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 […]

Artechouse Displays the Blues

By Sheila Wickouski Blue is all around us, evoking many emotions from the optimism of “blue skies” to the sadness of “singing the blues.” In art, the color blue has been used for tens of thousands of years, from a blue Egyptian funerary figure, a Chinese blue-and-white teapot, Hokusai’s The Great Wave off Kanagawa, to […]

Bailiwick Pops Up at The Wharf

By Matt Koehler Everyone has a favorite piece of clothing. Maybe it’s a shirt, a pair of pants, a scarf, or a pair of shoes. For me, it’s a comfortable black t-shirt with bold white lettering that simply says “The District vs Congress.” Wherever I go, that t-shirt elicits a response. And, when they inevitably […]

Ice Cream Jubilee’s Signs of Hope

By Una Yarsky During these past months, businesses have worked hard to increase a feeling of community in Southwest while remaining afloat during this economic slump. One such business is Ice Cream Jubilee, a local ice cream shop that focuses on “authentic flavors,” according to their website. Since early on in the quarantine, Jubilee organized […]