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March 21, 2011
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It has been just over one week after a devastating earthquake and tsunami struck Japan’s northeastern coast.  The country is having difficulties as relief efforts continue to be hampered by the ongoing nuclear crisis, supply shortages and frigid temperatures.  Help is just a click away… The American Red Cross:  Japan: earthquake, tsunami, nuclear warnings…and now […]
March 17, 2011
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It’s that time of the year again!  Enjoy 3 weeks of every basketball fan’s most anticipated events…MARCH MADNESS.  Get in on the Big Dance fun with wall-to-wall basketball from noon to midnight, now through Sunday, April 4th. Want in on the action? We are lucky enough to have a few games kicked off right here […]
March 8, 2011
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Today is Fat Tuesday and while I generally haven’t celebrated in the past, this year I am putting my KitchenAid mixer to work and creating a King Cake.  The King Cake is a long standing tradition during the Mardi Gras season and is a cinnamon roll-like cake with sugary icing.  Generally, you hide a small trinket or baby […]
March 7, 2011
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Not just the Irish celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! Be sure to put on your greenest attire and get in touch with your inner-leprechaun this holiday! Got to have that pint of Guinness on March 17th?  Check out one of these Irish pubs that are sure to be hoppin’ on St. Patty’s Day.  Live music, drink […]
March 7, 2011
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The March for the Animals is not only one of the most fun events of the year; it is also the biggest fundraiser for this wonderful shelter! The Maryland SPCA is a private, nonprofit, independent organization dedicated to helping animals and people. Their adoption centers adopts out over 3,000 needy and unwanted pets each year […]
March 2, 2011
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Two words…Chocolate. Festival.  Need I even give a description of such a glorious event!?  This annual fair has been going on since 1992 to promote Old Town Fairfax and celebrate a love of chocolate, and it is not to be missed.  The event boasts a Chocolate Challenge which is a competition to create art and […]
February 22, 2011
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  Over the past couple of weeks we’ve been holding a photo contest in many of our buildings. The assignment was simple, email us pictures of your dirty car with a message to or about your concierge written in the grime and you could win a free wash and wax while you work. The response […]
February 10, 2011
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Charm City Concierge would like to send out a big Thank You to everyone who has supported our Go Red for Women Campaign, and those who participated in National Wear Red Day on Friday, February 4th!  Not only has your generous support helped us raise over $1,300 for the American Heart Association, it has also […]
February 3, 2011
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February is American Heart Month and this Friday, February 4th, is Wear Red Day in support of the American Heart Association, and in an effort to raise awareness of the issue of women and heart disease. We are encouraging all of our clients and everyone in our network to wear RED this Friday, February 4th.   […]
February 2, 2011
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With Valentine’s Day fast approaching I can’t help but reflect on Valentine’s past and think about the love/hate relationship I have developed with February 14th.  For much of my life I have spent the day single which led me last year to a lunch of McDonalds, quietly sobbing at the movie Valentine’s Day, 2 giant […]