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BallstonConnect Podcast

Nov 16, 2020

The onset of COVID-19 has made outdoor dining the most popular way to eat at restaurants. This is great during the spring and summer, but what will happen as the temperature begins to drop? Many European nations have long enjoyed year-round dining, but now it is our turn to learn the secrets to making outdoor...


Nov 4, 2020

We know that each neighborhood in Arlington has a certain feel. There may be a particular look or brand tied to an area, and that is no accident. Items like banners, benches, and even trashcans can help create a feeling in a public space. This process is known as placemaking, and it is a multifaceted process of creating...


Oct 15, 2020

In this episode, we are talking about hair. Most of us have it, but it became clear in the last year that few of us have any idea how to cut or care for it. 

We chat with Ajia Minnis, owner of Ballston's newest salon, Thrive Hair Bar. We learn what makes Thrive unique as a business specializing in natural styles and...


Oct 2, 2020

The unemployment rates are up, there's a looming presidential election, and COVID conditions are still in full force. How does all this impact our own local real estate market? 

Tina Leone checks the state of the regional market with Jonathan Fox, Principal of The Fox Group with Compass in Arlington. We'll learn if the...


Oct 2, 2020

We're covering one of the most daunting aspects of adult life: financial planning. 

Tina Leone chats with Clark Miller, Financial Planner and President of Ascent Wealth Strategies Group. Clark helps us demystify the process of planning for your financial future with easy to follow advice on how to get started, and how...