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Mayor Bowser to Sign Bill Establishing the Office of Nightlife and Culture, Focusing on DC’s Vibrant and Creative After-Hours Economy

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Legislation also Establishes a Commission on Nightlife with Stakeholders from the Hospitality and Entertainment Industries and Community Groups

(Washington, DC) – On Thursday, October 18, at 5:00 p.m., Mayor Muriel Bowser will sign legislation introduced by DC Councilmember Brandon Todd to establish the Office of Nightlife and Culture. The Office will serve as a central point of contact between DC agencies, the nightlife industry, and residents, promoting a safe and vibrant nightlife scene beneficial to businesses and residents across all eight wards.

This legislation also establishes a 15-member Commission on Nightlife comprised of government, private-sector, and community representatives to advise the Office, the Mayor, and the Council on policy improvements and laws that affect nightlife establishments including bars, restaurants, clubs, theaters, sports and entertainment venues, and nearby residents.  

WHEN:
Thursday, October 18, at 5 pm
 
WHO: 
Mayor Muriel Bowser
Councilmember Brandon Todd, Ward 4
Councilmember Anita Bonds, At-Large

WHERE:
The Park at 14th 
920 14th Street, NW 
*Closest Metro: McPherson Square Metro Station*

Press interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to [email protected]. To view the event online, visit mayor.dc.gov/live or tune in on Channel 16 (DCN).