A Blending of Old and New, Again

Every so often a neighborhood undergoes a refresh. For better or worse, the Southwest refresh has happened with more frequency than most neighborhoods. For some Southwest residents, it has happened too much; for others it is welcomed with open arms. Either way this newspaper calls on fellow neighbors to embrace the coming changes with the […]

Goal: A Year’s Worth of Seminars on Senior Health and Wellness

Thanks to a new $4,000 matching grant from Friends of Southwest DC (FOS), Waterfront Village hopes to launch a 12-month seminar series focused on health and wellness topics for seniors. The 35 sessions would take place at a local church and would be open to the public. Presenters would include George Washington University Hospital, Georgetown […]

DC Public Library Plans to Make 75% of DC Residents Active Library Users

District residents may see changes at their neighborhood library over the next few years. The DC Public Library released its new “Know Your Neighborhood” five-year strategic plan that aims to increase usage by customizing services at the city’s 26 locations. Overall, the vision for the plan is for each neighborhood library to offer programs, services, […]

Harvest Time in SW Community Garden!

June is harvest time in the SW Community Garden! Throughout the month we’ll be harvesting garlic, lettuce, blackberries, and a variety of herbs. The blackberries are purposely located along our food fence so that any passersby can grab a couple without actually coming into the garden. Remember, the darker the berry, the sweeter the juice! […]