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    Reston Town Center’s World of Beer

    By Casey Menish | July 1, 2014

    In case you haven’t been to the Reston Town Center since the first week in June, there’s a brand new hot spot – World of Beer!  The new bar is located on the ground floor of the new luxury apartment building, The Avant.  World of Beer is a Florida-based franchise with two locations in Virginia... Read More

    Sign of Spring – The Return of the Farmers’ Market!

    By Casey Menish | May 6, 2014

    Saturday the 3rd marked the return of my favorite seasonal pastime – the Reston Farmers’ Market!  Between the months of May and November, the Reston Farmers’ Market takes place on Saturdays from 8am-12pm in the parking lot at Lake Anne Village Center. Vendors and shoppers were out in full force this weekend – I had... Read More

    Reston’s Founder Turns 100 Today!

    By Casey Menish | April 10, 2014

    Happy 100th Birthday Robert E. Simon! Robert E. Simon was born on April 10th 1914 in New York City.  He would go on to become a real estate entrepreneur and eventually become the “RES” in Reston, Virginia.  Simon founded the community in 1964 and has watched it transform from a master plan to a thriving... Read More

    Taste of Reston 2014!

    By Casey Menish | March 10, 2014

    It’s just about time for my favorite annual Reston Town Center event – Taste of Reston!  Although the event is not until June, if you love Taste of Reston as much as I do, you should know that restaurants, sponsors, vendors, and exhibitors have until Saturday (3/15) to take advantage of the “early-bird” pricing. For... Read More

    Multifamily Housing in Reston: Too Many Luxury Units?

    By Casey Menish | February 15, 2014

    **According to the George Mason Center for Regional Analysis,  although new rental housing construction has “increased in the region over the past three years, it has been increasingly high-end rental units located in particular submarkets.”  In order for multifamily housing to continue to be successful, there need to be enough units to appeal to residents at... Read More

    Reston’s Polar Dip at Lake Anne!

    By Casey Menish | February 4, 2014

    Can you imagine jumping into the water at Lake Anne in Reston in this freezing cold weather?  No, me neither!  Well more than 250 people did just that on Saturday, February 1st. The Toth Family of Oakton organized this year’s 7th Annual Freezin’ for a Reason Virginia Polar Dip at Reston’s Lake Anne Plaza.  The event... Read More

    418 Court Street: FEATURED LISTING

    By Casey Menish | January 30, 2014

    You’ll find yourself right at home at the newest listing from Nicole Bass of The E4Realty Group!  418 Court Street is located in cozy Woodstock, Virginia.  You’ll be amazed by the gorgeous views of the mountains in the picturesque Shenandoah Valley! You’ll love the perks of living in a quiet neighborhood that still has easy... Read More

    504 Ginkgo Terrace: FEATURED LISTING

    By Casey Menish | January 29, 2014

    Situated in the Sycamore Hill neighborhood of Leesburg, 504 Ginkgo Terrace is one townhome that you won’t want to overlook!  The convenient location puts this home close to the Leesburg Corner Premium Outlets, great restaurants, and not far from commuter routes into the city. This beautiful three-level townhome features stunning wide-plank hardwood floors, pedestal sinks... Read More

    14983 Cheyenne Way: FEATURED LISTING

    By Casey Menish | January 28, 2014

    The E4Realty Group is happy to present this townhome to the market.  14983 Cheyenne Way is in Haymarket and is just minutes from shopping and restaurants! If you think of yourself as a host with the most, you won’t want to pass up this listing.  The cozy family room with a wood-burning fireplace makes this... Read More

    Put Your Luxury Real Estate Savvy to the Test!

    By Casey Menish | January 22, 2014

    Some of the prices for luxury homes in Fairfax County are absolutely astonishing!  So I thought it would be fun to play a little game – I give you the basic information for five new luxury homes that went on the market in 2014 (the last three weeks) and you determine how much they were... Read More