For those of us without cars or who have trouble with heavy lifting, the hassle of getting stuff into a storage unit can far outweigh the convenience of it. If you're in the DC area, you have a new alternative in CityStash. Use the containers provided by CityStash to load up your old stuff and they'll take it to a climate controlled storage facility. They'll even pick up furniture!
Believe it or not, I saw my first television commercial announcing the beginning of the holiday shopping season this week. That might be jumping the gun a bit, but there's still no denying that the season for entertaining is on the horizon. Get your home prepped and save a little dough with our weekly roundup of sales and events. Check out the Weekend Guide, pass it on and send us your own sale or event.
Friday afternoon has rolled around once again (TGIF baby!) and it's time to start planning your weekend. In addition to local and national sales, our Weekend Guide is a great resource for special events around the country. From museum events and art openings to show houses and craft workshops, let the Weekend Guide be your source for fun … and savings. Check out the Weekend Guide, pass it on and send us your own sale or event.
Stefanie and Taylor's black and white loft is an open and breezy tribute to their affinity for a comfortable version of modern minimalism. "It's really hard to find a loft-style apartment in D.C, so this was nice surprise." An added bonus was that as two of the first tenants in the newly constructed building, conveniently located right across from the metro in an up-and-coming neighborhood, both had first dibs on the layouts and amenities as well.
If you have an appreciation for vintage furnishings, then you have something in common with today's featured Classifieds seller, West River Bazaar. And if you appreciate well-priced furniture that needs a little TLC, you'll definitely want to take a look at West River Bazaar's corner of the Classifieds.
Name: Victoria "Tory" and Michael Location: Washington, D.C. Size: 1350 sq.ft. Years lived in: 7, Owned
Within minutes, it was pretty obvious that Victoria (Tory) and Michael are patient, thoughtful and thorough people. The first thing I noticed when visiting their condo in a lovely old building in northwest Washington D.C. was the remarkable collection of artwork Tory has collected over the years, a collection that transverses an eclectic array of styles, value and media. Collecting works of art takes time. It takes patience. But it also takes courage.
This being the last weekend of September, we can soon expect the leaves to start changing colors, the temperatures to start dipping and the run-up to Halloween and the other fall and winter holidays to kick off in earnest. Before you totally immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of autumn, check out the sales and events in this edition of the Weekend Guide. Then, pass it on and send us your own sale or event.
Is it just me or is this fall particularly stress inducing? Between the Presidential candidates sparring, riots in the Middle East and Amanda Bynes behind the wheel in Los Angeles, September is feeling brutal. Thank goodness the weekend is here. A perfect time to ignore the world and concentrate on making our homes pretty. Check out all the sales and events in the Weekend Guide, pass it on and send us your own sale or event.