August is National Black-Owned Business month. We’ve complied a list of black-owned businesses you can patronize virtually and in person. Know a business we missed? Let us know!

A & M Gentlemen’s Salon (3328 Georgia Ave NW)

Come in for a haircut and stay for an amazing deep tissue massage, manicure, or pedicure! This salon is a great place to spend the day relaxing and restoring.

B & W Stat Lab (3104 Georgia Ave NW)

B & W Stat Laboratory is a medical diagnostic laboratory specializing in rapid testing. They were the first independent, commercial laboratory in the District of Columbia. Currently they provide rapid COVID-19 antibody testing with results delivered to you in the same day.

Blue Nile Botanicals (2826 Georgia Ave NW)

Blue Nile Botanicals specializes in offering over 300 of the highest quality Bulk Herbs and Spices from around the world. The staff are knowledgeable and can answer your questions about wellness supplements.

Charlene’s Bar and Grill (2618 Georgia Ave NW)

Visit Charlene’s to drink, eat, and have a good time! Seafood fans be sure to check out the specialty seafood lasagna or seafood spaghetti. Relax and settle in for home cooking made with love.

The Development Corporation of Columbia Heights (2604 Georgia Ave NW)

The Development Corporation of Columbia Heights(DCCH) supports responsible, community-focused economic development in Columbia Heights by being connected to a shared past, understanding current needs, and working toward an inclusive, successful future. 

Fish In The Neighborhood (3601 Georgia Ave NW)

This neighborhood staple serves seafood (broiled or fried) and Southern-style sides in a casual setting. Their customers are loyal and will tell you that this is the best spot in town for fish!

Here’s The Scoop (2824 Georgia Ave NW)

Here’s The Scoop is the only hand-dipped ice cream dessert shop located in the lower Georgia Avenue corridor! In addition to serving delicious treats, their mission is to bring the community together.

Mr. Braxton Bar and Kitchen (3632 Georgia Ave NW)

Here the traditional American bistro is mixed with an international flair – meats, seafood, salads, and pasta done with the Mr. Braxton twist! Check out the 30-seat back patio where local artist Eric B. Ricks painted a trippy, floor-to-ceiling mural for an Alice in Wonderland vibe.

NuVegan Cafe (2928 Georgia Ave NW)

This is a relaxed spot with a menu of meat-free salads, sandwiches & entrees, plus fresh juices & smoothies. They are consistently rated by their customers as one of the best places to get soul food in DC!

Petworth Family Dental (4018 Georgia Avenue NW)

At Petworth Family Dental, you can rest assured that your family’s smiles are in the very best of hands! As a trusted dentist in Petworth for over 16 years, they provide a comprehensive range of state-of-the-art services designed to meet the dental needs of every member of your family.

Popular DC (3905 Georgia Avenue NW)

Here you can shop the latest, most popular brands made in the DMV. This is the place to find unique and high quality clothing.

Renee By Boddie’s Unisex (3505 Georgia Ave NW)

Local guides love this beauty salon! Their stylists get top marks for their service and creativity.

Spruill’s Bluebird Barber (3219 Georgia Ave NW)

This place has everything you could want in a barbershop: friendly and talented barbers create a comfortable atmosphere. You will love they way your cut looks. They are appointment only so be sure to book ahead!

Studio Chique (3013 Georgia Ave NW)

Studio Chique is a modern, unisex beauty brand concept. The brand includes an array of salon offerings as well as a multi-service specialty spa.

SWEAT DC (3325 Georgia Ave NW)

SWEAT was founded on the “come as you are” principle. They aren’t here to judge, they are here to inspire! They combine dope music, top notch coaching, and science backed workouts with a supportive community geared to help you become confident in your skin.

Us Helping Us (3636 Georgia Ave NW)

Us Helping Us began as a group of volunteers that provided holistic health information for people living with AIDS. The strategy was to teach natural holistic techniques for health maintenance. As it exists today, Us Helping Us is an experienced CBO with two locations in the greater Washington, DC area, including a certified, freestanding mental health clinic, and works tirelessly to achieve health equity for underserved and marginalized populations in the greater Washington, DC area.

VIP Clientele (3551 Georgia Ave NW)

This medical cannabis dispensary proudly provides knowledge, education, and luxury service to all of its clients. They care deeply about their customers and providing a VIP experience.