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Wednesday, March 21, 2007

And the Winner Is . . . [updated]

At Shaw Main Streets’ fourth annual meeting this past Tuesday, the organization announced the results of its "Best New Business of 2006" competition. It is exciting to know that so many new businesses opened in our great neighborhood last year, and I know this trend will continue.

Congratulations to Cheryl A. Lofton & Associates for being voted Shaw’s Best New Business of 2006! Cheryl A. Lofton & Associates provides professional tailoring for women and men.

Cheryl A. Lofton & Associates
721 T Street, NW
Mon.-Sat., 10am -6pm

Also congratulations to the Long View Gallery for being voted first runner up for Shaw’s Best New Business of 2006! Long View Gallery presents an outstanding collection of contemporary American painting and sculpture by regional and nationally known artists.

Long View Gallery
1302 9th Street, NW
All week, 11am - 7pm

And finally, congratulations to Breakwell's Cafe for being voted second runner up for Shaw’s Best New Business of 2006! Breakwell's is a neighborhood coffee shop and gathering place that features a great selection of coffee drinks, freshly prepared sandwiches and breakfast treats, homemade soups, and fresh deserts.

Breakwell's Coffee + Tea
900 M Street, NW
Mon. to Fri., 6am - 8pm; Sat. 7am - 5pm; Sun. 9am - 2pm


si said...

this is PERFECT! I just called Cheryl, need a froufrou dress altered soon!

congrats to all Shaw businesses! may they thrive...

Drew said...

Also recognized was Breakwell's, who received second runner up for Best New Shaw Business in 2006.

JMC39 said...
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JMC39 said...

Here's a link to an article on the SMS annual meeting on the web site.

ML said...

I find it awesome, and somewhat surprising, that Shaw can support a professional tailoring business. I think of custom-made clothes as the domain of Wall Street bankers and people who light cigars with dollar bills!

Hope their business thrives in Shaw.