Know Your Neighborhood: Consolidated Forensic Laboratory

(photo caption: Dr. Max Houck, CFL Director, with Christy Aldridge) Ever since I first saw it, I was dying to go inside and explore; the Consolidated Forensic Laboratory (CFL), located at the corner of 4th and E streets just three short blocks away from my home in Southwest. Not only does the building look magnificent […]

The SW Library: A Community Center for Southwest’s Future

With the community nearly united at both meetings organized by the Deputy Mayor for Economic Development (DMPED) in favor of a stand-alone library at the current site, we’ve been discussing approaches for the future. Always on the prowl for how to improve Southwest, the SW BID’s Steve Moore keyed us into a successful model in […]

Scholarship Recipient Shines

(photo caption: Kenneth Tinsley with his mother) Kenneth Tinsley is a shining example of a Southwest student who continues to achieve career goals after having received support from the SWNA Scholarship Fund. A graduate of Amidon-Bowen Elementary School, Jefferson Middle School, Sasha Bruce Youth Work, Inc., and Wilson Senior High School, Kenneth graduated cum laude […]

Arena Stage Southwest Nights for Upcoming Season

The 2014-15 Southwest Nights are as follows: The Shoplifters – Sept. 9, 2014 – 7:30pm   Fiddler on the Roof – Nov. 28, 2014 – 2pm   Five Guys Named Moe – December 26, 2014 – 8pm   Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery – January 21, 2015 – 7:30pm   King Hedley II – February 24, 2015 – 7:30pm   […]