Entries by John Freeland

Gray To Green: Part Of Old RFK Stadium Lot Is Now A Park

By Dominique Maria Bonessi posted June 8th, 2019 on wamu.org Kids kick balls on the turf at the three new soccer fields at the RFK Campus. Dominique Maria Bonessi / WAMU Updated 10:12 a.m. June 10 A stretch of land near the old RFK Stadium has gone from being a parking lot to a park. The D.C. government […]

3rd Annual Goodman Cares Carnival is next Saturday!

That’s right this time of year has come again and we are all so excited to be a part of this amazing event for an even more amazing cause. The 3rd Annual Goodman Cares Carnival is set to happen on June 15th from 10 AM – 1 PM. There is going to be fun games […]

Patched Up, River Road Reopens Sooner than Expected

By Dan Schere posted June 3rd, 2019 on www.bethesdamagazine.com Malfunctioning drainage pipe caused sinkhole to form near Potomac PHOTO COURTESY OF THE MARYLAND STATE HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION River Road between Esworthy Drive and Longacres Preserve Court near Potomac reopened Saturday afternoon after a sinkhole formed Thursday and forced an emergency closure. The sinkhole was caused by […]

4 Reasons to Buy A Home This Summer

By SimplifyingTheMarket Staff posted June 3rd, 2019 on simplifyingthemarket.com 4 Reasons to Buy A Home This Summer Here are four reasons to consider buying today instead of waiting. 1. Prices Will Continue to Rise CoreLogic’s latest U.S. Home Price Insights reports that home prices have appreciated by 3.7% over the last 12 months. The same report predicts that […]

Rockville Town Square Adding Four Restaurants

By Charlie Wright posted June 3rd, 2019 on bethesdamagazine.com Friendship BBQ will arrive at Rockville Town Square in July, followed by Gyuzo Japanese BBQ, Kyoto Matcha and Cents Taro Family in the fall. VIA FRIENDSHIP BBQ Four new restaurants are scheduled to open at Rockville Town Square. Gyuzo Japanese BBQ, Kyoto Matcha and Cents Taro […]

Funding Restored for White Flint Metro Station Improvement Work

By Dan Schere posted May 30th, 2019 on www.bethesdamagazine.com Forest Glen station pedestrian tunnel also gets funds in county budget White Flint Metro station WIKIMEDIA COMMONS: MINT0RI [CC BY-SA 4.0] Funds for planning and designing a second entrance to the White Flint Metro station have been restored to the county’s six-year capital improvements budget. In January, County […]

12 Genius Yard and Garden Maintenance Hacks to Simplify Your Summer

By Margaret Heindenry posted May 21st, 2019 on realtor.com CatLane/iStock Having a lush green yard as a retreat is fantastic. But maintaining a yard? Easier said than mowed. So the question then becomes: How can you enjoy your backyard oasis with the minimum of effort on pruning, weeding, and anxiously hovering over every blade of grass? Look […]

D.C. saw record 21.9M domestic visitors in 2018, say tourism officials

By Andrew Giambrone posted May 17th, 2019 on dc.curbed.com The Lincoln Memorial Shutterstock The District saw its ninth consecutive year of domestic visitation growth in 2018, according to Destination DC, the city’s official tourism entity. A record 21.9 million U.S. visitors came to the city last year, 1.1 million more than did in 2017, Destination DC […]

4 Tips for Making a Competitive Offer

By SimplifyingTheMarket Staff posted May 15th, 2019 on simplifyingthemarket.com So, you’ve been searching for that perfect house to call ‘home,’ and you’ve finally found it! The price is right, and in such a competitive market, you want to make sure you make a good offer so that you can guarantee that your dream of making this house […]