July 9, 2019

Kojo In Your Community: Entrepreneurship East Of The River, 7/30

By Margaret Barthel

What does it take to open a business in a neighborhood that some residents feel has traditionally lacked shops, restaurants and entertainment? 

As development ramps up East of the River — a new sports and entertainment arena in Congress Heights, Busboys and Poets in Anacostia, along with smaller local businesses — are longtime business owners, new entrepreneurs, and job seekers able to take advantage of the new growth? What are the businesses that are setting up shop — and will they serve the community surrounding them? 

Join Kojo Nnamdi to talk about the landscape of local businesses, jobs and entrepreneurship in Ward 8. 

This is a free ticketed event. Register here.

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Doors open at 6:00 p.m. | Recording will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m. An edited recording of the event will air on WAMU 88.5 FM later in the week.

Anacostia Playhouse 

2020 Shannon Pl SE

Washington, DC 20020

Please Note: Seating is limited. This is a FREE event, but registration is strongly recommended — we do welcome walk-ins, but cannot guarantee a seat.

Questions? Contact us on social media @kojoshow or email: mbarthel@wamu.org.

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