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Spotlight on Shaw: Shaw Main Streets Gala 2015

April 29, 2015
Get Your Tickets Today for Spotlight on Shaw, Shaw Main Streets' 2015 Gala, April 29, 2015!

Shaw Main Streets Annnual Meeting

March 24, 2015
See Where We've Been and Find Out Where Shaw's Going at Shaw Main Streets Annual Meeting, 03/24/15

Shaw Rooftop Hawaiian Luau Bar Crawl, 07/26/14, 1-6 PM

July 26, 2014
Say "Aloha!" to Shaw's Roof Decks during the Shaw Rooftop Hawaiian Luau Bar Crawl, Saturday, July 26, 2014!

Shaw Main Streets 2014 Gala: A Toast To Shaw

April 16, 2014
This year's gala will toast 10 years of Shaw Main Streets' achievements in making Shaw a better place to live, work, shop, eat, pray and play. The event will feature "sips" from some of the area's most noteworthy beverage programs, along with catered fare, a silent auction, live music, and an open bar.

Shaw Ribbon-Palooza: Quintuple Bar and Restaurant Ribbon Cutting Tour, 12/17/13, 10:00-11 AM

December 17, 2013
See Mayor Gray and Ward 1 Councilmember Graham cut five ribbons for new Shaw bars and restaurants in one hour! And enjoy food and beverage samples along the way.

3rd Annual Shaw Halloween Bar Crawl

October 26, 2013
The third annual Shaw Main Streets Halloween Bar Crawl will be a day of bar hopping fun on Saturday, October 26, 2013. On that afternoon from 1PM to 6PM, the revitalization nonprofit will host a bar crawl benefitting its call box project. Participants will get fantastic drink and food specials at a slew of venues in the wickedly cool Shaw neighborhood.

Walking Town DC Tours of Shaw, 10/06/13

October 6, 2013
The annual Walking Town DC tours of Shaw are back! Come spend a few hours exploring the neighborhood's past, present and future. Learn thing you never knew about a neighborhood you thought you knew. And bring those questions you've always wanted to have answered and try to stump the expert!

Art All Night 2013: Nuit Blanche DC

September 28, 2013
Shaw Main Streets presents the second-ever full scale overnight arts festival in DC, based on Paris' Nuit Blanche, on September 28, 2013.

Shaw Open House with 23 Businesses, September 14, 2013

September 14, 2013
Enjoy free food and drinks and win prizes on a Saturday afternoon as businesses along 7th and 9th Streets, NW throw open their doors to welcome YOU!

Roaring 20's Bar Crawl

June 8, 2013
In the spirit of Gatsby, please join Shaw Main Streets for a Roaring 20's themed bar crawl on June 8 from noon to 6 pm.

Keep Shaw Beautiful Day 2013

April 27, 2013
Keep Shaw Beautiful Day, is April 27, 2013! Come out and help plant flowering liriope plants in treeboxes on 9th Street and get a free Shaw Main Streets t-shirt!

2013 Shaw Main Streets Gala: Savour Shaw

April 18, 2013
To be held on April 18, 2013 at Long View Gallery (1234 9th Street, NW), the 2013 Shaw Main Streets Gala: Savour Shaw, will be a celebration of the neighborhood's culinary success.

Meet and Greet for Shaw Area Business Owners

October 30, 2012
Meet your fellow Shaw business owners and learn how Shaw Main Streets can help your business at this informal networking event.

Halloween Bar Crawl

October 27, 2012
This bar crawl promises to be a wicked afternoon of fun benefitting Shaw Main Streets. Enjoy drink specials and Halloween flourishes from your favorite venues on our service area's northern border.

Community Call Box Cleanup Day

September 9, 2012
Help prepare historic police and fire call boxes throughout the neighborhood for their artistic and educational transformation!

Happy Hour at the Passenger

August 13, 2012
Help improve the neighborhood by drinking on a Monday! The Passenger will donate 10 percent of its bar proceeds on Monday, August 13 from 5 to 8 pm to Shaw Main Streets.

June 2012 Business Meet and Greet

June 26, 2012
Shaw Main Streets is holding a Meet & Greet for Shaw Business Owners on Tuesday, June 26, 2012, from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM at Old Dominion Brewhouse, 1319 9th Street, NW. All Shaw business owners are invited, and refreshments will be served.

Shaw Open House and Capital Couture

June 23, 2012
Shaw Main Streets' annual Lower 9th Street Open House on June 23, 2012, from 2:00 to 5:00 PM, has been expanded to include several lower 7th Street businesses and Capital Couture, a series of fashion programs sponsored by the DC Fashion Incubator at 760 N Street, NW.

Jefferson at Market Place Groundbreaking

June 6, 2012
A ceremonial groundbreaking will mark the start of the transformation of the 1500 block of 7th St., NW into a dynamic mixed-use development, which will be known as Jefferson at Market Place.

Shaw Main Streets Gala

April 18, 2012
The cherry blossom themed 2012 Shaw Main Streets Gala will celebrate the many ways in which the Shaw neighborhood is in bloom as a result of the hard work of Shaw Main Streets and its partners. The catered cocktail party will be a can't-miss affair, with a live jazz band, an exciting live auction, and highlights of the people and places contributing to the neighborhood's renaissance.

2012 Annual Meeting

March 22, 2012
The Shaw Main Streets 2012 Annual Meeting will take place at Bread for the City on Thursday, March 22, 2012, from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM.

Shaw Art Walk: The Convention Center and Beyond

February 8, 2012
Six notable galleries are staying open late and the convention is opening its doors for a rare evening tour of its extensive art collection on the evening of February 8.

Design Committee Monthly Meeting

February 7, 2012
Interested in working on improving the aesthetics of Shaw’s commercial corridors? Attend a Design Committee monthly meeting and learn about opportunities to help out!

Art All Night

September 24, 2011
Art All Night, DC's first-ever overnight contemporary arts festival, will bring Paris' Nuit Blanche to Washington on Saturday, September 24th.

Free Walking Town DC Tours of Shaw, Sunday, 10/06/13

August 13, 1007
The annual Walking Town DC tours of Shaw are back! Come spend a few hours exploring the neighborhood's past, present and future.

Art All Night: Nuit Blanche DC

August 13, 0820
Shaw Main Streets presents the second-ever full scale overnight arts festival in DC, based on Paris' Nuit Blanche, on September 28, 2013.