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Places to go and things to do when living in Brookland, DC.

How to Start a Summer Herb Garden Indoors

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If you love to cook with fresh herbs, there’s a way to do it without running to the store all the time. Simply start your own garden. You don’t need any outdoor space to do it—a kitchen windowsill and a few containers will do the trick. Here’s how to get started.Find a sunny spot. First...

Expect Fresh Seafood From King Street Oyster Bar

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There are tons of really great restaurants in DC, and plenty of places where you can also get great deals. But both together? Not usually. But that’s what you can expect at King Street Oyster Bar. Fresh seafood, expertly prepared, is what they do every day, in an airy, modern space that’s as...

Unpack a Spring Picnic at Fort Totten Park

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As summer approaches, there’s no reason that you and your family need to stop learning in the warmer weather. What better place to learn something new than at a historical Civil War fort like Fort Totten? This National Park was constructed between 1861 and 1863 as a high point just three miles...