Requesting More Local Outreach to SW Residents on Environmental Impact of Buzzard Point Redevelopment

Photo caption: Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (seated at table), listens to Syphax Gardens residents’ concerns in a meeting organized by Rhonda Hamilton, president of the Syphax Resident Council (standing). Rhonda is also the advisiory neighborhood commissioner that represents the Syphax Gardens area. Photo courtesy of Perry Klein. Last week, I spoke with residents living in ANC 6D06 […]

OPED: It’s Just Not Right

There is lots of talk and anticipation of a new soccer stadium coming to Buzzard Point. The new stadium will bring thousands of fans and visitors to an area that has been a heavily utilized industrial area for decades. A trip down to Buzzard Point reveals concerning images and overwhelming smells of surface levels of […]

Southwest DC Youth Attend HBCU Fair

photo caption: (L to R) South Carolina State University Alumna Juanita Wilder, LaVance Parker, and PerChaya Hardison. Youth from Southwest DC attended a Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Fair at the Oxon Hill Library in Oxon Hill, Md. on Wednesday, Feb. 25. The event was sponsored by Friends of Oxon Hill Library. The event provided […]

ANC Commissioners Sworn In

Please enjoy these photos from the swearing-in of ANC commissioners on Friday, Jan. 2. Photos courtesy of Perry Klein. (photo caption: The two new commissioners of ANC 6D, Meredith Fascett (L) and Marjorie Lightman (R). Commissioner Fascett represents 6D07, the Navy Yard-Ballpark area of Southeast. Marjorie Lightman represents 6D01, the area west of 4th St. and […]

SAVE THE #74

Shockwaves were sent through Southwest when WMATA proposed two bus service reductions on August 28th. If either amendment is approved, changes will be implemented in June 2014. Operating at an already unreliable frequency, bus lines servicing Southwest could get more complicated, and less reliable. As seen in the WMATA figure provided: Option 1 proposes slashing […]