Sad news – check out the Shaw’s Tavern Facebook page. Looks like they’re not making enough money to stay open while they don’t have a liquor license. Hopefully there will be a positive outcome from the hearing and they’ll be able to reopen. Bummed because I’ve been gone on business travel all month and was looking forward to trying to food when I get back next week!”
Shaw’s Tavern Facebook page says:
“Shaw’s Tavern is closing its doors from Saturday 27th of August.
We could not survive without a liquor license. We will re -open when we are allowed to serve alcohol.”
Shaw’s Tavern is located at 520 Florida Ave, NW. They opened without a liquor license on July 29th 2011.
CityPaper’s Young and Hungry wrote last week:
“At a hearing on Aug. 10, a city inspector testified about documents allegedly doctored by a tavern manager, which were used to illegally obtain alcohol from wholesalers for pre-opening festivities.
The board, in recess until Sept. 14, is expected to rule on Shaw’s lingering liquor issues within 90 days.”
Thanks to Sara for sharing. I’ve been getting many messages from folks asking where they can attend one.
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