The sun’s been out, the grass is greener, and there have even been a few storms rolling through. Summer, following spring, is a season for growth. A season where you can see the fruits of your labor (quite literally) come through in home-grown gardens featuring everything from herbs to fruits to veggies to flowers that are just down-right easy on the eyes. Not to mention the indoor potential with all that sunlight — succulents, air plants, and more…oh my! … HELLO, GARDENING SEASON: GARDENING STORES AROUND THE DISTRICT
The family of a friend of mine own an entire abandoned mining town in the south. The highlight of every summer vacation there is the 4th of July, when they set up a bunch of watermelons in the windows and doors of the decrepit buildings, and speed back and forth down Main Street in pickups, taking potshots at the melons with their guns. (All of this is done in the spirit of high irony, I assure you.) So if you read the above headline and thought, “why would I want to own an entire town?”, well, there’s your answer. … WHY JUST BUY A HOUSE WHEN YOU CAN BUY AN ENTIRE TOWN?
… “Upstairs, the first master bedroom also has its own private deck, and the master Porcelanosa bath features twin basins, a fantastic soaking tub, and even a toilet that’s “cool.” That shows you the attention to detail that went into this place; I didn’t even know there was such a thing as a “cool” toilet. Now I’m racked with insecurity that my own toilet is super lame.”
Summer isn’t officially here but the District has already kicked off the summer with some amazing events like the Capitol Pride Parade. What else is there to see that you already haven’t seen? No worries, this summer I guarantee you will be pleased with what the District has to offer. Whether you’re looking for some fun family outings, a new restaurant to impress a date, or even a simple getaway, the District offers that and oh so much more! … THE DISTRICT’S 2017 SUMMER FOOD, EVENTS & TRAVEL GUIDE
Did you know that there are many dolphins living nearby, in the Potomac River and Chesapeake Bay? Researchers from the Potomac-Chesapeake Dolphin Project (PCDP) have set out to better understand them. Dolphins have been sighted in the Potomac as far back as the 1800s and as far north as DC but many people are still unaware of their local presence. … GEORGETOWN’S PCDP RESEARCHES POTOMAC DOLPHINS
In a place like Washington D.C., having one or two nice suits in a man’s wardrobe is a necessity. Finding a suit–the right suit–however, can be quite the challenge. There are so many different components that go into selecting a suit. We are talking about things like color schemes, fit, durability, etc. which are not usually at the forefront of most guys’ minds when they start shopping. … PERSONS OF INTEREST: JAKE, CHRIS, AND CONOR OF READ WALL