Thelma

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Meet a Survivor

Meet Ms. Thelma D. Jones, DC Pink Diva and White House Champion of Change. In 2006, after 33 years of service at the World Bank, Thelma...
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Friends of the SW Library Fall Book Sale!

The Friends of the Southwest DC Public Library will be holding its Fall Book Sale on Saturday, Oct. 18 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm and Sunday, Oct. 19 from 1:30 pm...
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Good Eats: Masala Art

True story—when my wife Sharron and I moved from suburban Maryland to Southwest last year, we noted the relative “restaurant desert” existing here. At...
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Want to Go? Art Events in Southwest

The following is a list of upcoming art events taking place in Southwest DC. WHAT: Performing Indonesia – Not everyone can go off to exotic places...
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August Real Estate Report

  If you want to know how strong a local market is, just take a look at the days on market. I expect the...
NavyYard

The Navy Yard Tragedy: One Year Later

(photo caption: Congressman Steny Hoyer (center) stands with Bruce DarConte (L) and Ed Kaminski (R), co-founders of NSCP.) On Sept.16, 2013, military and civilian personnel...
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SWNA Fact Sheet Updates

  ONGOING CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES OUR RESPONSE UPDATES Lansburgh Park: vacant, abandoned, crime-ridden, inoperable facilities SWNA organized a community visioning charrette, lobbied DC to...
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SWNA Education Task Force Awards Student Scholarships

On Aug. 16, the Southwest Neighborhood Assembly (SWNA) Education Task Force (formerly Scholarship Committee) celebrated its 40th year of awarding scholarships to students living...
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Docomomo DC to Host Walking Tour of Modernist Southwest DC

The local DC chapter of an international and national preservationist organization will host a walking tour of the modernist enclave of Southwest Washington DC...
SharonandJoyce

Artists Reception in Memory of David Plummer

(photo caption: Sharon Farmer and Joyce Wellman) Two world-renowned DC artists, Sharon Farmer and Joyce Wellman, are currently exhibiting their work at Westminster Presbyterian...