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When local real estate agent Jordan Aquino bought himself a house two years ago, he chose a historic home that had been freshly renovated by a “flipper” — a developer who purchased the property to upgrade and quickly resell...
If you’ve taken a stroll lately through your favorite neighborhood or weekly real estate section, it’s likely you’ve come across more and more homes listed for $1 million or more. You’re not imagining things. Home ownership in the DC market...
Cadillac and Lexus aren’t known as performance brands. Their luxury vehicles are better known as smooth and quiet, not zesty and fun to drive. Both, though, have been working to add spice to their lineups. That’s what you’ll find...
Most of us know a Thai restaurant’s menu by heart. DCers who love their spicy Larb Gai and Pad See Ew likely have a go-to Thai place that delivers.  But that shouldn’t be Thai Chef in Dupont Circle (1712...
Chapman Stables has undergone many transformations. Once a horse stable, then a coal yard and, most recently, a parking garage, the 1916-era building is now a stunning example of adaptive re-use—a 114-unit pet-friendly condo complex that seamlessly blends vintage...
Childhood homes play an outsized role in our memories. Every room tells a story; every detail recalls an emotion. The grand neo-classical at 3212 Garfield St. NW is full of design elements that would enchant adults and children alike -...
Of Mercer, a women’s workwear line targeted at young professionals, is opening a pop-up shop in Georgetown for the month of May. A grand opening celebration at 3035 M St. NW on May 4 featured music, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres....
For an economical way to drive around town, it’s pretty hard to beat a hybrid. Unlike gas-powered cars, most hybrids get better mileage in the city than on the highway. At low speeds, their small electric motors can help...
Volkswagen took its Golf hatchback and stuck in a powerful engine from its premium Audi brand in 1976. This was the birth of the “hot hatch” — the transformation of a humble hatchback economy car into a zesty performance...
To many Americans, a small car isn’t a luxury car. Why pay a lot of money for something small when you could buy something big? Northwest residents, though, have benefited greatly from the explosion of small luxury crossovers. These...

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