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2014-04-15 12:27:42

Three-day passes on sale today at 9 a.m. through April 17 for $99, April 18 through April 28 for $115, and April 29 until festival for $125 SEATTLE, Wash., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capitol Hill Block Party (CHBP) today announced the main acts for the 2014 music festival happening July 25-27. Headliners include acclaimed New York rapper A$AP Rocky, Canadian electro-funk producers Chromeo, party-starting duo Matt and Kim, and Indie rock veterans Spoon. Along with these artists, fans will...

2014-02-05 23:24:18

Community leaders from across the country will meet with U.S. Senators and Representatives from over 40 states during CADCA’s 24th National Leadership Forum. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Community leaders from across the country, including the Washington, D.C. metro area, are headed to Capitol Hill today, Feb. 5th to meet with U.S. Senators and Representatives from more than 40 states to educate them about critical substance abuse issues. These Congressional meetings are...

2014-01-29 08:31:06

Nation's Largest Gathering of People with Spinal Cord Injuries and Disorders Influencing Public Policy in Washington, DC WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Spinal Association assembled key corporate sponsors for a leadership meeting this past Tuesday in preparation for the 2014 Roll on Capitol Hill, its annual legislative advocacy event that addresses issues that affect the health, independence and quality of life of individuals living with spinal cord injury or...

2013-12-05 20:21:42

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Governor Tom Corbett and First Lady Susan Corbett celebrated the holiday season in the state Capitol with the annual lighting of the Capitol Christmas Tree. Honoring Pennsylvania's military personnel, the governor paid tribute to the men and women of Pennsylvania's military, some of whom recently returned home from deployment in time to spend the holidays with their loved ones. "'Home for the Holidays' is the perfect...

2013-11-15 12:20:28

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett and First Lady Susan Corbett invite the public to join them in the annual Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 5, on the front steps of the Main Capitol Building in Harrisburg. The theme of this year's ceremony, "Home for the Holidays," welcomes the men and women of Pennsylvania's armed forces who will be able to share the holidays with their families. "The holidays are...

2013-10-25 12:21:52

Dr. Guy Harvey Named Florida House on Capitol Hill's 2013 Distinguished Artist ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Guy Harvey, widely recognized as one of the world's finest marine wildlife artists, was presented the Florida House on Capitol Hill's 2013 Distinguished Artist Award at a ceremony at Flagler College yesterday for his prolific works reflecting Florida's culture and environment. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131025/FL04492 ) With his...

2013-10-17 16:20:22

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today ordered all United States and Pennsylvania flags at the Capitol Complex and at commonwealth facilities in Lackawanna County be lowered to half-staff on Friday, Oct. 18, in honor of Army Air Force First Lt. Robert G. Fenstermacher. Fenstermacher, 23, of Scranton, was killed in action during World War II when his aircraft crashed in Belgium. His remains were recently identified and are being buried in...

2013-08-27 23:30:21

Universal living and design has never been more relevant than it is today. Together with Capitol Hill Village, Reico Kitchen & Bath is working to better understand and educate DC locals on the opportunities they have to “stay in place” through smart design, community enhancements and the future design of housing. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 The country’s population is shifting with more multi-generational families living under one roof since the Depression, according...

2013-07-10 08:29:16

- Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. Signs Lease for Nearly 20,000 SF - BETHESDA, Md., July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- First Potomac Realty Trust (NYSE: FPO), a leading owner of office and business park properties in the greater Washington, D.C. area, today announced that Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC) has signed an 11-year lease for 19,830 square feet at 440 First Street, NW. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130604/MM26388LOGO ) Located in the...

2013-06-26 12:28:22

WASHINGTON, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing, Grammy and Golden Globe Award-winning musician and songwriter Neil Diamond became an inspirational figure in the city's recovery efforts. Diamond, who was moved to write about the incomprehensible tragedy that rocked the city on April 15, 2013, will be nationally debuting "Freedom Song (They'll Never Take Us Down)," on the 33(rd) annual broadcast of A CAPITOL FOURTH airing on PBS...