A Veterans Day Poem: 11/11/11

To Our Veterans Then: My First Veterans, my Brothers They looked so good in their uniforms We begged them to take us for a walk After we finished showing them off We begged them to sit and talk With each story they told us Great heroes were all we could […]

ANC 6D: Highlights from the monthly meeting

The Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 6D met on Monday, Oct. 17. The meeting was devoted to supporting a bevy of charitable marathons, races and walks that will take place in our community and hosting several presentations, including an introduction to the Southwest Heritage Project (SWHP), an overview of the DC […]

Mayor bags groceries at Southwest Safeway for a cause

Below, Mayor Vincent C. Gray served as a celebrity grocery bagger at the Southwest Waterfront Safeway grocery store during the evening rush on Tuesday, Oct. 25 to raise funds and awareness for breast cancer screening and research into a cure. Mayor Gray (left) also poses with SW resident Thelma Jones. […]