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

Discover Sweet and Savory Baked Goods at Cantania Bakery

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Whether you've got a sweet tooth craving or need to pick up a fresh baguette for dinner, Cantania Bakery has you covered. This popular, family-owned DC shop specializes in fresh fruit pastries, almond cookies, and biscotti so you can indulge in a treat for yourself while you're picking up...

Take a Stroll With a Sweet Cone From Trickling Springs Creamery

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Get a scoop of the sweet stuff at Trickling Springs Creamery at Union Market. Take a stroll through this historic Washington DC market where ice cream isn’t the only sweet thing you’ll find. Whether you need a freshly-spun milkshake, a heaping scoop of ice cream, or a frothy root beer float,...

Cool Off All Summer Long in the Outdoor Pools and Splash Pads at Turkey Thickett Playground

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There's a reason that Turkey Thickett Playground has a larger-than-life reputation among DC-area families: this park offers playground and pool facilities for both kids and adults. If you're looking for old-fashioned playground fun, go ahead and bring a basketball to shoot a few hoops, or...