Adams Morgan Day won’t happen this year but Funk Parade on U Street was a huge success. Putting on a street fair is expensive and time-consuming, but the rewards for the neighborhood can be huge. Businesses report surging sales during the event and residents appreciate the sense of community. We explore the economics and the challenges of street fairs in a rapidly changing city.


  • Martin Austermuhle Producer / Reporter,
  • Justin Rood Co-Founder, Funk Parade

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