As summer vacation begins in a few weeks, some parents are scrambling for activities to fill the days for their children. Often that means summer vacations and trips to the pool or the park. Education experts say even in the midst of summer fun, it is important to ensure that children don’t lose the skills they’ve learned during the academic year. However, they say relaxing and having fun are equally important, and suggest a myriad of stealthy tricks that parents can employ for laid-back learning all summer long.
Self-powered commuters enjoyed bike service, snacks and a chance to give feedback.
Though the Metro Park pit stop for Bike to Work Day 2013 didn’t technically open until 6:30 a.m. on Friday, May 17, the first biker showed up at 6:15, according to stop Manager Nancy-jo Manney.
In April 2013, 148 Springfield homes sold between $1,575,000-$145,000.
Springfield Home Sales: April, 2013
Local Real Estate: March 2013 Top Sales
It’s time for the 41st annual Spring Homes Tour.
An English garden, 18th-century furnishings and a pool with waterfalls are among the delights awaiting all those attending the 41st annual Clifton Spring Homes Tour. It’s slated for Thursday, May 16, from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., and the fun includes a marketplace and silent auction at the Paradise Springs Winery.
Real estate experts explain the rise in luxury condominium sales
When a retired couple decided it was time to leave their sprawling suburban home, they wanted to downsize without giving up luxury. As a result, they purchased a high-end condominium and hired Bethesda, Md., based interior designer Kelley Proxmire of Kelley Interior Design to create a serene and sophisticated space.
In March 2013, 132 Springfield homes sold between $815,000-$124,450.
Springfield Home Sales: March, 2013
Local Real Estate: February 2013 Sales $650,000~ $699,999
Local Real Estate: February 2013 Sales $700,000~ $749,999
Local Real Estate: February 2013 Top Sales
In February 2013, 93 Springfield homes sold between $775,000-$155,000.
Springfield Home Sales: February, 2013
In January 2013, 79 Springfield homes sold between $800,000-$141,900.
Springfield Home Sales: January, 2013
In December 2012, 125 Springfield homes sold between $799,900-$174,888.
Springfield Home Sales: December, 2012
Heloise to headline 2013 Home and Remodeling Show at the Dulles Expo Center.
The high priestess of household hints will share her domestic wisdom this weekend at the 2013 Home and Remodeling Show at the Dulles Expo Center in Chantilly, Va. A nationally syndicated columnist, Heloise is one of the presenters scheduled to headline the weekend’s show.
A local dental practitioner, Dr. Robert Argentieri, was inducted as a Fellow of the International College of Dentists at its 83rd Annual Convocation in San Francisco, California on October 19, 2012.