WMATA Chooses Developer For Lots East Of The Brookland Metro Station

August 19, 2014

When WMATA announced in November of 2013 that it wants to develop their property east of the Brookland Metro Station, residents launched an amazing effort to save the Brookland Green. As a result WMATA and the District of Columbia agreed to a land swap and the Brookland Green will not be part of the planned […]

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New Yoga Studio, Serenity Place DC, To Open Soon On Rhode Island Avenue

August 18, 2014

Brookland yoga lovers rejoice, there will be soon a new studio nearby. Serenity Place DC will open Labor Day in the space above Zeke’s Coffee at 23oo Rhode Island Avenue, NE.  From their website: Serenity Place DC is a yoga and wellness center for all ages, bodies, genders, races, shapes, and sizes located in the […]

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Steel Plate Brings DC Beer Week To Brookland On Wednesday August 20th

August 17, 2014

DC Beer Week is always a good time for those of us who enjoy a craft brew or two. Unfortunately, this city-wide event always skips over Brookland, but this year that drought has come to an end! Yesterday we posted about a home brewing event on Saturday at  Smith Public Trust and now from the […]

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Brookland Pint Sneak Peek – A Taste Of What’s To Come

August 16, 2014

Last night we were lucky enough to experience a sneak peek event at the neighborhood’s newest restaurant, Brookland Pint, opening Monday. The restaurant is the third for owner John Andrade, who also owns Meridian Pint and Smoke and Barrel. His experience shows, as Brookland Pint already had the feel of an established, well run restaurant. […]

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Home Brewing Demo At Smith Public Trust This Sunday, Part Of DC Beer Week

August 16, 2014

We recently learned of a pretty cool event happening this Sunday at Brookland restaurant Smith Public Trust. Three Stars Brewing Company is teaming up with the DC Homebrewers Club and The Homebrew Outreach & Participation Sisterhood (HOPS) to do a homebrewing demonstration.  From Smith Public Trust: AUG. 17th, 3PM, #DCBeerWeek’s educational series kicks off with a hands-on demo […]

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Backpack And School Supply Giveaway, Giving Kids A Jump Start On Saturday

August 15, 2014

The One City All-Star Extravaganza (OCASE) organization will be giving away backpacks and school supplies to Ward 5 school kids this coming Saturday, August 16th. OCASE “celebrates, promotes and elevates extracurricular activities and/or athletics in public, private and charter schools in the District of Columbia.” Many thanks to the Ward 5 Council on Education for passing along […]

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Brookland’s Engine Company 17 Hosts Open House Tomorrow

August 14, 2014

Brookland’s own Engine Company 17 will be hosting an open house for the community on Friday August 15th from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm. There will be lots of fun and informative activities, such as:  Meet the firefighters, paramedics and EMTs that serve our neighborhood Tour the historic firehouse Safety demonstrations Sign up for free smoke […]

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Menkiti Outdoor Movie Series Continues Thursday With The Lion King

August 13, 2014

The Menkiti Group   continues to treat the community to outdoor movie nights under the stars. This is just a friendly reminder that there will be another installment in the series this Thursday, August 14th. The  movie night will be at the Howard Divinity School front lawn (1400 Shepherd St NE). All are welcome to come picnic as early as 6:00, with the […]

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Brookland Pint Opens Monday – One More Dining Option At Monroe Street Market

August 12, 2014

In September we learned that the owner of Meridian Pint and Smoke and Barrell, John Andrade, will be bringing a new restaurant to the south-west corner of Monroe Street Market’s Artwalk (at 8th and Monroe NE). Yesterday we learned from the Washington Post that the restaurant, Brookland Pint, will open Monday August 18th. The restaurant will have 120 […]

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November Ballot For ANC 5B Races Is Set – Only 2 Races Contested

August 11, 2014

Completed petitions for those seeking offices that will be elected this coming November were due August 6th. We checked the DC Board of Elections site to get a handle on the upcoming Advisory Neighborhood Council (ANC) 5B ballot. However things turn out, the ANC will be quite different than it has been in recent years. […]

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