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October 5, 2013

Top 5 Things to do in Bethesda in October

October is, in my opinion, the most wonderful time of the year.  It started at a young age for me…my birthday is in October.  At my current age however, that is no longer a good thing.  Yet the month remains my favorite of the year!  Football season is in full swing, the weather is wonderful, the leaves are changing color, Oktoberfests abound, pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin pie and all things […]
September 20, 2013

Sold with multiple offers! 5216 Carlton Street, Bethesda, MD 20816

List Price $1,249,000 Builder’s personal residence Sweeping Contemporary style home 3,500 sq. ft. on 3 levels 2 Car Garage 9’+ ceilings 4 gas fireplaces Floating wood and glass staircase Open floor plan with kitchen to family room Screened porch and flagstone patio Upper floor balcony Master suite with sumptuous master bath Private fenced backyard Estimated FY15 Property Taxes: $7,905 Click here for virtual tour! This is a one of a […]
August 12, 2013

Bethesda Real Estate – Home Prices Climb

I ran into an old client of ours recently and, after sharing the status and accomplishments of our children (and marveling at where the time has gone), she asked, “The real estate market must be pretty good for you right now, . . . right?” I replied with a wry smile “Yes . . and . . . no.”  Yes it’s true the real estate market has recovered locally -and […]
August 10, 2013

Date Night at Whole Foods Bethesda

Have you ever tried to find a parking spot in Bethesda at 7 PM on a Friday night?  You may have better luck with the lottery!  After an unsuccessful double pass around the garage on Bethesda Ave and a precarious pass up and down a few streets weaving around pedestrians, we decided this evening to set out for less dense surroundings and an alternative plan for dinner. We found ourselves […]
July 13, 2013

Belly Up to the Chocolate Bar in Bethesda

UPDATE: Max Brenner Chocolate is no longer in Bethesda.  Check out the new business in that space on Woodmont Avenue. Looking for a fun date night idea or a unique venue for a birthday party?  A new and original bar coming to Bethesda Row has the solution.  Unlike Max Brenner’s other restaurants in Philadelphia and New York, this new location has been dubbed a chocolate bar and will be serving […]
July 6, 2013

Top 5 Reasons to BowlMor Bethesda!

Bowlmor Bethesda is a great place to enjoy some family time or a ladies night out!  We recently brought our son (a kindergartener at the time) for his first bowling experience!   When he heard that we were going bowling, you would have thought he won the lottery!  He was so excited he nearly cried. We rolled into the parking lot at 5353 Westbard Ave and embarked upon on an […]
July 2, 2013

Mid-Year Bethesda Real Estate Update

Our local real estate market has improved significantly this year following the same trend that been occurring around the country.  Here are some of the statistical highlights for the period ending June 30, 2013 in Bethesda (zip codes 20814, 20816, and 20817): Detached Homes: 414 detached homes have sold so far this year Average detached home price in Bethesda is $1,031,359 Average detached home price increase in 2013 = +8.93% Townhomes: […]
June 4, 2013

Free Concerts Every Thursday This Summer

In need of a relaxing outing for your family this summer?  Enjoy the FREE concert series, produced by Bethesda Urban Partnership, happening each Thursday evening from 6 PM – 8 PM featuring a wide variety of music from swing to reggae.  The concerts are held at Veteran’s Park located at the corner of Woodmont and Norfolk Avenues. As the weather heats up this summer take advantage of a perfect excuse to get out and play! On July 11th, […]
May 22, 2013

The Best Beer, Band and Bluegrass in Bethesda!

When one of our favorite places combines with one of our favorite entertainers in the Bethesda area, we are compelled to share the news! Tonight (and every other Wednesday night) the 19th Street Band is playing at The Irish Inn at Glen Echo beginning at 8 PM.  The 19th Street Band trio includes Caolaidhe on guitar, Meghan on the fiddle and Mike on the upright bass.  The three bring the […]