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

DIY Holiday Gifts They’ll Be Delighted to Unwrap

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They say it’s better to give than receive, but living up to the old adage can be expensive. This holiday season, keep your wallet full—and your stress level at a minimum—by going the DIY route with your gift-giving. You don’t have to be an expert crafter or pro chef to create a gift...

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...