Fiercely Imaginative: Arena Stage at Seventy

By Katelynd Anderson If you stand in the Molly Smith Study and listen closely you can hear the wind moving through Arena Stage. It moves with a unique energy and sound—not unlike that of Arena Stage itself. For the last seventy seasons, Arena Stage has been an anchor not just in our Southwest community, but […]

Community Partnership Offers Training for Construction Jobs

By Caroline Crawford, Assistant Development Manager, P.N. Hoffman In anticipation of Phase Two construction of The Wharf, Hoffman Madison Waterfront (HMW) continues to work with Building Futures, the DC Housing Authority (DCHA) and Court Services & Offender Supervision Agency (CSOSA) to provide employment opportunities for DC residents. Through this partnership, 31 low-income DC residents and […]

Buzzard Point Meeting on July 29

A public meeting will be hosted by the National Park Service, for residents to share their ideas and questions about the future of Buzzard Point. It will be on July 29 from 6-8 p.m., including a short presentation at 6:30 p.m. The location is 403 7th St., SE. If residents cannot attend, they are still […]

SW Residents Honored by DC Hall of Fame Society

By Vyllorya Evans, Anise Jenkins and Thelma D. Jones On April 28, Southwest residents Jan Adams and Charles “Chuck” Hicks, along with nine other DC residents, were inducted into The Washington DC Hall of Fame Society, Inc. at the Liaison Capitol Hill as part of the organization’s 19th Annual Legacy Awards Program. Created in 2000, […]

Meet Willie Johnson—SWBID Ambassador

By Donna Purchase Southwest DC is “the place to be.” We continue to spotlight the dedicated staff of the SWBID who are focused on making Southwest a clean, safe, vibrant community in which to live, work, visit and play! Willie Johnson is one of the original SWBID staff. He says he loves the BID family, […]