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July 24

For sale: GE 5.7 Cu. Ft. Extra-Large Capacity Frontload Electric Dryer. About 10 years old, good condition, knob has been replaced. More information about this model:

$100. Pick up only (near Navy Yard), no delivery. Contact Sophia for more information:


GE Dryer for sale

Dryer for sale

GE Dryer for sale

Dryer for sale

GE Dryer for sale

June 19

For rent: Fully furnished Columbia Heights rowhouse available for short-term rental, September 2019 – January 2020. Complete listing with photos available at:

For more information contact Frank at

Rowhouse for rent

Rowhouse available for short-term rental


December 12, 2018

For sale: Gray and silver  Singer Sewing Machine Special Edition 90S. $150.

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Sewing machine for sale

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Sewing Machine for sale

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Sewing Machine for sale

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Sewing Machine for sale

Contact Helen at 202-285-9819 or for more information.

December 12, 2018

For sale: White Singer Sewing Machine, Futura Quartet 4 in 1 Embroidery Computer Connection  SEQS – 6700. $600.

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Singer Sewing Machine – Futura Quartet 4 in 1 Embroidery

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Singer Sewing Machine – Futura Quartet 4 in 1 Embroidery

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Singer Sewing Machine – Futura Quartet 4 in 1 Embroidery

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Singer Sewing Machine – Futura Quartet 4 in 1 Embroidery

Contact Helen at 202-285-9819 or for more information.

November 27, 2018

For rent: Two-room suite (bedroom and study) with private bath in small, single-family home with cat, in Friendship Heights neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Share common areas with a Smithsonian Folklife staff member. Four blocks to Metro. Perfect for female Visiting Scholar or Fellow. Non-smoker. Available January 15, 2019.

$1,100/month includes utilities/Wi-Fi/cleaning. Contact Claudia at 202-413-2272 or for more information.

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Shared home in Friendship Heights

Bedroom view

Bedroom in shared home

Living room view

Living room in shared home

October 24, 2018

For rent: Fully furnished, historic Craftsman bungalow in Hyattsville, Md. Available Jan. 1, 2019 – May 31, 2019 (possibility of extension through June.)

$2,800/month, includes all utilities, WiFi and cable. Contact Julia at 301-356-4230 for more information.

house exterior

Furnished bungalow for rent


Furnished living room

Living room

Furnished living room

Living room

Furnished dining room

Dining room

September 23, 2018

For sale: Miele Solaris Turbo Plus S514 canister vacuum, including all attachments, plus an unused still-in-bag drapery attachment and two boxes of bags (7 bags total and 4 filters). Barely used. Highly rated vacuum.

$350 for all. Contact Erin at for more information.


Miele Solaris Plus S514 vacuum for sale

Vacuum attachments

Miele attachments

Vacuum bags

Miele bags

vacuum booklets

Miele instruction booklets

August 27, 2018

For rent: Recently renovated basement apartment of family house with private bedroom, bathroom, office, and living room in Springfield, Va. Five-minute drive to Virginia Rail Express (with a scenic 40-minute ride into L’Enfant Station); 35-minute commute to downtown Washington, D.C., via I95; 10 minutes to Franconia-Springfield metro station. Walking distance to forest trails in South Run Stream Valley Park.

Private kitchenette in basement has a small fridge, coffee maker, and toaster. Upstairs kitchen available to share with family living above. Lovely backyard with deck, wisteria-covered pergola, and fire pit. Laundry available.

$900/month, includes utilities/Wi-Fi.  Contact Megan at (860) 301-9133 or for more information.

Bedroom in basement apartment


Living room in basement apartment

Living room

Living room in basement apartment

Living room

Office in basement apartment


bathroom in basement apartment

Updated bathroom

Laundry room

Laundry facilities


Upstairs kitchen

Landscaped backyard


August 17, 2018

For rent: Studio + den 550 sq.ft basement apartment with natural light in the Arts District of Hyattsville, Md. Ten-minute walk to Franklin’s Brewery, Busboys & Poets, Yes! Organic Market, Vigilante Coffee, and more. One mile from Green Line; 25-minute commute to downtown D.C. Apartment is updated and soundproofed and includes large kitchen with Energy Star appliances, recessed lighting, hardwood floors, ample closet space, radiant heat and zoned air conditioning, dedicated patio and space for gardening and dedicated street parking. Share washer/dryer with upstairs neighbor (a Smithsonian historian with a Great Dane and a cat. Must be animal friendly.

