Friday, February 26, 2016

MayorBowser & DDOT lauch DC Streetcar tomorrow @ 10; H Street celebrates w/specials running all day & passport promotion

Streetcar services kicks off tomorrow 10 am, H Street celebrates opening with passport promotion & specials
Streetcar service will launch tomorrow at 10 am.  Mayor Bowser, DDOT Director Dormsjo, Councilmember Allen and many more will be on hand to celebrate the opening and enjoy passenger service along H Street tomorrow at 10 am.  The kickoff event begins at 13th & H Street.  It's an exciting day and we're looking forward to celebrating all that the streetcar has brought to our community and the promise it holds for providing an important additional means of transit for our ever-growing community. 
In celebration of the grand opening of the Streetcar, H Street Main Street will host a H Street Passport Program starting this Saturday, Feb. 27 – March 17, 2016!
Participants who get their passport stamped at seven or more of the 20+ H Street establishments taking part can enter to win one of 14 awesome prizes. Businesses will also offer reduced-price merchandise, food and drinks during the contest.
Numerous other businesses, including the Argonaut, DC Harvest and Ocopa are hosting other specials tomorrow in celebration of the arrival of streetcar service. 
Here’s how it works!
1. Pick up a free H Street Passport at the DC Streetcar Launch Ceremony (Saturday, Feb. 27 at 10 a.m. at the corner of 13 and H) or one of the passport pick up locations listed below Saturday, Feb. 27 – Thursday, March 17.

2. Visit participating H Street stores, restaurants or other businesses Feb. 27 – March 17 and collect at least 7 stamps on your passport.
3. Drop off your finished passport at Ben’s Chili Bowl (1001 H Street NE) on or before Thursday, March 17 for a chance to win a brand new REI Bike or one of the 13 other prizes. Drawing will be held on Friday, March 18.

4. Please see below for a list of participating businesses and check out and our Facebook and Twitter accounts for daily updates. 
5. Use #HSTShopSmall! to help promote the event.
Prizes at March 18 Drawing
·      REI Bicycle
·      $100 DC Harvest Gift Card
·      $50 Khepra’s Raw Food Juice Bar Gift Card
·      2 - $50 Le Grenier Gift Cards
·      $50 Smith Commons Gift Card
·      $30 Biergarten Haus Gift Card
·      3 - $25 Manny and Olga’s Gift Cards
·      $20 7-11 Gift Card
·      Lunch or Dinner for Two at Ben’s Upstairs
·      Lunch or Dinner for Two at Ben’s Chili Bowl
·      The Escape Lounge on H Street - Escape the Classroom for a Family of 5 Valued at $125 (this game is for kids)!
Participating Businesses and Promotions
Offers are in place Feb. 27 – March 17 unless otherwise specified.
Offers only valid for those who either pick up (at specified locations) or have H Street Passports. 
Atlas Performing Arts Center – 1333 H St NE (Passport pick up location)
10% off tickets to INTERSECTIONS Festival 2016 (Feb. 26 – March 6)
Ben’s Chili Bowl / Ben’s Upstairs – 1001 H St NE (Passport pick up location)
10% off entire bill
Catwalk Boutique 1404 H St NE (Passport pick up location)
30% off entire purchase
DC Harvest  517 H St NE (Passport pick up location) 
20% off total bill
Euro Style – 1342 H St NE (Passport pick up location)
20% off entire purchase
H Street Country Club – 1335 H St NE (Passport pick up location)
Free mini golf passes with a passport
Khepra’s Raw Food Juice Bar  402 H St NE (Passport pick up location)
10% off entire purchase
Manny and Olga's Pizza ­– 1409 H St NE (Passport pick up location)
20% off entire bill
MetroMutts – 508 H St NE (Passport pick up location)
25% off first two dog walking or cat sitting visits
10% off first week of regular recurring midday dog walks. (Expires April 30, 2016)
Smith Commons – 1245 H St NE (Passport pick up location)
10% off entire bill
7-11 957 H St NE
7-11 will give a coupon for a free Slurpee, Fountain or Coffee to customers who stop by to have their passport stamped.  
Biergarten Haus1355 H St NE
15% total bill (Not to be used in combination with any other specials) 
Escape Lounge on H Street – 1322B H St NE
20% off entire purchase

Flex Office Space – 1411 H St NE
One-month discount for the first time signing ups

Integrity of Self Movement Arts 1361 H St NE
Register for 1 month of toddler or kids Movement Classes, get a 2nd month of classes FREE
Le Grenier  502 H St NE
Complimentary glass of champagne 

10% off total bill
Ocopa Restaurant – 1324 H St NE
One large anticucho platter (skewers), two Peruvian sides and one Incajito cocktail for $25

Red Rocks – 1348 H St NE
20% off total bill

Christopher’s Grooming Lounge and Christopher’s Grooming Lounge for Her Hair Salon – 705 H St NE

$20 off entire service
Contact: Olivia Lang (773) 573-9098 or

Barber Shop – 705 H St NE
$10 off $35 Haircuts
$10 off $45 Haircuts and Shaves (combo)
$5 off $25 Shaves
Contact: (
240) 432-9688 or

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