Monthly Archive: August 2012

Montpelier Festival of Herbs, Teas and the Arts

Montpelier Arts Center Gives Laurel Renters a Reason to Stay Home

Apartment renters in Laurel (and surrounding small cities like Bowie and Greenbelt) have plenty of arts offerings in Washington, D.C., to whet their whistle. But to the uninitiated or those who just moved to Laurel, I’ll endeavor to show you...

DJ

4 Tips for Selecting a Roommate

The Washington, D.C., metropolitan area is ranked the 10th “most expensive jurisdiction” to rent a two-bedroom apartment in a recent study by the National Low Income Housing Coalition (when using what they call the “housing wage.” The formula they use...

Fresh Organic Fruits and Vegetables

Come Out and Enjoy Vegan Victuals in Clarksville

Yes, you’re an apartment renter who bleeds green and … well, does something else granola. And you like your food natural, even vegan, but you’re living out in Columbia and not in the city. What’s the health-conscious, trendy renter to...

Dogs Running

5 Fun Dog Parks in the District

  One thing many suburbanites and country folk miss when renting an apartment in the city is the lack of a usable yard, especially if they have a canine friend living with them (or cat, for that matter), where city...

Shrimp and Grits and Vidalia

Your Table Is Ready at Restaurant Week DC

It’s that time of year again, when D.C. apartment renters and others not blessed with bundles of money get to dine out at some of the area’s best restaurants at a bargain: Restaurant Week Metro DC. This biannual event, which...

Herb garden

5 Tips for Starting Your Own Apartment Garden

OK, so maybe apartment living doesn’t exactly give you the chance to till the earth and grow most of your dietary essentials. But guess what? You can still grow quite a few things both indoors and on balcony gardens, and...