Balfour Beatty Chosen as Prime Contractor for Wharf Phase II

Hoffman-Madison Waterfront (HMW) has selected Balfour Beatty as the first general contractor partner to begin land-side construction of phase two of The Wharf. Balfour Beatty’s role consists of work contracts for all horizontal and public spaces (site work, utilities, hardscape and parks), office buildings in parcels six and seven, and below-grade parking garages. Other elements […]

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 […]

A View from the Underside: The Legacy of Dietrich Bonhoeffer

On Sunday, April 7, at 3 p.m., join Temple Micah and The Dietrich Bonhoeffer Institute at Riverside Church at The Wharf, 7th & Maine Ave., SW, for a performance. Rev. Dr. Al Staggs will present his acclaimed one-person play that brings to life one of the great heroes of the twentieth century. The audience is […]

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 […]