Patricia Davies, a member of the Van Ness Main Street Events Committee and part of the Van Ness Vision Committee which founded Van Ness Main Street, was just named as a 2016 Washingtonian of the Year. Besides serving on the Van Ness Main Street Events Committee, Pat works tirelessly to... read more →
Entertaining doesn't have to be a hassle this holiday season! Celebrate with friends and family in Van Ness. Make your reservation today at one of our many restaurants or just stop by for a quick bite and a few drinks! Acacia Bistro Italian Pizza Kitchen Laliguras Pho14 Sfoglina Soapstone Market... read more →
On December 10-11, Van Ness Main Street and UDC hosted a temporary “Made in DC” Pop up. The store was located at 4340 Connecticut Ave. The event featured all DC vendors. Some highlights included: Over 2,400 shoppers (1350 on Saturday, 1050 on Sunday) visited Van Ness 25 local DC vendors,... read more →
Now more than ever, it’s important to shop local! Toward that end, Van Ness Main Street is hosting its first MADE IN DC Pop Up Market: Saturday, Dec.10 and Sunday Dec. 11 10:00 am to 5:00 pm 4340 Connecticut Avenue, NW Washington, DC This festive indoor marketplace will feature over 20... read more →
Van Ness Main Street launched it's annual giving campaign as part of Giving Tuesday. Executive Director Theresa Cameron said, "We hope that our community will help support our work by participating in Giving Tuesday. While we receive some funding through our partnership with DC Department of Small and... read more →
On November 16, the UDC law school presented the 24th Annual Joseph L. Rauh, Jr. Lecture featuring Senator Corey Booker. The lecture was filmed and available on YouTube.
Van Ness Main Street Board Members: Mary Beth Ray, Zach Friedlis, Eun Yim, and Sally Gresham On Saturday, November 5, 2016, Van Ness Main Street held its first Friend-Raiser at the Park Van Ness Apartments. Over 150 neighbors and friends attended and were treated to great foods from Sfoglina Restaurant and... read more →
ANC Commissioner Margaret Siegle, Councilmember Mary Cheh, Van Ness Main Street Board Chair Mary Beth Ray, ANC Commissioner David Dickinson, and Cleveland Park Library Director Barbara Gauntt cut the ribbon and officially welcome neighbors and patrons into the Cleveland Park Library Interim Space. Welcome to the neighborhood.
We had a great turnout for our Oct. Jazz@VN event last night. Special thanks to Soapstone Market for hosting and Levine music for the great jazz.
Forest Hills Connection: by Marlene Berlin