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Arlington, VA Neighborhood Spotlight: Lyongate Townhomes December 4, 2009

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A townhouse community located near Lyon Village and Clarendon, in Arlington, VA. Built in 1992, the community features 20 units, all with a garage – some with a 1-car, end units with 2-car garages – and driveways. Units also have a small “backyard” area, enclosed by a wooden fence, off the main floor.

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Condos Near the Clarendon Metro in Arlington, VA November 20, 2009

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So you want to live near Clarendon in a condo, huh? Well here are your immediate options for condos in Clarendon:

Clarendon Condos1.  1021 Clarendon

2. Station Square

3. The Hartford

4. The Phoenix

These buildings are 1-3 blocks from the metro, and are the most centrally located. The Hartford is the only building of the 4 that does not have a pool, as it’s a smaller, boutique condo building.

There is a slew of other buildings that are under a half mile away from the Clarendon metro (and frankly, may be closer to the VA Square or Courthouse metro stations), but are walkable to Clarendon. They are:

1800 Wilson
Astoria
Cardinal House
Charleston Condo
Courthouse Hill
The Monroe
The Odyssey
Virginia Square
Wentworth Place
Williamsburg

If you’re interested in seeing price differences between these building, please call/text me at 703.283.6120 or email me!

Lyon Hall, New Restaurant Coming to Clarendon in April 2010 November 17, 2009

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The owners of Liberty Tavern are at it again. Construction is currently going on in anticipation of the grand opening of Lyon Hall, a new restaurant coming to Clarendon in April 2010. The restaurant will be located on the ground floor of the commercial building of the Phoenix Condo at 3100 Washington Blvd, Arlington VA 22201 – located across the street from Mister Days, and just 1 block from the Clarendon Metro.

Lyon Hall will feature over 20 different beers on draft, and Eastern European cuisine, which will be overseen by the head chef at Liberty Tavern, Liam LaCivita. Their tag line is “casual neighborhood brasserie.”

The restaurant will be 3 levels, with private dining upstairs, an 18-seat bar, outdoor patio, and open kitchen in the basement.

In a recent conversation with one of the owners, Brian Normile, he mentioned their idea for the name came from being located between Lyon Park and Lyon Village.

Scheduled to be open for dinner from Tuesday – Saturday.

Arlington, VA Neighborhood Spotlight: Bromptons at Clarendon October 29, 2009

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A 38-unit luxury-townhome community located near the Clarendon Metro on Washington Blvd, N. Kirkwood St., N. Johnson St., and N. Jackson St., Arlington, VA 22201. The townhomes were built in 2000 and have attached garages.

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Arlington, VA Condo Spotlight: Spout Run Terrace September 28, 2009

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A garden-style condo community located less than 1 mile to the Clarendon metro, Spout Run Terrace has 28 units and was built in 1987. Located at 2050 N . Calvert St, Arlington, VA 22201. Units have parking.

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Arlington, VA Condo Spotlight: The Residences at Station Square September 28, 2009

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Built in 2005-2006, there are 3 buildings that make up the condo known as Station Square: 1201 N. Garfield St., 1205 N. Garfield St., and 1220 N. Fillmore St, Arlington, VA 22201. The building is 1 block from the Clarendon metro. There are 310 units in this high-rise, and units on floors 1-4 are “loft style.” The units on floors 5+ are traditional styles. Building amenities include a pool, clubroom, business center, underground parking garage, and an on-site manager. The 1220 N. Filllmore Building is also home to a Gold’s Gym. Residents of the building can enjoy the Gold’s Gym at an additional cost to their monthly HOA fee, but at a discounted price than regular memberships.

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American Flatbread to Open in Clarendon – October 5th September 27, 2009

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For those of you Whole Foods shoppers who buy American Flatbread’s frozen pizzas, here’s some great news!

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American Flatbread will be opening a new restaurant in the ground-level retail shops of the Zoso Lofts Apartment building at 1025 N. Fillmore Street, Arlington VA 22201 in Clarendon on October 5, 2009.

American Flatbread started in Vermont in 1987. Their pizzas are made from Organic ingredients in a Primitive, wood fired oven. They support local farmers for their produce. They even brought a portable oven to Clarendon Day 2009:

American Flatbread

Aside from various styles of “flatbreads” (i.e. pizzas!), they’ll feature 3 seasonal salads on the menu, in addition to drinks.

Can’t wait for the Clarendon one to open on October 5th? They have a restaurant in Ashburn, VA too!

Want to see what’s for sale within walking distance to the new American Flatbread Restaurant in Arlington?
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Clarendon Day, September 26, 2009: Arlington’s Biggest Party September 24, 2009

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The Clarendon Alliance is hosting the 12th annual Clarendon Day party this Saturday, September 26th, 2009 from 11am – 7pm.

“It’ll Knock Your Brown Flip Flops Off”

What: Food, Live Music, Kid’s Carnival, retail shopping booths, a 5k/10k and a Fun Run.

Food: 19 local restaurants will be serving food:

American Flatbread
Clarendon Grill
Crepe Deli Catering
Delhi Club
Delhi Dhaba
Ear’s Sandwiches
El Chapparal
Hard Times Cafe
Kabob Bazaar
Mac’s
La Tasca
Mexicali Blues
Ragtime
Restaurant 3
Rockland’s Barbeque and Grilling Company
Tallula/EatBar
Liberty Tavern
Whitlow’s
Willow

Music: 2 stages (Clarendon & Highland, and Wilson & Irving) featuring live music all day
see the full schedule here

clarendon day

Play: Puppet show, storytelling, face painting, magician…so much more!

Shop: A list of all of the retail and art vendors here.

Run: Register for the 5k or 10k run beginning at 9am.

If you see me out and about, please say hi!!


(I know this looks like a Crest Toothpaste commercial ad, but consider this to be my Realtor(R) Dating profile, just so you know what I really look like – because, let’s be honest, how many Realtors actually look like their photos?!)

And while you’re out and about in Clarendon, why don’t you check out theCondominiums and Townhomes for sale in Arlington near the Clarendon Metro or theHouses for Sale near the Clarendon Metro.

Arlington, VA Condo Spotlight: Lyon Hill September 23, 2009

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Luxury condominiums in an 18-unit boutique building. Located at 2801 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA 22201 just on the other side of Lyon Village near Clarendon. Built in 2006, amenities include garage parking, a concierge, a fitness center, storage units, and a club room.

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Arlington, VA Neighborhood Spotlight: Jackson Court September 16, 2009

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A community of 12 townhomes built in 1981. Located along N. Jackson St, Arlington, VA 22201. Units have assigned parking.

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