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The full Monte

The full Monte

By Denise Dunbar (Photo/Sensational Images/Daniel Riggs)  Emerging from St. Paul’s Episcopal Church on a recent Sunday, celebrity bridal consultant Monte Durham quickly was surrounded by a group of teenage girls hoping for a photograph. “Sometimes I [...]

A stylish addition to Del Ray

A stylish addition to Del Ray

By Julia Brouillette Salon Bisoux — a hip, stylish shop with a talented staff and top-notch amenities — is quickly making a name for itself in Del Ray. Krista and Philippe Depeyrot opened Salon Bisoux in [...]

Hobie and Monk: Curiosity killed the cat

Hobie and Monk: Curiosity killed the cat

Dear Hobie & Monk, I have recently hired a new employee at our small-to-medium sized central office, and he is missing a finger. Now everyone in the office is curious about the missing finger. There must [...]

Home of the Week: Own a piece of history

Home of the Week: Own a piece of history

This spectacular, freestanding Federal home is rich in history, passing through the hands of some of the city’s most well-known and respected families. The property remained a residence until the late 1950s, when it was converted [...]

Home of the Week: Affordable home offers prime location in Old Town

Home of the Week: Affordable home offers prime location in Old Town

Located in the heart of Old Town’s southeast quadrant, this lovely home provides rarely seen affordability and value (with no HOA or condo fees). Not only does the house offer the three mandates for real estate [...]

Home of the Week: One-of-a-kind townhome in Potomac Yard

Home of the Week: One-of-a-kind townhome in Potomac Yard

This executive, full-brick townhome stands out in the highly sought-after community known as Potomac Yard by Pulte Homes. Thoughtfully designed, it reflects modern living. The residence features hardwood floors that extend through the open layout on [...]

Wow your friends and family with some last-minute gifts

Wow your friends and family with some last-minute gifts

Sometimes, there’s one goal in mind with a present: making the recipient say, “Wow!” The three-letter word may slip out from the price tag or the thoughtfulness of the gift. Either way, it’s amazing to see [...]

Walker Home’s holiday window cheer outdoes the competition

Walker Home’s holiday window cheer outdoes the competition

Window shoppers have a reason to walk into Walker Home, an antique store at 1125 King St. It won the Old Town Boutique District’s Winter Wonderland window decorating contest Saturday. Mayor Bill Euille took notice of [...]

Home of the Week: Del Ray colonial features fabulous finish, fantastic location

Home of the Week: Del Ray colonial features fabulous finish, fantastic location

Live on one of the best streets in Del Ray in this exquisite colonial — which is a Crate and Barrel designer’s dream. The home features a fabulous finish with an urban feel, including built-in bookcases, [...]

Out of the Attic: Hill House, aka Shadow House

Out of the Attic: Hill House, aka Shadow House

The three-story home at 617 South Washington St. was built around 1854 for Reuben Roberts, who died a short time later. An ad announcing the sale of the home at auction in 1856 described it as [...]