Cherry Blossom Season Descends as Early Spring Arrives in Southwest

The Pink Tie Party officially kicked off the 2024 National Cherry Blossom festival. Courtesy of Fredo Vasquez By Southwester Staff The 2024 cherry blossom season got off to an early start, reaching peak bloom before the end of March. Even so, spring-themed celebrations honoring the blossoms continue throughout April. National Cherry […]

St. Matthew Lutheran Church to Host Children’s Easter Party

By Southwester Staff The annual children’s Easter party will be held in St. Matthew Lutheran Church’s courtyard on Saturday March 30, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  There will be games to play, crafts to make and refreshments to enjoy, as well as a chance for families to take home […]

DC Defenders Return to Buzzard Point in New League

By Southwester Staff  Spring football will return to Audi Field this year, and not the futból practiced by the DC United and their upcoming visit from soccer legend Lionel Messi.  American football, as played by the DC Defenders, will take to the gridiron on April 7.  Last season, Defenders were […]