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Friday, September 07, 2007

Weekend Shoutouts

As always, there's a lot going on in Shaw this weekend. Here are a few of the options:

1. Shaw's REEL Deal Saturday Night - This Saturday evening beginning at dusk, Shaw Together, Inc. will present The Pursuit of Happyness at the Kennedy Recreation Center, 1401 7th Street NW. Enjoy live music, popcorn, drinks, and the presence of neighbors at this special event. Up-to-date details may be found at Shaw Together's website.

Shaw’s REEL Deal Presents The Pursuit of Happyness
Saturday, September 8
The Kennedy Recreation CenterStarting at dusk (rain or shine)

2. Do Brunch at Nellie's - Nellie's has expanded its offerings to include weekend brunch. Open Saturdays and Sundays at 11 and offering a new brunch menu complete with Bloody Mary's, Mimosas, and Bellinis, Shaw's now got another great lazy weekend option.

Nellie's Sports Bar
900 U Street, NW
202.332.NELL (6355)

3. Be Casual and Cool at The Space - Enjoy their champagne happy hour tonight from 6 to 9, DJ's tonight and tomorrow night, a roof deck perfect for hanging outside in this late summer weather, and so much more. The Space's website has more info.

The Space
903 N Street, NW

4. These Regular Options Are Always Great -the Liberation Dance Party at DC9, the shows at 9:30 Club, Black Cat, Arena Stage, and Studio Theater, the cultural offerings of the Warehouse Arts Complex, Project 4 Gallery, the Ninth Street Gallery, and the Long View Gallery, the chance to get your freak on and knock back some drinks at places like Avenue, Be Bar, Nellie's Sports Bar, and Old Dominion Brewhouse, and great meals at Vegetate, Etete, or Queen of Sheba.

1 comment:

Shaw Rez said...

I forgot one --

From 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM, the first monthly Shaw Open House, sponsored by Shaw Main Streets, will allow you to visit a dozen businesses along 7th and 9th Streets, NW, in central Shaw, enjoying samples of food and beverages and refreshments at non-food establishments. Pick up your passport at one of the following locations in order to be eligible for free samples and to win prizes provided by the participating businesses:

Breakwell's Coffee + Tea, 900 M Street, NW
Lettie Gooch Boutique, 1911 9th Street, NW
Miller Copying Service, 1123 7th Street, NW

Other participating businesses include Azi's Cafe, Chez Hareg, Dan the Man's Teriyaki & Subs, Grape Legs, La Carbonara Italian Restaurant, Maruka School for Yoga, Healing Arts and Retail Boutique, Old Dominion Brewhouse, and Queen of Sheba Restaurant. Note that the free passports entitling you to free samples are only available at Breakwell's, Lettie Gooch, and Miller Copying.

Get your passport stamped at the locations you visit and bring your passport to the event listed below at 6:30 PM, where prizes will be drawn. Winners must be present to win. For more information on Shaw Main Streets and Shaw Open House, visit