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Reminder: No BID Services this Monday for MLK Jr. Holiday

As we prepare to celebrate the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday this Monday, please remember that there will be no BID services provided on Monday, January 16th. This is one of the four days throughout the year when the BID is closed. We ask for your assistance in emptying public space trash bins if needed, […]

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Capitol Hill Restaurants Gear Up for Winter Restaurant Week

Restaurant Week is one of the most anticipated weeks of the year for Washington, DC foodies. Typically held in both January and August, DC Restaurant Week offers diners three course meals for a great value; Lunch is $20.12 per person, dinner is $35.12 per person. Prices do not include tax and gratuity. The winter edition […]

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Happy New Year from Your BID!

Hats off to the new year! The Capitol Hill BID would like to wish everyone a very Happy New Year! Just a reminder that there will be no BID services on Sunday, January 1, 2012 so that our team members can celebrate the holiday with their families. All services will resume on Monday, January 2.

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Happy Holidays from Capitol Hill BID!

On behalf of the Capitol Hill BID we’d like to wish everyone a wonderful holiday season and a happy new year! Earlier in December the BID kicked off the holiday season with a new, old-fashioned tradition: the lighting of the Capitol Hill Holiday Tree, better known as “Big George” in honor of our founding president […]

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Capitol Hill BID Wins 2011 IDA Downtown Merit Award for Maintaining a Positive Workplace Environment

For Immediate Release: The approach used by the Capitol Hill BID to maintain a positive workplace environment was among 10 qualified entries in the category of Downtown Leadership and Management. This category features comprehensive and unique organizational approaches, projects or programs that improved the effectiveness of downtown management organizations. CEO. “Each year the IDA Awards […]

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Donate by Dining Out on Capitol Hill TODAY!

In partnership with HillFest 2011, three Capitol Hill restaurants are encouraging everyone to “Donate by Dining Out on Capitol Hill” today, September 22nd. Join the volunteer tutors and help support Capitol Hill’s youth by patronizing the following Hill establishments this afternoon and evening: (506 8th Street, SE) – Zest Bistro (735 8th Street, SE) – […]

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Kickoff Fall This Weekend at the Barracks Row Fall Festival on Capitol Hill

Fall arrives this week and what better way to celebrate the season than at Barracks Row Main Street’s Fall Festival on Capitol Hill. The festival will be taking place this Saturday, September 24th from 11:00am – 5:00pm between the 500 and 700 blocks of 8th Street, SE. The Capitol Hill BID is sponsoring a booth […]

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HillFest – a celebration of all things Capitol Hill – is in full swing!

HillFest is a two-week series of events sponsored by HillRag and produced in partnership with CHAMPS – Capitol Hill’s Chamber of Commerce – and the Capitol Hill BID. The event began on September 10th and will run through September 24th. HillFest celebrates all things Capitol Hill, from H Street, NE down to the Riverfront. HillFest […]

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BID Team and Family Outing Celebrates Success

Above: BID Staff and family members getting ready to head into Six Flags. From right to left: Andrew Lee, Director of Operations; Nicole Lee, Andrew’s wife; Patty Brosmer, President; Nicole’s granddaughter Aniyah; and Kelly Maslar, Marketing and Program Manager. The Capitol Hill BID held their annual team and family outing on Monday, August 15, at […]

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Restaurant Week Begins Monday – Will you be dining in Capitol Hill?

Every DC foodie has been dreaming about it all summer long – Restaurant Week 2011. The highly anticipated event is presented by the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) and begins Monday, August 15th through Sunday, August 21. Numerous restaurants within the Capitol Hill BID will be participating and we can’t wait to see what […]

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Metro’s Orange and Blue Lines to Share Track in Capitol Hill Area This Weekend

If you’re making plans to use Metro to get in and around Capitol Hill this weekend, be prepared to add at least twenty minutes to your travel time. According to WMATA’s website, Metro will be making improvements to several of their rail lines starting Friday at 10:00pm through closing on Sunday; this includes the Orange […]

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President Obama Visits Ted’s Bulletin on Capitol Hill

The President loves grabbing lunch in the BID! Last week, Mr. Obama made a stop at Good Stuff Eatery on Pennsylvania Avenue, SE for a hamburger and fries. This afternoon, he stopped at Ted’s Bulletin on Barracks Row and had lunch with some of his campaign volunteers. We hear he had a hamburger and fries […]

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Capitol Hill BID Launches New Facebook Page

Last week, the Capitol Hill BID launched a new Facebook page for the organization. The BID’s Facebook page has been reformatted so that all Facebook users can view our organization’s information and click the “Like” button to receive our updates into our news feed. We encourage all of our BID friends and colleagues to find […]

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Save the Date for Barracks Row Fall Festival on Capitol Hill

Save the date for the annual Barracks Row Fall Festival on Capitol Hill which will be held on Saturday, September 24th from 11:00am until 5:00pm in the 500 to 700 blocks of 8th Street, SE. The event is organized by the Barracks Row Main Street program and will include a military chef’s cook off competition, […]

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2011 DC Business Environment Survey

2011 DC Business Environment Survey The Washington, DC Economic Partnership is conducting a survey of businesses with a presence in the District of Columbia in order to gain a better understanding of DC’s business environment. If you are affiliated with a DC business at a management level or higher, we ask that you please take […]

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Feeling the Heat? Here’s How to Cool Off in DC

At last summer has arrived! Temperatures are on the rise along with the number of tourists walking around Capitol Hill. However, there comes a point when the heat and humidity are just too much to handle! DC’s Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency has put together a list of ways residents can “Beat the Heat” […]

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Metro Closings to Impact Capitol Hill Area on Memorial Day Weekend

As many of you start thinking about your plans for the long Memorial Day weekend next week, please keep in mind that several Orange and Blue line Metro stops in and around Capitol Hill will be closed next weekend for maintenance work. Metro stops closing in Capitol Hill include Capitol South, Eastern Market, and Potomac […]

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Bike to Work Day – Friday May, 20th

Dump the pump! Avoid waiting for a bus or metro train! Why not bike to work? Next Friday, May 20th, the Washington Area Bicyclist Association and Commuter Connections are hosting Bike to Work Day (BTWD). BTWD is an event that celebrates bicycling as a clean, fun, healthy way to get to work! There will be […]

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Just a reminder, if you see something, say something.

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Just a reminder, if you see something, say something.

With the recent events that have taken place, it is important to remember that if you see suspicious activity to please report it to the authorities. DC Police Commander David K Kamperin stated that, “We do not have any specific threats, however, additional vigilance and reporting is requested. To report suspicious activity or behavior, call […]

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