Know Your Neighborhood: DC DMV Inspection Station

Yes, it’s an eyesore. No, it does not fit the modern model that the neighborhood is becoming. But, boy is it convenient. Located right down the street, the Southwest location of the DC DMV, while it still has its faults and will continue to, has truly grown over the last few years. After accessing the dc.gov website, the […]

A Date with Justice Scalia

Currently running at Arena Stage is one of the strongest performances of the season in The Originalist. Likely the most famous stage actor in the District, Edward Gero plays the iconoclast Justice Antonin ‘Nino’ Scalia. Through the single act, one hour and 45 minute play, Gero takes on a mentor role to a young law clerk with decidedly opposing […]

A Drive for DC Statehood: March 5

On March 5, 2015 at 7 p.m., come out to Arena Stage to join a community discussion on where the DC statehood movement has been, where it is currently, and where it is going. The engaging evening will provide a basis of understanding, a platform for the neighborhood to share ideas as to what should be done, […]

Know Your Neighborhood: 3D Printing

(photo caption: A few of the items that Editor-in-Chief Shannon Vaughn has had printed include an iPhone case, a grocery bag holder, and chopsticks.) “Hey, you’re already paying for it, so why would you go pay hundreds of dollars?” George asked me. In the past couple of years, 3D printing has taken off as costs of home […]

From The Fort: An Interview with LTG Mike Flynn

On August 18th, Lieutenant General (LTG) Michael Flynn sat down with me at his home on Ft. McNair to discuss life on post, the Southwest neighborhood, his storied military career, and plans for the future. In our talk, LTG Flynn spoke extensively on how change is never easy yet sometimes required, and how that is […]