Botanic Garden Turns 200

By Sheila Wickouski What better way to celebrate a 200th anniversary than to launch a new exhibit? The United States Botanic Garden (USBG) will kick off its year-long celebration with “The U.S. Botanic Garden at 200: Deeply Rooted, Branching Outward,” on display Feb. 20 – Oct. 15 in the Conservatory’s East and West Galleries. Historic […]

Cordial Keeps it Local

By Mike Goodman  Cordial Craft Wine, Beer and Spirits, located at 35 Sutton Square, SW, has been at the Wharf since 2017, and remains focused on making local, artisanal libations available to all. This is not your typical liquor store, as it emphasizes products from family vineyards, D.C.-area distilleries, and small batch craft brews. “Our […]

Grand Opening for Sacred Grounds Cafe

Sacred Grounds Café, the newest coffee shop in Southwest DC, opened its doors last December for a soft opening. Since then, the café has enjoyed welcoming the community to sip on smooth coffee by Rise Up Coffee Roasters and enjoy freshly baked goods by Honey’s Desserts. This month Sacred Grounds Café is hosting their official […]

Civic Group Celebrates Breast Cancer Survivors and Advocates

By Raihanata Barry and Thelma D. Jones On Nov. 20, 2019, the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund (TDJBCF) hosted its Annual Thanksgiving Celebration at St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church in SW, focusing on the topic of “Breast Cancer Survivors with Disabilities.” Mamie W. Mallory, TDJBCF Board Chair, welcomed celebrants and provided context to the discussion […]