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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 →
Jul 01

Rosemary Bistro Cafe opens Wednesday, July 8th in Forest Hills!

First Look: Rosemary Bistro CafeDC restaurateur Fred Darricarrere, owner of the new Rosemary Bistro Cafe in Forest Hills, is excited to announce his plans to open for dinner next Wednesday, July 8th. See the menus below and make a reservation by calling 202-506-5961 or by emailing info@rosemarydc.com Bring the whole... read more →
Jun 09

VNMS ONLINE SILENT AUCTION LIVE till 6/25

Shop Local at the VNMS Silent Auction! NOW LIVE!!Van Ness Main Street has partnered with the Paypal Giving Fund and Ebay for our very first online Silent Auction. We're thankful to the local small businesses and entrepreneurs who've already made generous donations! The auction is now live and will end on Thursday, June 25th at... read more →
May 29

PPE Care Packages for Ward 3 Businesses

As you know, Mayor Muriel Bowser has announced that Phase I of the District’s Reopening began today, May 29th. The reopening guidelines outline specific use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including face masks, hand sanitizer, and liquid cleaning concentrate. The DC Government, through the Department of Small and Local Business... read more →
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13 hours ago

Van Ness Main Street
DC Holiday Lights begins! Stay tuned for more photos as our small businesses and residents light up the avenue!! ✨🎄

DC Holiday Lights begins! Stay tuned for more photos as our small businesses and residents light up the avenue!! ✨🎄 ... See MoreSee Less

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