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2013 Annual Report Now Online!

The Capitol Hill BID’s 2013 Annual Report is now available for you to view…

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BID Honors Board Chairman Paul Pascal at Annual Meeting

At their eleventh Annual Meeting, the Capitol Hill BID honored Paul Pascal for his service as Chairman of the Board from 2007 to 2014.

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Ready, Willing & Working’s Magic & Miracles Honors Phil Truluck & The Heritage Foundation

The 6th Annual Magic & Miracles Benefit for Ready, Willing & Working (RWW) was held on Thursday, December 5th at The Atlas…

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Ready, Willing & Working Scam Alert

We’ve received several calls over the last few weeks regarding a homeless individual in Downtown Washington, DC who has been asking people for money to enter our Ready, Willing & Working (RWW) program…

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Capitol Hill Business Improvement District Clean Team Tackles Overflowing Trash During Government Shutdown

The Capitol Hill Business Improvement District (CHBID) has stepped up its clean team services…

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Help the “Men In Blue” by Donating to RWW’s Silent Auction

Last year, RWW was fortunate to receive numerous generous donations from many Capitol Hill businesses…

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Capitol Hill Bikes Named One of America’s Best Bike Shops

The National Bicycle Dealer Association (NBDA) announced that Capitol Hill Bikes (719 8th Street, SE) has been named one of “America’s Best Bike Shops for 2013”.

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Business Spotlight: Capitol Hill Fitness at 725 8th Street, SE

Capitol Hill Fitness (725 8th Street, SE) is a relatively new business on Barracks Row that helps people get in shape…

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Barracks Row Fall Festival – Saturday, September 28th

If you love DC’s famously diverse spirit then put Barracks Row Fall Festival on Capitol Hill on your must-do list Saturday, September 28, 2013; festival opens at 11 a.m. and closes at 5 p.m.

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Clean Team Member Jerome Wins Essay Contest; Receives Refurbished Laptop

Throughout the year, the Capitol Hill BID will hold essay contests for its team members…

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Publisher Boxes to be Regulated by DDOT

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) recently proposed the regulation of publisher boxes, which would require newspapers…

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Reminder to Businesses – Permits Required for Sidewalk Signs

The BID would like to remind businesses that all signwalk signs are required to have a permit from the DC Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA).

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Aloha From the BID’s 2013 Team Appreciation Cruise

The BID held its annual Team Appreciation Outing on a cruise along the Potomac River.

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Marine Shares His Community Service Experience with the Capitol Hill BID Clean Team

Bruce had seen our “men in blue” cleaning the streets daily and asked if there was any way he could fulfill his service hours through the BID.

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Hill Restaurants to Participate in Summer Restaurant Week, August 19 – 25

The highly anticipated event is presented by the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington(RAMW).

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Councilmember Vincent Orange Visits the BID

DC Councilmember Vincent Orange and members of his staff visited the BID on Thursday, August 1, to get an up-close look about how our BID operates.

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An Ellyse Eye View – BID Intern Recaps DC BID Council Meeting

On Tuesday, Patty, Kelly, and I visited our neighboring BID, Capitol Riverfront, for July’s DC BID Council meeting…

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2013 Hilly Award Nominations are Open – Nominate Your Favorite Hill Businesses

CHAMPS – Capitol Hill’s Chamber of Commerce – has recently announced that nominations are now OPEN for the 2013 Hilly Awards.

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BID Taking Necessary Precautions for Extreme Heat

As a reminder, our Clean Team and Ambassadors have been impacted by the high temperatures and humidity levels this week and the BID has been taking every necessary precaution to ensure the health and safety of its team members.

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Councilmember Wells to Launch Eastern Market Metro Park Community Input Effort

Councilmember Tommy Wells is launching a “Community Input Effort” to draw out ideas, suggestions and support for the beautification of the Eastern Market Metro Park & Plaza.

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