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

Free Garden Tours at Franciscan Monastery: Where Monroe Street Market Can Stop and Smell the Roses

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Did you know that one of DC's most treasured hidden gems is less than one mile from Monroe Street Market? We're talking about the gardens of the Franciscan Monastery on Quincy Street. These gardens, which have been part of the local landscape for more than 100 years, are maintained by a...

Where to Brunch This Weekend Near Monroe Street Market: Brookland Pint

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If you're in search of a dependable brunch spot near Monroe Street Market, many would point you in the direction of Brookland Pint. This rustic-chic eatery, which is presided over by a hand-painted mural of a lady barkeep, serves American fare with a Southern twist. It's not surprising,...

Cool Day Trips Near Washington DC

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Washington DC residents are in a perfect location to take advantage of their location right in the middle of the East Coast, with a wide variety of day trips up and down this side of the country that other cities could only dream about. History, natural beauty, bustling cities, and charming towns...