Three Billion Dollar Makeover for Southwest Underway – How Did It All Start?

Nearly 20 years ago Southwest’s largest landlord, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), announced it was moving its 4,500 employees out of its headquarters in the heart of Southwest. The shock of this announcement roused the Southwest Neighborhood Assembly (Assembly), as the SW locally elected civic association, to undertake an exhaustive year-long research effort. Southwest’s […]

Kastles Look to Make History!

With 32 consecutive wins and back-to-back perfect seasons, the Washington Kastles return to the Southwest Waterfront this month on the cusp of making history. The three-time World TeamTennis champion Kastles have already surpassed the longest winning streaks in NFL, MLB, NHL, WNBA and MLS history. The 1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers won 33 straight NBA games, […]

Randall Rec Center Seeks Volunteers

Can you teach a special skill? Are you an arts teacher? Do you love working with kids or teens? Do you know great dance steps, yoga, or performance skills? Are you able to support photography groups or other arts? If so, your skills and time are needed this summer at the Randall Recreation Center. The […]

PSA 105 Meeting Notes

For Southwest residents, the following are primary sources of information about crime and safety: PSA 105 Lt Nicholas Gallucci and/or Sgt. Michael Architzel, meet with the SW community each month to discuss crime trends and answer community questions. Currently, 1D Commander Daniel Hickson is seeking an individual or community organization to assume sponsorship and scheduling […]

July Community Calendar

JULY MON 1 @ 7-8:30 P.M. PAWS of Southwest. The July monthly meeting is open to the public in the downstairs community room of in the SW Neighborhood Library. Also find us at PAWS of Southwest on Facebook. WED 3 @ 5:30 PM. Summer Readings with the SW Neighborhood Library, Beneath the Surface: Southeast D.C. […]

Providing Tomorrow’s Stars with the Resources They Need Today

As part of the team’s continuing efforts to increase youth participation in baseball and softball, the Washington Nationals, in partnership with the Baseball Tomorrow Fund, hosted their annual baseball equipment drive last month at Nationals Park. The Nationals encouraged fans to donate new and used equipment of all kinds, from baseballs, softballs, bats, batting gloves […]

Washington Nationals Diabetes Care Complex Opens at Children’s National Medical Center

What began as a passionate exchange of ideas seven years ago became a reality last month with the grand opening of the new Washington Nationals Diabetes Care Complex at Children’s National Medical Center. The opening of the facility marked the first of many victories for the team’s charitable arm, the Washington Nationals Dream Foundation, which […]