Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring in Our Neighborhood

By Beth Hall Working together to understand the health of District of Columbia waters, the Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE) awarded a grant to Anacostia Riverkeeper to implement a volunteer-based, citizen science water quality monitoring program with the goal of providing up-to-date, weekly water quality data to residents and visitors. This information can be […]

Support Group Kicks Off New Initiative: National Black Family Cancer Awareness Week

By Thelma D. Jones If you missed last month’s Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund (TDJBCF) Support Group  meeting on the Community Grand Rounds on Ovarian Cancer, in partnership with Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, perish the thought and visit our Facebook page.  While you are there, check out previous support group meetings and like […]

M Street Corridor Redesigned?

By Southwester Staff The Southwest BID, Capitol Riverfront Bid, and DDOT (funding provided by all three) are doing two new studies: the M Street Non-automotive Planning Study; and (2) the SE-SW Mobility Study. The studies will focus on looking at “mass transit, micromobility (bicycles, scooters, and other small, low-speed personal vehicles), an improved pedestrian environment, […]

Nationals Park to Ramp Up to Full Capacity

By Southwester Staff In May, the government of the District of Columbia approved the Washington Nationals’ request to operate at 100% capacity starting June 10. Single game tickets are available for upcoming Nationals games. The team also recently unveiled a new facemask policy. Fully vaccinated fans – meaning those who are two weeks past their final shot […]