Grand Opening for Sacred Grounds Cafe

Sacred Grounds Café, the newest coffee shop in Southwest DC, opened its doors last December for a soft opening. Since then, the café has enjoyed welcoming the community to sip on smooth coffee by Rise Up Coffee Roasters and enjoy freshly baked goods by Honey’s Desserts. This month Sacred Grounds Café is hosting their official […]

Civic Group Celebrates Breast Cancer Survivors and Advocates

By Raihanata Barry and Thelma D. Jones On Nov. 20, 2019, the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund (TDJBCF) hosted its Annual Thanksgiving Celebration at St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church in SW, focusing on the topic of “Breast Cancer Survivors with Disabilities.” Mamie W. Mallory, TDJBCF Board Chair, welcomed celebrants and provided context to the discussion […]

Meet SWBID Ambassador Charleen Smith

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 to live, work, visit, and enjoy. Charleen Smith came to SWBID two years ago through Project Empowerment. Project Empowerment, an initiative of the DC […]

Boot Camp with Jenny Kicks Off 2020 Classes

By Southwester Staff Southwest resident Jenny Harper is about to launch her 2020 outdoor boot camps in Navy Yard. From March through December, Harper holds three-week sessions that meet three days a week from 6:15 a.m.-7:15 a.m. The classes focus on both cardio and strength to provide a full-body comprehensive workout, and are designed to […]