Taste of 8th 2014

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The 2014 Taste of 8th is here! This year's taste will be held on Saturday, May 3rd from 1PM - 4PM. 

Our very own Barracks Row restaurants will serve appetizer sized samples of their best-known or newest dishes.

Sample up to 20 of our finest dining options. Tickets are $5.00 for a single taste, equivalent to a small appetizer or
tapas portion, and $20.00 for a 5 pack. (90% of all people buy the 5 pack to sample to most restaurants).
Ticket sales benefit Barracks Row Main Street's year-round work to
maintain a clean, safe and beautiful community for residents and businesses.



Tickets will not be mailed to you.
All advance-purchase tickets will be available for pickup at the Will Call desk
on the southwest corner of 8th and G Streets, SE
in front of Spring Mill Bread on Saturday, beginning at 12:55pm
Tickets that are not picked up by 3:00pm will be released for re-sale.
Ticket purchases are non-refundable; the event will take place rain or shine. 

Saturday May 3, 2014

1PM – 4PM

The following restaurants located on 8th Street, SE, are going to be a part of the Taste again this year!

Each restaurant serves “appetizer size” samples in exchange for one Taste of Eighth tasting ticket.

Ambar   |   Banana Cafe   |   Belga   |   Capital Teas   |   Cava   |   Chat’s   |    DCanter   |   DC3

District Doughnut   |  Las Placitas   |   Lavagna   |   Matchbox |  Medium Rare   |  Nooshi Sushi

 Old Siam |  Szechuan Kitchen   |   Senart’s   |   Spring Mill Bread   |   Sweet Lobby   |   Tash   |   Zest

We hope to see you Saturday!

Watch our website, www.barracksrow.org , or follow us on Facebook and Twitter for up-to-the-minute information about the Taste

and announcements about which restaurants will participate. See you on the 3rd!

And of course, THANK YOU to our 2014 Event Sponsors! 

2014 Garden Party

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Wednesday, June 11th   6:00pm-8:30pm

Located at 419 New Jersey Ave. SE

Your support directly improves the neighborhood!
Funds directly support Barracks Row Main Street, a nonprofit organization bringing to the community:

• New restaurants and shops – Economic development efforts to bring new businesses to Barracks Row, and monitoring “quality of life” issues such as parking and noise.
• A better community – Working to retain property values and improve “livability” by balancing retail, development, and
residential needs.
• Clean streets – Significant support of the “men in blue” or the Business Improvement District (BID) Clean Litter Team.
• Beautiful streets – Planting trees, bulbs, improving or restoring facades and creating murals.
• Safe streets – Improving lighting, increasing walk-through traffic resulting from added restaurants, retail and other businesses.
• Historic preservation – Murals, facades and other historic treasures in 8th Street buildings.

To order online or become an event sponsor, please use the PayPal link below:

Garden Party Ticket Options
Note: Physical tickets to the Garden Party will not be mailed. Your name will be included on the guest list at the door the day of the event.

Garden Party Sponsorship Options

To order by mail, please send a check for the ticket package you choose made payable to "Barracks Row Main Street" and your name, address, and the names of your guests (if any) to:

Barracks Row Main Street
731 8th Street, SE, Suite 201
Washington, DC 20003

Our 2014 sponsors include:

Designer Level Sponsors:



Gardener Level Sponsor:


Neighbor Level Sponsors:


Friend Level Sponsors:

Innovative Federal Strategies

Myles Doherty

In-Kind Sponsors:

Egg Hunt on Barracks Row

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Barracks Row Annual Meeting 3-13-13

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Join us this Wednesday, 3-13-13 for our Annual Meeting Celebration. We are celebrating the opening of Twelve In '12 - twelve new businesses joined our Row in 2012. One of the Twelve In '12 was tabula rasa, 731 8th Street, SE, Barracks Row's boutique event and pop-up retail space, where the Annual Meeting party will take place. Be our guests, toast another year of growth and evolution for Barracks Row, and enjoy an all- 8th Street Appetizer Bar provided by our superb restaurants.

TASH Now Open 7 Days Plus Lunch

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After debuting to 4 and 5 stars reviews (on Yelp!) TASH, Barracks Row's newest restaurant, announced today it is now open 7 days per week including lunch!

Monday- Thursday 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (Lunch); 4:30p.m. - 10:30 p.m. (Dinner)

Friday- Saturday 11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Sunday 11:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Happy Hour will be throughout the entire restaurant on Monday and Friday 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. During Happy Hour All Beer and Wine and Special Cocktails are 50% off.

On Saturday and Sunday Happy Hour Specials are Mimosas and Bloody Marys for $4.00.

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