The Salt Line Is Making Big Waves

We sat down with partner Jeremy Carman of Long Shot Hospitality—the team behind The Salt Line—to dig into why they chose Navy Yard, what makes them tick, what it’s like to have a Washington Nationals player as an investor, and their fast rise to the top echelons of DC dining. First, what makes the location […]

Emergency Preparedness Task Force Holds Book Talk at St. Augustine’s

To observe the International Day for Disaster Reduction on Oct.13, the Southwest Neighborhood Assembly’s Emergency Preparedness Task Force (SWEPT) held a book talk at St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church. The authors and environmentalists, Dr. John “Jack” Wennersten and Denise Robbins, discussed their new book, Rising Tides: Climate Refugees in the Twenty-First Century. Whereas asylum seekers fleeing persecution are […]

Mandarin Oriental Selects Jefferson Academy for Fundraiser 

The Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC, located at 330 Maryland Ave. SW, has selected Jefferson Academy as the beneficiary of the hotel’s seventh Annual FANtastic March 5K Fundraiser. On Sunday, Nov. 5, hotel colleagues and guests will set off for a run/walk around the National Mall, ending back at the hotel. This year’s fundraising efforts will go toward the […]

16 Songs, One Amazing Night: LCD Soundsystem at The Anthem

There is only one constant when LCD Soundsystem takes the stage: dancing. That held true Tuesday, Oct. 17 as the eight-person band brought their mix of electronic, rock, and up-tempo melodic beats to The Anthem at The Wharf. “We are very happy to be here. We’re psychologically adjusting to this size [venue],” said frontman James […]

Greenleaf Scholars

The following Greenleaf Gardens Extension residents began their first year of college in this August. Donja Wilkinson graduated from Dunbar Senior High School, where she competed on her school’s track and field team. She is currently attending Georgia State University with plans to study pre-dentistry to become an orthodontist. Wilkinson excelled in her advanced placement classes […]