'Twas a time when lawmakers wouldn’t dare show their faces at a local watering hole in the middle of a workday. Luckily for HOH, things change.
And Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton is leading the charge by popping into Right Proper Brewing Company at noon to tour one of the engines of D.C.’s beverage industry.
“I am proud that the District is as much about U Street, Shaw, and now our local breweries, as it is about being the nation’s capital,” the District Democrat said in a statement touting the rise of the craft brewing scene.
The rest of the city can pay tribute by participating in the 7th Annual DC Beer Week , a celebration of barley, hops and local flavor scheduled to take place Aug. 9-16.
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