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Welcome to Washington
The Washington Business Improvement District (WBID) is a nonprofit organization 501(c)(3) formed as a legal self-governing body, funded through an assessment on business property. The WBID creates an environment where business and government can work together to promote opportunities, enhance the shopper’s experience, and preserve the cultural, historic, tourist, and civic interests of the district.
What Does the WBID Do?
The WBID Management Corporation is focused on Key Service Areas:
…Recruits business with the goal of filling all vacancies and meeting the needs of the community for products and services.
Motorcycle Poker run winner
Washington Borough Named Top Managed District in Skylands Region; Festival in the Borough named Best Festival
WASHINGTON, June 14,, 2013 - Washington Borough's Business Improvement District (WBID) was recognized as the Top Managed Business District and for having the Best District Festival in a recent online survey that drew thousands of responses from throughout the Skylands Region.
The WBID was cited in the 1st Annual NJ District Choice Awards, earning the title as the Skylands Region's Top Managed District and the Festival in the Borough being voted Top District Festival. In addition Washington was named as Runner Up for Top Music District in the online competition.
"We are truly proud of winning these awards," said Sandi Cerami, Executive Director of the WBID. "We are always striving to improve the business environment in Washington through a host of avenues, from special events to streetscape projects. While there is still work to be done, we feel that we are on the right track. We are thankful that the community acknowledges this as their votes helped to give us these awards."
Festival in the Borough moves to September;
Good Rats, Jimmy & The Parrots, Magnum highlight this year's Sept. 7-8 line-up
Also check out the Blues Stage on Saturday, Country/Bluegrass on Sunday
Warren County's largest street and music festival, the Festival in the Borough, is moving to September: September 7 and 8 to be specific.
Washington's Mike Schmidt Car Show more than just classic cars; Motorcycle Poker Run, Doc South, more!
WASHINGTON (May 14, 2013) - It may be called a "Car Show" - but the annual Mike Schmidt Memorial Car Show offers much more than just classic cars.
Washington Borough's 9th annual tribute to classic cars and trucks is always adding a new spin every year and this year is no exception. This year's family-friendly event will also feature the Borough's first ever Motorcycle Poker Run.
A downtown tradition presented by the Washington Business Improvement District, this year's festivities will be held Saturday, June 15, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The rain date is the following day. "Both" events are open to the public to enjoy, with the Poker Run set to start at 11 a.m.
The car show, which began in 2004, was re-named in honor of Mike Schmidt after he passed away in 2009. He was one of the Washington Business Improvement District's founding directors and was a strong advocate in the promotion of Washington and the businesses of the Borough and surrounding areas.
Muheisen Bakery coming to Washington
Muheisen's Bakery Coming to Washington;
Will feature cakes, pies, artisan breads, more
WASHINGTON (June 10, 2013) – Muhsin Muheisen and his wife Wisam already have one of Washington’s most popular businesses in Muheisen’s Bagels on Route 31. Now the pair is hoping to add a second successful business.
Washington welcomes 2 new businesses!
Mae's Place Consignment Shop, Brian Anthony Barber Shop
WASHINGTON (May 4, 2013) - Two new businesses were "officially" welcomed to Washington Borough when ceremonial ribbon cutting ceremonies were held at each of the locations on Saturday April 27.
Mae's Place Consignment Shop, located in the Midtown Plaza building on E. Washington Avenue (Route 57), offers a variety of clothing for all ages, as well as knick-knacks for the house and outdoors. Brian Anthony Barber Shop, onBroad Street, is a full service men's barber shop.
Pocono-based artists make their mark at Warren County Arts Festival
WASHINGTON (April 30, 2013) - Two Poconos-based artists were among the top winners at this year's Warren County Arts Festival in Washington April 27.
Nearly 50 artists from throughout Northwest New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania vied for over $2500 in prize money at the 7th Annual event in Downtown Washington, presented by the Washington Business Improvement District.
WBID's Coffee in the Morning Business Network free for area businesses set for June 26
Coffee in the Morning, a free monthly business networking meeting sponsored by the Washington Business Improvement District for businesses in and around the Washington area, has been a mainstay for nearly two years.
The next Coffee in the Morning, which is always scheduled for the fourth Wednesday of every month, next meets on June 26, with chiropractor Dr. James Fedich of Village Family Clinic in Allamuchy Township the host business.