Welcome to the Neighborhood!

Name? Bill and Corinne Irwin Where did you move from? Annapolis, MD When did you move here? December 2014 What is your first impression of Southwest? Southwest is a hidden jewel in the District with an exciting future ahead of it. What are you looking forward to most after moving here? Embracing our new community, and finding ways to engage […]

Amidon-Bowen and Jefferson Academy Teacher Appreciation Event

photo caption: (L to R) NSCP President Bruce DarConte, Councilmember David Grosso, and Amidon Principal Isabella Miller. photo caption: Teachers at the event.   photo caption: Councilmember Charles Allen addressing the teachers. Near Southeast Community Partners (NSCP) and Nando’s Peri-Peri in Yards Park hosted the second annual Teacher Appreciation Event on Feb. 26. This event was created […]

Benny Golson Jazz Master Award Conferred on Jazz Night at Westminster

On March 12, the Howard University Jazz Ensemble (HUJE) awarded Westminster’s Jazz Night program the 2015 Benny Golson Award for its outstanding, long-time service to jazz. First conferred on jazz master Benny Golson in 1996 to honor his legacy, this award has been previously given to Billy Taylor, Clark Terry, Donald Byrd, Keter Betts, Yusef Lateef, […]

April Community Calendar

WED  1            4:30-5:30 P.M.  Game Club.  Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us to play board games.  Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver.  Southwest Neighborhood Library, 900 Wesley Pl. SW, 202-724-4752. SAT  4              1-2:30 P.M.  Yoga Nidra For Self Healing.  Pamela Wilson guides a very deep, conscious relaxation with […]