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June 14, 2017

For sale: Table and four chairs from Design Within Reach by designer Jesus Gasca for STUA in Spain. Table is 44″ in diameter and has a small, barely noticeable scratch on top. Available disassembled. See it assembled here: Jesus Gasca table.  Jesus Gasca Globus chair.

Table: $200 (Original price $1,495)

Chairs: $50 each (Original price $249 each)

Contact Erin at for more information.

round table

Jesus Gasca table for sale

modernistic chair

Jesus Gasca Globus chair (front)

modernistic chair

Jesus Gasca Globus chair (back)

June 12, 2017

For sale: Brand-new, in box exercise peddler with digital display. Convenient way to get low-impact, therapeutic exercise.

$55. Contact Latesha at for more information.

product box

Exercise peddler for sale

June 12, 2017


For sale: Dark brown IKEA KIVIK sofa (2-seat) and matching ottoman with hidden storage.

fullsize view

Sofa and ottoman for sale

fullsize view

Sofa and ottoman for sale

hidden storage drawer

Sofa and ottoman for sale

June 10, 2017

For rent: Studio plus den, 550 sq.ft. basement apartment in the arts district of Hyattsville, Md. Ten-minute walk to Franklin’s Brewery, Busboys & Poets, Yes! Organic Market, and more. One mile from Green Line Metro (West Hyattsville or Prince George’s Plaza stations.)

Natural light in each room, Energy Star appliances (refrigerator, AC/Dehumidifier) baseboard heat. Recessed lighting, hardwood and tile floors, ample closets, updated and soundproofed. Share washer and dryer with upstairs neighbor (one person.) Street parking and dedicated patio.

$1,100/mo. plus one-half of electricity, includes water & sewer,  Wi-Fi and trash pickup. Must be pet-friendly (upstairs neighbor has a Great Dane and a cat.)

Contact email for more information.

kitchen view

Basement apartment for rent

hardwood floors

Basement apartment for rent


Basement apartment for rent

June 9, 2017

Wanted: Smithsonian research fellow seeks temporary housing between August 27 and the end of November. Furnished room(s) close to transportation preferred. If you have a rental or house share to offer, please contact Elizabeth at or 424-335- 6440.

June 8, 2017

For rent: Three-bedroom, 2-bath house on .03-acre lot in Woodbridge, Va. Remodeled bath, fresh paint and new carpet throughout, all appliances included. Minutes to I-95, commuter lots, Virginia Railway Express, Quantico Marine Base, Potomac Mills, shopping and restaurants.

$1,800/mo. for one-year lease, does not include utilities or use of garage. Garage rental $200/mo. One-month security deposit and $35 application fee required. No smoking. No pets. Contact Gritiya at 302-423-0306 or for more information.


House for rent


House for rent


House for rent


House for rent

laundry room

House for rent

June 7, 2017

Wanted: Car pool rider from Belleview neighborhood of Fairfax County, Va. (22307) to Capital Gallery.  Leave River Towers parking lot about 6:45 a.m. for a work start at 7:30 a.m. (parking at Cap Gallery.) Leave by 4:15 p.m,, usually home by 5:00 p.m. Contact Teri at for more information.

June 7, 2017

Estate Sale: June 9 – 11 and June 23 – 25, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.mOffenham Terrace, off of Pine Forest Drive in Chantilly, Va. (past the Udvar-Hazy Center.)

We are three young science educators and curators of our own collections looking to downsize. Bring the kids, your neighbors, and grandma! Light refreshments and music!
All new, lightly loved or vintage:

  • Electric Guitar and Keyboard
  • Designer Handbags
  • Designer, Vintage and Ready to Wear clothes 
  • Books and Media 
  • Complete Star Wars Lego Sets
  • 50 Cent Bin
  • Toys, board games, and stuffed animals
  • Electronics and accessories
  • Jewelry
  • Household goods and decorations

Everything must go. Haggling is encouraged. Credit cards, checks and cash accepted. (We do not accept carrier pigeons laden with 15th-century Spanish gold.)

