Real Estate and Other Stuff in Northern Virginia

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A thoughtful look at the Northern Virginia Real Estate industry and the communities that make it so special. Find information about Reston, Herndon, Great Falls, Vienna, Oakton, McLean, Sterling, Potomac Falls, Ashburn, Leesburg and other areas in the D.C. Metropolitan suburbs of Northern Virginia.



Summer is a great time to enjoy the outdoors, your friends, entertainment, and wonderful food. Next weekend in Reston, Saturday, August 9 and Sunday, August 10,  will be the 5th Annual Asian Festival ( Gather your friends together and go! The festival, which will be held ...
If you spend any amount of time in the Washington DC Metro area (which includes Northern Virginia and parts of Maryland) , you will notice that the Redskins are almost a religion to the folks who live here. For those of you who love the red and gold, tomorrow is fan appreciation day at Redskins P...
For anyone lucky enough to live in Northern Virginia and within a reasonable distance of the Wolf Trap Foundation  for the Performing Arts, please make it a priority to pick a concert or a show to attend this summer and GO! We went to see Earth, Wind & Fire last night with some good friends.  The...
Back when I was a kid, the Reston Festival was the highlight of my summer. I vaguely remember Lake Anne festivals, but really it really  sticks in my mind when it was at Browns Chapel. These days you will find it at Reston Town Center, but the spirit of the festival remains true to the original g...
We live in a crazy-busy, topsy-turvy world. It is very easy to get caught up in our own angst, problems and jam-packed schedules. In the summertime, the Movie studios usually release their Super Hero movies.  Sitting in the theater with my children the other day, watching Kung Fu Panda (it is a s...
I have been doing a series of blogs about preparing your home for sale.  I thought it might be helpful to put all of the links in one place. If you have a question about getting your house ready, and I have not addressed it in one of my blogs, please let me know and I would be happy to let you kn...
The new and improved American Tap Room ( opened this week at Reston Towncenter. Located next to Rio Grande and within steps of the movie theater, this reincarnation is worth checking out. Always known as a great evening bar, the restaurant has been physic...
Driving down to North Carolina last weekend, we started passing signs that warned of dangerous ozone levels.  Okay, it was over 90 degrees--that happens sometimes. We got to a certain point in North Carolina, however, where the smell of smoke was really strong. We switched from satellite radio to...
It is that time of year again...time to get out to local parks and high schools in Northern Virginia (and the rest of the country) and celebrate our freedom by watching fireworks. Below is a list of places that will be holding these July 4th, 2008 celebrations: Lake Fairfax Park, Reston: 1400 Lak...

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