Home Brewing Demo At Smith Public Trust This Sunday, Part Of DC Beer Week

August 16, 2014

We recently learned of a pretty cool event happening this Sunday at Brookland restaurant Smith Public Trust. Three Stars Brewing Company is teaming up with the DC Homebrewers Club and The Homebrew Outreach & Participation Sisterhood (HOPS) to do a homebrewing demonstration.  From Smith Public Trust: AUG. 17th, 3PM, #DCBeerWeek’s educational series kicks off with a hands-on demo […]

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Backpack And School Supply Giveaway, Giving Kids A Jump Start On Saturday

August 15, 2014

The One City All-Star Extravaganza (OCASE) organization will be giving away backpacks and school supplies to Ward 5 school kids this coming Saturday, August 16th. OCASE “celebrates, promotes and elevates extracurricular activities and/or athletics in public, private and charter schools in the District of Columbia.” Many thanks to the Ward 5 Council on Education for passing along […]

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Brookland’s Engine Company 17 Hosts Open House Tomorrow

August 14, 2014

Brookland’s own Engine Company 17 will be hosting an open house for the community on Friday August 15th from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm. There will be lots of fun and informative activities, such as:  Meet the firefighters, paramedics and EMTs that serve our neighborhood Tour the historic firehouse Safety demonstrations Sign up for free smoke […]

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Menkiti Outdoor Movie Series Continues Thursday With The Lion King

August 13, 2014

The Menkiti Group   continues to treat the community to outdoor movie nights under the stars. This is just a friendly reminder that there will be another installment in the series this Thursday, August 14th. The  movie night will be at the Howard Divinity School front lawn (1400 Shepherd St NE). All are welcome to come picnic as early as 6:00, with the […]

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Brookland Pint Opens Monday – One More Dining Option At Monroe Street Market

August 12, 2014

In September we learned that the owner of Meridian Pint and Smoke and Barrell, John Andrade, will be bringing a new restaurant to the south-west corner of Monroe Street Market’s Artwalk (at 8th and Monroe NE). Yesterday we learned from the Washington Post that the restaurant, Brookland Pint, will open Monday August 18th. The restaurant will have 120 […]

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November Ballot For ANC 5B Races Is Set – Only 2 Races Contested

August 11, 2014

Completed petitions for those seeking offices that will be elected this coming November were due August 6th. We checked the DC Board of Elections site to get a handle on the upcoming Advisory Neighborhood Council (ANC) 5B ballot. However things turn out, the ANC will be quite different than it has been in recent years. […]

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Enclosed Bike Lockers Available For Rent At Brookland/CUA Metro Stop

August 10, 2014

This may be old news (or not), but just the other day I noticed that there are now enclosed bike lockers that commuters can rent from WMATA. I think it is a pretty cool idea for those who are serious bikers and want more protection for their bicycle than the standard U-lock. The Brookland/CUA Station […]

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3rd Annual Rhode Island Fall Fair – Call For Performers, Volunteers, And Sponsors

August 8, 2014

Last October the good folks of the  Rhode Island Avenue NE Main Street held their second annual Fall Fest. Now, they are busy planning this year’s fest, which will be even bigger and better! Recently they put out a call for artists, vendors and performers – what a great way to promote your business or hobby all while […]

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Outgoing ANC 5B Commissioner Steptoe FOIA Case To Cost Taxpayers $58,400

August 6, 2014

So, we are a little late in posting this, and many readers have probably already seen this news in other places, but better late than never. Regular Bridge readers will recall that in April we reported that  Superior Judge Michael O’Keefe has announced his final ruling in a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) case that […]

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August Ward 5 Community Happy Hour At Bidwell In Union Market

August 5, 2014

The organizers of the Ward 5 Happy Hour are turning to one of Union Market’s establishments the Bidwell Restaurant for this months event . This Thursday August 7 between 6-8pm you will have yet another chance to connect or reconnect with friends of neighbors. You can see the details about the event on the Ward 5 […]

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