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Be Informed: Marine Corps’ Community Integrated Master Plan Open House

The Marine Corps is facilitating a Community Integrated Master Plan to evaluate community-military development partnering options. There are unmet facility needs and security requirements at Marine Barracks Washington and a potential to meet common community and military needs through the process. Recognizing that the Marine Barracks and the community are linked in past and present, […]

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Looking for Something to Do This Weekend? Come to Capitol Hill!

Friday, January 15: Albus Calvus fundraiser @ the Fridge art space 8 – 11 p.m. CHAW’s 4th Annual Photography Exhibit9:30am-6:30pm545 7th Street, SE

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ALBUS CAVUS CLASSROOM FUNDRAISER FRIDAY, JANUARY 15: 8PM – 11PM

Featuring DC’s Favorite Indie / Folk / Experimental Musician:Aaron Thompson Please join Albus Cavus, The Fridge, and Aaron Thompson to raise funds for the new Albus Cavus Classroom, where creativity is the core subject. Albus Cavus wants to encourage hundreds of DC kids to become active and engaged residents by empowering young artists with the […]

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Love a Local Business

Intuit is awarding over $100,000 in grants! You determine which 10 local businesses deserve them. This January and February, monthly Grand Prize winners will receive $25,000 worth of local radio advertising on the Westwood One network, $9,500 cash, plus $500 in Intuit products and services: QuickBooks Online Basic – 1 year freeIntuit Websites Platinum – […]

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FROM DDOT: Mandated Parking Meter Changes to Take Effect

Moratorium on Saturday Meter Payments Ends This Month (Washington, DC) This month, as mandated by the FY2010 Budget Support Act, the District will begin enforcing parking meter payment requirements on Saturdays at all metered spaces in the city. Crews will begin updating the more than 100,000 parking regulatory signs and nearly 17,000 meters to reflect […]

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Help Bring the Homeless in from the Cold

The biting winter winds are a sharp reminder that it is hypothermia season in DC, and that these conditions are very dangerous for the District’s homeless population. If you happen to be out and about, and you see someone who is homeless, please take the time to ask them if they need shelter for the […]

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Washington, DC Winter Restaurant Week is January 11-17, 2010.

Destination DC and the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington are proud to present the 16th Washington, DC Restaurant Week from January 11-17, 2010. Several of Capitol Hill’s favorite eateries are participating in 2010’s first Restaurant Week, in which they create new and certainly delicious three course meals at a fixed-price deal. Make your reservations now – […]

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Metrorail and Metrobus are closing at 2 a.m. New Years Eve and New Years Day – Have Designated driver, call a taxi, or use DC’s SoberRide program

As a reminder, Metrorail and Metrobus are closing at 2 a.m. New Years Eve and New Years Day. So please help your patrons and employees find safe, available transportation home at the end of the night. Recommend to your patrons they have a designated driver or the telephone number of a taxicab company to ensure […]

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Out With a Bang: The Last Day of 2009 brings a Wintery Mix to DC

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) and Department of Public Works (DPW) are preparing for a wintery mix (rain, sleet, and snow) anticipated to fall in the District in the early morning hours on Thursday, December 31st. The District Snow Team is currently planning to gear up for a full deployment beginning at 3 am […]

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Capitol Hill Totes! Only $8 each!

What better gift for that Capitol Hill enthusiast than the CHAMPS Capitol Hill Tote Bag? The artwork was submitted by kids from 17 different Capitol Hill schools. Pick one up today at Marvelous Market and Michael Anthony Salon.Go to www.champsdc.org for more information.

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How are you getting home New Years Eve? Plan Now.

From DC’s Department of Transportation: Metrorail to close at 2 a.m. on New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day Metrorail will operate on a regular weekday schedule with a 2 a.m. closing on New Year’s Eve, Thursday, December 31, and a modified Sunday schedule on New Year’s Day with a 2 a.m. closing on Friday, January […]

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Satin Doll on Parade at Union Station’s West Carraige Porch

Come see Satin Doll on parade 2 days only before she is off to the highest bidder – it could still be you! You can see her right in front of the escalators outside Union Station on the West Carriage Porch TOMORROW, WEDNESDAY DEC. 16 at 9 am. The auction is still in full swing […]

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DC Party Animal ‘Satin Doll’ Auction is Open!

Proceeds from auction to benefit Ready, Willing & Working Ready, Willing & Working (RWW) announced Monday a public auction for D.C. ‘Party Animal’ Satin Doll, opened at 8:30 p.m. The auction is part of Magic & Miracles at The Mansion, a benefit celebration for RWW. The auction will end 8:30 p.m. December 17, live at […]

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Capitol Hill Holiday Tree Lighting Becoming a Tradition

Approximately 150 Capitol Hill residents, workers and passersby gathered Thursday evening, December 3, for the 3rd Annual Capitol Hill Holiday Tree Lighting. To begin the evening, the Capitol Hill Chorale sang holiday tunes as attendee’s sipped cocoa and visited with new friends and old. Capitol Hill BID Chairman, Paul Pascal, with wife Brenda, enjoyed the […]

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Business Safety Tips for a Happy & Safe Holiday

Keep your businesses and employees safe this winter by following some helpful tips from your friends at the Metropolitan Police Department and the Capitol Hill BID: Keep your front windows clean and clear so you can see out and police and others can see inside the store. Don’t keep a lot of cash in the […]

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Councilman Wells’ 3rd Annual Livable Walkable Awards

Help the Honorable Tommy Wells, Ward 6 council member, celebrate what that makes Capitol Hill the livable, walkable and fantastic community it is: From TommyWells.org: “To create a truly livable, walkable community, it takes leadership and vision — not just from those elected to office, but also from our neighbors, city employees, civic organizations, and […]

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Show Time! – 3rd Annual Holiday Tree Lighting

The lights and ornaments are up-now all we need is you! Join us tonight at 5:30 p.m. as we illuminate the sky on Capitol Hill. Enjoy a warm beverage, a tasty treat and holiday music provided by the Capitol Hill Chorale. Hear remarks from The Honorable Eleanor Holmes Norton, The Honorable Tommy Wells as well […]

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Just Announced: Kojo Nnamdi to MC “Magic & Miracles at The Mansion”

Radio talk show host extraordinaire, Kojo Nnamdi will be the master of ceremonies for the December 17th event at The Mansion on O Street, to benefit Ready, Willing & Working.The Washington Post says, “Maybe one of the best radio interviewers in town.”Kojo will be on hand with his distinguished and recognizable style to introduce speakers […]

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And the Winners Are…

Last Friday we pulled out our sequined best and strut the red carpet at the First Annual Hilly Awards hosted by CHAMPS, Capitol Hill’s Chamber of Commerce. Not only were the Hilly’s CHAMPS annual fundraiser but also an event focused on bringing the community together for one night to celebrate what makes Capitol Hill a […]

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