HOLIDAY 2019 11/30: Light Up The Wharf 12/7: The District’s Holiday Boat Parade 12/13-12/15: Shop the Square Holiday Market 12/21: Christmas Caroling at The Wharf 12/22: Lighting of The Wharf Menorah No New Year’s event For more information, check The Wharf website under Upcoming Events.
By Ava Millstone Last year, in partnership with Southwest Neighborhood Assembly’s Education and Scholarship Task Force, Community Scholar started a tutoring program at Amidon-Bowen. School administrators, students, and parents have praised the program and are excited for the program to launch and expand in year two. Amidon-Bowen students significantly improved on the PARCC Math test […]
By Kate Miller Ho Ho Ho!! Too soon to extend holiday wishes? Let’s settle into a few words from life coach, Kate, that’s me. I have been a coach for about five years and have worked with people ranging from federal workers, dog walkers, to lobbyists, and a few other occupations in between. When talking […]
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! Adrian Owens joined SWBID two months ago as an ambassador. He’s part of the team that beautifies […]
By Sheila Wickouski Newsies is the story about kids who fought for what is right in the Newsboys’ Strike of 1899 in New York City, when they took on two of the most powerful men in the country, Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph. And they won! This inspirational musical about dreams of a better life […]
By Donna Purchase The Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund (TDJBCF), in partnership with Black Benefactors, a Washington, D.C. based giving circle, celebrated Black Philanthropy Month in Aug. at St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church for the third consecutive year. Unlike your ordinary support group meeting, guests heard inspiring words not from a survivor but from a […]
By Una Yarsky Educational non-profit, Turning the Page, and their pop up bookstore program, Carpe Librum, hosted a donation book bazaar at The Lot on 4th and M St. on Oct. 11, from 10:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. The bazaar was held as a special edition of the Market SW that usually takes place every […]