World of Orchids on Display at United States Botanic Garden

By Southwester Staff Orchids, in all their vibrant colors, varied shapes, sizes and scents are the theme of the exhibit Discover the World of Orchids now through April 30, 2023 at the United States Botanic Garden.   Hundreds of  orchids are displayed, some  at ground level and some suspended in the air. There are two nine […]

Southwest Neighbors Join Smithsonian Project

Photo courtesy of Smithsonian Institution and the National Capitol Planning Commission. After expressing concerns to the National Capitol Planning Commission regarding a proposal by the Smithsonian Institution to redesign the Enid Haupt Gardens behind the Smithsonian Castle, the Waterfront Gateway Neighborhood Association (WGNA) has been invited to serve as a consulting party on the Smithsonian South Mall project. The […]