Grand Opening at The Westerly Brings Housing, Retail to Waterfront Station 

Left to right, Affordable Homes and Communities CEO Paul Bernard, The Westerly resident Amber Johnson, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser, Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen and Hoffman & Associates COO Maria Thompson pose at the grand opening of The Westerly. Courtesy of Daniel Swartz By Southwester Staff On Monday, June 17, DC […]

Bowser Promises More Engagement on Neighborhood Issues in Southwest

DC Mayor Muriel Bowser addresses Southwest residents at Arena Stage before sitting down with Southwester editor Mike Goodman, right. Courtesy of Southwester Staff. By Matthew Koehler  Kicking off April (though not on the most foolish day of the month) DC Mayor Muriel Bowser sat down for a conversation with Southwesters as […]

Amidon-Bowen Parents Tell Mayor and Chancellor: Stop Shortchanging Our Children

On March 8, parents at Amidon-Bowen Elementary School launched a campaign to lobby Mayor Muriel Bowser and DC Public Schools (DCPS) Interim Chancellor Amanda Alexander to provide additional funding to our Southwest neighborhood elementary school. Parents identified two main sources of these problems. First, Bowser’s 2018–19 budget did not provide […]