Monthly Archive: November 2010

Black bear

Stafford: Rustic Virginia Town a Natural Choice for Renters

Virginia’s Stafford County is kind of a funny county in that there are no incorporated towns. For the purposes of this article, we’ll be using the area generally known as the town of Stafford. We’re going to show you why...

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For the Renter, Waldorf’s Appeal is Difficult to Overlook

Remember the children’s book that became popular awhile back, Where’s Waldo? (It’s now a series of books.) Well, people will be happy to know that finding Waldorf, Md., is as easy as locating St. Charles, Md., because the planned community...

Show jumping

Upper Marlboro: Rural Appeal Just a Short Drive From the City

Upper Marlboro, Md., is the county seat of Prince George’s County. As of July 1, 2009, Upper Marlboro had a population of just 667, but according to the 2006-08 American Community Survey 3-Year Estimate, Greater Upper Marlboro registered a population...

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From Chinatown to Georgetown, Northwest Offers the Best of D.C.

When people think of Washington, D.C. (other than the part of the National Mall that’s democratically shared with the Southwest quadrant), they think of Northwest, the largest quadrant in the city. As of July 1, 2009, Washington, D.C., had 599,657...

Trout fishing

Triangle: VRE Station Puts the Commuter in Good Shape

Triangle, Va., is a town in Prince William County with a rather geometric name. According to the 2000 census, the population of Triangle was 5,550 (to all you jokers out there, it wasn’t 3,333, though there is something oddly apt...

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Arts, Culture Come Alive in Dynamic Takoma Park

Takoma Park, Md., is a small, progressive community in Montgomery County just over the Washington, D.C., border. As of July, 1, 2009, the population of the city was 18,027. Takoma Park is very urban, being literally a hop, skip and...

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Suitland Gives the Renter Easy Access to Downtown D.C.

Suitland, Md., located in Prince George’s County, is less than two miles from the Washington, D.C., border and about eight miles from downtown. Suitland has two Metro stations: Suitland and Branch Avenue, both on the Green Line. So, if you’re...