$1,200/month includes all utilities/Wi-Fi/trash collection. Sorry, no pets. Contact Kate at for more information.

Bedroom in basement apartment



Updated bathroom

Kitchen in basement apartment


Living room in basement apartment

Living area


Dedicated patio

July 13, 2018

For sale: Bernina 1030 Sewing Machine. Great condition sewing machine with all-metal body and foot pedal. Very easy to use but has enough features to keep advanced sewers happy. This is a perfect for a beginning sewer or someone who wants a solid piece of equipment.  Features: • Zig-zag and stitch length infinitely adjustable • 5 needle positions • Display window includes presser foot • Upper needle stop • Needle position up/down with foot control • Multiple patterns w/repeat function • 6-Step button holes • Automatic long stitch • 26 Stitch patterns • Adjustable sewing speed switch • Separate light switch • Bobbin Winder with separate motor

$800, includes machine with case, foot pedal, 11 presser feet, presser foot lifter/knee lever, accessory tray and user’s manual. Selling as is, no warranty. Contact Martha at 571-205-5641 for more information.

sewing machine

Bernina 1030 sewing machine for sale

For sale: Husqvarna Viking Designer SE Exclusive Sensor System Sewing and Embroidery Machine. Excellent condition. Referred to as “the most advanced home embroidery machine available,” the Viking Designer SE will have you sewing and doing embroidery in no time! Features include: • Large LCD Screen • Easy-to-use interface • Built-in Sewing and Embroidery Advisors • E-Light – onboard lighting for your work surface • Two USB ports – for use with computer or memory stick • Interactive 3D embroidery • Easy to use customization features – move, resize, etc. • Exclusive selective thread cutter • Over 1000 Stitches available

$1,000, includes machine with case, embroidery unit with case, foot pedal, three embroidery hoops (100 x 100 mm,  240 x 100 mm, 360 x 100 mm),  11 presser feet for various types of sewing/embroidery, Original USB memory stick, 8-spool thread rack, user manual and SE guidebook, stylus for touch screen, software Embroidery Express Vol 1.0 and Designer SE 3D Quickfont. Contact Martha at 571-205-5641 for more information.

sewing machine and accessories

Viking Sewing/Embroidery package for sale

July 11, 2018

For sale: Diamonique (QVC) tennis bracelet. 7.5 ” long. Delicate, lovely and perfect for the right person.

I received this bracelet years ago as a gift and wore it once. I realized it just wasn’t’ me, but what do you say when a now “old flame” gives you a gift?  The bracelet has been living in my jewelry box for years and I had forgotten about until I had a good clean-out last week.

$60 or we can haggle. Contact Leah at for more information.

faux diamond tennis bracelet

Diamonique tennis bracelet

June 6, 2018

For rent: Two-bedroom, one-bath condo, in the heart of the Southwest Waterfron neighborhood in Washington, D.C. Two blocks from Safeway, CVS and Waterfront Metro Station. Recent renovations include whirlpool tub (w/shower jets), Japanese toilet and new open kitchen. Condo is part of River Park Cooperative, which offers many amenities, gated community, concierge service, outdoor pool, fitness center. and Kingreen Leaf Park across the street. Walking distance to the Navy Yard, the Wharf, National Park Stadium, Harris Teeter and (soon) Whole Foods.

$2,300/month. Viewing by appointment only. Contact Mark for more information at or (571) 314 – 5717.

Condo building

Condo for rent in Riverpark Cooperative


Two-bedroom condo for rent


Two-bedroom condo for rent

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Two-bedroom condo for rent

living room

Two-bedroom condo for rent

Living room

Two-bedroom condo for rent


Two-bedroom condo for rent


Two-bedroom condo for rent

April 29, 2018

For sale: Nearly mint-condition, red and black ombre “So Kate” Christian Louboutin pumps. Size 37.5 (U.S. 7.5, U.K. 4.5), 120-mm (4.7-inch) heel. Minor stem damage. Dust bag and additional taps included.

