Monthly Archive: March 2013

Stephen Strasburg

The Crack of the Bat Heralds Opening Day for the Nationals

Opening Day for the 2013 Washington Nationals may fall on April Fools’ Day, but the team isn’t fooling around after last year’s pennant run and playoff appearance. For once in their life, the area renter has an actual baseball contender...

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Spring Cleaning Your Container Garden

It may not feel like spring, but according to the trusty Gregorian calendar, the spring equinox began this year on March 20, no matter what Punxsutawney Phil says about the matter (and yes, the furry hog predicted a short winter)....

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Spring Cleaning Essentials for Your Apartment

I’m not the neatest person in the world, but as the saying goes, I (can) clean up well … But, I bet I don’t clean up near as well as Martha Stewart (I’ve never been in jail, either. Knock on...

Crooked Beat Records in Adams Morgan

Keeping the Beat in Adams Morgan

I know my rock ’n’ roll and have written about it fairly extensively over the past 15 years. Yet the people at Crooked Beat Records in Adams Morgan would likely put me to shame, especially concerning newer bands and the...

2010 National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade

Flower Power: Cherry Blossom Festival Takes Over D.C.

Another threepeater here at ApartmentShowcase.com, the National Cherry Blossom Festival is “the nation’s greatest springtime celebration,” so says their website. Who am I to argue? This thing is so huge that it takes on a life of its own, as...

Old Town Alexandria

4 Reasons to Rent an Apartment in Alexandria

Another of the big municipalities that ring our capital, Alexandria has enough cachet for you to forget about the big city. It’s a sizable city itself with sites to see, things to do and places to go. Here are four...

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Spring into Social Media

Is it spring yet? According to the vernal equinox, the first day of spring is March 20th, but I would say most of us are still waiting for its arrival. Here’s an interesting fact: Punxsutawney Phil has only been correct...