02.25.21

Reflecting on New Orleans House Floats: Adapting to the Pandemic with Flare!

Weekly, we learn of local businesses and community members who are positively adapting to the constant challenges, directly and indirectly, brought about by the pandemic. Last week, New Orleans’ adaptation to Mardi Gras […]
02.16.21

Ada’s On The River is Now Open… and BARCA Pier & Wine Bar is Coming Soon!

You’ve probably already heard talk of or walked past the new development in Robinson’s Landing. Well, Ada’s On The River has officially opened its doors and BARCA Pier & Wine Bar is soon […]
02.09.21

Be Mine on the Water and Support Alexandria Seaport Foundation

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so let’s show love by supporting a local charity: The Seaport Foundation! Join me on February 11th as I host Be Mine on the Water supporting […]
02.02.21

This Season’s Newest Accessory is a Tiny Home!

Have you heard the term “accessory dwelling unit (ADU)” recently and wondered what that means and why people are talking about it? Well, you’re likely to hear more about them in the coming […]
01.28.21

These Local Cookies are a Batch Made in Heaven!

If you haven’t already stumbled upon her mouthwatering Instagram @sugarcookiesisters or experienced her cookie decorating class, we want to introduce you to local cookie artist Rachel Lilly of Sugar Cookie Sisters.     […]
01.19.21

ALX-opoly is on its Way!

When the pandemic lockdown began, we turned to our favorite board games… and Alexandria’s Chamber of Commerce did the same! To all my Alexandria-loving and competitive board game players out there, ALX-opoly is […]
01.12.21

New Year, New You, New Home!

In Alexandria, it’s not uncommon to see new construction seemingly at every turn. But what is it about a newly constructed home that is so appealing? What are the benefits of purchasing a […]
01.05.21

2021 New Year Market Update

2020 was a year full of uncertainty and frustration, however, the housing market showed incredible strength. We expect 2021 will have similar demand as we respond to the challenges and changing preferences that […]
12.31.20

Street Style: Margaret O’Meara of The Patterson Group

We are over-the-moon excited to introduce the newest member of The Patterson Group, Margaret O’Meara. Margaret joined us in July as our marketing and listing coordinator and has seamlessly weaved her way into […]
12.29.20

Hey, 2021! What are you planning?

What home trends are sticking around in 2021? In three days, we will turn the page on 2020 and look to 2021 with full hearts! So, what are our predictions for 2021? Well, […]
12.24.20

It’s Christmas Eve…

It’s Christmas Eve and only eight days until 2021! I think this calls for a celebration! Well Alexandria, we’ve had some ups and downs, some roses and thorns, some highs and lows. But […]
12.15.20

Suckers for Sugar: National Cupcake Day Report

Before we have dreams of sugarplums dancing in our heads this holiday season, here at our Patterson Group HQ, located just blocks away from some fantastic Old Town bakeries, we’ve decided to round […]
12.08.20

Festive Wreaths and Garlands at Home

Inspired by last week’s article from Laura Hooper & Alyssa Law about festive flowers to decorate the home and Rachel Gang of Helen Olivia Flowers’ article on holiday gifts, we are taking a […]
12.01.20

December 1 = National Christmas Lights Day

Oh, there’s no place like home for the holidays! To kick off December, we are celebrating National Christmas Lights Day. This year more than ever, we are rounding up the holiday fun that’s […]
11.27.20

Restaurant Report: Sisters Thai

Nestled under The Gables in North Old Town, imagine a display of creativity, both in decor and flavor. At Sisters Thai, you’ll find beautiful blues, rich woods, creative murals, and three hundred and […]


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