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[The] 10-year anniversary party for Busboys and Poets brought hundreds of well-wishers to the restaurant and bookstore chain’s Brookland location in Northeast Washington.”

 

 

It was an evening of great music, delicious food and old-style rabble-rousing from such legendary figures as Alice Walker and Angela Davis. “

The Washington Post (October 3, 2015)

quoteThank you for being a part of this experiment!” – Andy Shallal, founder Busboys and Poets

Reflections From DC Mayor Muriel Bowser

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BUSBOYS AND POETS IS A SACRED PLACE by Alice Walker

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Busboys X Celebration at Busboys and Poets, Brookland

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The Nepal Chronicles #6

Friday March 5, 2021 early AM… It’s 1 am and I can hardly sleep. A combination of very strong coffee, jet lag and excitement keeps me tossing and turning all night. Try as I may, sleep is nowhere to be found. I am using every trick in the book. Changing sides. Hugging pillows. Relaxing my … Continued

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Our Annual New Year’s Day Pajama Brunch

It’s that time of year again to rummage through your closet for your most stylish pajamas for our annual New Year’s Day Pajama Brunch! This is our 15th pajama brunch and it’s always a great photo op with family and friends. We’ll be open at 8 AM at all locations on 1/1/20 with $5 mimosas … Continued

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Everest Base Camp #17

Oxygen please or more Dawa wisdom After leaving the monastery I ask Dawa. How do you keep from slipping on these rocks. Dawa says. The foot has two parts. The thinker. And the doer. The thinker is the ball of the foot. The front of the foot. It senses things and can quickly adjust. It … Continued

August Five Favorites

August Five Favorites

With the recent HBO series and our country’s current administration, Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale (Anchor Books, $15.95) is more relevant than ever. – Aliza