Southwest Welcomes DC Row

Anyone can do it! DC Row is designed to bring the benefits of rowing to people of all ages no matter the weather or time of year. The biggest myth about rowing is that it is an upper body workout. Actually, it’s a full body workout that works nine major muscle groups simultaneously. What makes […]

Editorial Openings at The Southwester

The Southwester and the Southwest Neighborhood Assembly are seeking motivated neighbors to continue the legacy of the newspaper. The three roles are editor-in-chief, copy editor, and social media manager. If you are interested in one of the roles, please contact editor@thesouthwester.com and president@swna.org before 15 June in order to be considered.  Editor-in-Chief The role of The Southwester Editor-in-Chief may be time […]

Op-ed: Forty Years Should Mean Something

For 40 years, Jenny’s Asian Fusion has been the staple of the Southwest neighborhood. Please know that when we say that, we choose our articles carefully. During that time, Jenny’s has dealt with change and adversity to continue providing an affordable dining option in Southwest, including various relocations: Waterside Mall, above Capital Yacht Club by […]

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Photo caption: Hannah Fried-Tanzer and Medha Marsten of Arena Stage thank the Friends of Southwest board for its contributions to Camp Arena Stage and the Voices of Now program. Photo caption: Vyllorya Evans and Friends of Southwest board members look on as scholarship recipient Daniele Crutchfield describes her impressive university accomplishments. The Friends of Southwest DC (FOS) […]

A Royal Wedding Party Viewing

On Saturday, May 19, the Mandarin Oriental will host a royal wedding viewing party as the Prince Henry of Wales marries Ms. Meghan Markle (of the United States). The special Royal Wedding Tea and Viewing Party asks ticketed guests to “don your fascinator or top hat and delight in a morning of British traditions” while watching live television coverage […]