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Thursday, October 28, 2021

Shaw Streets

Puerto Rican Mayors Tour Shaw On Friday evening, July 2, Shaw Main Streets gave mayors from three cities in Puerto Rico, Yauco, Utuado and Guayanilla,...

Shaw Business Community Still Expanding

Shaw Business Community Upset Over Planned Cycletrack Businesses along Ninth Street in Shaw began to express concerns when the District’s Department of Transportation (DDOT) announced...

What’s Open and What’s Closed for Juneteenth?

On Thursday, June 17, President Joe Biden (D) signed a bill making Friday, June 18 a federal holiday, Juneteenth National Independence Day. The District will...

Applications Open for Shaw Main Streets Recovery Grants

Shaw Main Streets (SMS) has announced that applications for FY21 Small Business Recovery Grants are now being accepted. Multiple grants totaling $30,000 will be awarded...

Pandemic May Change DC Criminal Justice

When the DC Superior Court resumed jury trials in April, such proceedings had not taken place for around a year. In that time, the...

Defendants Stranded in Jail By Pandemic

When Tom was released by the DC Superior Court from DC Jail in December 2020, the twenty-seven-year-old man had been held for over seven...

District Reopening Expands May 1

Many parents were relieved to hear that outdoor pools will be allowed to open at 50 percent capacity and splash pads at full capacity...

Federal Control Complicates DC Justice

In 2019, DC Council Chair Phil Mendelson (D), Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen (D) and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D) urged the US Senate...

Experience South American Wine and Cuisine at Grand Cata

Grand Cata (1550 Seventh St. NW) offers an escape into the wines and flavors of South American in the Shaw neighborhood. Co-Founder and President...

Mayor Encourages Residents to Pre-Register for COVID Vaccine

On Wednesday, Mar. 31, Mayor Bowser and DC Health released a statement encouraging all DC residents and workers to pre-register for a vaccination appointment. Since...