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AUGUST 25, 2016



Come celebrate fall on Capitol Hill on Saturday, September 24 at the Barracks Row Fall Festival! Presented by Barracks Row Main Street, the festival will take place from 11:00AM-5:00PM along 8th Street, SE, between the Eastern Market Metro Plaza and the Southeast Freeway.

There will be lots of food, fun and family activities - check out for a detailed list of events.

Stop by the BID Tent to take our annual assessment survey and RECEIVE A FREE, FUN PRIZE!

Hope to see you there!


When Paul Pascal first visited Kolker Poultry at D.C.’s Union Terminal Market in 1955, he had no intention of returning.

He arrived in his full Air Force Band uniform to visit his girlfriend’s family business, but was quickly turned off by the inner workings of one of the region’s largest poultry distributors.

“I actually said I’d never come back there, and here I am talking to you today,” Paul said.  

Paul not only returned to the city’s wholesale market district, he married into the business, and over the years has become one of the most prominent players in the market’s history and modernization. In fact, he’s come to be known by many as “the mayor of the market.”

Wondering how our Board Member and former Chairman of the Board, Paul Pascal, became known as the Mayor of Union Market? Check out the story from WTOP here!

In addition to a great selection of literature, East City Bookshop always has a lot of fun events planned! 

Their September lineup includes a DC Diaper Bank fundraiser featuring author Amanda Moniz; an interactive mindfulness event featuring Cynthia Kane, author of How to Communicate Like a Buddhist; a look at the poetic photography of Ted Polumbaum, whose works are featured at the Newseum; and much more.

Click here for their full list of events and be sure to check them out at 645 Pennsylvania Ave. SE!

Own your AM with Shake Shack’s breakfast menu! Available exclusively at the Union Station Shack from 7AM – 10AM, the menu features Stumptown coffee, fresh squeezed orange juice, and three types of breakfast sandwiches – Sausage, Egg N’ Cheese, Bacon, Egg N’ Cheese and Egg N’ Cheese.

Stop on by Monday through Friday and make your mornings a little tastier!

Peter Newsham will take over as interim chief of the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) starting Sept. 17, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced Aug. 23. 

Currently an assistant chief and a 27-year MPD veteran, Newsham will fill Chief Cathy Lanier's position when Lanier retires from the department next month. She will move on to a role as senior vice president of security operations for the National Football League (NFL). 

Read the entire article from Capital Community News here.


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