Barracks Row 4th of July Parade Photos

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Every 4th of July marchers form up under the protective cover of I 695.
Meanwhile a patriotic crowd waits up and down 8th Street. Phil Guire,
Grand Marshall organizes groups in parade order and at 10:00AM 
sharp they're off!  Check if your favorite Capitol Hill organization
was part of the 2016 4th of July Parade ... 
Take a look at our album here

Marine Corps Marching Band at rest - they lead the parade
Eastern High School Drill Team warms up.

Capitol Hill Corner also has an excellent selection of photos here.

Do More 24

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This Thursday is Do More 24! Do More 24 is the local movement powered by United Way of the National Capital Area that provides a simple way to generate excitement and connects donors with the causes they care most about throughout the National Capital Community. Over 700 local Nonprofits are working together this year.

The goal is to inspire the entire DMV to come together for 24 hours to give as much as possible to support the work of public 501c3 nonprofits and raise awareness in the National Capital Community!

Below is a list of Barracks Row participants and partners:

The Washington Humane Society/Washington Animal Rescue League

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop

Anacostia Watershed Society

People Animals Love

National Alliance on Mental Illness

Dupont Circle Main Streets

Or give directly to Barracks Row Main Street here to help support the great work we do!

Garden Party Tickets/Sponsorships Now Available!

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Click here to purchase tickets or sponsor the event. 

Taste of 8th Menu is here!

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Restaurants announce Taste of 8th menus!

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5 Pack of tickets = one awesome, multi-course international lunch! Shrimp & Grits at matchbox; Rye and Rosé at Chat's
Reaching for more wine glasses at DCanter

Here's how it works: one 5 pack of Taste tickets for $20.00 makes for an amazing lunch. When you pick up your tickets at will call located at 8th and G St, SE, the full menu of the day will be distributed. It looks just like a restaurant menu with Drinks, Appetizers, Main Courses, and Desserts and, then it's up to YOU.

Select the exact luncheon you're in the mood for by moving up and down 8th Street to various restaurants serving your choices.
You might begin at DCanter for Spring in Spain with a wine course of three lovely Spanish wines. Or try Capital Teas where you will receive a mason jar with lid full of iced tea to help you ponder your choice of dishes from some of DC's best restaurants.

Homemade Ravioli at Trattoria Alberto.
Lamb Jamb winner Lamb Halfsmoke at Cava
Then on to Trattoria Alberto for an appetizer of Homemade Ravioli Stuffed with Spinach, Prosciutto and Ricotta Cheese Topped with Pink Sauce.

Belga announced their dish to be served is a Flemish Beef Stew with Mashed Potatoes and Crispy Onions.

Try Greek for a Main Course at Cava with their Lamb Jam Winner - a Greek Half SmokeGreek bolognese dressed with mustard tzatziki, and onions.

Then, for dessert you'll have choices at Sweet Lobby / Souk where one of their delectable pastries has your name on it.

Or try the double dessert at Spring Mill Bread then add a scrumptious District Doughnut confection.

Finish off at Pineapple and Pearls with Vietnamese Iced Coffee- a special drink from Chef Aaron Silverman made just for Taste of 8th!

These options are just some of the choices as you customize an unforgettable lunch experience while enjoying the sunny afternoon predicted for this Saturday on Barracks Row.

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