Contact Max at for more information.

June 6, 2017

For rent: Three-bedroom house (two bedrooms, plus office/den) in Glover Park neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Two floors, updated kitchen, hardwood floors throughout. Back porch for upstairs tenants and shared patio space. Parking for one car, driveway is at back of house and accessed through alley. Some storage space available in attic.

Basement unit is rented separately. There is a shared staircase from basement to the kitchen. Basement unit needs emergency access through first floor. Laundry is shared in basement.

$2,, does not include utilities. Contact Tiarna at (310) 968-8134 or for more information.



Glover Park house for rent


Glover Park house for rent


May 31, 2017

For rent: Unfurnished master bedroom in 2-bedroom, 1.5 bath townhouse in the Amberleigh community of Fairfax, Va. Close to Dunn-Loring Metro station, I-495, and the Mosaic shopping district. Community has a fitness center, outdoor pool and ample parking. Well-behaved cats and rabbits welcome. Monthly rent, including shared utilities, generally between $900-$1000/mo.

Contact Meagan at or 757-570-4884 for more information.

apartment floor plan

Room for rent

For sale: Lots of items available from upcoming apartment move. No delivery, pick-up only by July 1 at the latest.

Contact Jessica at 617-877-1179 for more information.

Bookcases decorated with string lights

Bookcases for sale

2 black bookcases: Easily assembled and disassembled (four screws per shelf.) Each is 82″ tall, 36″ wide and 16″ deep (at the base, shelves become shallower at the top of the bookcase.) $50 each, assembled. Price higher if disassembly is required before pick-up.

Dresser seen from top angle

Dresser for sale

Wooden, 3-drawer dresser with black top: Handles are a bit worn, but easy to swap out and customize as you like. 30.5″ wide, 18″ deep, about 35-40″ tall. $40.

Cabinet with open doors

TV cabinet for sale

Cabinet with doors closed

TV Cabinet

IKEA cabinet/TV stand: IKEA cabinet converted into a TV stand, by way of a hole in the back for cords and some wheels on the legs for maximum flexibility. $40.

May 4, 2017

Wanted: Temporary housing in Washington, D.C., between June 1 and August 1.

Clean, quiet, responsible couple in their 30s seek to housesit for any period of time between June 1 and August 1. She will be interning at the Hirshhorn after graduating from Columbia University this month with a master’s in historic preservation. He will be commuting between New York, D.C., and San Francisco for a start-up healthcare company. Both love animals and gardening and would be happy care for your pets and your home while you are on vacation this summer.

Contact Jessica at for references and more information.

April 3, 2017

Wanted: Car pool rider. Meets at Horner Road Commuter Lot, Woodbridge, Va., at 5:30 a.m. for work hours 6:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (alternate work schedule okay.) Morning drop-off at 12th St. and Constitution Ave. (convenient to NMNH or NMAH.) Afternoon pick-up at 10th St. and Pennsylvania Ave. (near FBI building.) Driver parks at G St. parking garage. Four people split cost of gas and parking.

$105 /month, beginning April 10. You can use your pre-tax parking benefit for your portion if you are a Federal employee. Contact MaryAnn at 202-633-0917 or for more information.

March 30, 2017

Wanted: Auto Mechanic. Looking for an honest, reliable, reasonably-priced auto mechanic who can help keep an older vehicle in repair and on the road. Not interested in dealerships or shops that will try to upsell unwarranted services. Can be anywhere in the Metro D.C. area.

Please contact Natalie at if you have a referral.

March 28, 2017

Price Reduced

For sale: 40″ Vizio Smart TV. Apps include Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, Pandora, etc.

$260. $240. Contact Carolyn at or 562-665 9674 for more information.

flat screen television

Vizio television for sale

back of TV

Vizio television for sale


For sale: White secretary with drop-down desk. 35″ (89cm) wide; 18 1/8″ (46cm) deep;  77 1/2″ (197cm) high.