$475 or best offer. Contact Shannon at for more information.

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Louboutin pumps for sale

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Louboutin pumps for sale

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Louboutin pumps for sale

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Louboutin pumps for sale

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Louboutin pumps for sale

February 27, 2018

For sale: Dining room table. Black with pull-out extension. Seats six to eight.  Chairs not included.

$320. Contact Tera at  for more information.


Dining room table for sale.

For sale: Black glass and chrome Calligaris dining room table. Seats up to ten with pull-out-extension. Chairs not included.

$620. Contact Tera at  for more information.

glass and chrome table

Dining room table for sale

glass and chrome table

Dining room table for sale

For sale: Six dining room chairs. Black cloth and chrome.

$80 for all. Contact Tera at  for more information.

black and chrome chair

Six chairs for sale



For sale: Two bar-height chairs. Black faux leather and chrome.

$30 for both. Contact Tera at  for more information.


Bar chairs for sale

February 15, 2018

For sale: Square, black pub table. No chairs.

$60. Contact Tera at  for more information.

Square black table

Table for sale.

January 29, 2018

Brown Lift chair

Lift chair for sale

For sale: Like-new lift chair, made by Pride Mobility Products Corp., sold by U.S. Medical Supplies. Model PRDGL-358PW.

Suitable for someone up to 5.5 feet tall and will comfortably accommodate wide hips. Brown upholstery is easy to wipe clean. For more details, visit

We tried it for two weeks and it is not what we need. Tags are still on. Originally $995.

$800 or best offer. Contact Kim at 571-263-3769 or for more information.

Brown lift chair

Lift chair for sale


December 26, 2017

For rent:  Unfurnished bedroom in shared 2-bed/2-bath apartment in Potomac Yards neighborhood of Alexandria, Va. Room has a balcony and a bathroom across the hall. Fully equipped kitchen, dining, living room, washer & dryer in unit, plus dedicated underground parking space. The condo has a rooftop deck, small workout room, and nice community room. Share with a Smithsonian employee who works at CapGallery. Commuting to l’Enfant Plaza and downtown on public transit is a breeze with a short walk to the bus stop, less than 10-minute ride on Metroway bus, and then short trip from Crystal City Metro to downtown. A Potomac Yards Metro stop is planned.

Walking distance to grocery store, Target, Best Buy, Staples, Home Goods, a Regal movie theater, Del Ray restaurants and shops and more.

$1000/month, plus 1/2 utilities (electric, gas, Internet). Available mid-January 2018. Contact Kelly at  703-459-6611 or for more information and photos.

December 18, 2017

For rent: Newly renovated junior one-bedroom condo in Logan Circle neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Top floor unit, laundry room on floor, rooftop pool, staffed front desk.

Around the corner from 14th Street restaurants, bars and coffee shops. 1 1/2 blocks from Whole Foods. Short walk to DuPont, U Street and McPherson Metro stops. 1/2 block north of Massachusetts Ave. and downtown.

$1,850/mo. includes all utilities. For pictures, go to:  Contact Jack at 301-706-9116 for more information.

December 12, 2017

For rent: Bedroom in shared 3 Bed/2 Bath apartment near Van Ness Metro In Washington, D.C. Apartment is spacious corner unit with a north- and east-facing balcony and plenty of windows. Share fully stocked kitchen (with dishwasher) and furnished living room with two roommates, share bathroom with one roommate. Bedroom furniture (queen-size bed, desk, wardrobe) may be purchased or you are welcome to bring your own.

Building features newly renovated gym, new business center, 24-hour front desk, laundry facilities on each floor, outdoor pool. Close to Red Line Metro, Giant grocery store, Starbucks, CVS, Zips Dry Cleaning, many restaurants. Less than a block from the University of the District of Columbia and Howard Law School. Less than a mile from the National Zoo.

$1,140/month includes utilities. Available on or around Dec. 30. Contact Sarah at for more information.

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Near Van Ness Metro station in NW Washington, D.C.

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Bedroom in shared apartment for rent.

View of living room

Bedroom for rent in shared apartment