Thurgood Marshall Celebration on Sunday, May 19

By Elisabeth Brown St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church will host its 2019 Thurgood Marshall Feast Day Celebration on Sunday, May 19, at 9:30 a.m. to commemorate the life and legacy of Justice Thurgood Marshall (1908-1993). In 2009, the General Convention of the Episcopal Church passed a resolution that Justice Marshall should be added to the Liturgical […]

Stay Ahead of the Curve During Traffic Changes in SW

By Neo H. Morake, Co-Chair, SWNA Transportation Task Force Earlier this year, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) released its 2019 Audi Field and Nationals Park Traffic Operations and Parking Plan (TOPP). The purpose of the TOPP is to identify key resources and strategies designed to help facilitate travel by large crowds to and from […]

Atlas Brew Works Chooses Navy Yard for Second Location

Navy Yard is quickly becoming the destination for local breweries and will add another to the list when Atlas Brew Works, the Ivy City based brewery, expands to the neighborhood in Spring of 2020. First opened in 2012, Atlas Brew Works recently made national headlines by suing the federal government during the shutdown, when furloughed […]

Meet Idania Arteaga—SWBID Environmental Ambassador

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 to live, work, visit and play. Idania Arteaga is one of the new SWBID employees, having joined the team eight months ago. When asked how she found […]

Op-Ed: Introducing Techbridge Girls-DC: Exciting, Educating and Equipping Girls in STEM

The community of Southwest DC has seen many answers to the question of how to revitalize the neighborhood in recent years, such as the development of new dining, shopping and residential options. One Southwest-based nonprofit, Techbridge Girls-DC, believes that communities also thrive in the long-term when we invest in the development of our youth, particularly […]

The Southwest Spoon: Warm Up to Union Pie

What’s better than eating pizza? Eating pizza outside. ‘Tis the season to swing by Union Stage’s pop-up pizza parlor, Union Pie, located near Transit Pier on The Wharf. Enjoy the spring weather while you place your order outside, and in 5-10 minutes you’ll have a freshly made, steaming hot, thin-crust pizza. If you’re dining solo, […]