Montgomery County Public Schools – Maryland vs Virginia Series

November 10, 2023

Montgomery County Public Schools Two school districts that often go head to head in the DC Suburbs are Montgomery County in Maryland and Fairfax County in Virginia. There are decades of history where these districts were home to some of the top high schools in the country. Covid changed that for many schools and locally […]

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Living in Lake Barcroft | 2023 Update

November 03, 2023

Living in Lake Barcroft Lake Barcroft is a neighborhood in Falls Church with over 1000 homes. One out of four of these homes are actually on the lake. The lake used to be a reservoir for the City of Alexandria but was converted into a freshwater recreational lake. Lake Barcroft is a CDP (Census Designated […]

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Moving to Virginia Wine Country

October 27, 2023

Virginia Wine Country When you say wine country in Virginia, it can mean one of many different places all over the state. Hands down each area is incredibly beautiful and has unique characteristics, but today, we are going to focus on four distinct areas – Middleburg, The Plains, Marshall and Delaplane. Middleburg is in Loudoun […]

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Living in Pimmit Hills VA

October 20, 2023

Living in Pimmit Hills VA Pimmit Hills is a neighborhood in Falls Church, Virginia. It is a CDP (Census Designated Place) inside the beltway that for many decades had seen better days. Development began in the 1950’s but they weren’t the mid-century homes you would expect from that iconic decade. This was a neighborhood of […]

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Living in Falls Church City VA

October 13, 2023

Falls Church City VA The City of Falls Church or Falls Church City which people also call it, is located within the boundary of Falls Church. But, surprise, it’s not part of Falls Church. The City of Falls Church has its own government, its own school system and contracts with surrounding Fairfax County for some […]

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Living in Falls Church VA

October 06, 2023

Living in Falls Church Falls Church, Virginia is 5 miles west of DC and has several neighborhoods with different personalities. Today, we are talking about the “rest” of Falls Church. In a separate video we will cover Falls Church City, which is adjacent to but separate from the rest of Falls Church. This is because […]

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