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Holiday Cheer at Westfield Montgomery Mall

December 04, 2015 | by EYA Homes


The holiday season is in full swing at Bethesda’s Westfield Montgomery Mall! Santa has arrived and is waiting to hear whether your little one has been naughty or nice. Bring the kids by with their Wish List for a visit with Santa now through December 24th. Photos with Santa are also available. Skip the lines with the Fast Pass by pre-ordering your photo packages and making your reservation online.

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This entry was posted in Montgomery County, Shopping, Bethesda, Montgomery Row

Kevin and the Bacon Brothers Surprise Sugar Shack

July 23, 2015 | by EYA Homes

Recently, Kevin Bacon and his band, The Bacon Brothers, enjoyed some of Old Town Alexandria’s charms. While in town for their show at the Birchmere, they stopped off at the Sugar Shack and the Port City Brewing Company. Even a musician/actor such as Kevin Bacon couldn’t pass up performing for a free Sugar Shack Pastry. That same day, the inspiring band also performed a surprise concert for the Volunteers at City Blossoms, a neighborhood organization dedicated to creative green spaces. You can view more pics and video here.

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This entry was posted in Recreation, Events, Shopping, Old Town Alexandria

Just Stops Away from Westside at Shady Grove Metro

June 19, 2015 | by EYA Homes

With the red line just steps from Westside, life truly is within walking distance of your new EYA townhome! Jump on at the Shady Grove Metro station and get off at any location. There are a plethora of things happening, no matter the time of day!

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This entry was posted in Montgomery County, Dining, Recreation, Events, Shopping, Bethesda, Westside at Shady Grove Metro, Fitness, Rockville, Transportation

Experience the new Westfield Montgomery in Bethesda

June 16, 2015 | by EYA Homes

Bethesda’s best shopping spot has recently been transformed into a vibrant destination offering a brand new sense of place. Westfield Montgomery Mall has been reinvented and you’ll definitely want to linger longer.

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This entry was posted in Montgomery County, Dining, Recreation, Shopping, Bethesda, Grosvenor Heights, Montgomery Row

Day-in-the-life: Saturday mornings around Westside at Shady Grove Metro

May 06, 2015 | by EYA Homes

It’s Saturday morning and you wake up to sunlight streaming through your floor-to-ceiling windows. It’s a beautiful day and the bike trail right behind your house is calling your name. You and your husband throw on workout clothes and jump on your bikes for an early morning ride.

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This entry was posted in Montgomery County, Recreation, Shopping, Westside at Shady Grove Metro, Fitness, Rockville

Celebrate Spring at Mosaic District

April 03, 2015 | by EYA Homes

Mosaic District is the place to be this Spring! Fairfax’s hottest new destination neighborhood will be celebrating film, hosting a food festival, opening lots of great new retail shops and restaurants and much more. Be sure to stop by to enjoy these great upcoming events!

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This entry was posted in Recreation, Events, Shopping

Spring Fling at Mosaic District

March 21, 2015 | by EYA Homes

Spring is in the air at Mosaic District! Stop by this Saturday, March 21st for a not-to-be-missed Spring Fling Shopping Event. Check out the hottest new totes, wedges, bangles and more and welcome in Spring with the latest fashion and accessories!

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This entry was posted in Shopping

Mosaic: Something for Everyone

February 28, 2015 | by EYA Homes

We're excited to share a recent review of Northern Virginia's Mosaic District. American University newspaper, The Eagle, shared their thoughts on the neighborhood. Described as "charming" and "vibrant", writer Katarzyna Strycharz likened Mosaic District to New York's hip SoHo and Chelsea neighborhoods. We agree! No where else will you find such an exciting collection of shopping, dining, entertainment, and boutique housing. Stop by for a visit!

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This entry was posted in Dining, Press Coverage, Shopping

February Fun at Mosaic District

February 13, 2015 | by EYA Homes

As usual, the shops and restaurants at Mosaic District have some great specials and events happening this month. Stop by for some shopping deals or a fun night on the town.

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This entry was posted in Dining, Shopping

Boutique District Warehouse Sale

February 07, 2015 | by EYA Homes

Looking for the largest selection of boutique merchandise under one roof? The Old Town Alexandria Boutique District is holding their 10th Annual Warehouse Sale Saturday, February 7th.

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This entry was posted in Shopping, Old Town Alexandria

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