Amidon-Bowen Girls’ Track Team is #1 in DC

Jan. 2 was the first day of school after a long winter holiday break. This was also the date of the DC Interscholastic Athletic Association (DCIAA) Championship Indoor Track and Field Meet for DC’s elementary schools. Despite the long winter holiday break that interrupted the regular training routine of Amidon-Bowen Elementary School’s young athletes, the girls’ and […]

Exciting Year on the Horizon for Titanic Memorial

The Friends of Titanic Memorial Park (the Friends) look forward to its calendar of events and projects for 2019. The Friends were co-founded in the fall of 2017 by Corinne Irwin and Donna Hanousek in affiliation with the Southwest Neighborhood Assembly. They have a five-year formal agreement with the National Park Serivce (NPS) and assist […]

St. John’s Community Services Makes Move to Southwest

St. John’s Community Services (SJCS), a nonprofit pioneer in advancing community support and opportunities for people of all abilities, is moving its headquarters from Georgetown to 901 D. St., SW, across from L’Enfant Plaza. The move coincides with the organization celebrating 150 years of service. “With over 900 dedicated, experienced staff, we advocate tirelessly, fiercely and […]

Get to Know Your New SW Elected Officials

On Nov. 6, Southwesters elected three new Advisory Neighborhood Commissioners, and a new Ward 6 Representative on the State Board of Education. “The Southwester” reached out to these newly elected representatives and asked them to submit a brief statement about themselves, their priorities and their goals in their new positions. “Southwester” staff made only minor […]

Homegrown–District Doughnut: Happiness Found

With their signature teal branding and names like Sufganiyot, District Doughnut is not your typical doughnut shop—nor does it strive to be. When you step foot into any of its three locations across the city (four when the Nationals are in season), it is easy to see what they’re about: bringing joy and happiness through […]