In this Issue: April 2021
Hidden Foodie Gems
Whether you've already tried a few of these restaurants or are ready to start your edible education from scratch, read on for a few delicious reasons to get out and eat something new this spring.
The Eagle Next Door
The most successful musician in NoVA history may also be the least known.
These 12 Celebrities Grew Up in NoVA
Northern Virginia may be a suburban enclave to the more cosmopolitan DC, but the neighborhoods of NoVA have turned out some pretty sophisticated celebrities.
Virginia's own Tiger King?
Keith Wilson's Winchester zoo was raided in August 2019 -- long before Joe Exotic became the country's latest reality show obsession--and his legal troubles have only grown since then. This summer, the exotic animal park owner will face a Virginia jury. This is his story.
The Great Scooter Debate
E-scooters in NoVA's urban cores promised an environmentally friendly way to get around, but is the fad too fraught with danger?
Call Your Mother (Earth)
Here, five ways to observe Earth Day in Northern Virginia.
Faces: Ronald Young Jr.
The Alexandria resident shares why podcasts are an important storytelling device and what's next.
Local Author Love: Takisha Payne
The Manassas author’s new book looks into what children go through when their dreams are just out of reach.
NoVA in 19
Whether virtual or in-person, these are the events and activities you should make time for this month.
Life & Style
Insider's Guide: Sandra Oulmas
The medical aesthetician shares what gives her that certain je ne sais quoi.
Work it Out
Whether it's a daily walk or an intense exercise session, try these workout clothes and accessories on for size as you head back outside this spring.
Arlington-based Yene Damtew is the woman behind some of Michelle Obama's most famous hair moments - and she's also an increasingly influential voice in the beauty industry.
Abrams Wearable brings sculptural jewelry to the human form.
Garden season is upon us! Start preparing for a summer full of vegetables, fruits, and herbs this spring with the help of these garden accessories.
Cabinet of Curios
Heather Shaw Menis' new line of ethically minded wallpaper and gifts is a little luxury when we need it most.
Interior designer Shoshanna Shapiro married the divergent styles of this Fairfax couple for a perfectly luxe home.
Listings of the Month
April 1st marks the start of the baseball season in DC. Now a year into the pandemic, it is a sign of normalcy and things to come.