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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Roof Leaks Can Be Funny

A roofer tells his bar buddy how he fixed a roof leak, and the story goes like this. “Owner shows me a leak in the...

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...

The New Climate Challenges in Our Washington Gardens

Over the past decade spring has been anything but predictable. How does an avid gardener adjust? This new, unpredictable climate seems to be the...

Five Things to Know When Remodeling an Historic Home

Remodeling an historic house in Washington presents many challenges, but also abundant rewards. Data from Realtor.com and the National Register of Historic Places indicates...

Botanical Illustrator Alice Tangerini

The West Wing of the Smithsonian’s Department of Botany in the National Museum of Natural History houses 4.8 million dried pressed plants, the oldest...

Creative Housing Options Explored at CHV Symposium

Whether it’s supplementing one’s income, getting a house-mate, getting help with household chores, or moving into a co-housing building, Capitol Hill seniors are exploring...

Ward 8 Homebuyers Club

Homeownership is to many people a symbol of success. It’s likely the biggest purchase of your life, and that’s a big accomplishment. MANNA is...

Dear Problem Lady – March 2017

How hot does it get in DC in the summer? It’s already been such a hot winter. –– Welcome, stranger! DC temperatures can exceed 100...

Getting Involved in Gardening this Summer

There is an urban legend that circulates this time of year. It warns enthusiastic garden folks that it takes years, decades even, to get...

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...