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The Dupont Circle Business Improvement District promotes the Dupont Circle neighborhood through strategic communications, media outreach and initiatives on digital platforms.

To set up an interview with the BID’s executive director, Colleen Hawkinson, please contact Kayla Brown at kbrown@dupontcirclebid.org.

For a tour of the neighborhood, please contact chawkinson@dupontcirclebid.org.


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Press Releases

November 29, 2018
Dupont Circle BID Celebrates Launch

September 5, 2018
Dupont Circle BID Announces New Executive Director

April 20, 2018
Newly Formed Dupont Circle BID Highlights Neighborhood Momentum

 

BID Newsletters

June 26, 2019
Vigil Against Violence Recap, Public Art, and New BID Team Member

May 23, 2019
Capital Pride Celebration, Industry Roundtables & Greek Pop-up

April 22, 2019
Retail Roundtables, Greek Pop-Up & Metro Canopy

March 20, 2019
Dupont Restaurants Receive Award Nods & Spring Roundtables

February 21, 2019
Dupont Circle Nightlife Roundtable, Plus Hire a Local Cat

January 29, 2019
Open House This Week, Groundhog Day & Valentine's

December 20, 2018
Welcome to "Inside Dupont"

 

Stories of Interest

Washington City Paper
May 29, 2019
Why Neighborhood Japanese Restaurant Rakuya is Always Packed With Regulars
Laura Hayes

Cap Parks

Washingtonian, 2015

Eater, Dec. 2017

Washingtonian, 2016

Washingtonian, 2016

Destination DC

 

Stories About the BID

Bisnow, fall 2017
Jon Banister

Current, fall 2017
Zoe Morgan

Washington Post, March 2018
Marc Ferris

 

News Clippings

Washington City Paper
May 29, 2019
Why Neighborhood Japanese Restaurant Rakuya is Always Packed With Regulars
Laura Hayes

Eater DC
April 4, 2019
Heurich House happy hour
Gabe Hiatt

DCist
April 3, 2019
Heurich House Happy Hour
Elizabeth Tuten

WTOP
March 29, 2019
Protected bike lanes move forward
Max Smith

Jetsetter
March 29, 2019
Kramerbooks mention
Shayla Martin

Greater Greater Washington
March 26, 2019
Dupont Circle history
Mark Eckenwiler

The Hoya
March 15, 2019
LGBTQ Nightlife Dissipates in the District [History of Dupont Circle as 'gayborhood']
Sean Fulmer and Steven Botsoe

Washington Post
March 13, 2019
The neighborhood that got a much-needed dining boost in February: Dupont Circle
Fritz Hahn

Rachael Ray Magazine
March 6, 2019
Female-owned spots in DC

Washingtonian
March 3, 2019
Washingtonian Weddings at Doyle
Megan Reilly

Washington Post
March 1, 2019
Pembroke at Dupont Circle Hotel
Tom Sietsema

Washington Post
February 21, 2019
Kramerbooks

Washingtonian
February 19, 2019
Three Ways to Crush the Competition in a Snowball Fight
Sherri Dalphonse

Washington City Paper
February 8, 2019
Top Of The Hour: Zorba's Cafe
Amy Guay

Eater DC
February 8, 2019
Revamped Dupont Circle Hotel Unveils a Global Restaurant With Moroccan Lamb Shanks
Tierney Plumb

WUSA9
January 19, 2019
Enjoy Delicious Food Pairings at Doyle the old Bar Dupont

Washington City Paper
January 15, 2019
Glen's Garden Market Engages the Public to Help Furloughed Workers Buy Groceries
Laura Hayes

Washingtonian
December 19, 2018
Washingtonian Readers' Favorite Restaurants
Ann Limpert

Bisnow
December 13, 2018
CBRE To Move D.C. Office To New Dupont Circle Development
Jon Banister

Washington City Paper
December 4, 2018
D.C.'s Hottest Open Mic Night Will Be Inside Darlington House's New Music-Obsessed Basement Bar
Laura Hayes

Bisnow
December 3, 2018
WeWork Partners With Meridian Group To Buy Dupont Circle Building, Plans To Open 100K SF Space
Jon Banister

Washington Post
November 29, 2018
Inside DC's Embassies
Fritz Hahn

Bisnow
November 27, 2018
European Hotel-Hostel Concept To Replace Dupont Circle Courtyard By Marriott

WTOP
November 5, 2018
Whiskey, wine and puppies: Promotions to help you unwind on Election Day
Keara Dowd

Washingtonian
November 1, 2018
Before She Was the Barefoot Contessa, Ina Garten Renovated Houses in DC
Helen Carefoot

Washington Blade
November 1, 2018
Thank you Mayor Bowser for supporting High Heel Race
Peter Rosenstein

DCist
October 29, 2018
Washingtonians Gather In Dupont Circle To Pray After Pittsburgh Shooting
Staff

WTOP
October 28, 2018
Vigils planned in DC for 11 dead in Pittsburgh synagogue shooting
Madeleine Simon

DCist
October 26, 2018
D.C. Is Adding Five New Pick-Up And Drop-Off Zones In Busy Corridors
Rachel Sadon

WTOP
October 26, 2018
DC set to expand pick-up/drop-off zone program
Jack POinter

Washington Post
October 26, 2018
24/7 Uber and Lyft pickup zones coming to D.C.
Luz Lazo

