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Wednesday, June 17, 2009

From SMS: Shaw Open House Thursday Night

The Shaw Main Streets bi-annual open house is tomorrow night (Thursday, June 18) on lower Ninth Street. From the announcement:
Shaw Main Streets, the commercial revitalization and historic preservation organization serving central Shaw's historic 7th and 9th Street corridors, invites you to enjoy the free tastings of food and drink offered by businesses along lower 9th Street and enter to win prizes during the bi-annual Shaw Open House, Thursday, June 18, 2009, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

Pick up a free event passport from participating businesses located on the 1100 through 1500 blocks of 9th Street, NW, then visit at least six businesses to be entered in a drawing for prizes provided by each business. A drawing will be held at the end of the event. Winners must be present to win.

Participating businesses are:

Lumsden Insurance Agency, 1525 9th Street, NW

Queen of Sheba Restaurant, 1503 9th Street, NW

Azi’s Cafe, 1336 9th Street, NW

Long View Gallery, 1302 9th Street, NW

Maruka School for Yoga, Healing Arts, and Retail Boutique, 1300 9th Street, NW

Old City Green, 902 N Street, NW

Abou Master Goldsmith, 1249 9th Street, NW

Chatman’s D’vine Bakery & Cafe, 1239 9th Street, NW

Wagtime Pet Spa and Boutique, 1232 9th Street, NW

Old Dominion Brewhouse, 1219 9th Street, NW

Modern Liquors, 1200 9th Street, NW

First Cup Cafe, 900 M 9th Street, NW

During the Open House, Emmaus Services for the Aging, which serves senior citizens throughout Ward 2, will be conducting a food drive to help stock the Feast for All Market, where seniors can receive free food to supplement their fixed incomes. Bring canned or packaged food items and drop them off at Emmaus' Arthur S. Flemming Center, 1426 9th Street, NW.

For more information on Shaw Main Streets, call 202-265-SHAW or visit For more information on Emmaus Services for the Aging, call 202-745-1200 or visit

1 comment:

IMGoph said...

it would be great if these events were widely publicized more than 24 hours in advance. the planning must have taken place weeks ago, the outreach should as well...