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Kennedy's House Sells; Backstage For The Dalai Lama; More!

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KALORAMA—Sen. Edward Kennedy's house is off the market. But not just any old person bought the place, an entire country did. The Republic of Gabon is the purchaser and will most likely use it for an ambassador's residence. She the price chop history over on Curbed.

ANNAPOLIS—The remaining luxury condos in the Grand View at Annapolis Towne Center are up for auction this Sunday. Minimum bids start around sixty percent of the original asking prices, which were in the $500K-$900K range. Only twenty five units are available.

VERIZON CENTER—The Dalai Lama's recent visit to the District left an impression on nearly everyone, including the locker room for visiting hockey teams. See how one designer turned the it into a peaceful green room for His Holiness to relax in backstage.

CHARLOTTESVILLE—The Kluge Estate continues its division with a recent auction of the luxury rest stop/gas station called Fuel. Low bidders were the only ones that turned out for the event and one walked away a winner.

LEESBURG, VA—Someone advertised a yard sale on Craigslist but didn't want 'LGBT people, illegal immigrants, and Muslims' to attend. Yes, really.