Blind Whino: The Lifesaving Neighbor

On Friday, Oct. 24, The Southwester held a Halloween-themed party at Blind Whino to raise money for the paper and celebrate with all of Southwest’s finest at our quadrant’s hottest event space. Residents from all corners of the DC metro area came out in their craziest costumes to show their support for the paper, join in the festivities, and […]

2014 SW ArtsFest

SW ArtsFest returns for its fourth year to celebrate its growing art community. Showcasing the programming of (e)merge art fair, Arena Stage, Art Whino, and the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, the SW ArtsFest will offer a weekend of art-centered activities that will encourage the DC area community to check out the booming […]

Aya Community Markets Comes to Southwest

Aya Community Markets, a farmers market and holistic health experience, will operate from the grounds of Christ United Methodist Church (901 4th Street SW) every Saturday from 9am-1pm. The market was founded and managed by Dreaming Out Loud, a nonprofit working throughout DC, and features produce from Crazy Farm, a family-owned farm from Colonial Beach, Virginia. The market […]

Blind Whino Hosts Dinner Lab, DC’s Newest Food Experience

When you think of upscale dinner locales, you don’t normally think of Blind Whino. Why would you? The ultra-hip, reclaimed church is not a food venue. It doesn’t even have a kitchen. None of that mattered on the evening of May 15, however. DC’s newest food experience took over Delaware Ave SW for an unforgettable […]

Blind Whino: Southwest’s Newest Art Hub

The visual overhaul of the old Friendship Baptist Church on the corner of Delaware Ave and H St SW has Southwest residents excited. A group of artists assembled by Ian Callendar of SuiteNation and Shane Pomajambo, Executive Director of Art Whino, renovated the church in March 2013. Named Blind Whino, the space will be used […]