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Monthly Archives: October 2013

    Are you Living in Loudoun? Consider Day Tripping in the Shenandoah Valley!

    By Nicole Bass | October 25, 2013

    Living in Loudoun County has many perks.  Close proximity to DC, tons of shopping, excellent schools, you name it!  There’s not much you can’t find in Loudoun County, but there are times that the allure of the city wanes and a leisurely drive is just what you need to get away from the daily grind... Read More

    The Ultimate List: Homemade Housewarming Gifts

    By Casey Menish | October 24, 2013

    Scenario: your best friend, or co-worker, or nephew  just moved into a new home and is throwing his/her first get-together.  Now you’re racking your brain to come up with a thoughtful housewarming gift and you have no idea where to start.  Fear not my friend, because I’ve assembled the greatest compilation of housewarming gift ideas... Read More

    Students Build Home in Loudoun County

    By Charles Dubissette | October 23, 2013

    Dulles South area will soon have a special new home hitting the market. Six years ago, Monroe Technology Center students began building a home to learn skills in the fast growing field of home construction. On Sept. 27, students, faculty and Loudoun County Public Schools administrators attended the formal dedication ceremony in the driveway of the home.  This... Read More

    Time to Winterize Your Loudoun County Home

    By Shaun Resimont | October 23, 2013

    Another Loudoun County winter is looming ahead and it’s time to winterize our homes.  What’s winterization you ask?  Winterization is preparing your home for the cold winter months ahead.  Not only is winter maintenance crucial to avoid potential damage to your home, it can also save you money on energy bills.  Here are a few things... Read More


    By Alex Bracke | October 22, 2013

    Fall is one of my favorite times of year.  Sure the weather going from hot and humid to cool and crisp is nice; getting out to hike the nearby Great Falls National Park or even Sky Meadows State Park in Delaplane, Virginia, and take in all the changing colors in the leaves is always something... Read More

    Foxcroft School Names New Leader

    By Charles Dubissette | October 18, 2013

      Mary Louise Leipheimer, who is retiring after 25 years at Foxcroft School will be succeeded by Catherine Smylie McGehee . McGehee, whose appointment is effective July 1, 2014, currently serves as the Director of the Upper School at St. Catherine’s School, in Richmond, Va. Founded in 1914 by Ms. Charlotte Haxall Noland, Foxcroft School is a college-preparatory boarding and... Read More

    Model Grand Opening at Stone Ridge!

    By Laura Griffin | October 15, 2013

      The West End at Stone Ridge is celebrating their Grand Opening of their new model the Andover!  This community offers 4 models to pick from: Andover, Kendal, Pembroke and Yardley.  The West End at Stone Ridge townhomes start in the low $400s what’s not to love?  These grande townhomes feature: 3-4 Bedrooms 2 Car... Read More

    Halloween Festivities in Loudoun County

    By Casey Menish | October 14, 2013

    Halloween is just around the corner!  In fact it’s so close that I’ve already seen Thanksgiving and Christmas decorations for sale …  But before we let October get away from us, we should all check out some of the fun, spooky events taking place all over the Loudoun County area before the end of the... Read More

    Loudoun Ballet Company presents Deep In The Forest

    By Charles Dubissette | October 13, 2013

    The Loudoun Ballet Company will be performing an original production “Deep in the Forest”  the third weekend of October at Loudoun Valley High School. This ballet is an enchanting introduction to the performing arts for young children, featuring a fairy princess and her unicorn set to the new-age music of David Arkenstone. Only two performances will... Read More

    Virginia is for Lovers @ Brambleton

    By Laura Griffin | October 7, 2013

    Did you know the L-O-V-E Letters are at Brambleton Town Center in Ashburn, VA this week?  Stop by the Brambleton Town Center now thru October 10th to take advantage of this great photo opportunity.  Stop by and take photos with the L-O-V-E Letters with your loved ones, while visiting one of the many great stores or restaurants... Read More