Major League Sports Make a Return to the District

By Ned Yarsky The Coronavirus epidemic has caused businesses to close, massive layoffs and furloughs, and forced a new way of life. Despite all the calamity of the pandemic, however, sports are coming back into our daily lives, and hopefully the return will bring back some nostalgia of our pre-COVID American way of life.  There […]

Letter to the Editor

We write to you as members of SW Action, a group of SW DC residents who organize and advocate for anti-racist development, as well as equitable and environmentally sustainable neighborhoods. Included amongst our members is the SWNA Youth Activities Task Force, a group of community volunteers promoting the educational, recreational, cultural, and technological developmental needs […]

Staycation: Area Code, Southwest

By Deborah Sherwood Working from home has its perks.  Daily commutes in rush hour traffic have evolved into trudging from the bedroom to a laptop on the kitchen table next to the box of Frosted Flakes, shoved out of webcam view.  Whacking the snooze button has become a morning exercise.  Showers are optional and leisurely, […]

Ice Cream Jubilee’s Signs of Hope

By Una Yarsky During these past months, businesses have worked hard to increase a feeling of community in Southwest while remaining afloat during this economic slump. One such business is Ice Cream Jubilee, a local ice cream shop that focuses on “authentic flavors,” according to their website. Since early on in the quarantine, Jubilee organized […]