Events DC Applauds the Opening of the Newest Shaw Neighborhood Businesses Connected to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center


Retail Program Showcases Commitment to DC’s Vibrant Hospitality Landscape and Provides Neighborhood-Serving Amenities
What: Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia will applaud the opening of Shaw’s newest neighborhood retailers connected to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.  Mayor Muriel Bowser and Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans will join Events DC and retail tenants to highlight the arrival of these new establishments and the District’s vibrant tourism and economic development. 
The newest tenants include, Morris American Bar and Unconventional Diner, who will be joining Union Kitchen Grocery and Urban Athletic Club.  The tenants will continue to transform the surrounding Shaw neighborhood, as well as provide an enhanced experienced for the attraction of future conventions and their attendees. 
When: Tuesday, November 21 at 11:00 a.m.
Mayor Muriel Bowser
Max Brown, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Events DC
Gregory A. O’Dell, President & Chief Executive Officer of Events DC
Cherrie Doggett, Events DC Board of Directors (Development Committee)
Eric Eden & Chef David Deshaies, Unconventional Diner
David Strauss, Morris American Bar
Representatives from additional Walter E. Washington Convention Center retail tenants:
Composition ID, Cuttin’ Up Barbershop, Smoked & Stacked, Union Kitchen Grocery and Urban Athletic Club
Where: 9th Street, NW (b/w M & N Streets – directly outside of Unconventional Diner)
Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Exterior
*Closest Metro: Mount Vernon Sq./7th St-Convention Center*
*Photo opportunities/interviews will be available following ribbon cutting
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