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Basheer & Edgemoore Introduces New Neighborhood at Maymont

Basheer & Edgemoore has announced their final encore at the National Community of the Year, Maymont, near Tysons.

It Takes a Village

Campaign designed to end homelessness in Fairfax County.

When speaking with Kathy Albarado, one might not guess that she’d experienced periods of homelessness as an adolescent.

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Nanny Suites Add Value

High-end live-in quarters attract au pairs and can increase property values.

When Peggy Delinois Hamilton relocated to the Washington, D.C. area and began working full-time after spending eight years as an at-home mother of two children, childcare was one of her top concerns.

Remodeled Home Tour Set for March 12

Home evolves from center hall colonial to open plan with boldly original finishes.

To satisfy a couple's evolving lifestyle requirements, Sun Design Remodeling dramatically reconfigured the home's first level, introducing a “kitchen-centric” plan that better supports everyday uses and entertainment needs.

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Buying or Selling?

A primer for doing either and avoiding pitfalls.

Here we are, once again right on the heels of the spring/summer real estate season when it seems like “For Sale” signs become the most common lawn ornament or condo window decoration.

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Managing Medication Can Be Challenging

“Let’s Talk about RxSM” helps seniors avoid prescription drug mishaps.

It was around 2 a.m. on a frigid winter night when Janet Russell was awakened from her sleep by the sound of woman calling for help.

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Snapshot: Centreville Garden Club

The new officers for the Centreville Garden Club are, from left, Sue Glover, vice president; Jennifer Thorpe, secretary; Georgie Evans, treasurer; Donna Heid, president. names in the paper. New members are welcome to learn the art of gardening and support civic projects. Visit centrevillegardenclub.blogspot.com.

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Great Falls: Dwelling Detectives

Great Falls Historical Society hosts presentation on researching the history of your Fairfax County house.

Many residents of Great Falls have asked on many occasions how to research the history of the Fairfax County home they are living in.

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Springfield Veterinary Holistic Center offers extension to conventional medicine

Bettejeanne “BJ” Hammond much prefers the term “body work” to massage. “Open wine and get out the candles, that’s what people think of massage,” she said. “They think it’s to relax, but it’s so much more than that.”

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Alexandria: Call a Taxi for the Dog

VIP Pet offers grooming, spa services and a dog taxi. Guzal Arslanova, owner of the pet salon, said, "Some people are so busy and they don't want to deal with traffic. So our dog taxi delivers our clients to doggy school at Olde Towne School for Dogs, to the vet or doggie day care. We have doggie seat belts for very little tiny dogs to big ones. We get a lot of people staring at the van."

Alexandria: It Takes a Village to Recover Lost Shelter Beagle


A shy two-year-old beagle with large, sweet eyes provided an adventure for the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria that its staff and volunteers won’t soon forget.

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Chantilly: Groomers Pursue Voluntary Certification

Featherle Pet Care, a small, family-run business, operates two salons in Chantilly and Sterling, Canine Clipper School of Pet Grooming in Dumfries and Wash and Wag of Culpeper.

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Arlington: Saying Goodbye to Kai

Making that final decision.

Kai‘s fancy “kennel” name was Sojourner, Summer of Storms. He was born in 2006, a summer full of rain and thunder. But “Kai” suited him best.

Arlington: Protecting Pets Helps Their Owners Too

Local animal shelters offer help to families in distress.

When her husband locked the family cat in a cage, submerged it in a bathtub filled with water and tried to drown it, a Fairfax County mother jumped in to save her beloved feline.

Vienna, Oakton Home Sales: January, 2016

In January, 2016, 68 homes sold between $1,556,775-$182,000 in the Vienna and Oakton area.

Vienna, Oakton Home Sales: January, 2016