Hat Trick for Amidon-Bowen Cheerleaders: Citywide Champs for Third Year in a Row

On March 9, the Amidon-Bowen Elementary School cheerleaders solidified their place in history by winning the Elementary School DC Interscholastic Athletic Association (DCIAA) Cheerleading Championship for the third year in a row. They also won the DCIAA Cheerleading Grand Championship award for the second year in a row. The Grand Championship award is for having the highest […]

Construction Begins on Phase Two of The Wharf

On March 30, DC elected officials and members of the Southwest community celebrated the kick-off of construction for the second half of the mile-long waterfront redevelopment, The Wharf. The Wharf is a $2.5 billion, 3.2-million square foot waterfront redevelopment and the largest private development in the city. At full build out, phase two of The […]

Petalpalooza Returns April 6

On Saturday, April 6 from noon to 9:30 p.m., Petalpalooza returns to The Wharf for its second year. The event features live music on three outdoor stages, interactive art installations, larger-than-life games and activities, a beer garden, free product giveaways, a spectacular fireworks show by Pyrotecnico, and much more along the piers of the Southwest […]

Community Input Sought for Green Spaces in SW

Yellow tree trunks line the walkway from the Southwest Duck Pond to the 3rd and I Street Park as a temporary art installation, to garner interest in a modernized Town Center Parks program in Southwest. The Southwest Business Improvement District (SWBID) is hoping to gather community input around a vision for the public spaces stretching […]