Monthly Archive: October 2010

Family and friends on a bike trip

Purcellville: Not Your Everyday Country Town

As of July 1, 2009, the town of Purcellville in Loudoun County, Va., had 5,309 residents. The town bills itself as “the economic hub of western Loudoun County.” At nearly 50 miles away from Washington, D.C., the renter could commute,...

Cannons

Manassas Gives Residents a Home Rich in History

While Manassas is known for Manassas National Battlefield Park, where two Civil War battles took place, many might be surprised to know that the city has quite an elaborate museum system. And, it’s actually called that: the Manassas Museum System....

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Burtonsville: Small Town Offers Flexibility for the Commuter

When I used to see the sign for Burtonsville on I-95 about a decade or so ago (or even now, to be honest), I couldn’t help but think of Burkittsville … as in “The Blair Witch Project.” You know, getting-lost-in-the-woods-we’re-all-gonna-die-Burkittsville!...

Man going shopping

Arlington: Hundreds of Shops, Restaurants to Entice the Renter

Sometimes I wonder what the citizens of Arlington, Va., did to deserve all this! Anyone searching for an apartment in Arlington will surely love all the shopping choices this place provides. Where to start? Well, there’s the Ballston Common Mall,...