Halloween Events In Brookland For The Kiddies

October 22, 2014

Those of you with little ghosts and goblins might be interested in the following Brookland area events for kids: Brookland Kids Halloween Parade: From the Brookland Kids Facebook page: When: Saturday, October 25th, 2:00 – 5:00 pm (rain date Saturday, November 1) Where: Meet at the Arts Walk at 2:00 pm for the parade, which will […]

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Brookland In Photos: Street Art Edition 15, Metro Laminates

October 21, 2014

It has been a looooong time since we posted cool street art from around the neighborhood. If you are near the Brookland/CUA Metro anytime soon, check out these gems at the corner of Monroe and 9th, NE, where the Col. Brooks’ Mansion property meets the bus loop. I am not exactly sure what they are […]

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October BNCA Meeting – Eleanor Holmes Norton, Police Report And More

October 20, 2014

The next Brookland Neighborhood Civic Association (BNCA) meeting will be Tuesday, October 21st from 7:00 – 8:30 pm. The meeting will feature special guest  DC Congresswomen Eleanor Holmes Norton. Please see the flyer below.  The meeting will be held at the Howard Divinity School, 1400 Shepherd Street NE in the Faculty Dining Room (Basement level, room 78).

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ANC 5B Meeting Wednesday: 7-11 Coming To Town, Police Report, More

October 19, 2014

The next ANC 5B meeting will be on Wednesday October 22. See details below. We can’t wait to hear details on the new 7-11 planned for the corner of 12th and Otis.    

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Met Branch Trail To Add Tulip Garden, Progress Made On Pedestrian Bridge

October 18, 2014

A local group, known as the Paul Meijer Garden Planting Team, received a $1,000 grant to plant a tulip garden on the Met Branch Trail near the Rhode Island Avenue Metro. For the backstory, check out this blog page. Here is info on how you can help: DONATE: We hope to raise $1,000 to supplement […]

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Weekend East City Event Round Up: Mercury Retrograde Edition

October 17, 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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Arts Walk Third Thursday Returns Tonight

October 16, 2014

CulturalDC, a nonprofit that promotes the arts, organizes “Third Thursday Open Studios,” at the studios at the Monroe Street Market Arts Walk. This month’s event will take place on Thursday October 16h from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. On Third Thursdays there is often live music and most of the studios are open and hosting workshops, exhibits, […]

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Providence Hospital Debuts New Emergency Room Tomorrow

October 15, 2014

Providence Hospital is having a grand opening celebration of its new Emergency Department on Thursday October 16 from 5 pm to 7pm. The ceremony will be held on the Emergency Department parking lot on 12th Street. All are invited to attend. Providence Hospital is the hospital nearest to Brookland, located at 12th and Varnum Streets, NE. […]

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Catholic U Homecoming Is This Weekend

October 14, 2014

As the Brookland nights begin to cool, and the leaves begin to turn, it can only mean one thing – CUA homecoming is around the corner! One of the cool things about Brookland is the Catholic U alumni who discovered our neighborhood while in college and decided to make it their home after graduation. Homecoming is always […]

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Michigan Park Citizen Association Calls For Volunteers To Help With Fall Planting

October 11, 2014

The Michigan Park Citizen Association posted this announcement on the Brookland Listserve. Please join neighbors of the Michigan Park Citizens Association (MPCA) for a Fall planting at the triangle park, Michigan Ave/12th Street/Shephard St, Columbus Day, Monday, 13 October from 9am to 12 noon. The Association is a recipient of $500 from the Love Your […]

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