Monthly Archive: June 2014

Takoma Park (Mr. T in DC via Flickr)

4 Reasons to Rent an Apartment in Takoma Park

Takoma Park is known as a little slice of hippiedom in suburban Maryland, an inner-ring suburb so close to the capital that you can pierce its borders on foot. It’s also known to have a next-door neighbor within the District...

NYC skyline (Roger Schultz via Flickr)

Designer Mixes Modern, Neoclassical Traits in This Tiny NYC Flat

Talk about small. Today’s look at HGTV’s “Small Space, Big Style” features interior designer Terry Emmons’ 300-square-foot pad in Greenwich Village. “A neoclassic with a modern deco twist,” you’d be hard-pressed to find another space this small that’s so stately....

Safeway Barbecue Battle (S Pakhrin via Flickr)

Go Whole Hog at the Safeway Barbecue Battle This Weekend

Barbecue adherents in the Washington, D.C., area, be those renting in Dupont Circle, Germantown or Arlington, look forward to the first summer weekend in June when they get a little slice of meaty heaven: the 22nd Annual Safeway Barbecue Battle....

Jessica Spengler via Flickr

Beat the Heat With the Perfect Summer Margarita

Summertime, and the livin’ is easy, or so they say. Summer starts June 21, so I thought it proper, or at least nice, to blog about a favorite sunny-day treat many of us like to indulge in: the margarita. Though...

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Which Kind of Apartment to Choose in the D.C. Area

Before we can do any designing, or room planning, there has to be an actual space to live in! How do we get there? In this bustling metropolis there are a million different types of homes to choose from, and...

John Athayde via Flickr

Grow Your Fall Container Vegetables Now

You love fresh vegetables and even enjoyed helping grow them in your mom’s garden out in the leafy suburbs as a kid. But now you’re 27, renting an apartment in Adams Morgan, and you don’t have access to any land....

Thomas Foolery

Let Your Inner Child Run Wild at Thomas Foolery in Dupont

“What they need is a gimmick,” Alice Cooper famously said after viewing KISS perform in Los Angeles at the record-release party of the evil kabuki band’s eponymous debut album, a party which also served to launch their label, Casablanca Records....

Patio (Cliff via Flickr): https://www.flickr.com/photos/nostri-imago/2954861688

Four Essentials Every Outdoor Space Needs

The official start of summer is only a few weeks away. This is the time of year where we typically spend less time indoors and more time frolicking in the sun. No other season compares to summer in terms of...