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DC bocce is alive and well with various leagues -- DC Bocce League, Capital Bocce, and DC Bocce Ball League. Bocce is a simple ball toss game that doesn’t require extreme athletic prowess. But it’s not just for old Italian men anymore. In fact, it’s become quite the social sport for a younger generation.

DC Bocce League started in 2004 with 50 players on 10 teams and has grown to over 2,500 players. They have various divisions for the summer in DC, Virginia and Maryland. The Virginia divisions meet on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays in Arlington, while the Maryland division meets in Bethesda on Thursdays. There are DC divisions Monday-Thursday evenings at locations such as Vinoteca, Black Jack, NoMa, Capitol Hill, Columbia Heights, and Dupont…

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Walter Reed development is forging ahead with strong momentum after nine developers responded to a request for qualifications for overhauling the Bethesda campus, according to the Washington City Paper.

Among the developers interested in Walter Reed developments are: Hines, Roadside Development, Douglas Development, Forest City and Western Development. Allied Patriot, Grid Properties, Republic Properties Corporation, Capston, Quadrangle and Wilkes Company are also very interested in putting their stamp on the property.

This is a massive undertaking that will transform the area. The Walter Reed development project is located on the former campus of Walter Reed Army Medical Center, about 66.57 acres total. Another roughly 44 acres will be transferred to…

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Are there armed guards in DC schools? Yes and no. DC public schools do not have armed guards, but some private schools do.

Sidwell Friends School, a selective Quaker private school with a campus in the Tenleytown neighborhood and another campus in Bethesda, employs several armed guards. These guards do not include Secret Service protection for President Obama’s daughters. Rather, the guards exist for the protection of all students who attend the school since many of them have high profile parents.

Since the Sandy Hook shootings, there has been a great deal of discussion about armed teachers, administrators, and/or guards in public schools. However, DC Public School (DCPS) Chancellor Kaya Henderson is opposed to guns in her schools. She believes that…

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Luxury homes in Bethesda offer homebuyers a slew of options for upscale living. Bethesda, tucked inside the Beltway in southern Montgomery County and one of the most well educated communities in the country, has long been ripe with multimillion-dollar luxury homes.

Bethesda is rich in history and luxury homes listed there include a wealth of upscale properties such as a $7.25 million home, 9,322-square-foot home on Arrow Head Road or a $3.4 million, 6 BR luxury home, also on Bethesda’s Arrow Head Road. And the market houses a wide array of luxury condos in Bethesda as well, especially downtown. Several condos in Lionsgate on Woodmont Avenue, built in 2008, are listed for just over $1 million and those in Adagio on Wisconsin Avenue start at about…

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