Celebrating Billie Holiday’s 100th Birthday

In celebration of her amazing life and legacy, Thinking About Jazz at Westminster Church will present a special program marking her 100th birthday on April 25 at 1 p.m. Born Eleanora Fagan in Philadelphia on April 7, 1915, Billie Holiday survived incredible odds, including isolation, prostitution, racism, sexism, and a persistent drug addiction, to become one […]

Southwest Waterfront Moms Group Forms

Two recent transplants to Southwest, Emily Kelley and Patricia Davis, decided there were other mothers in the neighborhood who might need a support group. After talking on the Nextdoor forum, the moms decided to form the Southwest Waterfront Moms Group. While the group is still in its infancy, the goal of the Google listserv is to connect […]

SWNA Takes the Lead, Announces Waterfront Development Task Force

Photo courtesy of Sarah Gulick. The District of Columbia does not have a governing body to coordinate and regulate waterside development along the District’s waterfront properties on the Anacostia and Potomac rivers. While the Office of Zoning regulates land development, that body has deferred to the MPDC Harbor Patrol and the Baltimore District of the […]

February Real Estate Report

These numbers are very telling. The average sold price is up over 11%. Southwest continues to keep pace with some of the top selling markets in DC! Feb-15 Feb-14 %Change Sold Dollar Volume 3,509,000 $4,861,350 -27.82% Avg Sold Price $319,000 $285,962 11.55% Median Sold Price $310,000 $266,500 16.32% Units Sold                 11                 17 -35.29% Avg Days […]