Vote in Shaw Main Streets’ fourth annual Best New Shaw Business of the Year contest! New businesses that opened in 2008 are eligible. Businesses that relocated within the Shaw Main Streets service area and service businesses not located in retail locations are not eligible. The business that receives the most votes will be recognized as the Best New Shaw Business of 2008 at the Shaw Main Streets Annual Meeting on March 25, 2009, at 7:00 PM at Center City Public Charter School’s Shaw Campus, 711 N Street, NW.Wow -- what an impressive list of new businesses in our neighborhood! Several, of course, have been featured on this blog, including Bell Architects, Chatman's D'vine Bakery and Cafe, Corduroy Restaurant, and 1905 Restaurant. Several were unknown to me prior to receiving the press release, including Italy Pizza, A-1 Promotions, and High Lights Salon.
Here is the list of candidates:
A1 Promotions, 900 M Street, NW
Ambassador Restaurant, 1907 9th Street, NW
Bell Architects, 1228 9th Street, NW
Chatman’s D’vine Bakery & Cafe, 1239 9th Street, NW
Corduroy Restaurant, 1122 9th Street, NW
Euphoria Bar/Lounge, 1914 9th Street, NW
High Lights Salon, 1907 9th Street, NW
Italy Pizza, 634 Florida Avenue, NW
Max James State Farm Insurance Agency, 1713 7th Street, NW
1905 Restaurant, 1905 9th Street, NW
To cast your vote, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the name of your favorite new retail business of 2008 in the subject line and your name in the message no later than 12:00 PM on Monday, March 23, 2009, in order for your vote to be counted. Only one entry per email address will be accepted.
Good luck to all! I can't wait to find out the winner at the upcoming Shaw Main Streets Annual Meeting (details forthcoming)!