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How to Decorate for a Fourth of July Picnic

Don’t know what to do this year to make your Fourth of July picnic exciting? Check out these decoration ideas below.   Healthy Flag Dish Photo Credits: Family Fresh Meal via Pinterest Who says you can’t get decorative with food? This...

Lake in Montgomery Village (diskychick via Flickr)

4 Reasons to Rent an Apartment in Montgomery Village

While the D.C. area is known for its planned communities, Census designated place Montgomery Village (2010 population: 32,032) isn’t one you hear about a lot. At least I don’t. But whether it’s a topic of conversation in these parts or...

Irish dancers (Giuseppe Milo via Flickr)

Annapolis Irish Festival Promises Fun for the Whole Clan

They say everyone is Irish once a year. Well, around Annapolis way, let’s make that twice a year, at least for the hearty souls who venture out to the Annapolis Irish Festival each summer. This year’s party happens from July...

Patuxent River (chrisbb@prodigy.net via Flickr)

4 Reasons to Rent an Apartment in Burtonsville

Burtonsville sits on the easternmost point of Montgomery County and is named after its founder, Isaac Burton Sr. A census designated place (CDP), in 2010 it had a population of 8,323. Could it be your next home? Here are four...

National Cherry Blossom Festival (Elvert Barnes via Flickr)

National Cherry Blossom Festival Paints the Town Pink

We cover the event annually, this paean to all things cherry blossomy and Japanese. And this year is no different. The annual National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C., is a several-week celebration whose roots were planted way back in...

Potomac River cleanup (TrailVoice via Flickr)

Help the Potomac Conservancy Revive Our ‘Nation’s River’

We live next to the mighty Potomac River, nicknamed “the Nation’s River,” and she’s been through a lot in her recent history. In fact, just two years ago it was rated America’s most endangered river. But she’s rallied and happily...