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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.

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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.

    150 - Bryant Street Development

    150 - Bryant Street Development

    For the last few years, we've been eagerly watching the construction going on at the new Bryant Street Development. We're excited to welcome Matt Bailey of MRP Realty to talk about the progress of the project, as well as some of the exciting new...

    • 32 min
    149 - The SMBX

    149 - The SMBX

    Small businesses seem to always face challenges with cash flow, and this past year has seen entrepreneurs constantly searching for ways to keep their businesses afloat. At the same time, community members have been searching for ways to support their...

    • 39 min
    148 - DC LEAF Funds

    148 - DC LEAF Funds

    Once again, District leadership is stepping up to help strengthen the DC economy during this pandemic year. The DC Local Equity, Access, and Preservation Fund (DC LEAF) is open now, with $3.185 Million in funds available across 3 different programs....

    • 44 min
    147 - DC To-GoGo

    147 - DC To-GoGo

    When Covid-19 led to the shut down of businesses around the world, one of the most severely impacted industries was restaurants. Food delivery quickly became the norm here in DC, but just as quickly, we realized that the traditional food delivery...

    • 30 min
    146 - Greater Washington Black Chamber of Commerce

    146 - Greater Washington Black Chamber of Commerce

    In honor of Black History Month, we are excited to visit with Corey Griffin, President and CEO of Global Government and Industry Partners, LLC, and the Board Chair of the Greater Washington Black Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber has a mission to...

    • 42 min
    145 - DC Robust Retail Grant & Bridge Fund Grants

    145 - DC Robust Retail Grant & Bridge Fund Grants

    As the COVID 19 pandemic continues to impact the economy, small businesses are among the hardest hit. The District of Columbia has implemented many programs to assist small businesses in DC, and the latest rounds of grants to help keep them afloat are...

    • 54 min

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