Development news

– The latest estimate of an opening date for the Waterfront Station Z-Burger from its proprietor is around Thanksgiving. All of the furniture has been ordered and will take between four and five days to install once it arrives. Free food will be given away during the first few days of operation at the new […]

A Veterans Day Poem: 11/11/11

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 […]

ANC 6D: Highlights from the monthly meeting

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 […]

Southwest Heritage Project plans for future by documenting past

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 […]

Mayor bags groceries at Southwest Safeway for a cause

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.