WASHINGTON, DC—H Street, Washington’s newest hip neighborhood held a street festival today that drew crowds from around the DMV (District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia). Businesses along the NE corridor (from about 8th to 15th streets) opened their doors and the street was filled with vendors and organizations from throughout the city. There were several stages with live music, a hair show, information on Green initiatives, all kinds of bicycle-related products and promtions and dancing in the street hosted by Joy of Motion Dance Center. Meanwhile, Smokey’s Barber shop was cutting heads like any other Saturday, t-shirts announced political preferences and artists exhibited their work.
More observations from The H Street Festival.
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Festival goers in front of a painting by artist Cassie Taggart.
A couple of men were selling their “I Got His Back” Obama tees from a table along H Street.
This artfully coiffed man was wearing a Warhol-inspired Obama tee that he said he bought yesterday from the Urban Outfitters in Tyson’s Corner, Va.