144 episodes

Each week, Rhode Island Avenue Radio hosts Michelle Yancey and Kyle Todd sit down to visit with area business owners, city leaders, small business training experts, and the visionaries that help our local commercial corridors grow and thrive. Tune in to learn about Rhode Island Avenue NE Main Street’s new businesses; learn about some of the not-so-secret business gems of the community; and get behind-the-scenes stories about innovative business ideas happening right here in our neighborhood.

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Each week, Rhode Island Avenue Radio hosts Michelle Yancey and Kyle Todd sit down to visit with area business owners, city leaders, small business training experts, and the visionaries that help our local commercial corridors grow and thrive. Tune in to learn about Rhode Island Avenue NE Main Street’s new businesses; learn about some of the not-so-secret business gems of the community; and get behind-the-scenes stories about innovative business ideas happening right here in our neighborhood.

    144 - Coronavirus Resiliency Planning for Businesses

    144 - Coronavirus Resiliency Planning for Businesses

    Coronavirus, or COVID 19, is here and already creating economic challenges. We're facing some uncharted territory in the small business world, but some strategic planning and some "outside the box" thinking may make all the difference for your business....

    • 36 min
    143 - Olde City Garden & MidCity Development

    143 - Olde City Garden & MidCity Development

    Spring is just around the corner, and it couldn't be a better time to introduce one of the newest businesses on RIA Main Street! Olde City Garden is gearing up for their spring opening on Saturday, March 14th, at 9 a.m., and we visit with owner Pat...

    • 30 min
    142 - Supreme Core Cider

    142 - Supreme Core Cider

    Sure, DC is full of beer breweries and distilleries, but we're also becoming known for cider! We visit with Will from Supreme Core Cider, and wow does it sound delicious. The cidery and tasting room is located just off Bladensburg Road on T St NE. Tune...

    • 23 min
    141 - National Main Streets - Urban Main Program

    141 - National Main Streets - Urban Main Program

    We're joined by Dionne Baux, Director of Urban Programs for the National Main Street program. Dionne talks about some of the challenges facing urban Main Street programs, from the unique challenges of doing business in a large city, to the ways our Main...

    • 43 min
    140 - DC Census 202

    140 - DC Census 202

    The 2020 Census is just around the corner, and the DC Office of Planning has rolled out a robust program to help everyone prepare to participate in this federally required program. Many people have questions about the nature of the census, and there is...

    • 27 min
    139 - Pathways to Housing DC

    139 - Pathways to Housing DC

    Like any major metropolitan area, DC faces challenges in housing access for some of its most vulnerable citizens. Organizations like Pathways to Housing DC not only work to assist in placement, but also to deliver a variety of significant services...

    • 29 min

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