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    Holiday Celebrations and Events Across Loudoun, 2022 Edition

    By Heather Elias | December 5, 2022

    Loudoun County has a ton of events and festivities lined up for the month of December, if you are looking to get out and celebrate the season locally. From parades and festivals to tree lightings and neighborhoods full of festive decorations, Loudoun always goes big for the holidays. Our favorite tradition is popping by to... Read More

    Sculpture Art in Raflo Park

    By Heather Elias | April 25, 2022

    Art Sculptures in Downtown Leesburg Have you driven past the big blue hand on Harrison Street near downtown Leesburg? If that caught your eye and made you wonder what was going on in Raflo Park, we’ve got the scoop. On Sunday, we spent a short time with Amy Bobchek of Loudoun Public Art Tours, as... Read More

    The Heart of LoCo Series: Dulles South Chantilly Automotive

    By Heather Elias | January 27, 2020

    Part of our Heart of LoCo Series, profiling Loudoun businesses that represent the best of our community An Uncommon Auto Repair Shop Five years ago, Linda Parrish had retired from the federal government and was planning to spend her time on charity work or a part time job to keep busy. Instead, her son Willy,... Read More

    Western Loudoun Artists Showcased at Purcellville Art Gallery

    By Heather Elias | October 11, 2019

    Our oldest daughter is a graphic design major and an artist. Ever since she was little, she drew on everything–paper, boxes, walls, pieces of wood, herself. While pursuing her degree at George Mason, she has never stopped painting and drawing. (She’s even designed a few tattoos along the way, including my own!) We’ve always enjoyed... Read More

    Farewell, Westpark Golf Club

    By Heather Elias | October 1, 2019

    Westpark Golf Club ceased operations on Sunday, September 29th, ending a 51 year run for the public track in Leesburg. There’s been a ton of attention on this mostly overlooked course in the last two years, ever since Dittmar Corporation decided they wanted to sell it. Not surprisingly, the prospect of losing a large amount... Read More

    We Play (Golf) For 24 With Redwood Gives Back

    By Heather Elias | May 11, 2018

    Sunday afternoon, we had the pleasure of helping host a golf tournament at Top Golf in Ashburn as part of Century 21 Redwood’s charitable initiative, Redwood Gives Back. Redwood Gives Back has raised thousands of dollars for numerous charities, including building homes for hurricane displaced families in Haiti, but this is the first time we’ve... Read More

    Time to Show Downtown Leesburg Some Love

    By Michael Elias | October 30, 2015

      Heather and I have been LoCo residents for almost 17 years and much of that time has been spent in Leesburg. I work out of our Century 21 Redwood Leesburg office on Loudoun Street and of course before that were 12 years at Westpark Golf Club. Part of what makes Leesburg special is the history of... Read More

    Screams Galore this Halloween!

    By Michael Elias | October 12, 2015

    Halloween is definitely one of our family’s favorite holidays. We all enjoy decorating the house and yard and getting dressed up for trick or treating. We are fortunate to have a number of activities close to home which give us the opportunity to enjoy Halloween all month long. Here are a few of the best... Read More

    Coach’s Corner, Where Everybody Knows Your Name

    By Michael Elias | January 30, 2015

    One of my favorite shows growing up was Cheers, a sitcom about a Boston bar and the lives of the people who frequented it. The theme song and tag line of the show was “Where Everybody Knows Your Name”. I think every community yearns for that kind of place and thanks to Rob & Jen... Read More

    Playing a Round at Creighton Farms Golf Club

    By Michael Elias | November 20, 2014

    I’ve played a lot of high caliber golf courses, Congressional, Pinehurst, Treyburn (that’s Michael Jordan’s club in Durham, NC) just to name a few. It takes more than a gate and a high initiation fee to stand out. Along with perfect conditions the layout must be challenging, the setting spectacular, and the service impeccable. It was... Read More

    It’s Time For Pumpkin Chunkin’

    By Michael Elias | September 19, 2014

    Last year I took the girls up to Wayside Farm in Berryville to grab our pumpkins and wrote about all the fun we had. It’s time to make another trip up there, the farm opens tomorrow. If you’ve got kids under 12 they’ll definitely enjoy it. Cheers, Mike Read More

    Dinner at TRIO

    By Michael Elias | September 16, 2014

    One of the perks of writing LoCoMusings is an occasional invitation to try new restaurants. A couple of weeks ago Heather and I accepted one of those invitations and had dinner at TRIO Grill in Merrifield. In in the interest of transparency most of our meal was covered, but I can promise you we will definitely be... Read More

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