Style Tricks That Make Small Rooms Look Larger

Just because you live in an apartment doesn’t mean your space should feel cramped! You can make your home feel spacious, despite the square footage, if you use a few of these tips and tricks from design pros. Choose like colors (preferably neutral ones). Fight the temptation to go for dark, bold colors and big prints. […]

Oct. 19 Near The Rothbury: The Rockville Antique and Classic Car Show!

If you’re fascinated by vintage roadsters, you won’t want to miss the Rockville Antique and Classic Car Show. It boasts more than 30 types of autos from major manufacturers like Ferrari, Packard, and everyone in between. The annual car show is coming back to Rockville Civic Center Park on Saturday, October 19th from 11 a.m. to […]

How to Add Dimension to a Rental With Area Rugs

If you want to spruce up your space without doing a total home makeover, you might only need to add a single accent: an area rug. The huge variety of shapes, styles, and hues mean that there’s an area rug out there for everyone, regardless of your taste. Here’s how to bring some extra dimension […]

Expect Literature and Lattes at FD Book Cafe

A group of friends, all young working professionals, yearned for a place where they could gather and share some healthy food, good conversation, and fresh book recommendations. When they couldn’t find it, they decided to take a leap of faith and make their dream into a reality. And so FD Book Cafe was born. Part […]

Roommate Drama? Here’s How to Keep the Peace

Living with other people can be fun and rewarding, but it also comes with certain challenges. It takes a while to learn how others operate on a daily basis, and there can be bumps along the way. If you find yourself butting heads with one of your roommates, follow these tips to bring everything back […]

Reconnect With Nature at Seneca Creek State Park

Even if you spent every day this fall at Seneca Creek State Park, that still wouldn’t be nearly enough time to explore every inch of its impressive expanse. The sprawling park encompasses approximately 6,300 acres, some of them consumed by the ebbing waters of its namesake Seneca Creek. There’s about 14 miles’ worth of waterfront […]

Working From Home? Here’s How to Be More Productive

Working from home comes with countless perks—the zero-minute commute, the flexible hours, the option to stay in your PJs all day. But there’s also one major drawback: It can be hard to focus outside of a traditional office space. Follow these tips to boost your working-from-home productivity. Set the stage. Before you even open your email, […]

Working From Home? Here’s How to Be More Productive

Working from home comes with countless perks—the zero-minute commute, the flexible hours, the option to stay in your PJs all day. But there’s also one major drawback: It can be hard to focus outside of a traditional office space. Follow these tips to boost your working-from-home productivity. Set the stage. Before you even open your email, […]

Aug. 18 Near The Rothbury: The Montgomery International Film Festival

If you’ve ever dreamed of strutting the red carpet, you’ll have the chance at the Montgomery International Film Festival (MIFF) in Gaithersburg. When you snag a blue VIP badge ($150), you get access to the film fest’s red carpet opening ceremony on Sunday, August 18th—not to mention the entire week’s worth of screenings. Of course, you […]

Quick and Easy Updates for a Rental Kitchen

Just because you don’t technically own your kitchen doesn’t mean you can’t make any upgrades. As long as it’s temporary and won’t cause damage upon removal, you’re welcome to add as much flair to your rental kitchen as you like! Here are a few ways to do it. Dress up your cabinets. You don’t have […]