Friday, May 6, 2011

Happy Great Brookland Yard Sale Eve!

All systems are go for the Great Brookland Yard Sale! Tomorrow, Saturday May 7th from roughly 10am-2pm (individual sales may vary) there will be over 80 individual yard sales all over our neighborhood. Also, don't miss the 40 sales tables set up in front of St. Anthony’s School. The forecast calls for a perfect spring day - 72 degrees and mostly sunny.
Remember, you can print the yard sale map by clicking on the link below the map to the left. Yard Sale locations will have a small supply of maps to assist you as well. Want a map downloaded to your smart phone? Scan this QR code ---->

Questions?: Send an email to

Come early, stay late, find great deals and buy lots of stuff!

Good Eats at the GBYS

We know you're going to work up an appetite while your bargain hunting. While there are a number of cafes, restaurants and take out places in Brookland, we want to let you know about some special GBYS day eats:

The Guildfield Baptist Church will be selling fish, chicken, hot dogs, funnel cakes and homemade pies and cakes and more (1023 Otis Street NE).

One of the many tables at St. Anthony’s School will be serving homemade St. Louis Style BBQ! Items will include ribs, grilled BBQ chicken, pulled pork sandwiches, mac and cheese, homemade coleslaw, corn muffins and lots more! Check out the entry on the map for more info. Time: 9 a.m. until dusk. (corner of 12th and Monroe/Lawrence)

The DC Chocolatier is having special giveaways just for the Great Brookland Yard Sale. Stop by for free samples of premium Dove Chocolate (3115 12th St. NE)

Awesome GBYS Coverage at Brookland Avenue Blog

Check out the thorough and colorful coverage of the GBYS on the Brookland Avenue Blog. If you haven't checked out this blog before, please do so, it's a great resource for those of us in the Brookland community.

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Over 80 Households Signed Up!

Last night we hit a milestone. Actually, we are way over 80 households, if you cound that several yard sales are combine multiple households - and last we heard there will be 20 or more tables at St. Anthony's. GO BROOKLAND!

GBYS Google Map Improvements

FYI, the GBYS Google map has been updated by changing the "pushpins" to numbers, which makes it easier to identify yard sales. We also made the numbers correspond to clusters of houses in order to make it easier for shoppers to make their way around efficiently. Big thanks to Astrid Joehnk for working on the Google for many hours.

City Paper Ad

Many thanks go out to the Menkiti Group for sponsoring this GBYS ad in the City Paper.

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

70 and Partly Cloudy - We'll take that gladly!

So far the forecast is holding, with only a 10% chance of rain on GBYS day(Saturday May 7th).

Free Cold GBYS Cider!

Our neighbor at 912 Irving Street NE says to stop by for some FREE cold cider on GBYS day. We just ask that you be sustainable & bring your own cup.