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

Hey, Monroe Street Market Nature Lovers: Visit the United States National Arboretum Before the Summer Ends!

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There are few things more relaxing than escaping the hustle and bustle of the city to spend some time in nature, and in DC, the United States National Arboretum is the perfect place to do just that. This spacious public garden is a type of living museum filled with trees, shrubs, and lush, green...

What to Do This Weekend Near Monroe Street Market: Watch a Free Flick During 'Dinner & A Movie' on the Arts Walk

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Heads up, Monroe Street Market residents: This Friday, Aug. 28, we'll host Dinner & A Movie, an al fresco (and totally free!) cinematic event on the Arts Walk! As soon as the sun disappears over the horizon (around 8 p.m.), all eyes will turn toward our outdoor movie screen for a showing of...

Free Garden Tours at Franciscan Monastery: Where Monroe Street Market Can Stop and Smell the Roses

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Did you know that one of DC's most treasured hidden gems is less than one mile from Monroe Street Market? We're talking about the gardens of the Franciscan Monastery on Quincy Street. These gardens, which have been part of the local landscape for more than 100 years, are maintained by a...