In October, Real Men Wear Pink

Real Men Wear Pink recognizes men who want to make a difference in the fight against breast cancer. These distinguished men commit to raising awareness and funds in support of research and local patient programs. Throughout October, these Real Men wear pink every day to spread awareness of the cause to their networks. At American […]

Crafty Bastards Coming to Southwest

By Southwester Staff Are you into crafts and being outdoors? Well then, Southwest DC has an event for you!  Set to kick off September 28, the District’s premiere two-day entrepreneurial craft event (ending on the 29th), Crafty Bastards Arts and Makers Festival, will take place at the Akridge Lot at Buzzard Point, near Audi Field. […]

Meet SWBID Ambassador Roland Bunch

By Donna Purchase Southwest DC is “the place to be.” We continue to spotlight the dedicated staff of the SWBID who are focused on making Southwest a clean, safe, vibrant community in which to live, work, visit and play! Roland Bunch is originally from Brooklyn NY, but when his mother passed in 2007, he decided […]

Hey Dog Owners! What’s the POOP?

By Bridget Gonzales, PAWS of Southwest Perhaps you’ve seen or smelled the little brown piles piling up around the neighborhood? It seems that some of our neighbors are neglecting their duties as a dog owner when it comes to #2. And let’s face it, owning a dog in the city, in a densely populated neighborhood […]

The Wiener 500: Back for its Eighth Run

By Southwester Staff Back for its eighth consecutive year, the District’s Wiener 500 will make its grand return at the District Pier at the Wharf on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 1 to 5 p.m. There will be food, music, and, given that it’s Oktoberfest, plenty of beer and more throughout the afternoon.  Of course, there […]

Southwest Students Awarded College Scholarships

By Audrey Hinton, Member, SWNA Education and Scholarship Task Force On Sunday, Aug. 4, the Southwest Neighborhood Assembly’s Education and Scholarship Task Force (SWNA ESTF) awarded 19 Southwest youths with college scholarships. The event, “45 Years of Awarding College Scholarships,” was held at Westminster Church, with Bonita V. White, ESTF member, serving as Mistress of […]