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BID Wins 2016 Downtown Merit Award

During its 62nd Annual Conference and Tradeshow in Atlanta this week, the International Downtown Association recognized the Capitol Hill Business Improvement District with a Merit Award.

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Barracks Row Fall Fest – Saturday, Sept. 24

Come celebrate fall on Capitol Hill on Saturday, September 24 at the Barracks Row Fall Festival!

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Shake Shack Now Offering Breakfast at Union Station

Own your AM with Shake Shack’s breakfast menu! Available exclusively at Union Station from 7am-10am.

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ATTENTION, BID MEMBERS – TAX BILL ERROR

It’s come to our attention that the BID tax bills that were recently mailed have the incorrect property address on them.

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DC Summer Restaurant Week: August 15-21

Attention, foodies – DC Summer 2016 Restaurant Week is less than a week away!

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Find Waldo Scavenger Hunt

All month long, hunt for Waldo at local businesses and earn special offers on Waldo books at East City Bookshop!

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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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