Last Tuesday we launched our very first SENIOR BREAKFAST DAY PARTY at our Anacostia location. The morning was filled with old-school jams, card games, dancing, laughter and of course our delicious breakfast food.

The day party celebrates the Wisdom, Experience, Knowledge and Resilience of our ELDERS in Anacostia! Unfortunately, seniors (our most valuable citizens) are often ignored.  That is about to change! Last Tuesday was such a hit that we will keep the party going every 2nd and 4th Tuesday each month.

Come play some cards, socialize, listen to some music, hand dance, or groove your way down the soul train line!  Enjoy a delicious Busboys Breakfast and *Seniors will receive a 20% discount on food and drink.

Busboys and Poets appreciates the ones who paved the way!

Quick Details:

  • Busboys and Poets Anacostia
  • 2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 9 am – 12 pm
  • Live DJ playing all the jams
  • 20% Senior Discount
  • Card Games and Hand Dancing

Check out some of the highlights from last Tuesday:

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For Langston Hughes on His 123 Birthday

Speech given on February 1, 2024 in Havana, Cuba In 1927 Langston Hughes walked into a Cuba amid an emerging community of artists, intellectuals, and radicals.  He saw a “sunrise in a new land [– a day – in his words]sic – full of brownskin surprises, and hitherto unknown contacts in a world of color.”  … Continued

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Palestine Week 2024

January 18, 2024 – January 25, 2024 In keeping with our ongoing mission of uplifting racial and cultural connections, Busboys and Poets is hosting Palestine Week (January 18 through January 25, 2024). This week-long series of events will offer a diverse range of programming featuring Palestinian food, music, dance, poetry, discussions, and other enriching events. … Continued

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Senior Breakfast Day Party Kicks-Off

The day party celebrates the Wisdom, Experience, Knowledge and Resilience of our ELDERS in Anacostia!

Last Tuesday was such a hit that we will keep the party going every 2nd and 4th Tuesday each month.

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4. Cuba – The Hotel Nacional

Follow along for the Busboys and Poets Travel Tribe’s Cultural Exchange trip to Cuba (July 6-13, 2022) Wednesday, July 6, 2022 By Andy Shallal (@andyshallal CEO/Founder, Busboys and Poets) On the way to the hotel we make a pit stop for lunch. A sprawling thatch covered restaurant. Completely open to the elements on all sides. Linen … Continued

10. A visual and sensory feast.

Art percolates throughout Cuba. It shows up on the streets. In alleys. On the veranda at the Nacional. Where live music is on nightly display. Until the wee hours of the morning. It is present in the poorest parts of town. In restaurants. Where the sound of guitars and maracas fills the air. And in … Continued