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Mount Vernon Home Sales: October, 2014

In October 2014, 118 homes sold between $2,300,000-$90,000 in the Mount Vernon area.

Mount Vernon Home Sales: October, 2014

Arlington Home Sales: October, 2014

In October 2014, 226 Arlington homes sold between $2,860,000-$62,000.

Arlington Home Sales: October, 2014

Alexandria Home Sales: October, 2014

In October 2014, 186 Alexandria homes sold between $2,700,000-$118,000.

Alexandria Home Sales: October, 2014

Potomac Home Sales: October, 2014

In October 2014, 37 Potomac homes sold between $2,500,000-$309,000.

Potomac Home Sales: October, 2014

Centreview: Training Canine Companions

Tucked away on a graying back road in Long Island, N.Y., is a different kind of college campus. With wide grassy play yards and kennels instead of dorm rooms, this college is one for the dogs.

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Reston Association Prepares For Winter

Snow summit held to share information and ideas.

Representatives from Reston Association, Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS), and Fairfax County attended the first “Snow Summit” Thursday, Nov. 6 at 6:30 p.m. at Reston Association Headquarters, 12001 Sunrise Valley Drive. The event was open to public and was held to prepare Reston Association members for the upcoming snow season.

Alexandria: Union Soldier Revisits Fort

Local historian takes on role of civil war veteran for a tour.

Fort Ward doesn’t do as good a job holding out Southerners as it used to.

Alexandria Honors Veterans Week

U.S. Rep-elect Don Beyer joined city officials in kicking off the Alexandria Honors Veterans week at a reception Nov. 10 at the Lyceum.

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Where To Find Beautiful Wreaths

Local artisan custom creates holiday wreaths and centerpieces.

Though Christmas comes but once a year, for Linda Hobbins, it’s a year-round passion. She custom designs fresh, dried and silk arrangements, wreaths, holiday trees, hurricane lamps, centerpieces and other holiday decor items.

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Quarry Springs Reopens with New Amenities

New, luxury development offers the finest in condo living.

Home buyers looking for luxury and elegance without maintenance in the D.C. area now have another option. Quarry Springs recently announced the relaunch of its estate condominiums on River Road in Bethesda.

McLean Location for 2015 DC Design House

House will benefit Children’s National Health System.

The new country estate at 956 Mackall Farm Lane in McLean will be the location for the 8th annual DC Design House, a project that raises money to benefit Children’s National Health System. The 2015 DC Design House will be held from April 11 to May 10.

New Interior Design Book Features Local Tastemakers

Interior designers offer advice on creating an elegant home.

Fall not only brings vibrantly colored leaves and pumpkins, but it also ushers in a slew of new book releases. Among those is an interior design book featuring local designers.

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Pet Calendar Raises Funds for Animal Groups

Proceeds to support Pet Connect Rescue and MCPAW.

Rudy is the gorgeous Cover Dog, Baxter is the adorable April Dog of the Month and Cayden is the June beauty.

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Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Clifton residents to hold open-house tour of newly remodeled homes for the benefit of local widow.

Neighbors help each other. That's what communities have always been about. Long-time Clifton resident Bob Gallagher is rallying his friends and peers to help his neighbor Elsa Armendaris.

Cookbook Offers Hearty Dinners

Local chefs use seasonal produce to create new dishes.

When the weather turns chilly and the produce at farmers’ markets change from bright orange tomatoes to thick skinned squash and pumpkins, Dorothy Myers faces a culinary conundrum.