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2014-08-14 08:32:04

SAFEWAY & UNLEASHED BY PETCO SCHEDULED TO OPEN FALL 2015 HYATTSVILLE, Md., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ECHO Realty, LP and its partner The Bernstein Companies are pleased to announce the commencement of construction of The Gateway at University Town Center, located at the intersection of East-West Highway (Maryland Route 410) and America Boulevard, in Hyattsville, Prince George's County, Maryland. The Gateway at University Town Center will be anchored by a 54,400 square foot...

2014-08-11 16:22:08

725 MW Natural Gas Power Plant Will Bring Jobs, Environmental Efficiencies to Charles County ST. CHARLES, Md., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The St. Charles Companies announced today the sale of 76 acres in the Piney Reach Business Park to Competitive Power Ventures (CPV) for approximately $13 million. The Maryland-based CPV plans to construct a 725 MW natural gas power plant on the site. "This is excellent news for St. Charles and for Charles County," said Mathew M. Martin,...

2014-08-06 23:07:40

Every Thursday afternoon, just outside Washington, DC, the vibrant upscale Ballston neighborhood with countless restaurants, shopping and mixed used developments turns into an open market home of The Ballston FRESHFARM Market, a 501c3 nonprofit organization supporting the regions farmers and producers. On Thursday, August 7, 2014, there will be a mega market with more offerings and sponsorships, including the Westin Arlington Gateway, whose team members will be serving fresh...

2014-08-05 16:31:06

FAIRFAX, Va., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sharon Nelson, President of Sensei Enterprises, Inc., became the President of the Fairfax Law Foundation on July 1, 2014. Ms. Nelson, who completed serving her term as the Virginia State Bar President in June, 2014, has also served as the President of the Fairfax Bar Association. Ms. Nelson noted, laughing, "I guess I finally hit the Trifecta. The truth is, it is hard to say no to professional service if you love your profession. I am really...

2014-07-31 23:07:19

On August 7th, 2014 The Never Give Up 26 foundation will be hosting a fundraiser at Buffalo Wild Wings. We encourage everyone from all walks of life to come out and participate in effort to ultimately support Patrick Ryan Purcells Never Give Up mentality. Dulles, VA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 The Never Give Up 26 Foundation looks forward to seeing a diverse group of supporters from11:00am-11:00pm on August 7th. Simply bring your ticket and Mention Never Give Up 26 Foundation while you enjoy...

2014-07-24 16:29:08

-Today's Opening of Tysons Tower Office Building, Signature Plaza and New Mall Entrance Introduces High-rise Urban Hub at World-class Retail Property- SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Macerich (NYSE:MAC) today officially opened the first phase of its large-scale, mixed-use urban expansion at Tysons Corner Center in Northern Virginia, including the 22-story Tysons Tower office building, signature outdoor Plaza and a new mall entrance that connects the...

2014-07-23 23:08:49

Washington, DC’s long awaited Silver Line Metrorail will open its doors for the first time this Saturday. This new connection to Washington, DC will help local area growth and expand the hotel options to those traveling to the nation’s capital and its surrounding areas, including to Crescent Hotels & Resorts’ locations. Tysons, VA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Washington, DC’s long awaited Silver Line Metrorail will open its doors for the first time this Saturday. This expansion to...

2014-07-14 23:06:42

Sheraton Premiere at Tysons Corner evolves with the future growth of Tysons, newly unveiled as the Sheraton Tysons Hotel. Tysons, VA (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Since 1986, the Sheraton Premiere at Tysons Corner has been a local icon to the Tysons Corner skyline and a staple within the community. With Tysons Corner becoming its own municipality, known simply as “Tysons”, the iconic hotel will now be identified as the Sheraton Tysons Hotel. In addition to Tysons becoming its own...

2014-07-02 12:20:35

ARLINGTON, Va., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Memorial will host The United States Air Force Band and Singing Sergeants on Friday, July 4, 2014 for an Independence Day Concert from 8:00p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Following the concert, attendees will have a spectacular view of the Washington, D.C. fireworks courtesy of the Capitol 4(th) Celebration. The concert is free and open to the public. Currently, the Air Force Memorial has a challenging parking situation due to the...

2014-06-25 23:01:13

On June 19th, 2014, Hamilton Pacific Chamberlain, a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business (SDVOB), of Waldorf, Maryland, received an award from the Maryland Associated General Contactors (AGC) for their dedication to safety. (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 On June 19th, 2014, Hamilton Pacific Chamberlain, a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business (SDVOB), of Waldorf, Maryland, received an award from the Maryland Associated General Contactors (AGC) for their dedication to safety. HPC was granted...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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