Mandarin Oriental to Host Fundraiser Benefiting Ward 6 Youth

By Southwester Staff Mandarin Oriental, in Southwest DC, recently announced Serve Your City / Ward 6 MutualAid as the beneficiary of the hotel’s tenth annual FANtastic 5K and Silent Auction.On Saturday, October 30, hotel guests, colleagues, visitors, and DC residents are invited to lace uptheir running shoes in support of advancing Southwest youth. Since its inception, the FANtastic5K […]

Construction Job Opportunities At The Wharf

By Elinor Bacon The Wharf encourages DC residents, particularly residents of Southwest DC and Wards 5, 6, 7 and 8, to take advantage of current construction jobs, apprenticeship, and training opportunities at The Wharf. Three construction companies – Balfour-Beatty, Donohoe Construction, and DPR Construction – are constructing six new buildings as part of the second […]

JMA Solutions Celebrates 15 Years of Excellence

By Southwester Staff Washington, D.C. – JMA Solutions, a local Southwest (SW) D.C. based government consulting firm, celebrated 15 years in business this past December with an extravagant online event. Although JMA employees were not able to participate in person, the JMA Marketing Team found a means to develop a virtual event to celebrate this […]

Winter Fun Comes to The Wharf

By Southwester Staff The Wharf, Washington, D.C., announced today its winter programming schedule, which features a series of fun and socially-distanced seasonal activities across The District. The community programming will include a Holiday Movie Series, the reopening of Camp Wharf, and more.  Like years past, The Wharf will host a large Christmas tree on District […]

Artechouse Displays the Blues

By Sheila Wickouski Blue is all around us, evoking many emotions from the optimism of “blue skies” to the sadness of “singing the blues.” In art, the color blue has been used for tens of thousands of years, from a blue Egyptian funerary figure, a Chinese blue-and-white teapot, Hokusai’s The Great Wave off Kanagawa, to […]

Bailiwick Pops Up at The Wharf

By Matt Koehler Everyone has a favorite piece of clothing. Maybe it’s a shirt, a pair of pants, a scarf, or a pair of shoes. For me, it’s a comfortable black t-shirt with bold white lettering that simply says “The District vs Congress.” Wherever I go, that t-shirt elicits a response. And, when they inevitably […]