Amidon-Bowen Shines Again: DC’s Teacher of the Year is Right Here in SW

Amidon-Bowen students Simone Shelton and Zoe Shelton with Teacher of the Year, Ms. Kelly Harper; Photo: Rose Shelton Once again, Amidon-Bowen Elementary School is in the spotlight for another great achievement. On Monday, Nov. 5, Mayor Muriel Bowser presented the 2019 DC Teacher of the Year Award to Amidon-Bowen’s own 3rd grade teacher, Ms. Kelly Harper. Ms. Harper […]

Over 300 Arthur Capper Residents and Families have Thanksgiving Dinner at The Anthem

Volunteers serve a traditional Thanksgiving meal to residents prepared by Cathal Armstrong, chef and owner of Kaliwa. Photo: Roxie B. Photography When popular headliners grace The Anthem, 6,000 screaming fans can be seen standing shoulder-to-shoulder. This Thanksgiving, however, The Anthem transformed into an intimate family-like atmosphere to provide a sense of normalcy during this holiday […]

Screaming Eagles Doing More Than Cheering

D.C. United Announcer Dave Johnson and Owner Jason Levien present a special D.C. United shovel to kickoff the tree planting When Screaming Eagles president James Lambert talks about his passion for D.C. United, it goes beyond the pitch. The D.C. United supporter group Screaming Eagles has been around since 1995, even before the first United season, […]

Transportation Task Force Looking for Volunteers

The Southwest Neighborhood Assembly’s Transportation Task Force is seeking volunteer members to help work on issues critical to the quality of life in Southwest. As all residents recognize, the development in and around our community has led to new challenges related to all aspects of mobility—pedestrians, automobiles, bikes, scooters, Metro, buses, parking, etc. In order […]

Southwest Community Center Takes its First Steps

Artist’s rendering of the new Southwest Community Center; Photo: Perkins Eastman DC When the D.C. Zoning Commission voted in September to support Forest City’s plans for the open lots at Fourth and M, our neighborhood gained more than just two more apartment buildings and ground level retail. As a result of some hard negotiations on […]