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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Build Your Own Puppet This Saturday – Free Family Fun!

November 6, 2014

Many thanks to Brookland neighbor Amanda Sweet for passing along the following info about a fun family event at Monroe Street Market’s Arts Walk this Saturday. Our neighborhood will be graced with an amazing Community Puppet Build on Saturday, Nov 8th from 11am-2pm  at the location of the Farmer’s Market.  This is the kick off of […]

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Ward 5 Happy Hour Visits Brookland Pint This Thursday

November 5, 2014

The next Ward 5 Happy Hour will take place this Thursday night. This time around the Happy Hour will visit one of  the area’s new hot spots, Brookland Pint. These events are always lots of fun. Come on out, check out this new establishment and meet some neighbors. Here are the details from the Ward 5 Happy […]

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Election Results Round Up For Brooklanders

November 5, 2014

Sure, we have a new mayor and all…but here are the results we really care about here at the Bridge. (View the results at the DC Board of Elections website.) Predictably, Ward 5 Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie cruised to an easy victory, with 86%  of the vote for another term. The winners for ANC Commissioner in ANC […]

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Noyes Park Clean Up This Saturday

November 4, 2014

Just a reminder that the Friends of Noyes Park (FoNP) will be hosting a community clean-up from 10 AM to 1 PM on Saturday, November 8, 2014. The objective of this clean-up is to remove litter and weeds and prepare the garden plots for winter. Tools, gloves, and trash bags will be provided. Help ensure Noyes Park […]

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