Monthly Archive: February 2013

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Hollywood Squares: Try Your Luck at Oscar Bingo

It’s Oscar time again. You know the drill: expensive dresses, long-winded speeches, several dozen shots of Jack Nicholson grinning like the Joker and possibly wearing sunglasses indoors. This year, add some competitive fun to your Oscar party with ApartmentShowcase.com’s Oscar...

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Restaurant Nora a Natural Choice for Dupont Circle Diners

Restaurant Nora in Dupont Circle makes a pretty impressive claim, that of being “the nation’s first certified organic restaurant, which means that at least 95% of all ingredients must be produced by certified organic farmers, growers, and suppliers.” They were...

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6 Reasons to Rent an Apartment in Bethesda

Oh, Bethesda. What a nice, posh little town. I like Bethesda a lot and have spent some time here. It’s not only one of the best places to live in the area, it’s one of the best towns in the...

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The Costs of Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day can be expensive. Especially in this area. In fact, last year, the three cities where shoppers spent the most on their sweethearts were all in Virginia. I guess Virginia really is for lovers, after all. Especially the kind...

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5 Herbs to Grow in Your Apartment This Winter

It’s cold outside. February. The heart of winter. You’re sluggish, slow to get out of bed, and even slower to trudge off to work and face another day of that, at 8:00 in the morning no less. And I pick...

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Batter Up: Taste-Testing D.C.’s Best Red Velvet Cupcakes

Oh, no. It’s February 14th, and you forgot again – it’s Valentine’s Day! But before you call every flower shop in town to find a last-minute delivery or grab a heart-shaped box of subpar chocolates, you can visit your local...

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4 Ways to Save on Your Heating Bills This Winter

The weather outside is frightful, but in D.C. land, most apartments don’t have a fire inside that’s so delightful. But you want to stay warm without it costing an arm or a leg, so what do you do? Fortunately, there...