Light Up Southwest is Back

By Mike Goodman Once again, the Southwest Business Improvement District (SWBID) brings the “Light Up Southwest” competition back to the neighborhood. Decorate your home or business for the holidays and you could win a $50 gift card to a neighborhood restaurant, or retailers will win a free ad in The Southwester.  Participation categories for the […]

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 […]

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 […]