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Dec 29

VNMS End of Year Message

Dear VNMS Community, Thank you for all your kindness and cheer this past challenging year! We couldn’t do it without you. And our businesses won’t make it without VNMS’ financial, technical, and promotional support. As you mentally and physically put an end to 2020, placing it in the file folder... read more →
Dec 22

Shop, Dine and Explore Local: Van Ness, Forest Hills + Wakefield

SHOP LOCAL GUIDE 2021 LOCAL FOOD & BEVERAGE: + Acacia Food & Wine Open for patio dining, takeout and delivery. Acacia also offers gift-card or a curated selection of wines. acaciafoodwine.com + Bread Furst  Lunch, brunch, coffee, freshly baked bread, sweet treats and so much more are available for takeout and delivery.... read more →
Dec 14

Vote for your Favorite! Van Ness Main Street Holiday Lights

Our small businesses from Van Ness Street to Nebraska Avenue are decked out for the holidays - vote for your favorite below. Your votes, along with our panel of judges, will determine the winner. The winning business receives a cash prize! Please vote FOR ONE OF THE BUSINESSES on the Google... read more →
Nov 10

VNMS Small Biz Equity Grant Program FY21 – Guidelines

Summary Van Ness Main Street (VNMS) is a community-based nonprofit organization that works with residents and local businesses to strengthen the economic vitality of Van Ness, Forest Hills, and Wakefield serving the Connecticut Avenue corridor from Van Ness Street to Nebraska Avenue. Van Ness is a unique neighborhood, combining the... read more →
Nov 09

5th Annual Holiday PopUP Shop Local HOLIDAY GUIDE!

Stay tuned for information and links for the Van Ness + Forest Hills, 2020 Shop Local Holiday Guide! Join us for the 5th Annual, Van Ness + Forest Hills Holiday PopUP! This year, we're celebrating 2020-style with an online holiday shopping guide highlighting small businesses in Van Ness, Forest Hills... read more →
Oct 30

Thank you Spring Forward Donors!

Spring Forward at VNMS continues to sprout stupendously - raising more than $3,100 for our beautification project and planting 715 bulbs, thanks to our incredible community of donors and volunteers! A special shout out to our Master Gardener, Kathy Sykes, and her husband, Steve Vetzner, who are not only leading... read more →
Oct 21

SPRING FORWARD Bulb Planting in Van Ness & Forest Hills!

Spring Forward! Contribute and volunteer to help VNMS beautify Connecticut Avenue! SPRING FORWARD with Van Ness Main Street! Join Van Ness Main Street and local volunteer and Master Gardener, Kathy Sykes for a community beautification, socially distanced volunteer opportunity – our Spring Forward bulb planting along the commercial corridor of Connecticut Ave from Van Ness Street to... read more →
Oct 17

VNMS Spring Forward – Connecticut Avenue Beautification Fundraiser

Spring Forward! Contribute and volunteer to help VNMS beautify Connecticut Avenue! Sign up on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/vnms-spring-forward-connecticut-avenue-beautification-fundraiser-tickets-125010268077 Join VNMS and local volunteer and Master Gardener, Kathy Sykes for a community beautification, socially distanced volunteer opportunity – our Spring Forward bulb planting along the commercial corridor of Connecticut Ave from Van Ness... read more →
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19 hours ago

Van Ness Main Street
Today! 🚨 At 4 pm, join DSLBD Director Kristi C. Whitefield, Deputy Mayor John Falcicchio and others for updates on PPP, the Bridge Fund, and support for the Districts nightlife and cultural organizations & businesses.

RSVP here: https://lnkd.in/gUq_Zst
DC Department of Small and Local Business Development

Today! 🚨 At 4 pm, join DSLBD Director Kristi C. Whitefield, Deputy Mayor John Falcicchio and others for updates on PPP, the Bridge Fund, and support for the District's nightlife and cultural organizations & businesses.

RSVP here: lnkd.in/gUq_Zst
DC Department of Small and Local Business Development
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2 days ago

Van Ness Main Street
Muchasgraciasdc is participating in restaurant week, starting today! Its a great way to support a local restaurant and get a delicious deal. See the menu >> muchasgraciasdc.com/menu

Muchasgraciasdc is participating in restaurant week, starting today! It's a great way to support a local restaurant and get a delicious deal. See the menu >> muchasgraciasdc.com/menu ... See MoreSee Less

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