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Spring Fling at Mosaic District

March 21, 2015 | by | 0 Comments
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Spring is in the air at Mosaic District! Stop by this Saturday, March 21st for a not-to-be-missed Spring Fling Shopping Event. Check out the hottest new totes, wedges, bangles and more and welcome in Spring with the latest fashion and accessories!

Last Call Studio by Neiman Marcus is having a Spring Open House Party from 1 PM – 5 PM with live music, tasty treats and “inspiring Spring fashion.” South Moon Under is offering 15% off $150 or more all day. Plus, enter to win a Refresh and Renew Package featuring a $300 shopping spree at Last Call studio, dinner at Matchbox and more!

The townhomes at Mosaic District are just steps from all the exciting retail shops and restaurants. Come by our sales center this weekend to learn more about starting your new walkable lifestyle in Fairfax’s hottest new destination neighborhood. But don’t delay, only 3 homes remain!

St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

March 13, 2015 | by | 0 Comments
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Grab your green and get ready for the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in your EYA neighborhood. From date night Irish take-out meals and bon bons to live music and plenty of Guinness, there’s something for everyone to enjoy on this fun holiday.

Old Town Alexandria, VA

For a casual day, stop by The Irish Walk on King Street and pick up some Irish attire and accessories. This unique gift shop has Celtic jewelry, Guinness accessories and special St. Patty’s Day items such as shamrock glasses, necklaces and more. Then head over to Eamonn’s A Dublin Chipper for a bite of fish and chips and a Guinness.

If you are in the mood for date night, Society Fair is offering a special Irish Date Night Bag. $49 for two people, this special take home meal includes corned beef and parsley sauce, boiled potatoes, and more. Pick-ups are available on March 16th and 17th, but be sure to place your order now!

Or, for something more lively head over to Murphy’s Pub for a pint of Guinness and some live music. Doors open at 9AM with live music beginning at 10AM. There is no cover charge and it’s sure to be a fun time!

All of these great local establishments are just moments from EYA’s Old Town Commons Neighborhood and The Oronoco Condos, both almost sold out!

Fairfax, VA

O’Malley’s Irish Pub at Tyson’s Corner is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day all week long. From March 16th to 22nd, they will be offering food and drink specials and live music. Their brunch menu includes steak and eggs, corned beef hash and a Build Your Own “Bloody Mary” Bar. Their dinner menu features corned beef brisket, beef and Guinness pie, fish and chips, chocolate Guinness cake and more!

Mad Fox Brewing Company in Falls Church is hosting a St. Patrick’s Day Party beginning at 3 PM. They will be serving some great craft beers and food specials, with live music beginning at 4 PM.

At Mosaic District, Artisan Confections is preparing a special treat this St. Patty’s Day. Pick up their St. Peppermint “Paddy” and Irish Coffee bon bons, available now through next week. Artisan Confections and all the other exciting Mosaic District retail shops and restaurants are just steps from EYA’s townhomes, now over 95% sold out!

Bethesda, MD

The establishments in Bethesda are starting the celebrations early! Stop by Redwood Restaurant and Bar this Saturday, March 14th for St. Patrick’s Day specials including mini Shepherd’s pies, Star Hill IPA cheddar and potato soup, corned beef and cabbage and $4 Guinness.

The folks at Georgetown Cupcake are creating some fantastic holiday cupcakes, as usual! Their St. Patrick’s Day dozen includes Irish Crème, Chocolate Mint Crunch, Peanut Butter Fudge and more.

For some good bar fun, head over to Union Jack’s on Saturday beginning at 4 PM for St. “Practice” Day drinks. The real party begins on the 17th at 8 AM with a free breakfast being served until 10 AM! Drink specials and Irish menus continue throughout the day. Flanagan’s Harp & Fiddle will also be having festivities all day long with live music, Irish dancers and bag pipes!

All this fun is just moments from EYA’s Little Falls Place and our newest Bethesda neighborhood, Grosvenor Heights, now selling!

Silver Spring, MD

Stop by The Fillmore on St. Patrick’s Day for happy hour from 4 PM – 8 PM. Entry is free as they will be having DJs and drink specials at this great venue in downtown Silver Spring. For an evening in a Classic Irish Public House, head over to McGinty’s for some food and drink.

EYA’s Chelsea Heights townhomes are within walking distance of all the great downtown Silver Spring shopping, dining and nightlife. Immediate move-ins are available.

Happy St. Patrick’s Day. May the luck of the Irish be with you!

 

Foodie Dining at Mosaic District

March 7, 2015 | by | 0 Comments
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You don’t have to travel far to have a total foodie experience in Fairfax these days. In fact, you don’t have to travel at all!

Just steps from your front door at Mosaic District, countless eateries are open onsite and they’re earning the attention of foodies and media professionals alike. Explore the creative menus of restaurants such as Matchbox, Ted’s Bulletin, B Side, True Food Kitchen and more.

Check out this recent article on upscale dining in Northern Virginia and hurry in to Mosaic District. Only three homes remain!

