Monthly Archive: November 2010

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Fairfax Celebrates the Fourth with Food, Fun and Fireworks

If you rent an apartment in the City of Fairfax, be ready for July 4th (a day early), because Fairfax claims to have the biggest and best hometown parade and celebration in the Washington, D.C., area. Those are big words,...

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Glen Burnie: Convenient Access to Baltimore, BWI Airport

There are 37,359 residents living in Glen Burnie, Md., according to the 2006-08 American Community Survey 3-Year Estimate. The town sits in Anne Arundel County about 10 miles outside of Baltimore, so for the apartment renter working in Charm City,...

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Chantilly Provides All of the Essentials for the Apartment Renter

People like me immediately start humming “Chantilly Lace,” the 1958 song from the Big Bopper, when they see the name Chantilly. It’s a neat thing to know that there exists such a place in Northern Virginia’s Fairfax County (and, more...

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Southwest: D.C.’s Forgotten Quarter Deserves Another Look

Out of all the areas in Washington, D.C., the Southwest quadrant is the least well-known. But that’s about to change. Let’s get some particulars out of the way first. As of July 1, 2009, Washington, D.C., the Big Kahuna, all...

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St. Charles: Make Your Home in a Thriving Planned Community

St. Charles, in Charles County, Md., is a very attractive planned community that has a rather poignant catchphrase: “A Place Whose Time Has Come.” Makes you think of heaven, Atlantis or something from Aldous Huxley. Nah, they’re just talking about...

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Woodbridge: Come for the Bargains, Stay for the Nature

Who likes a sale? Anyone who does and has a little cash may enjoy renting an apartment in Woodbridge, Va. According to the 2006-08 American Community Survey 3-Year Estimate, Woodbridge has a population of 33,936. The town, which sits in...

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Silver Spring: Two Thumbs Up for AFI Silver Theatre

A decade ago, if you’d said Silver Spring, Md., was soon to become a big player in the world of cinema, people would have thought you were off your rocker. But these days, it’s true. Silver Spring’s AFI Silver Theatre...