Southwest DC’s Floating Homes Open to Visitors

The redevelopment of the Southwest Waterfront is well underway, bringing lots of changes to the neighborhood… but Southwest’s live-aboard boats continue to float contentedly on the Washington Channel amid the noise and cranes. And this October 10, the community will hold its fourth home tour and welcome visitors to experience life on the water! Historically, […]

What’s in a Name: A Series on Shakespeare, SEU, and Southwest, Part 1

Author’s note: This is part one of a series on the redevelopment of the old Southeastern University located at 5th and Eye Streets SW. These articles seek to provide information for the greater community, and not to take a side on the development debate. “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet…” So […]

WPA’s SynchroSwim 2015 at the Capitol Skyline Hotel

Photo caption: “The Flies” pose in the Capitol Skyline Hotel lounge before their performance. The group is from Fluid Movement’s Goldblum Water Ballet of Baltimore. Photo caption:”Intergalacticon” pose on the pool deck. Photo caption:”The Flies” performing. The judges voted them the Best Visual Spectacle. Photo caption: “DCFit-tastics” perform their Flamingo Fantasy.   Photo caption: Intergalacticon […]

Scholarship Awards Double from Last Year

Photo caption: Scholarship students (first row, left to right): Kiana Livingston, Bianca Kersellius, Haili Blassingame, Sequoia Lucas, and Najma Pettiford. (Second row, left to right): Tiffany Livingston, Roman Hamilton, Gary T. Hill, Tsahai Pettiford, and Attalah Shabazz. Not pictured: Asha Marshall and Marlon Mitchell.   Photo caption: Sequoia Lucas with some of her art. Photo caption: Tsahai Pettiford explains […]

The Future of Randall Rec Center

On Tuesday, August 11, DC Parks and Recreation (DPR) Deputy Director John Stokes, accompanied by Department of General Services (DGS) Project Manager Mark Bacus, and Under Armour representative Jeff Reslin, met with ANC6D residents, local leaders, and community organizations to discuss future capital and program planning for Randall Recreation Center. “[Our residents] don’t want to […]

A Letter from Charles Allen to Mayor Muriel Bowser

Dear Mayor Bowser, I am very concerned with the recent announcement of the decision to park commercial buses on Buzzard Point. Commercial tour buses and construction vehicles already overburden the Southwest community. I do not believe the neighborhoods can absorb additional bus traffic. Neighborhood streets are already at capacity with construction traffic for the many […]