Support Group Kicks Off New Initiative: National Black Family Cancer Awareness Week

By Thelma D. Jones If you missed last month’s Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund (TDJBCF) Support Group  meeting on the Community Grand Rounds on Ovarian Cancer, in partnership with Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, perish the thought and visit our Facebook page.  While you are there, check out previous support group meetings and like […]

M Street Corridor Redesigned?

By Southwester Staff The Southwest BID, Capitol Riverfront Bid, and DDOT (funding provided by all three) are doing two new studies: the M Street Non-automotive Planning Study; and (2) the SE-SW Mobility Study. The studies will focus on looking at “mass transit, micromobility (bicycles, scooters, and other small, low-speed personal vehicles), an improved pedestrian environment, […]

Nationals Park to Ramp Up to Full Capacity

By Southwester Staff In May, the government of the District of Columbia approved the Washington Nationals’ request to operate at 100% capacity starting June 10. Single game tickets are available for upcoming Nationals games. The team also recently unveiled a new facemask policy. Fully vaccinated fans – meaning those who are two weeks past their final shot […]

Arena Stage Becomes 4th Mass Vaccination Site in DC

By Southwester Staff Southwest became the home to Washington’s latest mass vaccination site on April 5 when Mayor Muriel Bowser announced that Arena Stage would be helping get shots in arms. The theater is partnering with DC Health and MedStar Health to run the high-capacity vaccination site, which opened on Friday, April 9.  “Arena Stage […]

Southwest Sports on a Truck

Youth-Led Community Event Series By Southwester Staff Nate Green and Neko Hagan, 8th and 9th grade students at Jefferson Middle School Academy and Anacostia High School (respectively), will be hosting a series of six community events called Southwest Sports on a Truck at King Greenleaf Field between May 16 and June 27.  These events will […]