Construction Job Fair Will Be Held Jan. 24

Courtesy of Bacon Development The Wharf will hold a Phase 2 Construction Job Fair for DC residents, on Friday, Jan. 24, from 10:00 a.m.-Noon in Southwest DC (www.wharfdc.com). In partnership with the DC Department of Employment Services, Councilmember Charles Allen, and the DC Housing Authority (DCHA), the Job Fair will be held at the DCHA […]

District Hardware and Bike Closes

By Matthew Koehler On Dec. 1, at 5 p.m., a day after Small Business Saturday, District Hardware and Bike permanently shuttered its doors to business.  In a statement released on their website, the owners stated, “Unfortunately, things haven’t worked out the way we thought or planned, and we are unable to continue operating.” On various […]

SW Library Disappears Amidst Demolition

By Georgine Wallace Just when all of us were ready to beat on the walls with our own hammers, the permit to raze the old Southwest Library was granted by DCRA on Thanksgiving Eve. The official demolition began on the morning of Dec. 6, when the excavator made its first hit on the front entrance. […]

SW Library Construction Update

By Georgine Wallace Walking or driving by the Southwest Library location at 900 Wesley Pl., you may not see a lot going on. The project, however, is still in motion. Many of you have expressed concern about our progress and I wanted to provide an update, while also allaying concerns as much as possible. Several […]

Major Donation for Tech at Amidon-Bowen

By Southwester Staff In November, Amidon-Bowen Elementary school received a considerable donation of IT equipment from Hoffman & Associates.  Hoffman & Associates stated that it is excited to continue to create spaces and add to the Southwest community, including a recent project, the public/private Waterfront Station, which neighbors the well-known Amidon-Bowen Elementary school. The future […]