DC’s Baddest Night of Doing Good; DC Central Kitchen’s 15th Annual Capital Food Fight to be held at the Anthem

On Thursday, Nov. 8, the Anthem will host an event that can only be described as entertaining, debaucherous and delectable. That’s right—the 15th Annual Capital Food Fight, which benefits the work of DC Central Kitchen (DCCK), is coming to Southwest. “I have always been a huge fan of this particular fundraiser, and all of the […]

Komen Toastmasters Moves to Westminster Presbyterian

Southwest’s Komen Toastmasters has moved its meetings from the Southwest Branch Library to Westminster Presbyterian Church in advance of library construction. Komen Toastmasters, a public speaking and leadership club, continues to meet on the first and third Saturday of each month from 10:30 a.m. until noon, as it has for over 20 years. Komen often […]

Southwest Tour of Homes on Sunday, Oct. 7

A Capitol Square Place home featured on the upcoming house tour The Waterfront Village recently announced its inaugural “Homes of the Southwest Waterfront” house tour. This house tour, one of the major fundraisers of the year for the organization, will be Sunday, Oct. 7 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Waterfront Village is a nonprofit neighborhood-based […]

“Turn Me Loose” Adds More SW Nights

Arena Stage recently announced that it extended “Turn Me Loose” until Oct. 21. In addition, the theater has added two additional Southwest Nights for “Turn Me Loose,” on Oct. 18 and 21. This intimate and powerful drama follows Dick Gregory’s rise as the first African-American comedian to expose audiences to racial comedy. Southwest Nights allow residents […]

AARP Community Health Fair coming to SW on Oct. 17

The Southwest Waterfront AARP Chapter and the District of Columbia Office on Aging will sponsor the Chapter’s 7th Annual Community Health, Wellness and Resource Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 17 from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 pm. The event will be held at River Park Mutual Homes’ South Common Room located at 1311 Delaware Ave., SW. The Community Health, […]

Meet Kevin Baten: SWBID Environmental Ambassador

Kevin Baten is a proud member of the SWBID “blue shirt” team. When asked how he came to work for the BID, he says he was part of the roofing construction team of The Bible Museum and his supervisor introduced him to SWBID Chief Operating Officer Andre Witt. Andre was so impressed with Kevin that […]

“Something to Talk About”

Southwest Resident Harlow Pease, shown here with Waterfront Village volunteer Norma Joiner, has kicked off the organization’s planned giving campaign with a $20,000 bequest.   Bonnie Raitt immortalized this phrase in the title song from a movie of the same name over 20 years ago. But today there is one topic very few want to […]