01.17.19

Meet Studio Milk

Work. Chic. Repeat. That’s the motto for work studio and boutique event space Studio Milk. Its beautiful decor and perfect location, in the heart of Old Town, make it the ideal environment for […]
01.09.19

On Downsizing, Part 1: The Purge

Thinking about downsizing and just don’t even know where to begin? First off, congratulations! Being able to downsize is an accomplishment. It means you have made it to the next phase of your life, […]
01.04.19

Forecasting the 2019 Real Estate Market

The start of a new year brings about a time of reflection, but also marks a time of planning and preparation for the upcoming year. For the Patterson Group, that means analyzing current […]
12.27.18

Restaurant Report: Catch on the Ave.

“This is exactly the restaurant Alexandria needed,” was the consensus the other night as we sat in our spacious booth at the soft opening of Catch on the Ave. Stuffed to the brim […]
12.18.18

Britt’s 2018 Gift Guide

You know that feeling you get when you give someone the perfect gift? That moment when their face lights up and you know you just nailed it is a feeling I live for. […]
12.14.18

Killa Cakes…and Killer They Are!

Two months ago we reviewed the recently opened Pendleton Carry Out Co. (see that review here) and since then our team has frequented the spot for on-the-go lunches and take-out dinners. We love […]
12.14.18

Gift Guide No. 04: Splurge

And now is when we break out the really big gifts. From diamonds and gold to Golden Goose sneakers, these are the gifts that bring the wows. Whether shopping for a loved one […]
12.07.18

Meet Your New Dream Home (There’s a Beach!)

Imagine your own private beach. A space to get away, listen to waves lapping at the shore, and watch airplanes fly by. Where are you picturing? Some tropical destination, far from home? Surely […]
11.29.18

The Most Wonderful Weekend of the Year

The best weekend in Old Town is finally here! Scottish Christmas Walk Weekend has come again! As president of the Junior Friends of The Campagna Center, I have seen firsthand the weeks and […]
11.20.18

If Only We Could Spend Thanksgiving Here

No matter how excited you are for your holiday plans, it’s always fun to imagine how Thanksgiving would be if you lived somewhere else. When you’re a realtor, you see so many great […]
11.14.18

Britt’s Dream Home Improvements

It’s incredibly rare to move into a house and have everything exactly as you want it right away. When our clients are looking for a new home, we try to manage their priorities […]
11.09.18

The Amazon Effect, aka the Reason I Decided To Purchase My First Home

All evidence is pointing towards Crystal City following Amazon’s announcement that they are in “late-stage discussions” with two cities. This information is not news to anyone — we have been hearing it for […]
11.02.18

Restaurant Report: Grateful Kitchen Co.

If you go to a restaurant twice, it usually means you liked it the first time you went, or at least liked it enough to give it another shot. If you go to […]
10.25.18

What To Expect from the King Street Corridor Initiative

Live, work, and play Old Town Alexandria. That’s the goal behind the City of Alexandria and Visit Alexandria’s current joint effort known as the King Street Corridor Initiative. KSCI is designed to enhance […]
10.19.18

An Engagement Story: Britt & Geoff

Boy, do we have a treat for you today! Did you know that earlier this month, Stylebook’s very own Britt Patterson and her dashing husband Geoff Hill celebrated their three-year anniversary? And, did […]


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