I may be doing a TDY for work in Alexandria this summer. I know nothing about DC, haven't been there since I was 10.
First things first, I need to find a place to live. Less than :30 commute would be great, and it seems that I would be fine using the Metro to King Street station, so I am comfortable with that. Can someone clue me in to the good and bad areas around Alexandria? Should I be looking at living in DC proper? It will be my first experience living in a city of this size, and if DC proper would be more fun I am up for it.
Also, since I've never looked for part-year accomodations, what is the standard method now? Sublets on craigslist?
Edited by Huntsman - 4/22/12 at 6:59pm