SW Emergency Task Force to Host Disaster Preparedness Exercise

The SW Emergency Preparedness Task Force is hosting an “Extreme Event” disaster preparedness exercise on Jan. 28 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the ground floor Community...

Fantastic Winter Extravaganza at Jefferson Academy

A Gathering of 100 or more Families Photos courtesy of Bruce DarConte. Music, lively conversation, and laughter were in the air at the 2016...
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DC’s First and Only Water Pier Office Building Coming to The Wharf

Officials from Hoffman-Madison Waterfront, developer of The Wharf, the $2 billion, mile-long neighborhood located on DC’s Southwest waterfront, today introduced DC’s first office building...

Computer-for-Kids Graduation

Photo caption: Top row (from left): Instructor Gerald Brown, Zamya Davis, Brayona Scurry, Kevion Scurry, Instructor Jenelle Leonard. Bottom row (from left): Dereon West, Destiny Miller,...
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DC Housing Authority Celebrates the Grand Opening of The Bixby

The DC Housing Authority (DCHA), Urban Atlantic, Forest City Washington, and other city and community officials celebrated the arrival of The Bixby with a...

NSO in Your Neighborhood

Begin your New Year in peace and joy! Join us at Westminster Church (400 I Street SW) on Thursday, Jan. 5 at 7 p.m. for an...

Winter Weather: Preparing for Extreme Cold and Winter Storms

What to Do During a Winter Storm: Stay indoors as much as possible. Maintain ventilation when using kerosene heaters to avoid build-up of toxic...
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Library Hours Expanding During Martin Luther King Jr. Library Modernization

When the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library closes for modernization in mid-2017, District residents will have more hours at their neighborhood libraries. DC...
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Save the Date: SW Library Book Sale

The next Friends of the Southwest Library book sale is Saturday, Dec. 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the second floor of the SW...
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Southwest Neighborhood Plan Awarded “Outstanding Plan”

The DC Office of Planning (OP) is pleased to announce that the Southwest Neighborhood Plan was selected for the 2016 “Outstanding Plan” award by...