Navy Yard and Buzzard Point Proposed for New Amazon Headquarters

When Amazon made a request for proposals (RFP) for their new second headquarters (HQ2), cities across the United States jumped at the opportunity. With the lure of bringing 50,000 high-paying jobs to the District, Mayor Muriel Bowser and Deputy Mayor for Economic Development Brian Kenner leapt at the chance—actually four times over. Like Amazon, the […]

New Wednesday Programs in Capitol Riverfront: Kids in Canal & Bard in the Park

The Capitol Riverfront Business Improvement District celebrates summer every day with an exciting weekly lineup of free outdoor events in Canal Park and Yards Park. Newly added to the weekly schedule are Kids in Canal and Bard in the Park. Both series will take place on Wednesdays at Canal Park. Kids in Canal is a […]

Due South Brings Southern Sophistication to Navy Yard

Get ready, readers! Due South is the latest addition to the plethora of bars and restaurants located in the ever-growing Navy Yard/Capitol Riverfront neighborhood, and with it comes southern fare with an upscale twist. We recently attended the restaurant’s grand opening celebration to test things out and get the scoop on the neighborhood’s newest go-to spot. […]

The Navy Yard Tragedy: One Year Later

(photo caption: Congressman Steny Hoyer (center) stands with Bruce DarConte (L) and Ed Kaminski (R), co-founders of NSCP.) On Sept.16, 2013, military and civilian personnel at the Washington Navy Yard were targeted in a senseless act of violence that took the lives of 12 innocent people, injured many others, and forever cast a dark cloud over […]