To Our Veterans Then: My First Veterans, my Brothers They looked so good in their uniforms We begged them to take us for a walk After we finished showing them off We begged them to sit and talk With each story they told us Great heroes were all we could see Of these our beloved […]
The Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 6D met on Monday, Oct. 17. The meeting was devoted to supporting a bevy of charitable marathons, races and walks that will take place in our community and hosting several presentations, including an introduction to the Southwest Heritage Project (SWHP), an overview of the DC Clean Rivers Project, and an […]
By Andrew Finken Did you know that Walt Whitman spent time in Southwest D.C.? He observed Union soldiers at the Sixth Street Wharf during the Civil War. How about famed Army Physician Walter Reed? He furthered his revolutionary Malaria and Yellow Fever research along the marshes of the Anacostia and Potomac rivers. When entertainer Al […]
By Sheila Wickouski Mary Early, a native of Southwest D.C., is known for her beeswax works, and one of her sculptures “untitled (wreath II) is currently on view at the “Modern and Contemporary Art Since 1945” exhibit at the Corcoran Gallery of Art. The exhibit features contemporary artists with a current connection to the D.C. […]
Below, Mayor Vincent C. Gray served as a celebrity grocery bagger at the Southwest Waterfront Safeway grocery store during the evening rush on Tuesday, Oct. 25 to raise funds and awareness for breast cancer screening and research into a cure. Mayor Gray (left) also poses with SW resident Thelma Jones. Photos by Perry Klein.