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News around the neighborhood
Spring 2023: OCA President's Message
As always, Overlea is the place to be this spring! Our beloved farmer’s market will celebrate its 8th year 😯 starting on Saturday June 10th from 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
ArtsFest 2023 is Going to be Amazing
Holt Park & Center for the Arts is hosting the 8th annual festival of visual and performing art!
Big Improvements Coming for Holt Park
As a cherished landmark for relaxation, art classes, and nature studies, Holt Park is looking forward to several big renovations.
Baltimore City’s Request for Proposal
In September 2022, the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) to develop the lots at 6635 and 6643 Walter Avenue as a site for urban agriculture.
Native Plants - Plant This, Not That!
When considering new plants to add to your yard, think about adding plants native to Maryland to give yourself the best chance of success. They thrive in our soil, reduce erosion, and provide the best food for our pollinator friends.
Fullerton Fireworks Celebration - July 1st!
Join us at this year’s Fullerton Fireworks Celebration on Saturday, July 1 with food vendors and live music starting at 2 p.m. Come out for a day of fun, great food, entertainment and the largest fireworks display in the state.
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The History of Overlea
The community of Overlea, which means “over the meadows,” started in the late 1800’s. Numerous parcels of high-lying farmland were eventually subdivided into homesites. The Belair Road carline, which originally ended at Kenwood Avenue, made this area very attractive to potential buyers that wanted a country setting with access to city amenities.Learn More