Ribbon-cutting ceremony for new juvenile BARJ Drop-In Center in the Southwest

The DC Superior Court’s Family Court Social Services Division recently opened its new Balanced and Restorative Justice Drop-In Center (BARJ) in the 1200 block of South Capitol Street. The BARJ Drop-In Center will serve as a multi-faceted facility including a probation office, after school alternative to detention for some, and includes […]

SW ArtsFest 2012, ART4ALL and Fabulous Prizes

On Saturday, September 29, Southwest DC holds our neighborhood’s annual free-admission SW ArtsFest (view the Map & Schedule [pdf]). This year, SW ArtsFest forms part of Art4All DC, a six-week autumn arts celebration across DC’s four quadrants. For more about Art4All, go to culturaltourismdc.org. Like last year’s SW ArtsFest, SW […]

Southwest Real Estate Update

The Southwest real estate market in August 2012 showed great improvements over August 2011.  (The information below is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.)   August 2012 August 2011 % Change Sold Dollar Volume $5,241,862 $2,631,111 99.23% Avg Sold Price $275,887 $219,259 25.83% Median Sold Price $269,900 $170,000 58.76% Units Sold […]