DCist
October 25, 2018
15 Ways To Get In The Halloween Spirit Around D.C.
Staff

WUSA9
October 25, 2018
Hundreds remember Matthew Shepard in Dupont Circle
John Henry

Washingtonian
October 23, 2018
A Sephora-Like Beauty Hub For Women of Color is Coming to Dupont Circle
Hayley Garrison Phillips

Washington Post
October 23, 2018
Our Favorite Halloween Celebrations, Ranked
Fritz Hahn

Sydney Morning Herald
October 1, 2018
Dupont Underground: St James tunnel vision: Plan to revive abandoned Sydney railway
Megan Gorrey

Hoodline
September 27, 2018
From coffee to cobbler: 3 new spots to visit in Dupont Circle
Hoodline

Georgetowner
September 27, 2018
This Saturday: Art All Night

DC Line
September 27, 2018
Art All Night: DC Lineup for This Weekend

DCist
September 27, 2018
Map: Where To Go And What To See At Art All Night
Maria Carrasco

GW Hatchet
September 27, 2018
Art All Night lights up D.C. neighborhoods with live performances, art markets
Anna Boone and Sidney Lee

WUSA9
September 26, 2018
Memorial Ride Planned for 20-Year-Old Scooter Rider Killed in Dupont Circle

City Paper
September 26, 2018
Tokyo Pearl is Part Fast-Casual Restaurant, Part Gastropub, and Part Hookah Lounge

IDA Newsletter
September 19, 2018
Dupont Circle Business Improvement District to Begin Operations in October
Curbed story

Washington Post
September 18, 2018
Donburi Has All the Comforts of Home
Tim Carman

Washington Post
September 18, 2018
Not Your Typical Condo in Dupont
Michele Lerner

Flyporter
September 18, 2018
Neighbourhood Feature: Dupont Circle
Eleni Kyri

Hoodline
September 17, 2018
Washington's 4 best spots for high-end Greek eats
Hoodline

WUSA9
September 15, 2018
Fall in the District: Oktoberfest, films, neighborhood festivals and fall foliage
Chelsea Cirruzzo

Curbed DC Email
September 10, 2018
Can Dupont Circle bounce back?
Andrew Giambrone

Intowner
September 10, 2018
Art All Night Festival Returns September 29th with Eight Diverse Neighborhoods from Northwest to Southeast Showcasing Visual and Performing Arts
Peter Wolff

Intowner
September 10, 2018
Dupont Circle’s New Business Improvement District Getting Going; Director Hired and Underway
William Schulz

WTOP
September 8, 2018
Dupont Circle BID Announces New Executive Director
Michael Neibauer

Curbed DC
September 8, 2018
Dupont Circle BID Announces New Executive Director
Andrew Giambrone

CityBizList
September 6, 2018
Dupont Circle BID Announces New Executive Director
Press release

The DC Line
September 6, 2018
Dupont Circle BID Announces New Executive Director
Press release

WBJ
September 6, 2018
Dupont Circle BID Announces New Executive Director
Michael Neibauer

WAMU
June 12, 2018
How To See D.C. The Way Famous Local Writers Did
Kojo Nnamdi Show

Hoodline
June 11, 2018
Cool for the summer: The 4 best spots to score gelato in Washington
Hoodline

Eater
June 11, 2018
Diners Are Digging Dupont’s Barrafina
Tierney Plumb

WAMU
June 11, 2018
Andrew Sean Greer: From D.C. Bookstore Employee To Pulitzer Prize Winner
Mikaela Lefrak

Washington Blade
June 10, 2018
PHOTOS: 2018 Capital Pride Parade
Photo department

The InTowner
June 10, 2018
A Facelift — and Perhaps a New Plaza –- Await Connecticut Avenue North to California Street
William Schulz

Washingtonian
June 8, 2018
11 Great Brunch Spots Around Dupont and Logan Circle for Capital Pride Weekend
Anna Spiegel

Washington Post
May 31, 2018
Dupont Circle, a place steeped in history, gets a new look and new investment
Harriet Edleson

WAMU
May 29, 2018
Can The Phillips Collection’s First Chief Diversity Officer Change Its Culture?
Mikaela Lefrak

Washingtonian
May 29, 2018
SweatCon Rally, a Fitness “Bar Crawl,” Is Coming to DC
Kim Olsen

Voice of America
May 29, 2018
Washington's Bike Party Wheels Keep Rolling
Alice Bryant

Curbed
May 23, 2018
Dupont Circle’s new BID wants to bring the neighborhood back to its heyday
Adele Chapin

Business Insider
May 22, 2018
Washington, DC's most walkable neighborhoods: Dupont listed first
Leanna Garfield

WAMU
May 22, 2018
As Nightlife Moves Elsewhere, Business Owners Want To Make Dupont Circle Cool Again
Ally Schweitzer

Washingtonian
May 21, 2018
Try Nordic Pastries and Smoked Fish at a New Cafe in Dupont Circle
Helen Carefoot

Hoodline
May 9, 2018
3 new businesses to check out in Dupont Circle
Hoodline

Washington Business Journal
April 23, 2018
What one new group will do to make Dupont Circle cool again
Katie Arcieri

Bisnow
April 17, 2018
BIDding War: At Least 5 New BIDs In The Works Across D.C.
Jon Banister

Eater DC
April 16, 2018
Mediterranean Restaurant Agora Wants To Take Over Pasha’s Space Next Door
Tierney Plumb

USA Today
Gatherings

Popville
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