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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


January 18, 2018

For sale: Large, rare Hatch Show Print from the movie “Island of Lost Souls…with the Panther Woman.” Original poster made for 1933 motion picture, starring Charles Laughton and Bela Lugosi. Hatch Show Print of Nashville, Tenn., is one of the oldest working letterpress print shops in America. Poster is a restrike using selected historic hand-carved wood blocks from a turn-of-the-century Hatch poster. 41 x  30”.  Archivally mounted by SI museum professional to archival board. Comes with UV Plexiglas, but no longer have frame.

$100. Contact Janice at 703-437-1113 or for more information.

Black and white movie poster

Rare poster for sale

January 4, 2018

For sale: Rare art poster signed by Robert Rauschenberg.  National Gallery of Art exhibition ”Rauschenberg Overseas Culture Interchange” May 12 – September 2, 1991. Neilsen metal frame still in wrapper included.

$175. Contact Janice at 703-437-1113 or for more information.

Signed poster

Signed Robert Rauschenberg art poster

Art poster

Signed Robert Rauschenberg art poster (detail)

Art poster

Signed Robert Rauschenberg art poster (detail)

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.

Washington DC Map

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