Amidon-Bowen Tutor of the Month: Una Yarsky

By Robert St. Cyr Last year, in partnership with Southwest Neighborhood Assembly’s Education and Scholarship Task Force, Community Scholar started a tutoring program at Amidon-Bowen. Tutors have completed training and are now working with students for the second year of this successful program.  Thank you for all of our neighbors who are tutoring young people […]

Meet SWBID Ambassador Avery Graham

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! Avery Graham joined SWBID one year ago as Ambassador. He’s part of the team that beautifies […]

Construction Job Fair Will Be Held Jan. 24

Courtesy of Bacon Development The Wharf will hold a Phase 2 Construction Job Fair for DC residents, on Friday, Jan. 24, from 10:00 a.m.-Noon in Southwest DC ( In partnership with the DC Department of Employment Services, Councilmember Charles Allen, and the DC Housing Authority (DCHA), the Job Fair will be held at the DCHA […]

Dale MacIver – In Memoriam

April 13, 1923 – November 25, 2019 Dale MacIver led “The Southwester” for 33 years, beginning in 1978. He got his first taste of journalism in junior high school, and in college became editor of the Duluth Collegian in 1941. While a business and law degree took his day job to Capitol Hill, he kept […]