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August 16, 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

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

House exterior

Shared home in Friendship Heights

Bedroom view

Bedroom in shared home

Living room view

Living room in shared home

August 16, 2018

For rent: Bedroom in shared ground-floor, single-level Parkfairfax condominium with patio in Alexandria, Va. Three swimming pools, work-out area, basketball and tennis courts, and a car-washing area are steps away. Other amenities include patio, in-unit washer/dryer, updated kitchen with dishwasher, wood floors and ample street and lot parking. The bedroom is approximately 10’x13’ with two built-in closets. Metro commute to the National Mall is 20 minutes door-to-door.

$900/month plus 1/2 of utilities. Must be dog-friendly. Available furnished or unfurnished. Contact Bill  at (202) 765-4997 or e-mail for more information.

Living room of condo

Living room

Living room of condo

Living room

Bedroom for rent


Patio of condo



Updated kitchen

Drum kit

Washer/Dryer in unit

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

dining room

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

Top view

Louboutin pumps for sale

bottom view

Louboutin pumps for sale

heel damage

Louboutin pumps for sale

heel view

Louboutin pumps for sale

March 26, 2018

Roommate wanted: Bedroom available in spacious three-bedroom/one-bath, two-story townhouse. Two-minute walk from Silver Spring, Md., Metro station. Third bedroom is guest room/office/storage space.

Amenities include wood floors, renovated kitchen with full-size dishwasher, in-unit washer and dryer, access to communal laundry machines for large loads. Ample storage: coat closet, luggage closet, and linen closet. Decorative fireplace, screened porch and small backyard. Access to resident-only 24-hour gym, package concierge, Off street parking, and dry-cleaning service through Pressbox app.

$1,100/ month, plus utilities. Unit utilities are averaged across apartment complex.

For more information, contact Rachel at or 214-762-7512.


Bedroom for rent. (Furniture NOT included)


Renovated kitchen

Living room

Shared living room


Screen porch

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.

View of living/dining room

Bedroom in shared apartment for rent.

View of living room

Bedroom for rent in shared apartment