Ward 5 residents no longer have to travel to H Street to experience the “Smith” brand: owner Miles Gray opened Smith Public Trust in Brookland on June 13 at 3514 12th Street NE.[read more...]
Open air markets are bringing the bounty of nearby farms to parts of Ward 5 long devoid of grocery stores, other than the corner market.[read more...]
The new Ward 5 Farmer’s Markets are creating greater access to fresh food by accepting virtually all forms of Federal and DC nutrition assistance.[read more...]
The art studio at Monroe Street Market rents out power tools and holds “power tool petting zoos.”[read more...]
Eckington-based poet Venus Thrash recently published her debut collection of poems, called The Fateful Apple.[read more...]
A cartoon to make you laugh and think.[read more...]
1220 Randolph Street was, and is, unassuming. If it weren’t for the plaque that tells passersby of its most celebrated resident, one would pass over it.[read more...]
A representational artist, Carmen Torruella-Quander was ecstatic last year when she learned that Monroe Street Market’s Arts Walk approved her application for a studio just minutes from her house in Brookland.[read more...]
Park Honors the Godfather of Go-GoKK Brown, musician and daughter of Chuck Brown. Photo by Christina Scheltema.
Smith Public Trust Brings Food, Drinks and Interaction to BrooklandSmith Public Trust. Photo courtesy of Smith Public Trust.
An Afternoon of Jazz @ the ParkThe Alex Jenkins Trio. Photo by Malcolm Lewis Barnes.
Ward 5 Food Desert Disappears in Avalanche of Farmers MarketsFarm fresh produce. Photo by Christina Scheltema.
Ward 5 Food Desert Disappears in Avalanche of Farmers MarketsThe Bloomingdale farmers market. Photo by Christina Scheltema.
Eight Local Farmers Markets Tempt ShoppersThe Arcadia Mobile Market makes several stops in Ward 5. Photo by Andrew Houghton.
“Pad Thai, curry, and California Rolls within walking distance? You can’t beat that.”[read more...]
What sets Little Ricky’s apart from the typical Cuban restaurant is the fact that it recreates the atmosphere of a paladar.[read more...]
Neighborhood veterinarian Dr. Ericson Isles has retired and Dr. Shearon Smith is being welcomed as his replacement.[read more...]
Located steps away from Brookland/CUA Metro station, the market is a relatively undiscovered gem.[read more...]
The Winslow siblings have been working with their hands for decades.[read more...]
If ever there was a brick and mortar store proving that one person’s trash is another person’s treasure, this is it.[read more...]
Pledging to offer compassionate, personalized and dependable home care services, Kennedy Care opened its first D.C. office in Ward 5.[read more...]
- Douglas Development expands New York Avenue corridor footprint (WBJ)
- DC Dosa Now Open in Union Market (WCP)
- Nurses at another D.C. hospital claim unsafe 'understaffing' (WBJ)
- David Grosso spurns Silverman, endorses White in at-large D.C. Council race (WP)
- Brookland Education Campus celebrates International Literacy Day (WP)
- Where We Live: Langdon is a quiet corner of D.C. (Wash. Post)
- Douglas Bets on a Troubled New York Avenue Site (WCP)
- In D.C., burglaries increase in Brookland, Michigan Park neighborhoods (WP)
- Once dreaded, D.C. alleys become fun, even chic (Wash. Post)
- Busboys and Poets in Negotiations to Open Location at Hecht’s Development (WCP)
Ward 5 Council on Education Mtg Tue, Sep 16, 2014 at 6:30 PM at
Lamond-Riggs Library, 5401 South Dakota Ave NE Advisory Neighborhood Commission 5E Mtg Tue, Sep 16, 2014 at 7:00 PM at
Trinity University, Michigan Ave and Franklin St NE Brookland Neighborhood Civic Assn Mtg Tue, Sep 16, 2014 at 7:00 PM at
Location varies, Location varies - check www.brooklandcivic.org Greater Brookland Business Association Wed, Sep 17, 2014 at 6:30 PM at
Providence Hospital, 4th Fl Conference Room, 1150 Varnum St, NE Hanover Area Civic Assn Mtg Wed, Sep 17, 2014 at 6:30 PM at
CAP Charter School, 1st and P St NW Advisory Neighborhood Commission 5C Mtg Wed, Sep 17, 2014 at 7:00 PM at
Location varies, check www.anc5c.org, Location varies, check www.anc5c.org Fort Lincoln Civic Assn Mtg Thu, Sep 18, 2014 at 6:30 PM at
Hagans Cultural Center, 3201 Fort Lincoln Dr NE Franciscan Monastery Garden Tour Sat, Sep 20, 2014 at 11:00 AM at
Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land, 1400 Quincy St. NE