Crime Tips for the Winter

Southwest is a tremendous neighborhood, though it is always important to prioritize our safety. With the current long, winter nights, there are a few things in mind: Find Out What is Going on in your Neighborhood—PSA and CAC Meetings DC has eight Wards, but is divided into seven police districts. Each police district is further […]

Share your Heart at Hirshhorn’s Pulse Exhibit

The Hirshhorn Museum invites everyone to take part in creating a colossal work of art. All you have to bring are your hands and your heart. The immersive environments in each of three galleries of Rafael Lozano-Hemmer’s Pulse series are equipped with heart-rate sensors to create kinetic and audiovisual experiences from visitors’ biometric data.  Pulse Index (2010) is a […]

The Southwest Spoon: Rappahannock Oyster Bar Blends Flavor and History

Old and new come together at The Wharf’s latest restaurant, Rappahannock Oyster Bar. While The Wharf has become known for its modernity, the owners of Rappahannock Oyster Company moved in to the historic oyster shucking shed, maintaining and expanding upon a century-old structure. The result is a blend of modern and longstanding that melts together […]

Waterfront Station II Moves Forward: City Approves Development of Parcel North of CVS

On Dec. 14, developer PN Hoffman signed a Land Disposition Agreement agreement with the DC Office of Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED), marking approval for plans to build out the last undeveloped parcel within Waterfront Station, an 11-story mixed-use building. The parcel, referred to as Waterfront Station II, is the District-owned 1000 […]