Proposed Budget Cuts Devastating to Capitol Hill

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On the RowBarracks Row Main Street urged the DC City Council on Tuesday, November 30th to maintain the funding provided in the original FY2011 budget for both the Main Street Clean Teams and DC Main Street operating funds. This amount was $1.6 million for the DSLBD and Main Street operating and business retention funds and $600,000 for Main Street Clean Teams. These programs, which rejuvenate and restore run down and deteriorating commercial corridors are revenue generators for the District of Columbia, returning many more dollars to the DC Treasury as compared to the minimal investment in the Main Street Programs.

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Change of Command at Marine Barracks Washington

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Change of Command CeremonyOn Friday October 22, 2010 under crisp fall sunshine at Marine Barracks Washington, Senators, Members of Congress, many former Commandants of the United States Marine Corps and hundreds of friends and neighbors witnessed a stirring ceremony as the command was passed from the 34th to the 35th Commandant of the United States Marine Corps.

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Barracks Row Fall Festival on Capitol Hill Schedule

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Barracks Row Fall Festival on Capitol Hill

 

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Light Up the Future with Homebody and Global Fairness Initiative

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Lantern

September 16, 2010

6:00-8:00 p.m.

Homebody, 715 8th St SE

Please come enjoy a very special evening at Homebody. Check out our Fall lighting collection and help us send 15,000 solar-powered lanterns to salt farmers in India.

 

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Barracks Row Main Street Receives 2010 National Trust Main Street Accreditation

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Barracks Row Main Street has been designated as an accredited National Main Street Program for meeting the commercial district revitalization performance standards set by the National Trust Main Street Center. Each year, the National Trust and its partners announce the list of accredited Main Street® programs that have built strong revitalization organizations and demonstrate their ability in using the Main Street Four-Point Approach® methodology for strengthening their local economy and protecting their historic buildings.

“We congratulate this year’s nationally accredited Main Street programs for meeting our established performance standards,” says Doug Loescher, director of the National Trust Main Street Center. “Accredited Main Street programs are meeting the challenges of the recession head on and are successfully using a focused, comprehensive revitalization strategy to keep their communities vibrant and sustainable.”

 

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