Pozdravliayu s Rozhdestvom!—“Merry Christmas!”

The Southwest Chamber Players announce their 22nd annual Christmas concert at Saint Augustine’s Church, 555 Water St., SW, on Thursday, Dec. 20, beginning at 7 p.m. In addition to the traditional assortment of carols, this year’s edition will have a distinctly Russo-centric feel, in terms of both program and performers. Joining in the festivities will be Marje […]

Flood Risk Assessed for Southwest

Location of the D.C. levee system and leveed area; Photo: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers The District of Columbia Levee System, also referred to as the Potomac Park Levee System, was constructed near the National Mall by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) in the 1930s to reduce Potomac River flooding to Southwest D.C., […]

Amidon-Bowen Shines Again: DC’s Teacher of the Year is Right Here in SW

Amidon-Bowen students Simone Shelton and Zoe Shelton with Teacher of the Year, Ms. Kelly Harper; Photo: Rose Shelton Once again, Amidon-Bowen Elementary School is in the spotlight for another great achievement. On Monday, Nov. 5, Mayor Muriel Bowser presented the 2019 DC Teacher of the Year Award to Amidon-Bowen’s own 3rd grade teacher, Ms. Kelly Harper. Ms. Harper […]

Botanic Garden Features Tunes & Trains for the Holidays

The U.S. Botanic Garden’s annual holiday exhibit, “Season’s Greenings: All Aboard!,” opened Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22, and runs through New Year’s Day, Jan. 1. This year’s exhibit features plant-based re-creations of iconic train stations from across the U.S., including classic stations like DC’s Union Station, New York City’s Grand Central Terminal, Detroit’s Michigan Central Station, Maui’s […]

Improved: The Journey to Beautify and Strengthen 10th St., SW

The improved 10th St., SW—south promenade, looking north; Photo: SWBID & Michael Vergason Landscape Architects, Ltd. The improved 10th St., SW—north promenade, looking south; Photo: SWBID & Michael Vergason Landscape Architects, Ltd. A quiet street rests amid the weaving maze of the on-ramps and off-ramps of 395. Linking the Washington Channel to the National Mall, 10th St., […]

Over 300 Arthur Capper Residents and Families have Thanksgiving Dinner at The Anthem

Volunteers serve a traditional Thanksgiving meal to residents prepared by Cathal Armstrong, chef and owner of Kaliwa. Photo: Roxie B. Photography When popular headliners grace The Anthem, 6,000 screaming fans can be seen standing shoulder-to-shoulder. This Thanksgiving, however, The Anthem transformed into an intimate family-like atmosphere to provide a sense of normalcy during this holiday […]