Monthly Archive: July 2014

Rock Creek Park (TrailVoice via Flickr)

Rock Creek Park a National Treasure at Your Footsteps

Sometimes the best things in life are right under our noses, familiarity making us blind to treasures taken for granted. For city renters, Rock Creek Park is such a place. Know how good it is? It even made National Geographic’s...

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Festivals & Fairs in DC, Maryland, & Virginia

Call it good ole’ nostalgia, but there’s just something about a county fair that makes me smile. The obscene variety of triple fried foods, semi-reliable tilt-a-whirls, and “interesting” crowds make it all quite memorable. Luckily, for those who live in...

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Summer Music Festivals

No matter what your genre preferences are, there’s no better reason to let down your hair and unwind than a music festival! So go forth and be merry, hipster outfit and all. We won’t tell. DC: Washington Jewish Music Festival – The goals of...

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Networking Opportunities in DC, Maryland & Virginia

Conferences are an excellent way to network with professionals in your field of interest, and even learn a thing or two. Take advantage of one of the many upcoming events in DC, Maryland, and Virginia. DC:  TED talks– Ted talks...

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Dublin Up: Annapolis Irish Festival Adds Second Day

In the Annapolis area, there are two occasions when everyone and anyone can pretend to be Irish. St. Patrick’s Day of course, and these days, the Annapolis Irish Festival. This will be the fourth year for the greenest festival this...

Fireworks (Tim Kelley via Flickr)

Come Celebrate the 4th With a Parade, Concert and Fireworks

The United States turns 238 tomorrow. So if you’re the celebrating type of renter in say, Dupont Circle, and want to show your patriotic stripes beyond the backyard barbecues or gin mills (and they’ll be open until 2 a.m. or...

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A Designer’s Job

While sitting here thinking of which topic to write about next for Apartment Showcase, I undoubtedly cannot redirect my focus towards anything other than the project that I am currently working on, and currently also very excited about! Now, normally I don’t...