Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Isabel and Karen Kaldenbach

Isabel Kaldenbach and her adopted daughter Karen (Ramos) Kaldenbach.

Isabel is an award-winning community activist, attorney and public relations professional. Her daughter Karen was a student in the Columbia Heights West Teen Photo Project, and is now a student at George Mason University. Isabel is a founder of Arlington Dogs - www.arlingtondogs.org

They are pictured here with two of their dogs, Canela and Thurber.

There is an interesting article about Isabel and Karen online at:

Photography by Lloyd Wolf

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

The Zip Code Show

These images are from the opening reception for the Zip Code Show on August 29, 2009, an art exhibition at the new Halstead building at Columbia Pike and South Walter Reed Drive.

The exhibition, created by Art Outlet and artdc.org in partnership with CPRO (the Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization), ran from August 29th to September 5th. 
The show featured paintings and sculpture by thirty-five area artists; the opening event included djembe drumming by the Rhythm Workers Union and belly dancing by Saffron Dance.

For more information see:

Photography by Duy Tran

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Columbia Pike Farmers Market

The Columbia Pike Farmer's Market, located at the corner of Columbia Pike and South Walter Reed Drive, is open on Sunday mornings from May to November. The market has been in existence for fifteen years, and features a range of produce and products from local farmers and craftspeople.

Musicians perform on many weekends.

These photographs were made on September 20, 2009.

For more information visit:

Photography by Lloyd Wolf

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Family walking

I was particularly struck by the rainbow colors of the cloth draping as this immigrant family strolled hand-in-hand through a parking lot in the 2500 block of Columbia Pike.

Needless to say, it was rather hot that day.

Photography by Lloyd Wolf

Adams Square / Penrose construction

In-progress construction views on the site of the former Adams Sqaure shopping center, in the 2400 block of Columbia Pike.

A new center is scheduled to open in a year or two.

Photography by Lloyd Wolf

Roger Boersma

Roger Boersma is a long-time Arlington resident, who has recently returned to the area.
Photographed in Bob and Edith's diner.

Photography by Lloyd Wolf.