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Walk to Prevent Suicide

Walk supports survivors of suicide loss and American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

The Out of the Darkness Walks are American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s largest fundraiser, producing millions for suicide prevention programs, and works to unite those who have been affected by suicide, and create communities that are “smart about mental health.”

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Potomac: Creating a Conservation Garden

Backyard tour offers suggestions.

Linda Rieger of River Falls Drive gave a tour of her conservation garden on Monday, Sept. 12. Run-off difficulties were solved with terracing, rocks, grasses, ground cover and ferns.

Burke Home Sales: August, 2016

In August, 2016, 58 Burke homes sold between $1,075,000-$250,000.

Burke Home Sales: August, 2016

Arlington Home Sales: August, 2016

In August, 2016, 277 Arlington homes sold between $2,410,000-$85,000.

Arlington Home Sales: August, 2016

Alexandria Home Sales: August, 2016

In August, 2016, 217 Alexandria homes sold between $1,710,000-$120,000.

Alexandria Home Sales: August, 2016

Great Falls Home Sales: August, 2016

In August, 2016, 33 Great Falls homes sold between $3,000,000-$533,600.

Great Falls Home Sales: August, 2016

McLean Home Sales: August, 2016

In August, 2016, 115 homes sold between $3,125,000-$140,000 in the McLean and Falls Church area.

McLean Home Sales: August, 2016

Potomac Home Sales: August, 2016

In August, 2016, 78 Potomac homes sold between $6,050,000-$475,000.

Potomac Home Sales: August, 2016

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Alexandria: Last Minute Donation Saves Dog

Arrielle is one lucky puppy.

By all accounts, Arielle should be dead. The black-haired, big-eared German Shepherd suffered from dens aplasia, a condition in which the first vertebrae of the neck does not form properly and the instability creates damage along the spinal cord.

What’s Permissible When Planning a Home Renovation?

Complete due diligence upfront to research any ordinances or restrictions that may affect the project.

Unfortunately, homeowners and contractors often forget important steps during this project feasibility phase, which sometimes leads to wasted time and money or abandoned projects. To ensure you sidestep those mistakes, start with this checklist to look into to help minimize setbacks while planning and executing your next renovation.

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Vienna Sunroom Brings Light, Awards

Family entertainment suite, larger breakfast area, private second level decking among stand-out custom features

To Sanjay and Deepika Sardana, who have occupied a Colonial style-home in Vienna for 14 years, the great achievement of their new sunroom addition is how well it meets their requirements regarding views, available light and interior design.

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Comfort Zone

Local furniture maker combines style and comfort

John W. Smith treks through a maze of sleek chairs and stately sofas in a large, sunlit showroom tucked in an industrial warehouse center in Fairfax. He pauses at a dining chair, upholstered in beige linen and framed with espresso hardwood.

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Potomac: Dogs Rule — the Pool

The dog days of summer hopefully ended last week with hot steamy days touching the 100 degree mark.

From Old Town Boutique District: How to Consign Clothes

Transitioning to Fall, here are tips on closet cleaning and what one should consign.

We’re all guilty – That pair of heels you had to have, that designer handbag that was too good of a deal to pass up, you only to wear it once, or maybe even never (gasp!). Maybe you have a closet full of threads you loved last season, but you’re feeling a little lackluster about them this go around? Sound familiar?

Chantilly: Frey To Lead Study Group

Dulles Suburban Area Study Advisory Group formed.

For the first time in 23 years, the Dulles Suburban Center is getting a thorough review. Work has already begun to document what’s there now and consider recommendations for potential land-use changes and future development. And now, Supervisor Kathy Smith (D-Sully) has established the Dulles Suburban Area Study Advisory Group to help with this task. She’s also named former Sully District Supervisor Michael Frey as its chairman.

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