By Donna Purchase Southwest DC is “the place to be.” We continue to spotlight the dedicated staff of the SWBID who are focused on making Southwest a clean, safe, vibrant community in which to live, work, visit and play! Dwayne Pierce is one of the newer SWBID team members. He ran into a friend about […]
By Gary Blumenthal May 9 marked precisely 30 years since Roger Thiel moved aboard his boat, Doo-Wop, at the city’s only liveaboard community, Gangplank Marina in Southwest DC. This means that, at least unofficially, Thiel holds the city’s record for continuously living full-time on a boat in the city. After walking the docks with a […]
By Sheila Wickouski How long should you take to view a work of art when walking through a gallery? Rirkrit Tiravanija: Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Green, now at the The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Gardens, offers a different approach to that question. The installation is unusual because it invites the viewer to not only look at the art […]
By Southwester Staff The Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO) created The All Hands on Tech initiative to provide free technical support to DC residents. One of the most important things a person needs to fully access technology is a functioning computer. Unfortunately, the cost of computer repair is often too high for many […]
Waterfront Fiction book club will meet on Sunday, June 23 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss Conversations with Friends by Sandy Rooney at Politics and Prose on the Wharf. Mention Waterfront Fiction when you buy your book at Politics and Prose to receive 10% off. All are welcome to join in the discussion.
By Katelynd Anderson If you are out and about in Southwest, then you have certainly heard the Amidon-Bowen Elementary School Choir. In addition to being regular performers at Southwest events, the Amidon-Bowen Choir has enjoyed numerous opportunities to sing at concerts throughout the city, including special programs from the Mayor’s office to Capitol Hill. The […]
By Mike Goodman Station 4, at 1101 4th St., SW, opened in June 2011 to much fanfare. Restauranteur Med Lahlou worked with Arena Stage to coordinate the opening of a fine-dining establishment around the corner from the playhouse, catering to theater-goers. But it was more than that. With a gold-painted bar, upscale atmosphere, and comfortable […]