The Southwest Spoon: Station 4 Stays in the Game

By Mike Goodman Station 4, at 1101 4th St., SW, opened in June 2011 to much fanfare. Restauranteur Med Lahlou worked with Arena Stage to coordinate the opening of a fine-dining establishment around the corner from the playhouse, catering to theater-goers. But it was more than that. With a gold-painted bar, upscale atmosphere, and comfortable […]

Computers for Seniors Kicks Off

By Vic Sutton, Chair, SWNA Task Force on Workforce Development & Adult Education Computer for Kids classes have been taking place at the James Creek computer lab for years now, using desktop computers. They started in 2007, as an initiative by Thelma Jones, who chairs the Youth Activities Task Force of the Southwest Neighborhood Assembly […]

Navy Yard Fetches District Dogs Location

By Southwester Staff District Dogs is a locally-owned business that started as a dog walking service with one owner-employee in 2014. Since then, founder Jacob Hensley has grown the business into a full-service pet care company, with its first brick-and-mortar location opening in DC’s Parkview neighborhood. Recently, District Dogs announced that it would open a […]

Capital Fringe Festival back in SW on July 9-28

By Donna Purchase The Capital Fringe Festival is once again taking over SW DC this summer, with the largest festival in three years! The festival will showcase 89 productions and 500 individual performances at eight venues with 13 stages, all within walking distance of each other. Venues include Arena Stage, Arcade at the Wharf and […]