Borderstan thanks this weeks advertisers for their support. Remember to Think Local First and support local businesses in DC and the Dupont-Logan-U Street neighborhood.
The Bike Rack:Â The Bike Rack is a full service independent bike shop. We’re a community of people who care about cycling, and we strive to improve the cycling experience of every customer. We pride ourselves on building a strongÂ cycling communityÂ with weekend rides, clinics, local partnerships, clubs, teams, and active involvement in local cycling advocacy.” At 1412 Q Street NW.
Mike Brown/McEnearney Associates:Â “Reality. Only better. Try our new Mobile App.”
Caramel:Â “Unique clothing and accessories for women and men featuring international, national and local designers.” At 1603 U Street NW.
Fur-Get Me Not Dog Wash:Â “Our mission is to provide the highest quality pet care services by treating our clientsâ pets as if they were our own. Check out the company’s complete list of services, including training, boarding and dog walking. Located at 1722 Florida Avenue NW.
goDCgo.com: “Your Number One resource for transportation information and options to make getting into and around the District easier than ever. The goDCgo program focuses on the reduction of single-occupant vehicle travel and promotes the use of more sustainable modes of transportation.Â goDCgo is an initiative of the District Department of Transportation (DDOT).”
Hemphill Fine Arts: ” ‘Julie Wolff: Rewilding’ opens March 23 with a 6 pm reception.’Â The exhibition schedule features contemporary art ranging in media from emerging to mid-career and established artists. In addition to these shows the gallery mounts exhibitions of historically significant artwork and socially relevant subjects.” At 1515 14th Street NW, #300, just north of P Street.
Java House:Â “A neighborhood cafe where the coffee is roasted in the store. Happy Hour all day Monday through Friday with $4 beers.” Located at 1645 Q Street NW with indoor and outdoor seating.
Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe:Â “Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe is DCâs only full-service restaurant and complete bar combined with an independent bookstore.” Just north of Dupont Circle at 1517 Connecticut Avenue NW.
Patrick Mara 2013:Â âPolitics as usual in DC is not working. I will help to break up theÂ culture of cronyism that permeates the DC Council. I am your ethical and fiscal watchdog who champions education reform that puts our children first. I have been fighting for budget autonomy along with voting rights on the Hill for several years. I am asking for your support in the special election for DC Council on April 23.â
Rice/DC Noodles:Â “The Rice menu that both traditional and contemporary Thai cuisine in a very simple setting with minimal decor in the Logan Circle neighborhood. In addition,Â you can now order the DC Noodles menu at RiceÂ during most of the week.” At 1608 14th Street NW, north of Q Street.
Jo Ricks/City Houses:Â “Serving downtown buyers and sellers since 1979. This Realtor Is Not Your Average Jo.”
Ross Elementary School Auction: All proceeds from the fifth annual auction on March 23 benefit Ross students and programs. The annual fundraising auction is sponsored by sponsored by the Parent Teacher Association.Â Ross Elementary at 1730 R Street NW serves students from pre-school through fifth grade.
The Rutstein Group:Â A Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage. “In today’s market it’s important that your agent has the latest technology working for you! Drop us an email and tell us what you are looking for.” Office at 1606 17th Street NW.
Elissa Silverman 2013: “SheÂ is now seeking the at-large seat on the D.C. Council in the April 23 special election.Â Her campaign is focused on integrity, accountability, and strategic investment in the District. As a budget analyst and former reporter for bothÂ The Washington PostÂ and theÂ Washington City Paper,Â Elissa knows how to unpack complicated issues and ask the tough questions.”
Simon Vintage:Â “We offer Vintage Furnishings, Housewares, Toys and other Artifacts. Our cozy used furniture shop packs in a wide range from Art Deco Furniture to Mid Century Modern Furniture as well as lightly Used Contemporary Furniture.” At 1911 9th Street NW, just south of U Street.
VIDA Fitness:Â “Start a new fitness plan or continue in your fitness journey with VIDA Fitness at any of our 5 downtown urban chic fitness clubs. Change the way you look, feel and think about fitness.” In the Borderstan area, VIDA is at 1612 U Street NW and at the Metropole, 1517 15th Street NW.
Chen Wen/Fairfax Realty:Â “Chen Wen has been a long time Dupont-Logan resident, having lived here since before Whole Foods was a reality. With more than 20 years of real estate experience, Wen takes pride in the fact that his clients keep coming back to him for their real estate needs.”