Wild Hand Workspace Presents Kelly Hughes, Opening Reception This Thursday

July 15, 2014

Wild Hand Workspace is a studio at Monroe Street Market shared by photographer/curator Victoria Milko and Panda Head‘s Morgan Hungerford West. The studio regularly hosts events, workshops, art shows, and pop-ups. One of their exciting new announcements is the presentation of work by artist Kelly Hughes. From Wild Hand Workspace: Wild Hand Workspace is excited to present Chromatic Transmissions, a solo show […]

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Updated – BNCA Meeting July 15

July 14, 2014

We would like to share the invitation to this month’s BNCA meeting. We  just learned that Congresswoman Holmes Norton will not be able to attend tonight’s meeting after all. The meeting will take place at 7:00 pm. Here is the original information from the president Tom Bridge: Neighbors & Friends,This Tuesday at Howard University School […]

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Interview – Faith Hubbard, President of the of the Ward 5 Council on Education

July 14, 2014

With the 2013-2014 school year just completed, we thought it would be a good time to check in with Faith Hubbard, President of the of the Ward 5 Council on Education (W5COE). We would like to thank her for her time and detailed responses to our questions. The W5COE  holds its monthly meetings every 3rd […]

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Brookland Middle School Construction Update This Wednesday

July 13, 2014

It’s been a while since we have had an update on the new Brookland Middle School. The school is slated to be completed ahead of the 2015 -2016 school year. Many thanks to Jackie Stanley, Community Outreach Coordinator with the Department of General Services (DGS) for passing along this flyer about the next community meeting about […]

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Askale Cafe To Offer Traditional Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony Today

July 12, 2014

Brookland’s local Ethiopian eatery, Askale Cafe, is inviting the community to an authentic coffee ceremony. From their Facebook page: Ethiopian Traditional Coffee Ceremony this coming Saturday July 12th at 1pm. Come and participate in this age old ritual of coffee making art and experience. Askale Café is located at 3629 12th Street, NE.

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ANC 5B04 Candidate Joe Barrios To Host Ballot Petition Signature Drive Monday

July 11, 2014

Many of our readers know Joe Barrios from when he stepped in to the Brookland’s Finest liquor license dispute and led the brokering of a Settlement Agreement with 149 nearby residents and the restaurant.  The neighborhood activist announced his run for ANC Commissioner of Single Member District 5B04 in April and since has been going door […]

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Weekend East City Event Round Up: Local Art Rules Edition

July 10, 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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Saturday Coffee Tastings At Zeke’s Pair Up With French, Greek, Pastries And More

July 9, 2014

One of our favorite businesses on Rhode Island Avenue NE is Zeke’s Coffee of DC. If you haven’t had the chance to check out this commercial coffee roaster and cafe yet, their upcoming coffee tastings present your perfect opportunity to do so. The good folks at Zeke’s let us know about these upcoming events: This Saturday, […]

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First Annual Holy Land Festival At The Franciscan Monastery This Saturday

July 8, 2014

We recently learned that the Franciscan Monastery will be hosting their First Annual Holy Land Festival this Saturday, July 12 froom 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. There will be food, crafts, entertainment, presentations, tours and much more. We can’t wait to see what is in store – hope to see you there! The Franciscan Monastery […]

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Art Enables Displays Works By Ward 5 Artists – Opening Saturday July 12th

July 7, 2014

Those of us who follow the Ward 5 arts scene know that Art Enables is a local powerhouse of positive vibes with a fantastic mission. The non-profit organization represents over thirty artists with developmental disabilities and provides them with the resources they need to become visual artists, and 60% of revenue from sales. However, Art Enables also has interesting and engaging art […]

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