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

Enjoy Brunch and Good Conversation at Busboys and Poets

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Busboys and Poets is named for the legendary writer Langston Hughes, who worked as a busboy before eventually going on to become one of the greatest American poets in history. The local chain of eateries and their sister bookstore seek to foster the same type of creativity that drove Hughes to...

Order Custom Desserts for Your Next Party From The Bakers’ Lounge

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Chances are, you’ve already enjoyed a treat or two from The Bakers’ Lounge. This traditional bakery has been around since the 1960’s, and they create a variety of cakes, cookies, and tarts that are baked fresh daily with love and care. Head baker Caroline learned her techniques...

Don’t Miss the Churros at Mayahuel

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Crispy churros oozing caramel and dusted with cinnamon-sugar, all drizzled with Nutella and crowned with a dollop of velvety vanilla ice cream. A dessert like this might make you want to skip the main course at Mayahuel, a new Mexican eatery in DC, but don't. You'll miss out on the equally...