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

On Stage Now Near Monroe Street Market: The Washington Ballet’s ‘The Nutcracker’

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Sparkling sets, whirling Sugar Plus Fairies, and Tchaikovsky’s timeless music. The holidays just wouldn’t be complete without the magic of The Nutcracker. This spectacular show should be a yearly tradition for your family to get into the seasonal spirit, especially when performed by the...

A Holiday Tradition Near Monroe Street Market: ZooLights at the National Zoo!

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The Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute presents its seasonal event Zoolights. Thousands of visitors tread through this annual holiday tradition which includes winter treats, live music performances (full schedule on website), and holiday shopping. The twinkling winter...

Thanksgiving Is Served! Essential Hosting Tips for Renters

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With Thanksgiving right around the corner, you’re probably starting to make your holiday plans. And if those plans include hosting the big meal at your apartment, you might also be panicking about how you’re going to accommodate everyone. But don’t worry—just a few of these small tweaks...