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

The History of Labor Day

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Observed the first Monday of every September as an annual celebration of the social and economic achievements of American workers- Labor Day. The holiday has roots in the late nineteenth century when labor activists pushed for a federal holiday to recognize the many contributions workers have...

Catch The Sinners and Saints Saturday Showcase This Saturday

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Break out of the dinner and a movie rut and do something more creative for date night this week at The Sinners and Saints Saturday Showcase. Cafe Saint-Ex hosts “D.C.’s best comedy show” every Saturday night with limited tickets available at donate-what-you-can pricing—so it’s an...

Honoring Mexican Cuisine at Santa Rosa Taqueria

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Legend has it that in the 18th century, the Convent of Santa Rosa was home to 29 Dominican nuns who, upon hearing that the Archbishop was coming for a visit, decided to mark the occasion by decorating their kitchen in beautiful Talavera tile and preparing a feast with what little they had. They put...