Elinor Bacon (Hoffman‐Struever Waterfront LLC), is organizing a clean-up on the SW Waterfront from 3:30-5:30pm this Friday, March 27. Meet at the Spirit Cruises Pier. The clean-up will be followed by “Cheer” at Cantina Marina. The contact is Elinor Bacon (, 202‐244‐3696).

SWNA Annual Meeting on March 23

All Southwest residents are invited to attend the Southwest Neighborhood Assembly’s (SWNA) Annual Meeting at 7:30pm on March 23, 2009. We will kick off this year’s meeting with a speech from one of SWNA’s founders, Neal Peirce, who will discuss his experiences creating one of the District’s first racially integrated organizations. Next we will welcome Ward 6 Councilmember Tommy Wells to swear in the Assembly’s newly elected Board Members, and… Read More »SWNA Annual Meeting on March 23

Vote for Engine 13 Presentations The blog, “Southwest … the Little Quadrant the Could”, is taking a poll on the various presentations for the Engine 13 (Squares 494 and 495). If you missed the meeting on Feb 25, they have plenty of information regarding the proposals and links to the developers websites. There have been 35 votes so far, and proposal 2 seems to be clearly ahead. What do you think about the new… Read More »Vote for Engine 13 Presentations

Incorrect Date for Fire House Replacement Project

Commissioner Jorgenson recently stated that her last announcement regarding the public meeting for input on the Fire House Replacement project was incorrect. The meeting is scheduled for FEB 25, 2009 at 6:30pm at 800 Water St. SW. Feb 25 is next Wed., so please mark your calendars!

Feb 17 updates

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We are jumping into the Web 2.0 mix … we have (drum roll please) … a website! Check it out: It isn’t perfect (I am not a programmer), but it has a lot of neat features, and we can easily add more. Besides posting info, it has links to important websites, updated feeds from many SW blogs, a calendar that I will be updating with all local community events,… Read More »Feb 17 updates


First, a big welcome to new GPSA members! We value your desire to become more involved in the community. GPSA depends on your support. As you most likely saw in a recent management email, GPSA negotiated with marina management last weekend to post the list of contractors that “may be eligible” to work in the marina on the Gangplank website ( and click on “Contractor List” on the left-hand side… Read More »Updates