Door To Door: Parkfairfax, Va. And Southwest Waterfront | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : Metro Connection

Door To Door: Parkfairfax, Va. And Southwest Waterfront

Play associated audio
Image of Joseph Owen Curtis who was born in 1915 and lived in Southwest most of his life. He was activist during the neighborhood's redevelopment in the 1950s.
DC Public Library, Washingtoniana Division
Image of Joseph Owen Curtis who was born in 1915 and lived in Southwest most of his life. He was activist during the neighborhood's redevelopment in the 1950s.

It's our weekly trip around the region. This week, we visit Virginia's Parkfairfax and D.C.'s Southwest Waterfront.

[Music: "No, Girl" by John Davis from Title Tracks / "Rockville" by Jason Mendelson, from MetroSongs, Volume 3: Red Handed]

Photos: Door to Door

View "Door to Door" in a larger map

NPR

Miss Colombia Wins Pageant; Miss Jamaica Wins Twitter?

Days later, bad feelings linger among the Miss Universe pageant viewers who believe that the wrong contestant won. Many watchers on social media say Miss Jamaica should being wearing the crown.
NPR

Watch 'Bob's Burgers'? Now You Can Eat Them, Too

What happens when you try to make a burger out of a pun? One blog, two years, and dozens of recipes later, millions of fans can now cook up their very own Bob's burgers.
WAMU 88.5

Drilling Off Virginia Coast Could Harm Neighboring States, Cardin Says

The Obama administration has decided to open up the Atlantic states to offshore drilling, a move that is not playing well among East Coast democrats like U.S. Sen. Cardin (D-MD).
NPR

Apple Sold 30,000 iPhones An Hour Last Quarter, Scored Record Profits

The tech giant sold 74 million phones in three months.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.