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...]
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- David Grosso spurns Silverman, endorses White in at-large D.C. Council race (WP)
- Brookland Education Campus celebrates International Literacy Day (WP)
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- In D.C., burglaries increase in Brookland, Michigan Park neighborhoods (WP)
- Once dreaded, D.C. alleys become fun, even chic (Wash. Post)
Franciscan Monastery Garden Tour Sat, Sep 20, 2014 at 11:00 AM at
Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land, 1400 Quincy St. NE Garden Tour of the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land Sat, Sep 20, 2014 at 12:00 PM at
Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land, 1400 Quincy St. NE Edgewood Civic Assn Mtg Mon, Sep 22, 2014 at 7:00 PM at
Crawford Hall, 635 Edgewood Street NE Ward 5 Democrats Mtg Mon, Sep 22, 2014 at 7:00 PM at
Michigan Park Christian Church, Taylor St and South Dakota Ave NE Trinidad Neighborhood Assn Mtg Tue, Sep 23, 2014 at 7:00 PM at
Location varies – check http://trinidadneighborhood.org, Location varies - check http://trinidadneighborhood.org Advisory Neighborhood Commission 5A Mtg Wed, Sep 24, 2014 at 6:30 PM at
Potomac Lighthouse Charter School, 4401 8th Street NE Advisory Neighborhood Commission 5B Mtg Wed, Sep 24, 2014 at 6:30 PM at
Slowe School Demountable Trailer, 1322 Irving St NE Brookland Manor Residents Assn Mtg Thu, Sep 25, 2014 at 6:30 PM at
Brookland Manor community center, access from Saratoga Ave, 2525 14th Street NE