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Tomorrow the City of Alexandria and family, as well as firefighters from around the country, will says good bye to Joshua Weissman.  Joshua is the EMT that perished in the line of duty last week Tribute to Fallen EMT at Fire Station 206 in Alexandria while responding to an emergency call on I-395...
               This is the scene at Fire Station 206 at the intersection of Seminary Road & N Pickett St in the City of Alexandria, which is located just around the corner from our home.  The ambulance draped in black, along with flowers and a photo are all in tribute to Paramedic Joshua Weissman...
This is almost certainly an issue with user error, rather than something systemic, but why does my formatting not show up in my blog post? I was working on a post Thanks for Holding that Open House on Super Bowl Sunday ~ They Are Effective!which I created in Word and then copied over into WYSIWYG...
There have been quite a few posts in the couple of weeks regarding the efficacy of doing an open house, if you do one at all, that really brought a lot of comments. I'll get to that later, but most of all I want to say THANK YOU to the several agents in the Alexandria & Arlington real estate mark...
We have closed the books on the sales for 2011 in the Palazzo at Park Center with 18 units reaching settlement.  These units were spread among three of the four available layouts in the building, with just the larget unit, the Verona not being sold.  The type sales within the community was very ...
January came in like a Lion!   Let’s just hope that the Spring market for the Shirlington real estate market doesn’t go out like a lamb.  For the month of January, 6 units went under contract in The Arlington, leaving just 2 properties fully available for sale.  Of those two available properties,...
Being 22 days into the New Year, with a layer of ice coating lawns across Arlington County, the opportunity to work on that resolution to get/stay in shape may seem a bit far fetched.  Swimming is a great way to get your physical activity in, but with freezing temparutures who other than a polar ...
  The Arlington Condominium is on a tear!   So far through the first 22 days of 2012, 5 units have gone under contract in the association… which equals the total number of units that went under contract in the October – December period at the end of 2011.               This is equal to 36% of the...
Seminary Valley had a very good year for real estate sales with 22 homes reaching settlement, especially when compared to the 5 year average of 17.6 home sales per year. This is the highest number of sales in the past five years, driven by an increase in affordability and interest rates at or nea...
Alexandria City is in the midst of Restaurant Week, which continues until January 22nd.  This gastronomical event has something for everyone and is the perfect excuse to get out of the house for dinner to try a new eatery.                   Participating restaurants are offering either a $35 fixe...

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