Thursday, February 14, 2013
A free Redbox DVD rental and BOGO Starbucks and Qdoba deals.
Some businesses are sharing the love this Valentine's Day with freebies. Check out these free and buy-one-get-one deals at Starbucks, Qdoba and Redbox. These offers are good for Feb. 14 only, so carpe diem. You'll have to pucker up to claim this Valentine's freebie. Kiss your mom, your baby or a understanding stranger. After that, you can buy one entree and get a second one of equal or lesser value for free. Read all about it on Qdoba's Facebook page. Locations: Drop by Qdoba at 861C Capital Center Boulevard in Largo, MD, 20774 or find locations near you on its store locator. Click LOCATIONS in the top menu bar. One day free DVD rental. The code for the freebie is HIGHFIVE, enter it online or at a Redbox kiosk. See the terms and more on …
Friday, February 1, 2013
Not a fan of football but like puppies? The 2013 Animal Planet Puppy Bowl IX is the "cutest sports event of the year" and is on Super Bowl Sunday right before Super Bowl 47.
The ninth annual Puppy Bowl will again air Sunday before the 2013 Super Bowl. Check out the cuteness on Animal Planet from 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. (ET) on Feb. 3. The 2013 Puppy Bowl on Animal Planet will include, of course, 35 puppies in addition to hedgehog cheerleaders, the super-slow Cute Cam, a puppy hot tub for the athletes to rest their sore muscles and a kitty halftime show. You can follow @MeeptheBird on Twitter for behind-the-scenes info, too.
Friday, January 25, 2013
Police Officer John Quarless is January's Officer of the Month for Police District I.
Police Officer John Quarless was chosen in January as Prince George's police officer of the month for police District I. Stay tuned to Patch for features on all of January's Prince George's officers of the month. Here's what the Prince George's Police Department said about Quarless: On Dec. 4, Police Officer John Quarless spotted a car without its headlights on. While trying to conduct a traffic stop, he noticed the driver throw an object out of the driver’s side window. Quarless arrested the driver, who police say is a known gang member. Quarless also recovered the object he saw thrown, which turned out to be a revolver and ammunition. Feel free to share your comments below about Officer Quarless being selected as an officer of the …
This contemporary townhome on 4860 King John Way is listed at $105,000 by RE/MAX.
This column now showcases homes listed under $150,000 in Upper Marlboro, MD. This week's feature is a contemporary town home at 4860 King John Way. Here's what RE/MAX has to say about it. Listing price: $105,000 This townhome was built in 1992 and is listed as cash or conventional financing only. It has two bedrooms, two full bathrooms, one half bathroom, plus a deck, and is 1,242 square feet. Its bedrooms have walk-in closets, and its living room has a fireplace with a mantle. The den has a hardwood floor and there is upgraded carpet throughout. Its condo fee is due to go down in three years, according to listing agent Diane Franklin. Please contact Franklin for details (301) 442-0244. Take a look at the attached photos. For more …
Thursday, January 24, 2013
The price tag is $679,950 for this 5-bedroom, 4-bathroom home with two barns and a riding ring.
This column showcases some of the most expensive homes for sale in Upper Marlboro. This week's feature is a single family split level brick at 12601 Molly Berry Rd. Here's what Long & Foster Real Estate has to say about the home: Price Tag Listed: $679,950 The five bedrooms, three full bathrooms and one half bath home has 16 rooms and is on a 5.15 acre lot. This fully fenced property has a main barn and a smaller secondary barn, a riding ring, and several paddocks. A highway-grade paved driveway leads to a two-car detached garage or three-car detached garage with a full bath. The one-and-a-half-story home was built in 1984 and has some custom cabinetry, a spa master bath, and screened in porch. Take a look at the attached photos.
Friday, January 18, 2013
This colonial townhome on 8821 East Grove is listed at $71,300 and as a potential short sale.
This column showcases homes listed under $100,000 in Upper Marlboro, MD. This week's feature is a colonial town home at 8821 East Grove. Here's what Keller Williams Realty Baltimore has to say about it: Price Tag Listed: $71,300 (All offers are being considered at this time, this property is a potential short sale.) Located near Interstate 495, this town home was built in 1980 and needs a little tender loving care. It has three bedrooms, one bathroom and is on a 3,914 square foot lot. It has a driveway, vinyl siding and asphalt roofing. Take a look at the attached photos. For more information, see its listing on AOL Real Estate.
Thursday, January 17, 2013
The price tag is $824,320 for this 6-bedroom, 7-bathroom home in a golf course community.
This column showcases some of the most expensive homes for sale in Upper Marlboro. This week's feature is a single family brick colonial in the South Village Golf Course Community at Beech Tree. Here's what RE/MAX has to say about the home: Price Tag Listed: $824,320 High-level finishes complete the craftsmanship and style in this home built in 2007. It has five bedrooms, six full-bathrooms, one-half bathroom and is on a cul-de-sac and a .48 acre lot. The home has a driveway, garage and basement. Take a look at the attached photos.. Street address not listed.
Thursday, January 10, 2013
The price tag is $899,000 for this custom six-bedroom home at 16305 Marlboro Pike.
This first article of a new weekly column on the most expensive homes for sale in Upper Marlboro features a custom Tudor on four acres, which is on sale for $899,000, according to Horizon Signature Properties. Stay tuned for more weekly features of homes in Upper Marlboro that have some of the area's highest price tags. Here's what Signature Properties has to say about this week's home: This brick and stone single family Tudor home on 16305 Marlboro Pike was built in 2007. It has six bedrooms and five full bathrooms—and a heated inground pool. It is energy efficient, has a 3-car garage, finished basement and 7,000 plus square feet. Take a look at the attached photos.
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
The new year looks like it will kick off chilly and dry.
- LOCAL CONNECTIONS
- Ben Gross
Tuesday, January 1
Twenty-twelve was a wild year for weather in the Washington metropolitan region. On June 29, the derecho terrorized the area, forcing President Obama to declare Montgomery County a disaster area. In the fall, while we were spared the major brunt, Hurricane Sandy caused widespread flooding, downed trees, food and supply shortages at local stores and numerous school, government and activity cancellations and postponements. Those two weather events may have been the most memorable, but according to WJLA's website, a number of weather records were set in 2012: How does the forecast for the start of 2013 look? Look for New Year's Eve temperatures in the mid-30s, with only a 20 percent chance of precipitation overnight. New Year's Day should…