Category Archives: DC General

What’s Happening in the DC Metro Area This Week


Shaw, NW DC. If you are a tea enthusiasts and want to try different types of tea without buying the entire box, head to Shaw Library for a tea swap. The tea swap will take place at the Shaw Library on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 6pm where you can try tea samples and listen to a short presentation about tea.
Location: 1630 Seventh St. NW.
Phone: 202-727-1288
Source: [DC Public Library]

Mount Vernon, NW DC. Do you like beer? DC will have a DC Craft Beer Festival-Spring Seasonal at the Washington Convention …

Restaurant Spotlight: Pastry Xpo Cafe


I must admit, I truly love desserts and pastries. Today, I took a visit to a place that sells cupcakes, deserts, and pastries which is Pastry Xpo Café. This place is located in Merrifield near the Dun Loring metro station in Virginia. Owner Pastry Chef Toni Srour has over 35 plus years of experience in the baking and management industry in which he describes his food options as fresh, wholesome, and natural.
When you walk into the café, it has a casual feel with small tables, a comfy lounge area, and …

Ten Luxury Amenities that are Trending for a Home


2424 18th St NW #R-3, Washington, DC 20009
When looking for a home, there are certain things a potential resident might look for. These could include the location, nearby stores and restaurants, public transportation, commuting to work, and many more. When choosing a home what type of amenities are you looking for?  I am came across this article from The Fiscal Times that speaks about ten luxury home amenities that are trending up. In the article, they listed the following ten amenities for a home which are:
1. Marble Bath
2. Roof Deck
3. …

Hilton Garden Inn Coming to Falls Church, VA


Hilton Garden Inn is coming to Falls Church, VA. The location will be at the 700 block of West Broad Street which will be next to Burger King. According to Patch in Falls Church, ‘the hotel will have 110 guest rooms, an indoor swimming pool and fitness center and 2,500 square feet of meeting space’. I took the time to take a photo of the side of where Burger King is. On the main street they are still working on it. I will keep you posted on when it has …

Google Maps for House Hunting


Have You Google Map?
Have you ever thought about using Google maps( from your smartphone as part of your house hunting needs? If you have an iPhone, Android, or any other smart phone device; there are four features from Google maps that have been recently updated to use while you are out house hunting.
Real Time Traffic Report. This feature shows commuters several routing options to take while commuting from home to work. This feature includes various methods of transportation including: bus, car, bicycle, or metrorail as well as an interactive timeline …

Check Out This Video about Capitol Riverfront


I found this video on YouTube about the Capitol Riverfront. The Capitol Riverfront is located near the Anacostia River and is becoming a vibrant community that has become part of a greener community.

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