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

Elephant & Castle Is A Laid-Back Gastropub Near Monroe Street Market

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Elephant & Castle is one of DC's most popular gastrpubs, but regulars cite lots of different reasons for frequenting this laid-back hangout. Some reviewers cite Elephant & Castle's close proximity to galleries and shopping as a real draw, while others say they frequent the place...

Swimmers at Monroe Street Market Can Practice Their Backstroke Year-Round at the Turkey Thicket Recreation Center

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When the weather gets warmer and school’s out for summer, it seems like everyone heads down to the public pool for a swim. But what about the rest of the year? Wouldn’t swimming be just as fun in February as it is in August? Aren’t a few laps in the pool as good a workout in...

Calling All Bicyclists at Monroe Street Market: The Bike Rack Is Right at Your Doorstep

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Whether you're a seasoned cyclist or a relative newbie, you'll find an ally in a trustworthy bike shop for accessories, maintenance, or equipment upgrades. For Brookland locals, including Monroe Street Market residents, that’s where The Bike Rack comes in! Voted DC’s best bike...

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