Brookland Middle School Community Meeting Tuesday

November 16, 2014

Many thanks to Andrew from DC Public Schools for letting us know about an upcoming meeting about the Brookland Middle School. Here’s what he had to say: We have a location set for a community meeting about Brookland Middle School. The purpose is to give interested community members an opportunity to get updates, ask questions, […]

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Ward 5 Councilmember McDuffy To Host Safety Summit Monday

November 15, 2014

We received the message and flyer below about a safety summit coming up this Monday, hosted by our Ward 5 Councilmember. While I appreciate these types of meetings, after attending so many of them, I am starting to wonder what real benefit they provide. Many readers may remember that a rash of high profile crimes […]

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Construction Starts Soon On Lock 7 Condos In Brookland

November 14, 2014

Back in March we reported that the new Lock 7 Development, a 22 unit condo project at the corner of 12th and Franklin Streets, NE got its raze permits. Shortly thereafter the existing buildings were demolished and it has pretty much been an empty lot that has seen very little activity all summer and fall. That will […]

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November Brookland Area LGBT Party This Saturday

November 13, 2014

Every month the LGBT community from the greater Brookland area (and Edgewood, Michigan Park, etc.) gets together for fun, neighborly good times. This time around, the party will be Saturday night November 15th starting at 7:00 pm. We will be lighting up the fire pit, weather permitting. If interested, hit us up on our contact page […]

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Local Business Spotlight: Chef Shannan Troncoso Of Brookland’s Finest

November 12, 2014

Readers have told us that they enjoy our periodic in-depth stories on Brookland businesses, so we plan on continuing our interviews on a regular basis and hopefully develop them into an ongoing series. To kick off the series,we spoke with a young lady who most of know from her delicious offerings at Brookland’s Finest. Chef […]

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Honor Our Vets By Volunteering At The Nearby Veteran’s Hospital

November 11, 2014

Here at the Bridge, we think it is important to thank and honor our Nation’s Veterans – not just on Veteran’s Day – but everyday. A great way to show your appreciation is to volunteer at the nearby Washington DC VA Hospital Center.  There are a lot of ways to help out, for example, picking up and escorting veterans, calling them to […]

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Friends of Noyes Park Meeting Wednesday- Learn How To Get Involved

November 10, 2014

The Friends of Noyes Park (FoNP) will be hosting a Noyes Park Community and Garden Meeting at St. Anthony’s School cafeteria (on 12th and Lawrence Streets, NE) on Wednesday, November 12th from 7 PM to 9 PM. During the meeting attendees will have an opportunity to meet the FoNP; learn how to get involved as […]

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Michigan Park Citizen’s Assoc. Meeting Tuesday – Brookland Metro Development

November 9, 2014

We saw this announcement of the Michigan Park Citizen’s Association on the Brookland listerv yesterday: Come Join Neighbors and Members during our regularly scheduled monthly meeting. TUESDAY, November 11, 7-8:30pm, HOWARD UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF DIVINITY 1400 Shepherd St NE AGENDA -Park Partnership, accomplishments and way forward -Metro Office of Real Estate will discuss development near […]

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Yu Ying School’s Fall Bazaar Sunday – Pony Rides, Petting Zoo, Prizes, Games And More

November 8, 2014

Washington Yu Ying’s Fall Bazaar and Fundraiser is coming up this Sunday, November 9th from 12-4PM. The Fall Bazaar promises to be a great event for Brookland families with pony rides, a petting zoo, shopping with local artisans, food, chances to win great prizes, face painting, crafts, games and more! See the flyer below for more info:

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BNCA Meeting This Saturday – Office Of Planning, Membership Drive

November 7, 2014

The next meeting of the Brookland Neighborhood Civic Association (BNCA) will be this Saturday, November 8 at 10am at the Brooks Mansion (901 Newton Street NE).

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