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SafeTrack is here. Are you prepared?

The Washington Metro Area Transportation Association’s Metrorail has begun a series of repairs and safety checks, known as SafeTrack, that will continue through March of 2017.

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#VoteYourPark Competition for Columbus Fountain Begins Today

The Christopher Columbus Memorial Fountain at the entrance to Union Station is competing for a share of $2 million in grants under the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Partners in Preservation program.

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Union Station Reveals A Fully Renovated Main Hall

Covered for the past four years in scaffolding, the historic space is now unobstructed, as originally designed, for the first time in almost 50 years.

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Capitol Hill Classic – Sunday, May 15th!

This will be the 37th annual running of the Classic, which includes a 10K race, a 3K race, and a kids’ fun run and is the only race run exclusively on the roads of Capitol Hill.

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Bike to Work Day May 20th – Register for Our Pit Stop at Eastern Market Metro Plaza!

Registration for the metropolitan region’s Bike to Work Day 2016 has opened!

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2015 Annual Report Now Online!

The Capitol Hill BID’s 2015 Annual Report, “May The BID Be With You,” is now available for you to view at: capitolhillbid.org/annualreport.

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DC Streetcar Begins Passenger Service Saturday 2/27

After more than a decade of planning, construction and testing, the DC Streetcar will open for full passenger service on Saturday, February 27 at 10 am.

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Join Us for Our Annual Membership Meeting Breakfast on February 23rd

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. at The Hill Center

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BID Members: Please Sign & Return All Proxy Ballots to BID ASAP

Please take action even if you won’t be attending: In order to hold the meeting, we need your signed proxy/ballots.

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2016 DC Winter Restaurant Week: January 25-31

Restaurant Week is one of the most anticipated weeks of the year for DC foodies and lots of great Capitol Hill restaurants are participating this year!

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DC Council Unanimously Passes Bill to Jumpstart Security Camera Rebate Program

Councilmembers voted unanimously to pass Councilmember Charles Allen’s bill, the Private Security Camera System Incentive Program Emergency Act of 2016

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Hundreds Gather for Community Holiday Tree & Menorah Lightings

The Hill is Alive for the holidays! The community gathered for the 9th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting and the 2nd Annual Menorah Lighting.

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Interested in Becoming a BID Board Member? Seats Available.

Anyone wishing to be considered for a seat on the BID Board of Directors should contact Carol Quillian (cquillian@verizon.net), chair of the Nominations Committee.

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DC Streetcar Pre-Revenue Operations Scheduled to Begin December 16, 2015

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) today announced the start of Pre-Revenue Operations (PRO) for DC Streetcar as DDOT prepares the system for safety certification to carry passengers.

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Join us for the 2nd Annual Capitol Hill Menorah Lighting on Sunday, December 6th

The Capitol Hill BID and Hill Havurah will be hosting The 2nd Annual Capitol Hill Community Menorah Lighting on Sunday, December 6th at 5:00PM…

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Join Us For The 9th Annual Capitol Hill Community Tree Lighting – Saturday, November 28th

Mark your calendars for the 9th Annual Capitol Hill Holiday Tree Lighting on Saturday, November 28th at 5:30PM in the NE Quadrant of the Eastern Market Metro Plaza.

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Board of Directors Approves FY 2016 Budget

On September 11, the Board of Directors of the Capitol Hill Business Improvement District (BID) approved the budget for fiscal year 2016 (October 1, 2015 – September 30, 2016)…

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Homebody Relocates to Market Row on 7th Street, SE

Homebody has moved from Barracks Row to Market Row…

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FOX5 Takes a “Zip Trip” to Capitol Hill!

On Friday, August 21st, FOX5 took a “Zip Trip” to Capitol Hill, broadcasting live from the Eastern Market Metro Plaza and other areas of Capitol Hill…

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Union Station News – New Signage and Paint Striping at Columbus Plaza

The Union Station stakeholders continue to implement traffic enforcement and other recommendations for Columbus Plaza…

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