Yelp’s Totally Bazaar Holiday Festival Returns To Monroe Street Market Saturday

December 9, 2014

Last year, Yelp’s Totally Bazaar at Monroe Street Market  was a blast! The Bazaar returns again this Saturday, December 13th from 10:00 am–2:00 pm, at both the Edgewood Arts Building  (3415 8Th Street NE) and across the street at the Arts Walk at Monroe Street Market. In addition to the regular Arts Walk studios, there […]

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Brookland Middle School Ribbon Cutting Ceremony This Coming Saturday

December 8, 2014

On Saturday, December 13th there will be  a ribbon cutting ceremony for the brand new Brookland Middle School. The ribbon cutting will start at 11:00 am and will be followed by tours of the school from 12:00- 12:30 pm. The school is located on Michigan Ave NE and 12th St. NE and adjacent to the Turkey Thicket Recreation […]

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New Development, Channing Place, Coming To Brookland

December 7, 2014

Several readers have asked us why a large warehouse along the Metro tracks near Rhode Island Avenue has been torn down and another is surrounded by construction fencing. Up until recently, we didn’t know the most recent plans. Readers may recall that more than 2 years ago we posted about potential plans for this site […]

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Busboy’s And Poets To Open With A New Years Eve Party

December 6, 2014

We thought readers would like to know that the Busboy’s and Poets location at Monroe Street Market will be opening with a bang this New Year’s Eve. From their Twitter feed: Kickin’ off our #Brookland opening w/ a #NerdyNYE party! Get tix–> http://t.co/ZojEfY1FTh pic.twitter.com/SdE2jLYXIn — Busboys and Poets (@busboysandpoets) November 30, 2014 Tickets cost $50 […]

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Weekend East City Event Round Up: Who Needs Miami Edition

December 5, 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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Brentwood Village Development Project To Go Before Zoning Board

December 4, 2014

We are a little late in reporting this news, but we figured that readers who haven’t heard would like to know that one of the largest developments in the city, Brentwood Village, may be coming to other other side of Rhode Island Avenue from Brookland. The development project, if approved, will eliminate 535 mostly affordable […]

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ANC 5B Special Meeting Tonight To Discuss The 805-809 Channing Place NE Project

December 3, 2014

Sorry for the short notice,but unfortunately we just learned about this meeting, which was announced at the last ANC 5B meeting but as far as we know was only published on a Ward 5 Google group. This Google group is only used by a very small group of people and does not reach many ANC […]

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3 Annual Brookland Toys For Tots Event This Saturday At Smith Public Trust

December 2, 2014

Neighbors Mike and Patrick have been hosting a toy drive benefiting Toys for Tots that has grown into a neighborhood tradition. Now in its third year, the guys are expecting the event to grow even larger and are having it at Brookland hot spot Smith Public Trust  on Friday December 5th from 8:00 pm – midnight. For more info, we […]

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Ward 5 Happy Hour Returns To Boundary Stone Thursday

December 1, 2014

The next Ward 5 Happy Hour will take place this Thursday night. This time around it will be held at Boundary Stone in Bloomingdale. Here are the details from the Ward 5 Happy Hour crew. For more info check out the Happy Hour’s event page: Come on out, meet some neighbors and keep the good times going. […]

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Get Your Tickets Now – 20th Anniversary Brookland Celebration Of Lights

November 30, 2014

Be a part of one of  Brookland’s holiday traditions, the Annual “Celebration of Lights”  on Sunday, December 14th. From 5:00–8:00 pm there will be trolley tours, driving past Brookland’s best and most elaborate light and decoration displays.  This is always a super fun neighborhood event. There will be trolley runs at 5:00, 5:30, 6, 6:30, 7, 7:30, 8, […]

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