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What's Underground?

For years, the answer has been nothing. But that's all changed. The Dupont Underground is back open. For decades, this former underground path originally created for streetcars, has been bored up and practically forgotten. Today, it is the site of RAISE/RAZE. The exhibit is not only interactive, but also recycled. The material used? Hundreds of thousands of white plastic balls re-gifted from last summer’s immensely popular “Beach” installation at the National Building Museum. And that exhibit is just the beginning. The mission of the organization is to revitalize the abandoned trolley station beneath Dupont Circle for presenting, producing, and promoting cutting-edge arts, architecture, des

Just Listed: The Montrose

Sitting at the top of Georgetown, The Montrose is a historic, boutique condo building with views of Dumbarton Oaks and Montrose Park. Originally the Henry and Anne Hurt Home for the Blind, in 2014 The Montrose was converted into a 3-story condo complex maintaining its original façade of dramatic windows, columns, and front porch. On market is Unit #302-A a well-appointed two-level unit with the finest details including Thermador, Waterworks fixtures, limestone spa-style bathrooms, Electrolux, gas fireplace and cooktop, and more in over 1900 square feet. Each bedroom features an en-suite bathroom. The unit also offers parking for two cars and storage. For more information on this beautiful

Picture Yourself Here: Opens May 29th, 2016

This weekend's picks for Opens includes a great option for families who want a stand-alone dwelling, a space where an artist or art lover could display beautiful works, an "in the heart of it all" condo, and another condo with views for days. Basically, something for everyone. Not sure you are ready to buy? Review The New York Times interactive tool on Renting vs. Buying to find out. You might be pleasantly surprised. It's the Spring Market, so get out there! Call or email me for details. Artistic Industrial: $969,000 Light-Filled Traditional: $669,000 Cape Cod Classic: $1,395,000 Open Concept in the Heart of Logan: $624,900 Views for Days in Georgetown: $1,295,000

Nourish Your Body and Mind

Being a 21-year resident of the DC area, and a self-proclaimed foodie, I am often asked, "Where should we go for dinner?" I am asked by locals and tourists alike. My list of places provided after each request depends on many variables--what's the occasion, who will be dining, do you have a price point in mind, something casual or more refined, and more? My questions are an attempt to understand what and where they'd like to eat, but also what kind of experience they seek. You see for me, dinner is more than food. It is time to relax, open your mind, talk with friends, and share. In my recommendations, I often include a link to a recently published article about the places. Imagery of the foo

Picture Yourself Here: This Week's Opens

We are in the throws of the Spring Market, so there are lots of Opens this weekend - both Saturday and Sunday. This week's picks for Opens include some condos, a traditional single family, and a carriage house. Style is definitely on the market this week with grand staircases, great finishes, and lots of details. Curious to see more? Email me for dates and locations. Think you are not ready to buy? Think again. Check out The New York Times Rent v. Buy Calculator as you might be surprised. Sleek, Modern Minimalist: $949,875.00 Traditional, Single Family Charmer: $935,950 Modern, City Escape: $995,000 Detailed Sophistication in New Condo Building: $589,000 Burleith Cutie: $949,000 Updated Carr

Open Saturday, May 14: 1341 Shepherd St NW

Join me on Saturday, May 14th for an Open House at 1341 Shepherd Street NW. This single family boasts 5 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, and solar power and a garage! Live inside and out with a front porch, back patio and yard. There is a lot more to see, so stop by on Saturday from 1-3pm!

OPEN Sunday, May 15th: 1735 Willard St NW #4

Join me for an Open House of 1735 Willard Street NW #4. Location, location, location definitely describes this nicely renovated one bedroom, one bath condo in Dupont. Steps to Lauriol Plaza, Jack Rose, U Street and more. Features include granite touches, stainless appliances, and a building roof deck. Stop by, Sunday May 15th, 2016, from 1-4pm!

Vintage Beauties

Sleek lines. Smooth finishes. Solid doors. Leather seats. There is just something special and sensual about vintage cars. I had the pleasure of spending the morning at Classic Motor Cars of Washington, DC. I wasn’t there buying, I was there having my car detailed. But while there, dreaming about how wonderful it would feel to drive one of these beauties around sure was fun. Alan showed me around the main showroom and when I told him I loved the classic, 1960’s era Mercedes convertibles, I also got a special tour of the workshop below. An old Mercedes and a Hellcat were among the treasures underneath the public showroom. I drove off in my car with an eye over my shoulder in hopes of one of th

You clean out; they pick up!

Ready to do some Spring cleaning? Georgetown University's Move Out Drive can help. From May 2nd to May 31st the University will be collecting bulk trash items and donations for charity. An annual event for students, more recently the event was opened up to Georgetown neighbors. Items for charity can include furniture, clothing, non-perishables and more. All donations will go to Keys for the Homeless. Want more info? Visit their site, contact the Office of Neighborhood Life at (202) 687-5138, or email them at neighborhoodlife@georgetown.edu

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