SW Library Construction Update

By Georgine Wallace Walking or driving by the Southwest Library location at 900 Wesley Pl., you may not see a lot going on. The project, however, is still in motion. Many of you have expressed concern about our progress and I wanted to provide an update, while also allaying concerns as much as possible. Several […]

Southwest Youth Succeed with Task Force Geared Towards Computer Literacy

By Derek Tawiah Recently, I had the privilege of emceeing the Southwest Neighborhood Assembly Youth Activities Task Force (SWNA-YATF’s) Computers-for-Kids (CFK) computer training program graduation. CFK occurs in the fall, spring, and summer months in partnership with the James Creek Resident Council, 100 N St. SW, under the leadership of Christine Spencer, Resident Council President.  […]

U.S. Botanic Garden Schedule of Holiday Events

By Sheila Wickouski While the National Christmas Tree is a well known annual tradition, so to is the U.S. Botanic Garden’s holiday exhibit, which features model trains. Season’s Greenings: America’s Gardens will run through January 5, 2020. The Conservatory will be filled with flowers and the West Gallery will house a 26 foot decorated tree […]

Major Donation for Tech at Amidon-Bowen

By Southwester Staff In November, Amidon-Bowen Elementary school received a considerable donation of IT equipment from Hoffman & Associates.  Hoffman & Associates stated that it is excited to continue to create spaces and add to the Southwest community, including a recent project, the public/private Waterfront Station, which neighbors the well-known Amidon-Bowen Elementary school. The future […]

The District’s Holiday Boat Parade

Join us for a magical night of boating and a dazzling fireworks finale at The Wharf By Southwester Staff The Wharf presents The District’s Holiday Boat Parade, a magical night of boating on the Potomac River, from Hains Point to the docks and piers of The Wharf. This is the 28th year of the annual […]