Homegrown–District Doughnut: Happiness Found

With their signature teal branding and names like Sufganiyot, District Doughnut is not your typical doughnut shop—nor does it strive to be. When you step foot into any of its three locations across the city (four when the Nationals are in season), it is easy to see what they’re about: bringing joy and happiness through […]

The Long Conversation brings Hope & Inspiration to SW

When you think about the future, both individually and as a species, are you hopeful? Certainly, that answer varies depending on whether you’re more of a glass-half-full or a glass-half-empty type of person. If I consider a typical week, there are many instances I can think of that could easily trigger a negative outlook of […]

Crime Tips for the Winter

Southwest is a tremendous neighborhood, though it is always important to prioritize our safety. With the current long, winter nights, there are a few things in mind: Find Out What is Going on in your Neighborhood—PSA and CAC Meetings DC has eight Wards, but is divided into seven police districts. Each police district is further […]

Share your Heart at Hirshhorn’s Pulse Exhibit

The Hirshhorn Museum invites everyone to take part in creating a colossal work of art. All you have to bring are your hands and your heart. The immersive environments in each of three galleries of Rafael Lozano-Hemmer’s Pulse series are equipped with heart-rate sensors to create kinetic and audiovisual experiences from visitors’ biometric data.  Pulse Index (2010) is a […]

The Southwest Spoon: Rappahannock Oyster Bar Blends Flavor and History

Old and new come together at The Wharf’s latest restaurant, Rappahannock Oyster Bar. While The Wharf has become known for its modernity, the owners of Rappahannock Oyster Company moved in to the historic oyster shucking shed, maintaining and expanding upon a century-old structure. The result is a blend of modern and longstanding that melts together […]