Tour Southwest Floating Homes in their New Home

First Liveaboard Boat Tour of the Wharf Era By Margaret L. Johnson From the waterfront along the Washington Channel, you’ve probably seen the liveaboard boats and barges of the Wharf Gangplank Marina, south of the District Wharf’s recreational pier.  Maybe you’ve wondered what it’s like to live in such unusual spaces. This fall, you’ll have […]

In October, Real Men Wear Pink

Real Men Wear Pink recognizes men who want to make a difference in the fight against breast cancer. These distinguished men commit to raising awareness and funds in support of research and local patient programs. Throughout October, these Real Men wear pink every day to spread awareness of the cause to their networks. At American […]

Crafty Bastards Coming to Southwest

By Southwester Staff Are you into crafts and being outdoors? Well then, Southwest DC has an event for you!  Set to kick off September 28, the District’s premiere two-day entrepreneurial craft event (ending on the 29th), Crafty Bastards Arts and Makers Festival, will take place at the Akridge Lot at Buzzard Point, near Audi Field. […]

Meet SWBID Ambassador Roland Bunch

By Donna Purchase Southwest DC is “the place to be.” We continue to spotlight the dedicated staff of the SWBID who are focused on making Southwest a clean, safe, vibrant community in which to live, work, visit and play! Roland Bunch is originally from Brooklyn NY, but when his mother passed in 2007, he decided […]

Hey Dog Owners! What’s the POOP?

By Bridget Gonzales, PAWS of Southwest Perhaps you’ve seen or smelled the little brown piles piling up around the neighborhood? It seems that some of our neighbors are neglecting their duties as a dog owner when it comes to #2. And let’s face it, owning a dog in the city, in a densely populated neighborhood […]