Air and Space Museum To Undergo Major Construction

The first major construction project for the Air and Space Museum will start this summer. The facts: This is the first major construction project for the building in Southwest Washington, DC, since its opening 41 years ago. Visitors will start seeing changes to the museum in summer 2018. The museum will remain open through the project by dividing the construction […]

SWBID Awarded DDOT Vision Zero Grant

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) announced the Fiscal Year 2018 Vision Zero Grant winners. Vision Zero is Mayor Muriel Bowser’s initiative, which aims to eliminate all traffic fatalities and serious injuries from DC streets by 2024. The annual grant funding is available to local nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organizations and District government agencies to pilot new […]

NCPC Approves Eisenhower Memorial

Photo credit:National Capital Planning Commission At its Oct. 5 meeting the National Capital Planning Commission (NCPC) approved revised preliminary and final site and building plans for the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial submitted by the National Park Service, on behalf of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Commission. The groundbreaking for the memorial took place on Thursday, […]

First Look: Mi Vida

When forthcoming Mexican restaurant Mi Vida co-owners Michael Reginbogin and Jason Berry see an opportunity, they capitalize on it. So when The Wharf offered their team at Knead Hospitality the opportunity to open a restaurant it was not a question of should they do it, but what should it be. After working with Chef Roberto […]

First Look: Del Mar

The Wharf has many upscale options for diners to choose from, but the most expensive option, Del Mar, radiates high class inside and out. Owners Fabio and Maria Trabocchi realize their fifth and most upscale restaurant (Fiola, Fiola Mare, Casa Luca, and Sfoglina are the others) “is not your every night option, but hopefully it […]

What’s in a Name: A Series on Shakespeare, SEU, and Southwest, Part 5

Photo caption: A rendering from the new 2017 PUD of the proposed development. Author’s note: This is part five of a series on the redevelopment of the old Southeastern University site in Southwest. These articles will serve to provide information for the greater community, and not to take a side on the development debate.            This series, begun in […]