The Brickies Honor Ward 6 Community

On Dec. 6, 2017, Councilmember Charles Allen hosted the 11th Annual Ward 6 Brickie Awards and community celebration. The awards are an annual celebration of the people, places, and organizations that make the Ward 6 community great, and were the biggest yet. Begun 10 years ago by then–Ward 6 Councilmember Tommy Wells as the Livable Walkable […]

Tree Planting Ceremony at Carrollsburg

Carrollsburg, A Condominium is partnering with Casey Trees to plant urban native trees on the more-than-50-year-old property. The Carrollsburg complex of 425 units (387 in three high-rise buildings, plus 38 townhouses) sits on 11 acres of manicured lawns trimmed with beautiful trees and flowers, and is the largest original green space in the Southwest DC community. With all […]

Mrs. Thurgood “Cissy” Marshall Visits Plaque Honoring Husband

The opening of The Wharf has brought visitors from near and far. One such visitor was Mrs. Thurgood “Cissy” Marshall, who recently enjoyed a brief stroll along the Southwest waterfront after attending services at St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church. Marshall is a longtime, active St. Augustine’s parishioner. Thelma D. Jones, a friend, intended to surprise Marshall […]