Apparently there are enough bars in Central Shaw for a crawl

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I'm feeling lazy so cut and pasty the press release:


WASHINGTON, DC ?- The Shaw Main Streets, Inc (SMS) organization is
proud to present its Inaugural Bar Crawl on Saturday, September 17,
2011, from 1pm-6pm. The Shaw Bar Crawl will bring together Shaw Main
Streets residents and young professionals to enjoy beer, wine, spirits
and mini bites at local restaurants and bars all under $5.

Tickets are $35; this is good for admittance in each venue as well as
special drink and beer discounts the day of the Bar Crawl. This
inaugural crawl includes 10+ venue locations, Nellies, Etete, 901
Restaurant, Beau Thai, Queen of Sheba, Old Dominion Brew House, Axum,
Little Ethiopia, Boston Wine and Spirits, Passenger and many more.
Drinking is 100% optional!

SMS is a non-profit organization facilitating a community-driven
process to revitalize the 7th and 9th Street commercial corridors of
the Shaw area following a comprehensive four-point strategy of
organization, public outreach and marketing, physical improvements, and
economic development.

SMS  seeks to raise awareness of neighborhood communities, local
businesses, and charities through the promotion of organized events.
Shaw Main Streets Bar Crawl mission is to SUPPORT restaurants, bars,
galleries and more in the SMS community while helping them gain
exposure to new patrons. RAISE money and awareness of community issues
by supporting local non-profit partners.  NETWORK with neighbors,
business owners and professionals in support of charity and local

Shaw Main Streets Inaugural Bar Crawl

Saturday, September 17, 2011
1:00pm to 6:00pm

Tickets: $35-  Bar Crawl ticket holders recieve a wristband for all
drink and food specials! To purchase tickets and additional info go to

Starting at Nellies, 900 U Street NW (Members will receive SMS Bar
Crawl wristbands)
Ending at 901 Restaurant, 901 9th St., NW (I St.)

Enjoy an afternoon with friends while giving back to your community!

Crawl With Us!

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