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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Dwell

On a chilly January morning I pulled up to an old stable located in an alley off of Florida Avenue in DC’s Trinidad neighborhood....

DC Open Doors: Homebuyers’ Info

Statistics prove that homebuyer education contributes to successful homeownership. On Oct. 18, 6:30 to 8 p.m., learn how to purchase a home in the...

Garden Spot: What’s Bugging You?

Recently, with all the talk about how our garden practices may be harming bees and pollinating insects, the discussion of beneficial insects has again...

Dear Problem Lady – February 2017

We forgot to prune our beautiful lacecap hydrangeas and are now wondering whether we should still do it this late. Or have we missed...

DC Council, DHCD Battle Over Fate of Blighted Homes

A DC housing agency clashed with the DC Council again in December over how to handle a number of blighted properties in Ward 8’s...

How to Deal with Mold

Mold. If you’re a homeowner or landlord, it’s not a word you want to hear. Yet in older homes mold can be quite common....

Drought, Disease & Blight

What a wonderful summer it has been! Hot as ever, with long sunny days and a nice cool rain in the afternoon to ease...

You’re Gonna Eat That?

“What are you doing there in that dirt? Never seen a sista getting all dirty like that before.” Points at the basil: “What is...

DC’s List of Recyclable Items Expands, but Plastic Bags are Out!

Confused by what can and can’t be recycled? Does the list of “acceptable” recyclables at your workplace differ from what the DC Department of...

Real Estate Matters – October 2017

Reverse Mortgages The conversations that come up with Uber drivers … He has a house in Petworth that he does not want his kids to get...