At the front of the house is a huge bay window with oversized windows, and there’s enough room over here – again, this place is 24 feet wide – to accommodate two or three full living room sets, and maybe up to four, if you’re willing to really cram the furniture in there, and stack it vertically.  (This is a great way to discourage your in-laws from visiting.  “We’d love to have you, but we have four full living room sets stacked vertically all the way up to the ceiling.  We can’t even open the door, we go in and out with a rope ladder we dangle out the window.”)

At the front of the house is a huge bay window with oversized windows, and there’s enough room over here – again, this place is 24 feet wide – to accommodate two or three full living room sets, and maybe up to four, if you’re willing to really cram the furniture in there, and stack it vertically.  (This is a great way to discourage your in-laws from visiting.  “We’d love to have you, but we have four full living room sets stacked vertically all the way up to the ceiling.  We can’t even open the door, we go in and out with a rope ladder we dangle out the window.”)

#WERKWEEK: JULY 16TH – 19TH EVENTS IN THE DISTRICT

Okay, so hopefully you got a chance to decompress and relax this weekend courtesy of our Weekend Hitlist Guide. Welcome back to the workweek…

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Lucky for you, we here at UrbanScrawl completely understand you.

You see, everyone and their mother can bring you weekend guides for DC events. But we take it a step further by weeding through all of the hullabaloo and bringing you nothing but the best events with our Weekend Histlist. #WERKWEEK: JULY 16TH – 19TH EVENTS IN THE DISTRICT

DC STARTUP SPOTLIGHT: SWAPPLES

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As I’ve demonstrated time and time again after taking deep dive after deep dive into the DC startup scene: the hustle is happenin’ here. So happening, in fact, that there’s always a new founder to cover, a new industry being challenged, a new innovation being made. And I don’t think I’m alone in saying that I wouldn’t want it any other way. Today, the startup I wanted to feature is doing something incredibly important –– something that I think we all hold close to our hearts. They’re making waffles. DC STARTUP SPOTLIGHT: SWAPPLES

INSIDE LEBRON JAMES’ $23 MILLION LA MANSION

As you might have heard, if you don’t live in a remote mountain cabin with no internet, Lebron James has taken his talents to Los Angeles.  Lebron (yes, I’m going to refer to him by his first name) is arguably the most popular athlete on the planet, and one of the richest, too.  His Nike deal is rumored to be worth a billion dollars, and the NBA contract he just signed is for $153 million over four years;  that breaks down to about half a million dollars per game, or ten grand per minute.  What kind of house does a guy like this buy when he moves to one of the most luxurious cities in the world?  A pretty nice one. INSIDE LEBRON JAMES’ $23 MILLION LA MANSION

“Lots of people call their home a “castle,” but then when you go visit them, they have barbecue sauce-stained wall-to-wall carpeting and the living room centerpiece is a PS4 on a milk crate.  This place, though, is legitimately castle-like.  It’s at the top of a literal tower, for starters;  you could hold off an invasion for weeks from up here, assuming you had plenty of arrows, and that the barbarians were too stupid to just go on in the front door there.”

“Lots of people call their home a “castle,” but then when you go visit them, they have barbecue sauce-stained wall-to-wall carpeting and the living room centerpiece is a PS4 on a milk crate.  This place, though, is legitimately castle-like.  It’s at the top of a literal tower, for starters;  you could hold off an invasion for weeks from up here, assuming you had plenty of arrows, and that the barbarians were too stupid to just go on in the front door there.”