Please join The Assembly, the ANC, and the Navy Yard Neighborhood Association this Saturday at Arena Stage from 10am-Noon for the DC Mayoral Debate covering Southwest and Near SE. Please arrive early as the Kogod Theater holds roughly 200 people. The event will be moderated by the editor-in-chief of The Southwester.
To say to the boating community in SWDC is a close-knit one would be a significant understatement. Friends and neighbors dressed in their finest proved this on the evening of January 11th, 2014, when they gathered together to celebrate the Port of Washington Yacht Club’s Change of Watch ceremony aboard the Spirit of Washington […]
The private drive lane that runs in front of Safeway at Waterfront Station officially opened on Tuesday, January 14th. The roadway serves Sky House East, which opened for leasing earlier this month. It is a one-way road that starts on M Street, runs north to the Sky House East garage entrance, then curves west past […]
The Near SE/SW Community Benefits Coordinating Council (CBCC) is pleased to announce the hiring of Felicia Couts as Coordinator. Felicia is an 18-year resident of Southwest and has been working with the CBCC as Project Manager for the Southwest Playground Project, a playground that is in development for the 3rd and I St SW park adjacent to the Southwest […]
Julian Tait, a parishioner at Southwest’s St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, 600 M St SW, stands next to the newly installed clothing donations bin on St. Augustine’s property, across from the church’s sign. Tait is the church’s representative to Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington and he also sits on its board of directors. The MetroAid program has […]
Bertolt Brecht’s Mother Courage and Her Children has been called by some the greatest anti-war play ever. The astonishing work, written in a month in 1939 on the eve of Hitler’s invasion of Poland, tells of a single mother determined to keep her family alive and her business afloat during the Thirty Years War that […]
Andy Litsky, AARP-DC Executive Council member and Chair, ANC 6D Commission, installed the 2014 officers and committee chairs of the AARP Southwest Waterfront Chapter #4751 at its first meeting of the year on January 15th. He administered the oath of office to (L to R) Betty Jean Tolbert Jones, president; Evelyn B. Dorsey, vice president; Julia Lindsay, […]