a household with a current membership in the Arcadia Improvement Association
  4. Must complete and submit application by May 31.
For application materials contact Sarah Sette, 3500 Parkside Drive, 410-444-9393, ssette@miemss.org.