The Wharf Marks Five-Year Anniversary and Opening of Phase II with Local Luminaries

By Melissa Silverman  On October 12, elected officials, high-profile developers and community leaders came together to mark the five-year anniversary of the grand opening of The Wharf, as well as the substantial completion of Phase II of the multi-billion dollar development along the Southwest waterfront.  The second phase will add an additional 1.15 million square […]

Requesting More Local Outreach to SW Residents on Environmental Impact of Buzzard Point Redevelopment

Photo caption: Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (seated at table), listens to Syphax Gardens residents’ concerns in a meeting organized by Rhonda Hamilton, president of the Syphax Resident Council (standing). Rhonda is also the advisiory neighborhood commissioner that represents the Syphax Gardens area. Photo courtesy of Perry Klein. Last week, I spoke with residents living in ANC 6D06 […]

Southwest Students Stars of New Book Club for Kids Podcast

Photo caption: (Left to right) Aarianna Scott, Enyjaih Fields, and Reece Pauling. Photo caption: (Left to right) Jamari Lucas and Steven Guo. Photo caption: (Left to right) Tarahn Lee, Nicco Turner, and Malique Miller. Kitty Felde, Southwest resident, author, playwright, and award-winning broadcast journalist, is launching an exciting new venture. The Book Club for Kids podcast on iTunes […]

“Thank You Tommy Wells” Event Photos

Here are a few photos from the “Thank You Tommy Wells” celebration, which took place on Dec. 14 at The Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital in Southeast DC. Photos courtesy of Perrry Klein. (photo caption: Barbara Wells told everyone what it’s like to be the wife of a councilmember.) (photo caption:Former Ward 6 Councilmember Sharon […]