White cabinet

Secretary for sale.

White cabinet with doors open

Secretary for sale

side view of cabinet

Secretary for sale

rear view of cabinet

Secretary for sale

Price Reduced

For sale: Queen-size bed frame, headboard and footboard. White metal. $150.

Queen-size mattress, medium-firm. $200 $100

$300 $200 for both. Contact Carolyn at or 562-665 9674 for more information.

White metal bed frame

Bed frame and mattress for sale.


For sale: White metal side table.

round white metal table

Side table for sale

March 21, 2017

For rent: Unfurnished bedroom in owner-occupied 4-bedroom, 2.5 bath house in Ft. Washington, Md. Quiet, residential neighborhood near public transportation; 45 minutes to downtown Mall via bus or Metro, 20-minute drive to National Harbor, Andrews Air Force Base, Fort Belvoir and Joint Base Anacostia Bolling. Street parking only.

$650 / mo., includes utilities. First month’s rent and security deposit ($1,300) required before move-in. No children, no pets, no smoking.

Contact Carl at 561-290-5535 for more information.

Front view of brick house

Room for rent in Ft. Washington , Md.

View of bedroom


View of empty closet


View of paneled room with brick fireplace

Family room

View of kitchen


March 16, 2017


For sale: Men’s hybrid Specialized brand bicycle. Excellent condition. Frame size 56 cm (original owner is 6 feet tall.)

Bicycle leaning against wall

Men’s bike for sale

March 16, 2017


For sale: Beautiful 3-bedroom, 2.5-bath, 1,388 square-ft. home in Eastland Gardens neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Brick Cape Cod with fireplace and spacious front porch and fireplace. Large, fenced-in backyard. Fully remodeled in 2014, central air conditioning and plenty of natural light from 22 brand new windows. Easy access to Metro Orange line and steps from Kenilworth Aquatic Garden, bike trail and new recreation center (summer 2017) with gym, outdoor pool, fitness center, and test kitchen.

Exterior of brick house with for sale sign

House for sale

View of fireplace

Living room with fireplace


View of kitchen

Renovated kitchen

February 3, 2017

For sale: Beautiful one-bedroom, one-bath coop apartment in the heart of the U Street corridor in NW Washington, D.C. Central location with easy access to Metro Green line. Spacious kitchen, large hall closet and walk-in bedroom closet. Central air conditioning, plenty of natural light from west-facing windows, city and park views.

$75,000. Income restrictions apply at time of purchase. Monthly coop fee of $1,076.

For more information, see the listing on Zillow.

Living room of apartment

One bedroom coop apartment for sale.

dining area of apartment

One bedroom coop apartment for sale.

Kitchen of apartment

One bedroom coop apartment for sale.

January 25, 2017

For rent: Beautiful 504 sq. ft. studio one block from Dupont Circle park and Metro (Red line.) Open floor plan with plenty of natural light. Updated kitchen, wall-to-wall carpet and generous walk-in closet.

Stylishly appointed condominium building is on charming tree-lined neighborhood street steps from shopping, restaurants and entertainment. Amenities include controlled access security with 24 hr concierge, central air conditioning, large common area, laundry room, rooftop patio and one of the few heated swimming pools in the city.

NO PETS. Smoking is NOT ALLOWED in building.

Also available: Gated, secure parking space available as a separate one-year lease or as an additional monthly fee.

$1,975 / mo. includes utilities except phone and cable. Year-to-year lease from private owner.

$225 / mo. for optional parking space.

Contact Kelly at for more information. See the ad on CraigsList for more photos.

View of studio

Studio condominium for rent in Dupont Circle

View of studion looking toward front door

Studio condominium for rent in Dupont Circle


January 24, 2017

In search of: Art appraiser to appraise paintings by contemporary artist whose work has been exhibited in European museums and at the Guggenheim in New York. Also interested in referrals to auction houses or dealers to handle sales.

Contact Janie at for more information.

