Welcome to Rhode Island Ave. NE!

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Welcome to Rhode Island Avenue NE Main Street! As one of eight Main Street programs across the District of Columbia, RIA-NE Main Street is working hard to help with the positive redevelopment of the Rhode Island Avenue corridor.

Rhode Island Avenue NE Main Street focuses on: 

  • Revitalizing Rhode Island Avenue NE between 3rd St. NE & Eastern Avenue
  • Improving commercial properties and streetscapes
  • Promoting local businesses through special events and festivals
  • Creating new jobs and attracting new locally-owned businesses

Fall Fest 2015

Posted by on Aug 24, 2015 in News, RIA Fall Fest | Comments Off on Fall Fest 2015

2015 Fall Fest

Saturday October 3rd, 2015—10 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Rhode Island Ave. NE, between 20th and 24th Streets NE

For the last 4 years, the Rhode Island Avenue Fall Fest has showcased our beautiful tree-lined commercial district in one of the hottest real estate markets in DC, and has attracted hundreds of visitors for a day full of shopping, food, and entertainment for the whole family. Fall Fest 2015 promises to be bigger and better – more music, more art, more food, and more fun! Learn how to be a sponsor, vendor, performer and more!

Business Bites 2.0: Practical Workshops to Build Your Business

Posted by on Aug 24, 2015 in Events, News, Workshops | Comments Off on Business Bites 2.0: Practical Workshops to Build Your Business

Rhode Island Avenue Main Street and the Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation have joined forces to help build local businesses.

Register Now

Learn about the newest business resources, gain practical tools from guest speakers and network with other business owners! Learn more about the workshops »

Manny & Olga’s Pizza Now Open

Posted by on Aug 18, 2015 in Commercial RIA, Dining, New Biz, News | 0 comments

Manny & Olga’s Pizza Now Open

Great news, neighbors! Manny & Olga’s Pizza is now open and serving pizza deliciousness at 2117 Rhode Island Avenue NE.

Owner Bobby Athanasakis (on the left, in the photo below) says they’ll be adding indoor seating VERY soon, and then more outdoor seating soon to follow. Combine that with a 2-mile radius for delivery, they’ve got you covered. Check out their full menu, and make those dinner plans now!



RIA NE Manny & Olga's Staff