Winter Fun Comes to The Wharf

By Southwester Staff The Wharf, Washington, D.C., announced today its winter programming schedule, which features a series of fun and socially-distanced seasonal activities across The District. The community programming will include a Holiday Movie Series, the reopening of Camp Wharf, and more.  Like years past, The Wharf will host a large Christmas tree on District […]

Georgetown COVID Study Open to Breast Cancer Survivors

By Simina Boca and Alejandra Hurtado de Mendoza For the past several months, the COVID-19 epidemic has been wreaking havoc on societies and communities throughout the world. Many authorities have implemented counter-disease measures to stop the spread of COVID-19, ranging from social distancing recommendations to lockdowns. Due to social determinants of health, including discrimination, low […]

COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions

DC Cases on the Rise Courtesy of the Government of District of Columbia, What are Coronaviruses? Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that are known to cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Severe Acute Respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). What is Coronavirus […]

Catch the 14th Annual Brickie Awards on Dec. 3

By Mike Goodman On Thursday, Dec. 3 from 8-9 pm, Councilmember Charles Allen will host the 14th Annual Brickie Awards. Carrying on the tradition of former Councilmember Tommy Wells’ Livable Walkable Awards, the Brickies honor local people and organizations whose leadership, commitment, and vision make Ward 6 a great place to live and work. In […]