By Kate Oczypok Waterfront Academy is taking a unique, fun approach to fundraising this fall. The school has launched “Montessori Miles” this November, encouraging interested participants to run, jog or walk 30 miles in 30 days this November. With registration, you can get a t-shirt that features a “Running Knight” to wear as you complete […]
Mandarin Oriental to Host Fundraiser Benefiting Ward 6 Youth
By Southwester Staff Mandarin Oriental, in Southwest DC, recently announced Serve Your City / Ward 6 MutualAid as the beneficiary of the hotel’s tenth annual FANtastic 5K and Silent Auction.On Saturday, October 30, hotel guests, colleagues, visitors, and DC residents are invited to lace uptheir running shoes in support of advancing Southwest youth. Since its inception, the FANtastic5K […]
A Gateway to Southwest: New Frederick Douglass Bridge Opens with Community Gathering
By Melissa Silverman On a sunny Labor Day in Southwest, community members gathered to celebrate a transportation and infrastructure milestone: the completion of the new Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge. Located between Audi Field and South Capitol Street, the new bridge will ferry pedestrians, cyclists and motorists across the Anacostia River. The first to cross the […]
Fun Run with Your Neighbors!
Pacers recently opened in the Boilermaker Shops at Navy Yard. Come join The Southwester staff and others in the neighborhood for free fun runs! All paces and distances are welcome.