Monthly Archive: July 2014

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Local Restaurant Weeks

Are there any gourmet restaurants that you have just been waiting to try out? Take advantage of the numerous deals that fine dining restaurants all over DC, Maryland, and Virginia will be offering during various restaurant weeks. It’s a delicious...

Thompson Boat Center (TrailVoice via Flickr)

Rent a Boat or Bike This Summer in Georgetown

It’s summertime, and people everywhere are thinking about recreation and getting out of the apartment. Many renters like to boat, and many more like to bike. Unfortunately, hardly any Washington, D.C., renter owns a boat, and despite the latest craze,...

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NoMa: An Untapped Land of Possibilities

Originally a blighted area filled with weeds and warehouses, NoMa is now a new, bubbling community chalk full of activity. Situated on the NE/NW border of DC neighboring Capitol Hill and conveniently accessed on Metro’s Red Line, NoMa is the...

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For the Love of Interior Design

How often do you hear the words, “I LOVE that chair!” OK, maybe you don’t hear it that often, but I certainly do with my occupation. If it’s not that chair, it’s that rug, or that color, or that pillow....

Keeping pets active is key for having them in apartments. Dog parks are a great way for your pets to get exercise and socialization.

Apartment Living with Pets

The D.C. metro area is one of the best places to own a pet with a plethora of pet-related amenities and activities. But don’t let living in an apartment dash your hopes of having a fury companion. Many apartments are...

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4 Reasons to Rent an Apartment in Fairfax

Ah, Fairfax, what memories I have of you and a failed start-up. No, not the one in Reston I’ve gone on about recently. This was a different beast with a huckster and a half at the helm (read: not me)....

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Boating Marinas & Yacht Clubs Near DC

Whether you’re living large with a private yacht, or paddle-boats are more your style, the DC area is full of boat clubs and marinas to accommodate your hobbies.  I can almost feel that salty sea breeze now…. DC: DC Dragon...

Capital Fringe Festival (Joe Loong via Flickr)

Fly Your Freak Flag High at the Capital Fringe Festival

We took a break from these weirdos with a mission last year, but since we tend to like weirdos here on the blog (arty, entertaining ones at least), we’ve brought them back again, these Fringe Festival freaks. Already in high...

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Performance Theaters and Film Festivals

Sometimes watching the same television shows every night can get repetitive, I mean, how many times can a cat-fight between a couple of  botox pumped “desperate housewives” really be amusing before your brain melts? Change up your entertainment with some live...