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 […]
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 […]
“Is that a food truck?” No, but it did win City Paper‘s award for Best Bike Shop Disguised as a Truck, and we agree. After I signed up for my first triathlon I realized I needed to dust off an old bike that could take me on a 40-kilometer ride come Sept. 11th. I asked around […]
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.
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. […]
(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 […]
Name? TaKorean – Korean BBQ Tacos How did you get started? We started as a food truck in August 2010. Our food truck operation is still rolling and we also opened an outpost at Union Market two years ago. When did you open here? We opened on Aug. 18. What is your first impression of […]