Rachel Reilly Carroll and Sam Marrero Join ANC 6D

Rachel Reilly Carroll: Rachel Reilly Carroll was sworn in as ANC Commissioner for Single Member District 6D 03 on December 2nd at Tommy Wells’ 7th Annual Livable/Walkable Awards. As 6D 03 Commissioner, Rachel represents residents living in Potomac Place Tower, Potomac Place Condominiums, Capitol Park Towers, and portions of Greenleaf Gardens and Capitol Park Condominiums. […]


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 […]

Blind Whino: Southwest’s Newest Art Hub

The visual overhaul of the old Friendship Baptist Church on the corner of Delaware Ave and H St SW has Southwest residents excited. A group of artists assembled by Ian Callendar of SuiteNation and Shane Pomajambo, Executive Director of Art Whino, renovated the church in March 2013. Named Blind Whino, the space will be used […]

Reading Is Fundamental Returns Home

On Friday May 10th, after 46 years, Reading is Fundamental (RIF) returned home to where it was founded in 1966 by Margaret McNamara: Amidon-Bowen Elementary School. Amidon’s Principal Izabela Miller welcomed RIF President and CEO Carol Rasco, RIF Board of Director Margaret McNamara-Pastor, DC Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson, as well as RIF’s guest speaker, […]