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Vote for Your Favorite New Shaw Businesses in the Best New Shaw Business of 2017 Contest, Now Through 03/19/18!

Vote for 2017’s Best New Shaw Businesses!


Show your appreciation to your favorite new Shaw business.

Vote in Shaw Main Streets’ 13th annual Best New Shaw Business of the Year contest! 

New businesses that opened in 2017 are eligible. Businesses that relocated within the Shaw Main Streets service area or changed names and service businesses  not located in retail locations are not eligible.

The three businesses that receive the most votes will be recognized as the Best New Shaw Businesses of 2017 at the Shaw Main Streets Annual Meeting on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 7:00 PM at the Marriott Marquis Washington, DC Hotel, 901 Massachusetts Avenue, NW.


The eligible businesses are:

1230 Restaurant, 1230 9th Street, NW

1942, 1942 9th Street, NW, Second Floor

600 T, 600 T Street, NW

Angel’s Share Wines & Liquors, 1748 7th Street, NW

Arroz, 901 Massachusetts Avenue, NW

BackRoom Bar, 715 A Florida Avenue, NW

Breather, 1931 9th Street, NW

Calico, 50 Blagden Alley, NW

Capo Italian Deli, 715 A Florida Avenue, NW

The Dabney Cellar, 1122 89th Street, NW

El Techo, 606 Florida Avenue, NW, Roof

FB Liquors, 1905 9th Street, NW

Fish Scale, 637 Florida Avenue, NW

Five to One, 903 U Street, NW

French Quarter Brasserie & Oyster Bar, 1544 9th Street, NW

Imm Thai, 1414 9th Street, NW

In3 Inclusive Innovation Incubator, 2301-D Georgia Avenue, NW

Inzio Hair Salon, 641 Florida Avenue, NW

Kiss Lounge, 637 T Street, NW

Maxwell Park Wine Bar, 1336 9th Street, NW

Mirai Market, 1314 ½ 9th Street, NW

MVP Sports Bar, 1015-1/2 7th Street, NW

Nocturne, 1931 9th Street, NW

ROOM x Swatchroom, 1527 9th Street, NW

Seylou Bakery and Mill, 926 N Street, NW

Sugar Shack, 1932 9th Street, NW,

Supra, 1205 11th Street, NW (Via Limo Van)

Tiger Fork, 922 N Street, NW, Rear (Blagden Alley)

Unconventional Diner, 1207 9th Street, NW

Union Kitchen Grocery, 1251 9th Street, NW

Urban Athletic Club, 804 N Street, NW

Wet Dog Tavern, 2100 Vermont Avenue, NW

Yoga Shala, 1550 7th Street, NW

You Break I Fix, 1722 7th Street, NW


To cast your vote, send an email to with the name of your favorite new business of 2017 in the subject line and your name in the message no later than 12:00 PM on Monday, March 19, 2018, in order for your vote to be counted. Only one entry per email address will be accepted.

Be sure to let your favorite business know you voted for them. And then plan to attend the Shaw Main Streets Annual Meeting to see which new businesses won the awards.