Middle-Schoolers Create Little Oases of Warmth for DC Homeless

At Kilmer Middle School (KMS) in Tysons Corner, Virginia, students prove how, with a bit of commitment, even the tiniest, most easily disposable items could turn into life-saving tools for those who are less fortunate: They weave mats out of regular shopping bags.   How important a mat is might not occur to each one of us [...]

Middle-Schoolers Create Little Oases of Warmth for DC Homeless2020-02-19T19:34:03+00:00

Granite Vs Quartz – What is the Best Option for Countertops?

Granite and Quartz are two of the most sought after materials for flooring and countertops. Quartz is an engineered stone that is versatile and customizable, whereas granite is an all-natural stone that gives your house a sense of irreverent beauty. A choice between the two is completely subjective, and will depend on a lot [...]

Granite Vs Quartz – What is the Best Option for Countertops?2020-02-19T19:35:39+00:00

DC Metro Area Readying to House 1 Million More People By 2045

Washington, D.C. has understandably an irresistible charm for current and prospective white-collars across the nation. As always, the influx of new talents is good news if its urban impact could somehow be balanced. Will our city be able to do that when it should? Or more simply, what is the plan? Official forecasts suggest that [...]

DC Metro Area Readying to House 1 Million More People By 20452020-03-05T20:19:37+00:00

Arlington Students Might Start School Before Labor Day Next Year

The Labor Day traditionally marks the last day of long summer recess for school students in Arlington, Virginia. The day after, therefore, the little ones always know that their schools will be expecting them to return. That, however, could no longer be the case next year as Arlington Public Schools (APS) now mulls a [...]

Arlington Students Might Start School Before Labor Day Next Year2019-11-19T23:02:31+00:00

Online Voting: Alexandria Runs for Best US City Title

Travel + Leisure magazine has nominated Virginia's Alexandria as one of the contenders for next year's Best US City Award.   Now the historic city has a chance of holding the prestigious title if the magazine's readers choose it over other nominees. And that will depend on Alexandria lovers' interest in the survey in [...]

Online Voting: Alexandria Runs for Best US City Title2019-11-19T17:54:48+00:00

Arlington Mulls New E-Scooter Regulations to Address Complaints

Arlington County Board will hold a public hearing on November 16th to give further shape to, possibly, a set of new regulations on the use of electronic scooters and bikes. That they are easy and cheap to use as well as allow for real quick short trips across the county have made e-scooters and [...]

Arlington Mulls New E-Scooter Regulations to Address Complaints2020-02-13T13:27:45+00:00

6 Steps to Choose the Perfect Contractor for Your Remodeling Project

Home improvement is a multi-billion dollar industry, and in the middle of it, all are your friendly, neighborhood contractors. Yes, you got us. We are being sarcastic. The truth is, if you’re going for a mid-range home remodeling, the central concern should be finding a worthy contractor who not only shares your vision but is [...]

6 Steps to Choose the Perfect Contractor for Your Remodeling Project2019-11-01T18:45:56+00:00

How to Remodel Your House Under $15k to Increase Resale Value

If you want to renovate your house and are short of cash, don't give up yet. You can still make it a decent place to live or sell-off with a partial remodel. For less than $15k, you can make changes to up your property's aesthetic and functional value. This blog tells you how.   Remodeling [...]

How to Remodel Your House Under $15k to Increase Resale Value2019-10-18T17:48:16+00:00

4 Ways to Increase the Value of Your House in the First Year

  Real estate has always been a lucrative investment and also a sort of ritual that helps people come of age. It is something that has boosted economies and living standards constantly. In times like today, when you do not know which city or even country you're going to be in five years from now [...]

4 Ways to Increase the Value of Your House in the First Year2019-10-03T20:58:11+00:00