Embrace Green Living in Silver Spring

March 7, 2015 | by | 0 Comments
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On Saturday March 28th, discover all things green at Montgomery County’s inaugural Green Fest!
Enjoy exhibitions, job fair, demonstrations, live entertainment, children’s entertainment, green eats and more.
The event is sponsored by 13 different government, non-profit and university partners. Volunteer positions are still available.
Green Fest will be located at 7995 Georgia Avenue, just a short 1-mile walk from EYA’s townhomes at Chelsea Heights, a LEED for Homes certified neighborhood.

Nest 301 Redefines Interior Design

March 6, 2015 | by | 0 Comments
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Designers and homeowners rejoice! Nest 301 is a fresh, boutique alternative to interior design in the Bethesda area.

Step in their 14,000 square foot showroom and be delighted with their floor-to-ceiling vignettes of gorgeous living spaces. As you make your way around the showroom, be inspired by unique combinations of one-of-a-kind art, lighting, floor coverings and furnishings.

The best part? Their staff is made up of interior designers with years of experience to help you furnish the home you always wanted.

Nest 301, located at 11416 Rockville Pike in North Bethesda Market, is a one-stop shop for all things interiors. Tour their showroom and let yourself wander into a new look for your home!

New: Nest 301 is currently offering a floor sample sale with savings of 50-70% off. You can also join their team Thursdays from 4 PM – 8 PM for wine & cheese.

Located near EYA’s elevator townhomes at Grosvenor Heights and Little Falls Place.

Old Town Commons Selected as ULI Jack Kemp Award Finalist

March 6, 2015 | by | 0 Comments
Old Town Commons Townhomes by EYA

The Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Terwilliger Center selected Old Town Commons as a Finalist in their annual Jack Kemp Excellence in Affordable and Workforce Housing Awards.

The award is designed to honor neighborhoods that ensure housing affordability for a range of incomes.  Awardees were selected based on criteria including sustainability, proximity to transit, community impact, innovation, public/private partnerships and more. Old Town Commons truly represents these qualities of a sustainable, innovative and successful mixed income community.

Watch ULI’s video featuring all of the 2014 finalists.

Old Town Commons is located within walking distance of the Braddock Metro station and all the King Street shops and restaurants. Only 4 homes remain and they are going quickly! Contact our sales center at 571-312-8910 to learn more.

Alexandria Makes Top 10 Best Downtowns List

March 6, 2015 | by | 0 Comments
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Livability.com has just released its “2015 Top 10 Best Downtowns” list and Alexandria, VA is once again on the list! Ranking as the #6 Best Downtown, Livability.com calls it as “hip as it is historic” and cites its growing number of restaurants and artistic establishments as a draw for new residents.

Some of Old Town’s additions include the new Sugar Shack location near the Braddock Metro and the much anticipated Mason Social. Mason Social features modern American cuisine such as Beer Mussels, Marrow Burgers and BBQ Fries.

Old Town Alexandria also offers easy access to transit, many unique boutiques and historic attractions, as well as bike paths and the waterfront.

EYA is now selling luxury condominiums at The Oronoco and townhomes at Old Town Commons in Old Town Alexandria. Hurry in, over 95% sold out!

The Fillmore: Music & Entertainment in Downtown Silver Spring

February 28, 2015 | by | 0 Comments
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One of Silver Spring’s best amenities is The Fillmore, a gorgeous music & entertainment venue, just steps from Chelsea Heights, which attracts some of the hottest talent worldwide. Upcoming: BUSH, Meghan Trainor, and Stone Temple Pilots. Shows at The Fillmore sell out quickly, but they offer free events if you’d like to tour the facility. For St. Patrick’s Day, enjoy free entry on March 17th for their happy hour event. The Fillmore is named after the original venue in San Francisco, a concept which has been franchised by Live Nation.

Mosaic: Something for Everyone

February 28, 2015 | by | 0 Comments
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We’re excited to share a recent review of Northern Virginia’s Mosaic District. American University newspaper, The Eagle, shared their thoughts on the neighborhood. Described as “charming” and “vibrant”, writer Katarzyna Strycharz likened Mosaic District to New York’s hip SoHo and Chelsea neighborhoods. We agree! No where else will you find such an exciting collection of shopping, dining, entertainment, and boutique housing. Stop by for a visit!

Smart Building Techniques: Third-Party Verification

February 28, 2015 | by | 0 Comments
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EYA’s long-standing commitment to environmentally friendly home design is now enhanced by third-party verification of important installations in all homes. In addition to LEED for Homes certification, the following systems are now inspected by a third-party verifier:

  • Building envelope wrap and flashing details
  • Quality of insulation installation
  • Blower door test
  • Duct leakage test
  • Exhaust fan performance
  • Kitchen exhaust performance
  • Pest control techniques
  • Mechanical ventilation performance

Green building techniques, such as third-party verification, ensure that even the best laid plans are properly implemented in new home construction. It’s one of the many ways we’re building a smarter, greener home. Learn more about EYA’s “smart city living” efforts here.