Capital Fringe Comes to Southwest

Capital Fringe Festival will come to the Southwest Waterfront for the first time in its 13-year history. Churches, Arena Stage, and Blind Whino will host all 90+ productions. All five venues containing 11 stages are easily accessible from public transportation and are within a five-minute walk of each other. The Capital Fringe Festival is a program […]

Op-ed: Forty Years Should Mean Something

For 40 years, Jenny’s Asian Fusion has been the staple of the Southwest neighborhood. Please know that when we say that, we choose our articles carefully. During that time, Jenny’s has dealt with change and adversity to continue providing an affordable dining option in Southwest, including various relocations: Waterside Mall, above Capital Yacht Club by […]

PETALPALOOZA TAKES OVER THE WHARF

Event formerly known as the Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival to transform waterfront into a one-day-only springtime spectacle On Saturday, April 7 from 1 to 9:30 p.m., the inaugural Petalpalooza presented by FreshDirect will make its highly anticipated debut at The Wharf, DC’s newest half-mile-long waterfront destination. Formerly known as the Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival, Petalpalooza […]

Union Stage Opens at The Wharf

The Wharf’s newest music and entertainment venue has officially opened its doors. Union Stage is owned and operated by Jonathan, Daniel, and Luke Brindley, who also own Jammin’ Java in Vienna, Va. Located between Pearl Street Warehouse and Kirwin’s Irish Pub, Union Stage will offer programming for all ages, similar to Jammin’ Java, which includes […]

First Look: Mi Vida

When forthcoming Mexican restaurant Mi Vida co-owners Michael Reginbogin and Jason Berry see an opportunity, they capitalize on it. So when The Wharf offered their team at Knead Hospitality the opportunity to open a restaurant it was not a question of should they do it, but what should it be. After working with Chef Roberto […]

First Look: Del Mar

The Wharf has many upscale options for diners to choose from, but the most expensive option, Del Mar, radiates high class inside and out. Owners Fabio and Maria Trabocchi realize their fifth and most upscale restaurant (Fiola, Fiola Mare, Casa Luca, and Sfoglina are the others) “is not your every night option, but hopefully it […]