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JOIN US AT THE VAN NESS SOCIAL CLUB
We are so excited about our Create Van Ness Placemaking Project. Van Ness Main Street, in partnership with AARP, are transforming the west plaza at the Van Ness Metro Station into our very own town square.
Our project coordinator, Philippa Hughes from the Pink Line Project has been working to finalize our project based on several community discussions and meetings. Special thanks to so many of you who attended our community meetings.
PLEASE SAVE THE DATE : Join your Van Ness friends and neighbors for the first-ever ALL FREE Van Ness Social Club! Come see our newly created space and enjoy Live Music! Dancing! Chess! Art! Community Conversations!
& much more!
When: Saturday, October 28 th from 3:00 – 7:00 pm.
Where: 4250 Connecticut Ave.on the Plaza above the Van Ness Metro
Who: YOU! All ages welcome, handicap accessible
For more information, contact: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
WELCOME NEW BOARD MEMBERS
We would like to welcome three new board members to our Van Ness Main Street Board of Directors:
-Ed Sands, Business Owner of Calvert Woodley Wine & Liquor
-Reginald Felton, Van Ness resident and a member of UDC’s Board of Trustees
-Pat Jacopchek, Van Ness resident and an ANC 3F Commissioner
AMADOU KOUYATE AT THE MARKET
Join us this Saturday from 11am to 1pm at the Van Ness Farmers Market for music by Amadou Kouyate . This interactive, family fun performance will feature Amadou playing his solo kora which is a traditional 21 string instrument.
RETAIL STUDY FOR VAN NESS
Van Ness Main Street , UDC , and Bernstein Management Corporation are supporting the development of a retail study for Van Ness. The study will be conducted by HR&A and should be completed in 60 days. There were several consulting firms that responded to the RFP and HR&A was selected as the best fit for our needs here in Van Ness. The study will help us meet the community’s goal of creating a stronger retail market in Van Ness by maximizing the retail potential, needs, and desires of our diverse constituencies.
GET READY FOR 2ND POP UP SHOP
We are excited to announce the second annual Van Ness Made in DC Pop Up Shop. What started as a two day event last year is now expanding into a multi-weekend event with a kick-off on November 25 for Small Business Saturday followed by the next three weekends in December.
The pop up shop will be located at 4340 Connecticut Ave. Special thanks to UDC for donating space for our Made in DC Pop up.