For 30 years, Stephen Keane, 78, saw the same thing outside his apartment windows: a dark, plain roof adorned with tired-looking air-conditioning units. Today, he looks out those same windows and sees a quilt of creeping plants. That old eyesore of a roof was transformed in September into a thriving “green roof.”
In Old Town Alexandria, cobblestone streets and traditions dating back to the 1700s meet up with modern-day conveniences.
A tailor adjusts your clothes to fit you just right; Jeff Palmer does the same with bikes.
Aaralyn Liese prefers city life in a bustling high-rise to a quiet house in the suburbs. And she’s raising her daughter Athena Mills, 5, to feel the same way. While many families go the traditional house-with-a-white-picket-fence route, others are opting for apartments in a concrete jungle.
Imagine a world where real estate agents give house hunters money to purchase new homes. It may seem like the stuff of unicorns and elves, but it actually happens every day. Kate Debelack, 40, and her husband, Ed Poe, 42, purchased a Petworth rowhouse in July. They used an agent from Redfin, a website that […]