Taste of 8th 2016

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The 2016 Taste of 8th is almost here! This year's taste will be held on Saturday, May 7th from 1PM - 4PM. 

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

Some of this year's participants include Sweet Lobby, Souk, Sapore, Pineapple and Pearls, 

Nooshi Sushi, Medium Rare, matchbox, Lavagna, District Doughnut, DCanter, Chat’s Liquors, 

Capital Teas, Banana Café, Bayou Bakery, Belga Cafe, Ambar, and more!

Ticket purchases are non-refundable; the event will take place rain or shine. 

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 the 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.

Alternatively, you can also volunteer at the event to receive free tickets! Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more info.


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.

Saturday May 7, 2016

1PM – 4PM

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

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 7th!

And of course, THANK YOU to our 2016 Event Sponsors!

If you would also like to sponsor the event, please contact us at 202.544.3188. Event Sponsorships begin at $500.

2016 Garden Party

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Wednesday, June 8th 6:00pm-8:00pm

Located at The Deer House 712 East Capitol St. NE

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
Please note: This event will happen rain or shine. The Deer House can happily fit everyone even if it rains, so don't let a rainy day force you to miss out on the fun!

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.

Our 2016 sponsors include:

Designer Level Sponsors:



Gardener Level Sponsor:



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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