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Did you know that Momma Cass Elliott  lived here in Alexandria at one time? Born Ellen Naomi Cohen, the future star of the "Mamas and Papas" spent at least part of her childhood in this apartment building on Commonwealth Avenue in the Rosemont section of Del Ray.  I promised not to divulge the ex...
Why power lines should be buried. Michael
The June 2010 Real Estate Market Report for Alexandria and Northern Virginia was released earlier this week by Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage and the news continues to be positive for the most part. Dominating the news was government legislation that extended the closing date for the Tax R...
Founders Park is the fifth in our series on the 14 linear parks that run along the waterfront in Alexandria. Located at 351 North Union Street adjacent to West's Point Park, Founders Park is about four and a half acres in size. There is a wonderful sand volleyball court and benches line the 1/3 m...
We won!  Well, actually we won second place in WTOP radio's "best local blog" contest.  There were nine nominees (one disqualification) and over 10,000 votes cast. But what makes us especially happy with the outcome is that our blog, GW Slept Here, was the only non-social blog in the entire mix. ...
Please, VOTE for Me and My Blog! A radio station here in the greater Washington, D.C. area, WTOP, is running a weekly "best" series.  Best ice cream, best hot dogs, best chicken wings - well, you get the picture.  This week the contest is for the "best" local area blog and our outside blog - GW S...
West's Point Park is part of the linear park system that connects some 14 different park areas along the waterfront in Alexandria.   West's Point is one of the smaller parks in the system, consisting of just 0.07 acres and is immediately adjacent to Waterfront Park. The property was deeded to the...
Tuesday we gave you some background on Brian Thomas the owner/developer/mastermind behind  The Mosby - A Luxury, Boutique Condominium in Alexandria's Del Ray Neighborhood.  Today we are going to talk more about the planning that went into The Mosby and what buyers can expect.  First, Brian instin...
The Mosby - A Luxury, Boutique Condominium in Alexandria's Del Ray neighborhood is a new, very welcome addition to our area. We recently spent time with owner/developer/mastermind Brian Thomas and came away with a real appreciation for what he is offering. But first, let's back up a bit. Brian ha...
Alexandria has ranked in Money Magazine's Top Places to Live 2010.  Coming in at #47 in the top 100 of America's Best Small Cities, Alexandria is sandwiched between Ann Arbor, MI and Coconut Creek, FL. These lists are always subjective and open to interpretation but we're going with the good news...

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