Everything is better with the help of friends. This post is no different! This was a collaborative effort thanks to my sister-in law and her friends who live in the popular neighborhood of Brookland. You will find old-school storefronts, a small town feel, tree-lined streets and much to do with art (with the bonus of having a Metro). If you have any other places that are family friendly, shoot us a comment below.
(Photo: Greater Greater Washington)
Prenatal, Baby, Family and more yoga classes.
Inside amenities include: a gym, weight room, toddler room, computer lab, and indoor pool. Outdoor amenities include a basketball court, a baseball field, field with a walking track, playground, covered picnic areas, tennis courts, a spray park and a parking lot.
In addition to all they typically have to offer; food, books, entertainment, lively discussion, art, poetry and more, each Monday you can take your Bambinos to Rise + Rhyme is a weekly morning storytelling and performance series for children ages 5 and under with the goals of teaching children to engage with their community, learn to love performing and become rising artivists!
Walk around the gardens or even take a garden tour on Saturdays and admire the incredible architecture.
It has a great track to bike/walk.
Tony Tomeldon of the Pug and John Solomon of Solly’s have teamed up with Chef Shannan Troncoso-former Executive Chef of Matchbox Capitol Hill-to open Brookland’s Finest Bar & Kitchen. Kids menu is available as is a large dessert menu. Weekend brunch looks delish!
From the minds behind Little Red Fox, a small taco and coffee shop.
Kids eat free all day on Tuesdays. Limit 2 kids under the age of 12, valid with the purchase of an adult entree. Don’t forget to ask for a balloon on your way out!
A recommendation from my sister-in law! Family owned and operated, plus they offer gluten free.
Family owned restaurant offering home style authentic Indian food. FYI they only use disposable serving ware and utensils.
Join the Farmers Market every Saturday on the Arts Walk Plaza from 9am-1pm for the freshest local produce, breads, eggs, pasture raised meats, and more from area farms. Whether you are swinging by for coffee and a quick bite, getting groceries for the week, or looking for a special gift, the market and Arts Walk studios have you covered. Bring a blanket and enjoy weekly live music and special activities and programming.