"Best Places to Live" on Newsstands Now!

By: Mary Clare Glover

The April issue of The Washingtonian compares 20 great neighborhoods. Who’s got the nicest houses? The best schools? The easiest commutes? The best nightlife? In this battle of the neighborhoods, we pit Reston vs. Sherwood Forest; Avenel vs. Dominion Valley;  Georgetown vs. Old Town; AU Park vs. Country Club Hills; Howard vs. Loudon; Bowie vs. Fairfax City; Clarendon/Ballston vs. Silver Spring; Bethesda vs. McLean; Mount Pleasant vs. Takoma Park; and Federal Hill vs. Capitol Hill. Plus, we report on the 100 neighborhoods with the most expensive home sales and how much their prices are going up.

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