Politics and Prose Offers Free Trial Store Memberships to SW Residents

Politics and Prose, DC’s premier independent bookstore, has announced the opening of a new location at The Wharf! The store will occupy about 2,300 square feet in what’s being called District Square, alongside an impressive array of other tenants—including 6,000-capacity music venue The Anthem. Politics and Prose has an impressive array of author events lined […]

Oct. 7: Tour Southwest’s Floating Homes

Last Chance to Tour DC’s Floating Homes Before Wharf Grand Opening Southwest DC is gearing up for the grand opening of the Wharf, and one community of Southwesters will be dramatically transformed by the new development. On Saturday, Oct. 7, the live-aboard residents of Gangplank Marina will open their doors for the tour of floating […]

Alpha Phi Alpha’s SW Community Day: Sept. 16

The Omicron Eta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated will host the Fourth Annual Southwest Community Day Saturday, Sept. 16 from noon to 5 p.m. at Lansburgh Park, 1098 Delaware Ave. SW. The Community Day event is free and open to the public and will include health screening, educational resources, and financial planning […]

Eighth Annual DC State Fair Comes to Southwest

Image courtesy of Mariel Smith/Capital Photography Center. September in SW DC, will see the return of contests that crown the city’s best growers, crafters, and cooks, performances from local bands and dance troupes, and more than 35 food, art, and craft vendors showcasing and selling their wares. All of this will take place in a […]

Opera in the Outfield Returns with Aida

Photo credit: Cory Weaver Verdi’s spectacular opera Aida is a super choice for the 10th anniversary of the Washington National Opera’s (WNO’s) partnership with the Washington Nationals for M&M’S® Opera in the Outfield. This is the classic story of the Ethiopian princess enslaved by the Egyptians who is loved by their military hero Radamès. The […]