January 12, 2016


For sale: IKEA “Vejmon” table, like new. DC Metro area.

Catalog description of table

Ikea Vejmon table for sale

Table seen from top

IKEA Vejmon table for sale

Dark brown oval table

IKEA Vejmon table for sale

Dec. 8, 2016


Wanted: Four passes (any time) to the National Museum of African American History and Culture on Jan. 13, 2017.

Dec.6, 2016


For Sale: Nice sofa and chaise with several pillows from Bob’s Furniture. Seven months old, barely used. Comes with paperwork for insurance purposes.

Brown sofa with pillows

Sofa for sale

Brown one-armed chaise with pillows

Chaise for sale

Nov. 21, 2016


Wanted: Two passes (any time) to the National Museum of African American History and Culture on Jan. 21, 2017.

Nov. 21, 2016

For sale: Antique full/Queen-size bed. Early 1900s, mahogany, low-post, cottage/country style. Mattress and box spring included.

$130. Contact Kris at for more information.

bead headboard

Antique bed for sale

Close up of bed footboard


Side view of bed for sale

Mattress and box spring included

Sept. 9, 2016

Wanted: Carpool from Odenton/Gambrills area of Maryland to Washington, D.C. (National Zoo.) Cal alternate driving. Contact Colleen at with information or inquiries.

Sept. 9, 2016

For rent: Unfurnished room in three-bedroom, two-bath townhouse in Odenton, Md. Assigned parking.

$600/month. Contact Colleen at for more information.

empty room with freshly vacuumed carpet

Unfurnished bedroom for rent in Odenton, Md.

August 26, 2016

For rent: Room in New Carrollton, Md. Walking distance to Metro.

$600/month includes all utilities. Contact James at or 703-868-9781 for more information.

Blurry photo of partial room

Room for rent

August 24, 2016

For sale: Kenmore chest freezer, 34.4″ high x 30″ wide x 22.9 ” deep. Only two months old.

$200 includes extended 3-year warranty and receipt. Contact Althea at or 202-652-1770 for more information.

front of freezer with dimensions

Kenmore chest freezer

freezer with lid open

Kenmore chest freezer

front of freezer

Kenmore chest freezer

 August 17, 2016

For rent: Small furnished bedroom in rowhouse in Petworth neighborhood of northwest Washington, D.C. Walk to Metro. Share updated kitchen, spacious common areas and laundry facilities with two female roommates and one dog.

$500/four-week sublease only, August 24 – September 21.

$800/month does not include utilities ($50 to $100/month). Long-term lease, unfurnished, available September 1. Contact Kelly at or 703-459-6611 for more information.

Bed against window


Messy armoire

In-room armoire

Hall closet for additional storage

Hall closet for additional storage

August 11, 2016


For rent: One-bedroom apartment in East Falls Church area of Arlington. Semi-private entrance on lower level of house in safe neighborhood. Large bedroom/living area with window overlooking backyard, private kitchen and bathroom, shared laundry facilities. Walking distance to Orange and Silver lines, easy access to I 66. Single person only, no pets.

Backyard of apartment for rent


kitchen of apartment for rent


apartment for rent

Entrance to kitchen from bedroom

Apartment for rent

Private bathroom

August 9, 2016

For sale: 2014 Toyota Corolla LE Sedan, 50,000 miles. Estimated 30 mpg city, 35 mpg highway. Red exterior, gray fabric interior, backup camera, CD player, automatic key/alarm. Complete, up-to-date maintenance record. Excellent condition, including tires.

$13,800. Contact Gail at or 202-658-9270 for more information.

Car exterior

2014 Toyota Corolla LE Sedan


Car interior

2014 Toyota Corolla LE Sedan

August 9, 2016


For sale: One-carat diamond engagement ring and diamond-accented wedding band. Size 5. Ring box included.

$700 or best offer for both. Contact Mari at for more information.

Diamond engagement and wedding rings

Diamond engagement and wedding rings