It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year…To Live in Alexandria!

Real estate typically slows down at this time of year as folks travel or hunker down in cold weather, but this season has been unusually busy, especially in Old Town, where people have […]

The Making of a Gift Guide: A Cautionary Tale

When we learned that our Stylebook editor would be putting together themed gift guides for the holiday season again this year, we were excited to contribute. We started shopping around thinking of what […]

It’s Time for the 47th Annual Scottish Christmas Walk Weekend!

T-G-I-Almost Scottish Christmas Walk Weekend!!! I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: SCWW is my absolute favorite weekend in Old Town. I think I speak for all of the Junior Friends […]

Scotch Tasting Prep Brought to You by the Scottish Christmas Walk Weekend Team

Have you cleared off your mantels and set your holiday décor vision in preparation for The Campagna Center’s Heather and Greens Sale, beginning at 9am on December 1st? Great! That’s step one. Step […]

Holiday Decorating Tips Brought to You by the Scottish Christmas Walk Weekend Team

‘Tis the season!!! Scottish Christmas Walk Weekend is just around the corner, with festivities beginning with the Heather and Greens Sale on Friday, December 1st at 9am. This is the weekend after the […]

Restaurant Report: Snackbar

The incredible amount of brainpower and creativity in Alexandria never ceases to amaze me. Many of the area’s best restaurants, shops, homes, projects, events, and organizations are evidence of the things that can […]

Décor & Entertaining Inspo from Our Newest Listing

We all know that feeling when we walk into a friend’s home and are immediately impressed with (and, OK, a little envious of) how put-together it looks, how everything matches, and nothing is […]

Happy _-0 to Our Fearless Leader!

A special birthday is upon us at The Patterson Group: today is Phyllis Patterson’s 6-0! (If I put that in the headline of a Stylebook post, she would never forgive me!) Phyllis, our […]

Is Your House Ready for Colder Weather?

When I think of what I do to prepare for colder weather, I think of rearranging my closet to put my sweaters and boots front and center, stocking my refrigerator and pantry with […]
Pumpkin Patch

You Don’t Have To Drive Far or Pay Admission for this Pumpkin Patch

Listen up, Weather Forecast: it’s fall. F-A-L-L. Sweater weather. Pumpkin spice latte weather. Pumpkin patch weather. Pumpkin EVERYTHING weather. And it’s time we start acting like it, because these warmer days have a […]
Alexandria, Va Real Estate

What this Price Will Get You in 3 Areas of Alexandria, v.2

Although I’ve found that people are generally not surprised by how widely price points range in Alexandria’s different neighborhoods, looking at homes side-to-side by the numbers can be a valuable exercise in determining […]
Forge Industrial Works

Welcome, Forge!

We would like to extend a very warm and excited welcome to Forge Industrial Works, Old Town’s newest destination shop for antique and industrial furniture, décor, candles, gifts, jewelry, and much more. Located […]
Potomac Yard - What's Happening?

What’s Happening in Potomac Yard?

We’re eagerly tracking all of the new developments coming to Alexandria City in the next few years but we’re particularly excited about JBG Smith’s redevelopment of Route 1. Based around a metro station […]
September Events Calendar 2017

September Events Calendar

How is it September already?! Labor Day has come and gone and The Patterson Group has mixed feelings about wearing white at this time of year. What we can all agree on, though, […]
Before + After Renovation Photos

These Before + After Renovation Photos Will Blow Your Mind

The last time 9387 Mount Vernon Circle was for sale, it was a completely different house. What sold in 2012 has since been utterly transformed from a classic Colonial with wood paneling and […]

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