Local Businesses Still Serving the Waterfront Community

By Southwester Staff With nationwide shutdowns and social distancing being implemented to slow the spread of Coronavirus, many local businesses and their employees are feeling the economic strain. During this unprecedented time, many businesses and restaurants are struggling to stay open in some capacity. Some storefronts have shortened their hours to limit contact and crowding, […]

Breaking Ground, the SW Library Begins a New Phase of Construction

By Georgine Wallace Despite the chilly weather and intermittent drizzle, the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Southwest Library on Feb. 5 was historic and joyous. Southwest residents, neighbors, ANC6D Commissioners, D.C. Public Library staff, Ward 6 CM Charles Allen, and Mayor Muriel Bowser all celebrated the occasion. Ambassadors from the SWBID were present to greet […]