Friday, May 11, 2012

HAPPY GBYS EVE!

Get Ready, Get Set, Shop! Eat! Mingle With Neighbors! The 5th annual Great Brookland Yard Sale is shaping up to be the best yet.

As if you need it, here are the basics again:

WHAT IS GBYS? : The Great Brookland Yard Sale is a set date for Brookland residents to host concurrent yard sales. Once again this year, the GBYS is organized by the Brookland Neighborhood Civic Association (BNCA).
WHEN IS IT? : Saturday May 12th from 10:00 AM until 2:00PM (individual yard sale times can vary)
RAIN DATE : Sunday May 13th
WHERE IS IT? : All over the neighborhood, in individual seller’s yards!. Please see the map for individual addresses and information.
WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE INFO ? : Check out http://brooklandcivic.org/gbys-2012/ for general information. http://brooklandblog.blogspot.com/ and http://brooklandavenue.com/blog/?tag=gbys-2012 for more real time information and posts about the GBYS
WHO DO I CONTACT IF I HAVE QUESTIONS OR IF I WOULD LIKE TO ADD A YARD SALE? : Send an email to BrooklandCivic@yahoo.com
WHAT ARE MY DINING OPTIONS?:
  • PORC Food Truck will be parked at First Time Computers (12th and Irving NE)
  • Guildfield Missionary Baptist Church: Home-Made Fried Fish, Fried Chicken, French Fries, Hot Dogs, Cheeseburgers, Sodas, Juices and Water, Fresh-Baked Cakes and Pies
  • Jamilyaa’s Gourment Tacos and Gourmet grilled Hot Dogs (at St Anthony Catholic School Spring Market)
WHAT IF I DON'T SELL EVERYTHING / OR I HAVE STUFF TO GET RID OF BUT DON'T WANT  TO HAVE A YARD SALE?: You're in luck! The Menkiti group will have a donation truck parked at First Time Computers from 1:00-3:30pm. Donations go to Goodwill and you will get a donation receipt.

HOW MANY YARD SALES WILL THERE BE? HOW CAN I MAXIMIZE MY TIME?: Over 75 yard sales! Wow! Check out the map to the left of this post OR pick up a printed map at the corner of 12th and Newton and make a plan. Many of the yard sales have descriptions of what they are selling.

ANY OTHER HIGHLIGHTS?: Why yes!
  • Chocolate City Beer, Growler (beer) sales, sellers and possible food truck 12:30 - 4:30
  • St Anthony Catholic School Spring Market, multiple sellers/food: 9:30AM-2:30PM
  • Greater Brookland Garden Club Plant Sale: 12th and Newton Streets 10AM-4PM
  • Guildfield Missionary Baptist Church, multiple sellers/food: Market in Parking lot 8AM-4PM
  • DC’s Different Drummers – a non-profit community band. an assortment of items – Computer table, electric lawn mower, household and office items, collectibles and old sheet music too.
  • Brookland History Book Sale and Signing: 1pm – 3pm
  • Dance Place 3500 12th Street NE (12th and Monroe) Vintage & Collectible Shop Clearance. Lots Of Treasures 12pm – 5pm
  • House Studio DC
  • Excel Movement Studios
  • Brookland Artspace Lofts, Group of multi disciplined artists displaying & selling their work.

  • And much, much more. See you then!

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