Blind Whino: Southwest’s Newest Art Hub

The visual overhaul of the old Friendship Baptist Church on the corner of Delaware Ave and H St SW has Southwest residents excited. A group of artists assembled by Ian Callendar of SuiteNation and Shane Pomajambo, Executive Director of Art Whino, renovated the church in March 2013. Named Blind Whino, the space will be used […]

July Community Meeting: Be Careful What You Wish For

During July’s community meeting keynote speaker Marc Weiss explained how a series of community development projects that the Southwest Neighborhood Assembly undertook lead to not only a revitalized Southwest, but also a revitalized city.   He reviewed how in 1998, the Assembly gained control of the eminently historic Syphax School.  Then in a ground-breaking agreement, created an affordable […]