Monthly Archive: August 2013

Austin "Walkin’ Cane"

DC Blues Festival Rocks Out in Rock Creek Park

Car hit the skids? Oh, no. Lost your girl? Even worse. Got fired? Don’t even think about it. Spending the weekend with the in-laws … no, your husband says the whole week? You think there’s not a word painful enough...

Renaissance Festival

Hark! It’s Time Again for the Maryland Renaissance Festival

It’s geek time again, and what a time to be a geek, with historical/fantasy fiction, TV shows and movies flourishing like seemingly never before. The 37th Annual Maryland Renaissance Festival is back again, nine weekends (plus the odd Monday on...

Futon

Futons for the Post-Collegiate Apartment Renter

Do people think futons and college kids go together? According to Apartment Therapy, they do. And the site has written an article to help broaden the unique piece of furniture’s appeal, naming seven great futons for grown-ups to place in...

Rasika

Time to Wine and Dine Again at D.C. Restaurant Week

This biyearly event is heralded by the Washington, D.C., food industry and the people it caters to, foodies. And foodies are allowed to rent apartments in, say, the H Street Corridor. This year’s Metropolitan Washington Summer Restaurant Week 2013 takes...

Lunch at Cosi

Make a Break for Lunch at the Cosi in Courthouse

I’m a Cosi fan, I admit it. So sue me. It’s not as bad as admitting you like Nickelback or Michael Bolton. Out of every Cosi I can remember gracing, I don’t recall a bad experience. I think one of...

Sugarloaf Mountain

4 Reasons to Rent an Apartment in Germantown

Germantown, not just for Germans anymore. But was it ever? How did it get its Teutonic moniker anyway? You can find out here on this somewhat-dated website. Other than a cooler name, there isn’t too much separating Germantown from its...

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Trot Much? Walk Scores for 10 D.C. Neighborhoods

According to Walk Score, Washington, D.C., “is the 7th most walkable large city in the US with 601,732 residents.” And no, I don’t think they mean that, out of U.S. cities that sport a population of 601,732, the capital is...

boomerrang-kids

Engaging and Motivating Millennial Staff

Labor Day is here, which means summer is officially over for most children and adults. Colleges have started their fall sessions, traffic will be horrible again, and the number of people looking for apartments will begin to slow down. On...