FEB 2, 2013 – GROUNDHOG DAY: Potomac Phil, the National Groundhog, will make an appearance and offer weather and political predictions. Phil will let us know whether to expect six more weeks of winter or an early spring. Polka dancers, local celebrities, VIP’s and school children will participate. Dupont Circle, at the fountain. Check the Dupont Festival Facebook page for details.
We’ve been busy writing grant, preparing taxes and audit, 2013 Work Plan Brainstorming, QuickBooks rebuilding, etc. 2013 will be a re-building year on many fronts. We’ll been done with some façade work we’re doing for 3 Dupont businesses shortly. We got an advertisement on some Metro busses and bus shelters featuring 4 Dupont businesses. The Clean Team is out there cleaning up our streets.
Due to the weather the race had been moved to Thursday, November 1st. Come and celebrate the 26th running of the High Heel Race! Tuesday, October 30, 2012. 17th Street, NW between Riggs Place and P Street closes at 6 pm, strolling and costume parade begins shortly thereafter, and the Race starts at 9 pm sharp, running north to south. Get there early! If
Dupont Main Streets has had a tough 2012. Executive Director (ED), Paul Williams, moved on to become the President of Congressional Cemetery. Ruth Davis-Rogers followed as ED but, unfortunately, took a job at University of Maryland this summer. We’re going to completely re-brand, re-boot, and re-build Dupont Main Streets over the next couple months and hope to hire a new ED in January. We’re
DUPONT FESTIVAL and THE U.S CHESS CENTER present CHESS IN THE CIRCLE In celebration of National Chess Day, Senior Chess Master Gregory Acholonu and other staff from the U.S. Chess Center will be on hand to play and teach in Dupont Circle from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday Oct 14th Come out and enjoy an afternoon of chess in the park! Sponsored by
Last April the Dupont Circle Advisory Neighborhood Commission arranged a meeting with DC officials to discuss residential parking regulations and the methods various neighborhoods are using to ensure the most efficient use of limited street parking spaces. As a follow up a second meeting, also with DC officials, is planned for Tuesday, October 2, starting at 7 PM at the Hotel Dupont . This
After months of working on our new site we are excited to launch. We’d like to extend a huge thank you for the massive efforts of Alex Emmerman. He made it all happen. Here you will find information about who we are, what we do, and how we can better serve you. If you have any questions or suggestions please do not hesitate to click on the contact button to the