Op-ed: Forty Years Should Mean Something

For 40 years, Jenny’s Asian Fusion has been the staple of the Southwest neighborhood. Please know that when we say that, we choose our articles carefully. During that time, Jenny’s has dealt with change and adversity to continue providing an affordable dining option in Southwest, including various relocations: Waterside Mall, above Capital Yacht Club by […]

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Photo caption: Hannah Fried-Tanzer and Medha Marsten of Arena Stage thank the Friends of Southwest board for its contributions to Camp Arena Stage and the Voices of Now program. Photo caption: Vyllorya Evans and Friends of Southwest board members look on as scholarship recipient Daniele Crutchfield describes her impressive university accomplishments. The Friends of Southwest DC (FOS) […]

A Royal Wedding Party Viewing

On Saturday, May 19, the Mandarin Oriental will host a royal wedding viewing party as the Prince Henry of Wales marries Ms. Meghan Markle (of the United States). The special Royal Wedding Tea and Viewing Party asks ticketed guests to “don your fascinator or top hat and delight in a morning of British traditions” while watching live television coverage […]

River Park Begins Property Improvements

Photo caption: A mix of open spaces and greenery makes for a relaxing atmosphere.  River Park, an 11-acre cooperative in Southwest DC designed by mid-century modernist architect Charles M. Goodman and landscape architect Eric Paepcke, recently began a campus-wide rehabilitation of its grounds. The work at the property, located at 4th St. SW and Delaware Ave. […]

First-Ever SW Earth, Arts, and Music Day at Community Gardens

Whoa, what a day! The neighborhood showed up and showed out for the Southwest Community Gardens’ fifth annual spring kick-off, and first-ever SW Earth, Arts, and Music Day. The day started with volunteers coming into the garden to help weed, plant, and paint. Weeding needed to be done along our food fence area—a space we […]