Music Venue Coming to the Heart of The Wharf’s Entertainment Street

Restaurateurs Bruce A. Gates, Nicholas Fontana, and Henry Gandy announce Pearl Street Warehouse, a 4,000-square-foot, 300-person live music venue to open at The Wharf...

Aging in Place: It Takes a Senior Village

Some 100 Southwest residents turned out at St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church on a cold, windy February night to celebrate the official launch of Waterfront...

Getting Ready for Our Fourth Annual Spring Kick-off!

Are you ready to get your hands in some Southwest DC dirt? Well, if you didn’t know, Southwest has a community garden located in...
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PSA 105 Meeting Notes

The January PSA meeting took place on Wednesday, Jan. 18. Lt. Darnel Robinson (Darnel.Robinson@dc.gov) and Officer Charles (CJ) Smith represented the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD)...

Secretary of Education and DCPS Chancellor Visit Jefferson Academy

Photo caption: Chancellor Antwan Wilson, U.S. Secretary of Education Betty DeVos, Principal Dohmann. Photo caption:Martin Welles and Bruce DarConte speak with reporters. Photos by...

Amidon-Bowen: Still Our Collective Challenge and Opportunity

Around this time last year, I wrote an article in The Southwester advocating for our neighborhood public elementary school, Amidon-Bowen. It was a call...

ANC 6D Commissioners Swearing In

Photo caption: The ANC 6D commissioners after being sworn in. (From left): Rhonda Natalie Hamilton (6D06), Roger Moffatt (6D05), Cara Lea Shockley (6D02), Andy...

NSO Entertains Amidon-Bowen Students at SW Library

Photos courtesy of Perry Klein. National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) violinist Marissa Regni and guest vocalist Kari Paludan entertained school kids from Amidon-Bowen at the...

Riverside Baptist Church Demolition

Top two photos courtesy of Perry Klein. The Riverside Baptist Church at 7th and Maine Ave. SW has been undergoing demolition in preparation for...

Waterfront Village Launch Includes Celebration of 15 Years of the Senior Village Movement

Photo caption: Dr. Atul Gawande After several years of planning and nearly six months of pre-launch membership sales and fundraising, the Southwest Waterfront and Navy...