St. Matthew’s Annual Christmas Tree Giveaway and Holiday Party!

By Hannah Wright Osborn and Pastor Philip Huber Continuing the tradition of giving out Christmas Trees and celebrating good tidings with the Southwest community, St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church is excited to host this year’s annual Christmas tree giveaway in its brand-new building. Construction is over, the new church is open and the community is welcome!  […]

SW Library Construction Update

By Georgine Wallace Walking or driving by the Southwest Library location at 900 Wesley Pl., you may not see a lot going on. The project, however, is still in motion. Many of you have expressed concern about our progress and I wanted to provide an update, while also allaying concerns as much as possible. Several […]

Southwest Youth Succeed with Task Force Geared Towards Computer Literacy

By Derek Tawiah Recently, I had the privilege of emceeing the Southwest Neighborhood Assembly Youth Activities Task Force (SWNA-YATF’s) Computers-for-Kids (CFK) computer training program graduation. CFK occurs in the fall, spring, and summer months in partnership with the James Creek Resident Council, 100 N St. SW, under the leadership of Christine Spencer, Resident Council President.  […]

Major Donation for Tech at Amidon-Bowen

By Southwester Staff In November, Amidon-Bowen Elementary school received a considerable donation of IT equipment from Hoffman & Associates.  Hoffman & Associates stated that it is excited to continue to create spaces and add to the Southwest community, including a recent project, the public/private Waterfront Station, which neighbors the well-known Amidon-Bowen Elementary school. The future […]

The District’s Holiday Boat Parade

Join us for a magical night of boating and a dazzling fireworks finale at The Wharf By Southwester Staff The Wharf presents The District’s Holiday Boat Parade, a magical night of boating on the Potomac River, from Hains Point to the docks and piers of The Wharf. This is the 28th year of the annual […]