The Uber waiting room, updating dated decor and Family STEM Night

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Family Splash on Friday at RCC, Fairfax Co. “Discovery Trail” Map Guide

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  • Less than 15 percent of new rentals built in D.C. since 2014 were affordable (via Curbed DC)
  • Quiz: Where in D.C. should you buy your first home? (via Curbed DC)
  • File this under the #nicetodream category: The driveway is becoming the main event — some boast their own roadside attractions, extensive landscaping and even a pro race track. (via WSJ)
  • In that same file: A shortage of developed land is driving up lot prices in affluent areas like Beverly Hills, Southampton, Miami and Chicago. (via WSJ)

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Play with the Reston Orchestra; Reagan airport to undergo $1B reno

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Summer family fun in Reston

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D.C. NatGeo Museum goes Greek this summer

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Taste of Reston this weekend, RA fundraiser at Whole Foods

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RCC launches online classes for personal, professional development

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  • MOD Pizza and Brown Bag are scheduled to open this summer in the Plaza America shopping center (RestonNow)
  • Why traffic studies make our cities worse for everyone — If the goal is that all development should never increase road congestion, car-centric, sprawled-out cities will never be able to change. (via co.exist)
  • The overall U.S. housing market has recovered from the crisis that plunged the country into recession. But a new analysis by The Washington Post shows that the recovery has been deeply uneven, creating winners and losers along lines of race, income and geography.
  • Even rich people may have low credit scores that hurt their chances of getting a jumbo loan (via WSJ)

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Millennials now forgoing city centers for the ‘burbs

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DIY v. Hiring a Professional: What’s the best option for different projects

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    Renderings of Isaac Newton Square. Image courtesy RestonNow.

    Golf Course Overlook LLC seeks to convert a three-acre parcel, currently Golf Course Plaza, a 45-year old, three-story office building with surface parking, into a single high rise with 413 residential units and three levels of underground parking. Information and images courtesy RestonNow.

  • It’s the question every handy homeowner getting ready to embark on a renovation asks themselves: How much can I actually do myself? Curbed spoke with experts including DIY home renovators, contractors and architects to determine the realistic DIY projects in your house and what is better left to the professionals.
  • Across the country, the share of 24-34 year-olds living at home with their parents has steadily risen over the past decade. Today, one in five millennials lives with their parents — a proportion that also holds true in the D.C. area.
  • And just for fun: Meet the Man Living Inside a Boeing 727

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9 red flags to look for when interviewing agents

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Here are nine red flags to watch for when choosing a real estate agent:

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