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Shaw Ribbon Cutting Spree with Mayor Gray, 12/29/14!

  Shaw Ribbon Cutting Spree with Mayor Gray, 12/29/14, 12:00-2:30 PM

We're excited to announce that Mayor Vincent C. Gray has agreed to honor Shaw Main Streets and our businesses with a final multiple ribbon cutting event on Monday, December 29, 2014! At Large Councilmembers Vincent Orange and Elissa Silverman will also be joining us.

Come join us as we cut 17 ribbons for new businesses, storefront improvements and murals along 7th and 9th Streets, NW! We'll also announce new grants to a number of Shaw businesses. Meet business owners, enjoy samples of their food and beverages, and help celebrate another great year of activity in Shaw!

The event is free, and no reservations are required.

Shaw Ribbon Cutting Spree with Mayor Gray

12:00 PM Compass Coffee, 1535 7th Street, NW (New Business): Ceremony with remarks from Mayor Gray, announcement regarding grants to several Shaw businesses, and recap of new business development in Shaw during the past year. Following remarks and the cutting of Compass’ ribbon, the other ribbons with be cut in the following order:

12:20 PM Beau Thai, 1550 7th Street, NW (New Business)

12:30 PM Dolci Gelati, 1420 8th Street, NW (New Business)

12:40 PM Halcyon Salon, 1326 9th Street, NW (Great Streets Improvements)

12:50 PM Penthouse 9, 1318 9th Street, NW (New Signage)

12:55 PM Lost & Found, 1240 9th Street, NW (New Business)

1:00 PM Pekoe Acupuncture & Wellness, 1410 9th Street, NW (Great Streets Improvements)

1:10 PM Lumsden Insurance, 1426 9th Street, NW (Signage and Lighting)

1:15 PM Chaplin’s Restaurant, 1501 9th Street, NW (New Business)

1:25 PM Swatchroom, 1527 9th Street, NW (New Business)

1:40 PM Log Cabin Liquors, 1748 7th Street, NW (Storefront Improvements, Signage and Lighting)

1:45 PM Hollywood Styles & Cuts, 710 S Street, NW (Signage and Lighting)

1:50 PM Marvin Gaye Mural, 7th & S Streets, NW (New Mural)

2:00 PM Simon Vintage, 1911 9th Street, NW (Signage and Lighting)

2:05 PM Appioo African Restaurant, Bar & Grill, 1924 9th Street, NW (Signage and Lighting)

2:15 PM Off Road Indoor Cycling, 905 U Street, NW (Great Streets Improvements)

2:25 PM The Hatton, 7th Street & Florida Avenue, NW (New Mural)

2:30 PM The event will conclude with a reception at I Ching, 639 Florida Avenue, NW.