ANC 5B September Meeting next Wednesday

September 19, 2014

The summer is over and the ANC Commissions are picking up their meeting schedule. The ANC 5B Commissioners invite all neighbors to attend the next meeting on Wednesday September 24. See details below. I encourage all residents who live in the ANC 5B boundaries to attend. As past experiences have taught us, it is important […]

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Weekend East City Event Round Up: 2014 H Street Festival Edition

September 18, 2014

Weekend East City Event Round Up: 2014 H Street Festival Edition   Thursday, September 18 Pleasant Plans Workshop – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Essentially Qualified by Paull Shortt exhibits the phenomenon many new graduates go through – having the qualifications for a position but not the required experience necessary to get the job. This […]

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The TrickBox, Rhode Island Ave’s ‘Freak Boutique’ Has Its Grand Opening Saturday

September 17, 2014

A friend of ours recently told us about a new adults-only business, The TrickBox, that quietly opened up this summer on Rhode Island Avenue, NE. We stopped by last weekend and got to know Dan Snyder, Jr, a Brookland resident and owner of the store. Realizing his dream of opening his “freak boutique” has taken […]

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Updates On Two 9th Street Developments – One Commercial, One Residential

September 16, 2014

There are two developments planned for the stretch of land in Brookland on 9th street NE along the Metro tracks. On the left is how the properties looked roughly a year ago. We decided to write this blog post to share updates, but also to clear up confusion we are picking up about the developments.  The […]

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David Catania And Developers Guests at The BNCA Meeting Tuesday

September 14, 2014

The Brookland Neighborhood Civic Association (BNCA)  President Tom Bridge sent out the invitation for this months meeting last week. Here his announcement: Good evening, Brookland! I hope that everyone had a wonderfully restful August, because September’s about to get exciting and busy! This morning we’re announcing our September meeting, next Tuesday September 16th at 7pm, […]

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Menkiti Group Cancels Last Movie Night Due To Weather

September 13, 2014

A late rainy summer day forced the Menkiti Group to cancel the screening of SHREK, last event of this year’s outdoor movie series. Yesterday this message announced the cancellation of tonight’s movie on the Brookland listserve: With over 50% chance of rain predicted for tomorrow, we are following the outdoor movie company’s guidelines  and canceling tomorrow’s movie night.  ​ […]

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Brooklanders – Know Your Neighborhood With Two Cool Events!

September 13, 2014

Our good buddy Thad, who hooked up many Brookland neighbors with free vinyl last summer, let us know about this great event for those interested in Brookland history. This two part event is sponsored by Catholic U’s Mullen Library. Please contact Thad at garrettt(at)cua(dot)edu at least one week prior to the event to request disability […]

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Update, But No Resolution In 901 Monroe Development Case

September 12, 2014

The US Court of Appeals has decided to send the case back to the DC Zoning Commission for the second time. The court is still not satisfied with the way the commission has handled the case and is not convinced of the process it used to come to it’s conclusion. We have followed the debate […]

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US Senate will hold Statehood Hearing Next Monday – Support the “New Columbia Admission Act” Bill

September 11, 2014

Our good friend and Statehood activist Josh Burch would like you to know about a hearing that has been scheduled for Monday September 15th. The Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee is taking up the “New Columbia Admission Act” bill.  Please take the time and read Josh’ message and his important request to take […]

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Last Brookland Outdoor Movie Night Of The Summer – Featuring Shrek

September 10, 2014

Many thanks to Mary Hodges and the entire Menkiti Group  team for once again providing the community with our outdoor movie night series under the stars. This is just a friendly reminder that the last installment for this year will be this Saturday, September 13th. The  movie night will be at the Howard Divinity School front lawn (1400 Shepherd […]

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