Delayed D.C. Sports Betting Launch May Affect SW Businesses

By Southwester Staff  The DC Lottery has pushed back the launch of on-site sports betting in retail locations to summer 2021. In a June 3 budget hearing, DC Lottery Executive Director Beth Bresnahan said the pandemic “has prevented field technicians” from visiting stores to upgrade equipment and delayed shipments of necessary equipment from overseas. Previously, […]

NATS FINISH THE FIGHT AS CHAMPS

By Mike Goodman Bang! Zoom go the Nationals! Following a stellar close to the regular season, and a playoff run featuring strong Nationals pitching and productivity throughout the lineup, the Nationals finished the fight as World Series Champions. For the fifth time this postseason, the Nationals trailed in an elimination game but came back to […]

The Wiener 500: Back for its Eighth Run

By Southwester Staff Back for its eighth consecutive year, the District’s Wiener 500 will make its grand return at the District Pier at the Wharf on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 1 to 5 p.m. There will be food, music, and, given that it’s Oktoberfest, plenty of beer and more throughout the afternoon.  Of course, there […]