The Citywide 5×5 Art Project Comes To The Monroe Street Market Artswalk

September 5, 2014

An ambitious city-wide temporary art project, The 5×5 Project is getting underway. According to the website it is a: District-wide program of contemporary, temporary public art dedicated to exploring new perspectives on our city through the lens of five curators. In fact, it is the largest, temporary public art project in the District. The project […]

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Weekend East City Event Round Up: Calm Before The Festivals Edition

September 4, 2014

We are pleased to bring you East City Art‘s Weekend Event Round Up. East City Art is a blog founded by editor Phil Hutinet in January, 2010, which documents the myriad of artistic activities happening in the Northeast and Southeast quadrants of the city. Congrats to East City Art for winning City Paper’s Best Arts Blog of 2014! […]

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Ward 5 Happy Hour Visits Brookland’s Finest This Thursday

September 3, 2014

The organizers of the Ward 5 Happy Hour are checking out one of Brookland’s newest eateries, Brookland’s Finest, for this months event. The happy hour is taking place Thursday September 4th  between 6-8pm. These events are a great chance to connect or reconnect with friends and neighbors. Here are the details about the event or visit  the […]

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MGM Roast Beef Is Adding Outdoor Seating

September 2, 2014

    I am sure many of you appreciate the fantastic sandwiches at MGM Roast Beef as we do. Located at 1905 Brentwood Rd NE, Washington, DC 20018, they offer great service, an inviting clean space and fantastic food, which makes it always worth a trip beyond Brookland’s boundaries. Sometimes though their limited space and popularity […]

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Casey Trees Webinar To Answer Live Questions About Burying Power Lines

September 1, 2014

In early August we wrote about a project to bury a portion of the above ground power line system in DC (see this Washington Post article). Brookland residents will be affected as we are slated to be one of the first areas to be undergrounded. Unfortunately the city and Pepco only plan on burying selected power […]

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New Little Library Waiting For Young Brookland Readers

August 30, 2014

A wonderful surprise waited us in front of SCRAP DC a few days ago. We were greeted by a wonderfully decorated robot. After closer inspection it turned out that it is not just a robot that looks very cool, but it actually is a little library. I contacted the team at SCRAP DC and learned […]

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Starbuck’s Opens, Busboys And Poets Pushes Ahead At Monroe Street Market

August 28, 2014

Earlier this week, the long awaited Starbuck’s at the Monroe Street Market development opened its doors. Check out this Tweet from Monroe Street Market, indicating that the store will start serving a full menu today. Starbucks at B&N is officially open! Full menu available this Thursday!!!!! — Monroe Street Market (@MonroeStMarket) August 25, 2014 […]

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Dance Place Grand Re-Opening Events

August 27, 2014

Dance Place has been an artistic anchor in our community for over 25 years. A couple of years ago, Dance Place President Carla Perlo told us about a major renovation plan for the Dance Place building and facilities. Now, just a couple of  weeks shy of the Grand Re-Opening celebrations starting September 6, we connected […]

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Trying This Again – Relaunching Brookland Bridge Community Calendar

August 26, 2014

About a year ago, we responded to reader requests and started a community calender. It started off ok, but clearly wasn’t great. Over time it got more difficult for us to keep it up to date and then one day the app stopped working. So we are giving it another try. Check out our new […]

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Friends Of Noyes Park Launch Monthly Clean Up Events

August 24, 2014

First off, we would like to congratulate the Friends of Noyes Park for recently becoming a certified non profit  organization – way to go! We wanted to share their latest effort to keep the park ship shape with you: The Friends of Noyes Park (FoNP) cordially invite all residents that frequent, use, and visit Noyes Park […]

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