Brookland's Finest LLC filed an application for a liquor license to operate a "tavern serving American food" at 3126-3128 12th Street NE (the corner of 12th and Jackson Streets NE).[read more...]
District Drops Proposal to Build 90,000 Square Foot Middle School on Grounds of Turkey Thicket Recreation Center
Bowing to community opposition, the District has dropped its proposal to build a 90,000 square foot middle school on the grounds of Turkey Thicket Recreation Center.[read more...]
The owners of Revive Events & Catering believe trendy and healthy food should be available everywhere in the District and are making this goal a reality in Ward 5.[read more...]
At the eleventh hour, the District acknowledges that the site it had previously chosen for a new middle school is too small.[read more...]
By waiting until April or May to formulate budget requests for Ward 5 projects and programs, Mr. McDuffie may encounter challenges finding money not already committed to other councilmembers’ projects.[read more...]
The Eckington Dog Park Association is starting the application process for a dog park at Harry Thomas Sr. recreation center.[read more...]
As of the end of February, DCPS has launched 59 residency fraud investigations at D.C. public schools. The Public Charter School Board has launched 48 residency fraud investigations at D.C. public charter schools.[read more...]
After 18 months of delay, a project to build a pedestrian bridge across the CSX tracks near Rhode Island Avenue Metro Station appears to be moving forward.[read more...]
DSLBD is launching a grant program to help Brookland businesses pay for storefront improvements.[read more...]
Union Market Chess Challenge Takes Place in Ward 5Amy Mishra, 11, makes a move during a practice game. Article below right. Photo by Christian Kloc.
Brookland Farmers Market Celebrates 12 YearsA market patron enjoys a fresh peach at last year's market. Article below. Photo by Dale Sprusansky.
Brookland Animal Care Center: New Vet in Established LocationDr. Shearon Smith and Zynga. Article below. Photo by Dale Sprusansky.
Harvey's Market: Local Butcher Is a Cut AboveHarvey’s Market is located at Union Market. Article below. Photo by Sky Overturf.
Aroi Thai: Fine Thai and Japanese CuisineOwner Somjet Promphasit at Aroi Thai. Article below. Photo by Lindsey Suzanne Smith.
The Red Hen Lands in BloomingdaleThe "Italian-influenced" restaurant is expected to open in mid-April. Article below.
“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...]
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Ward 5 Council on Education Mtg Tue, May 21, 2013 at 6:30 PM at
Lamond-Riggs Library, 5401 South Dakota Ave NE Advisory Neighborhood Commission 5E Mtg Tue, May 21, 2013 at 7:00 PM at
The Summit at St. Martin’s, 116 T St NE Brookland Neighborhood Civic Assn Mtg Tue, May 21, 2013 at 7:00 PM at
Location varies, Location varies - check www.brooklandcivic.org Advisory Neighborhood Commission 5A Mtg Wed, May 22, 2013 at 6:30 PM at
Potomac Lighthouse Charter School, 4401 8th Street NE Advisory Neighborhood Commission 5B Mtg Wed, May 22, 2013 at 6:30 PM at
Slowe School Demountable Trailer, 1322 Irving St NE Brookland Manor Residents Assn Mtg Thu, May 23, 2013 at 6:30 PM at
Brookland Manor community center, access from Saratoga Ave, 2525 14th Street NE 5th District Citizens' Advisory Council Mtg Thu, May 23, 2013 at 7:00 PM at
5th Police District Headquarters, 1805 Bladensburg Road NE Free Screening for High Blood Pressure and Diabetes Sat, May 25, 2013 at 11:00 AM at
M & S Barbershop, 2900 12th St., NE