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

What to Stream When You Need a Break From the Everyday

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The world is changing rapidly right now, and the constant onslaught of news might be making it hard for you to unwind—especially if your home has suddenly become your workspace, too. One surefire way to recharge is to watch some good, old-fashioned mindless TV. Here are a few solid options to...

1914 By Kolben Serves Authentic Vietnamese Fare Near Monroe Street Market

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The U Street Corridor near Howard University is one neighborhood with lots of new restaurants. Case in point: The Vietnamese eatery 1914 By Kolben on 9th Street NW. Here you’ll find authentic food at reasonable prices and flavor combinations that are a departure from the same old takeout...

What’s Your Favorite Cookie at Uncle Chip’s?

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Most people have a memory—or many—of spending time with their loved ones in the kitchen. For Uncle Chip’s owner, Shannon, the classic nostalgia of a chocolate chip cookie has even more associated with it. The company began after rounds of taste-testing with friends, co-workers, and others...