In This Issue: February 2020
Opioid overdoses have become the leading cause of unnatural death in Virginia. As the state confronts the national public health crisis, local doctors are on the front lines.
Nancy Hersch Ingram has lived in Northern Virginia her entire life, but her artistic influence spans the world. Oh, and she was once commissioned by Jackie O.
What’s it really like to be a doctor on the front lines of fighting illness? We asked a dozen of the region’s top doctors to take us behind the scenes.
Strength in Numbers
Exercising. Some of us love it. Some of us dread it. But, we all know it’s important. And as you age, the importance of working out becomes even more paramount. Luckily, in Northern Virginia there are plenty of opportunities to get moving well into your golden years.
Reaching New Heights
Arlington’s newest architectural feat isn’t a museum, office building or high-rise apartment. It’s The Heights, home to public school H-B Woodlawn and the Shriver Program.
As we reach 100 years since the 19th Amendment was ratified, we share five Northern Virginia-based attractions focusing on women winning the right to vote.
Faces: Voices of Service
The dynamic singing group comprised of veterans and active-duty military members appeared on Season 14 of the show, finishing in fifth place.
Local Author Love: Tom Nochera
Written for his daughter, Nochera’s ‘A Goat Named Joey’ explores the impact of bullying and the power of kindness.
NoVA in 19
From musical performances by famed artists to can’t-miss art exhibitions, here’s what you should make time for this month.
Before she brings her rowdy, true-to-her-roots country tunes to Northern Virginia, we chatted with Tanya Tucker about her new album, touring and more.
Before the world premiere of her comedy ‘Easy Women Smoking Loose Cigarettes,’ Dani Stoller talks writing, the power of women and local inspiration behind her work.
Happy Birthday, Mr. President
From Colonial-style galas to family-friendly parades, here’s how to honor the founding father’s 288th birthday.
A Weekend of Love
Valentine’s Day falls on a Friday this year, which gives you even more reasons to celebrate. From a tribute to Billy Joel to a burlesque show at The Birchmere, here’s how to feel the love all weekend long.
To-Do in DC
From a festival celebrating chocolate, wine and whiskey to a museum exhibit celebrating women in the arts, here’s how to make the most of DC this month.
Life & Style
Insider's Guide: Kimberly Kong
The woman behind blogs Sensible Stylista and Nomtastic Foods loves her ‘investment purse,’ go-to classic pendant necklace and a trip to Evening Star Cafe.
All Tied Up
Two decades later, hair accessories of the ’90s are making a comeback, both on the runway and off. Thanks to these on-trend pieces, it’s easy to add a little charm to your sweater-weather ensemble this winter.
With Rabbit Skip Road, McLean babywear designer Miranda Vesey is making chic onesies for the little ones.
And the Oscar Goes To ...
This year’s Academy Awards telecast takes its bow on Feb. 9. You’re sure to win best host for your glitzy Oscars party with these glam finds.
George Washington Slept Here
A mother-and-son interior design duo turned this historic home in Old Town Alexandria into a wow-worthy Airbnb.
A Handmade Home
TINT, a new makerspace in Falls Church for quilting, sewing, knitting and more, is inspiring creatives across the region to bring touches of craft and community into their homes.
French flair and European charm came into play for this Potomac Mills home.
Listing of the Month
In the market for a new home? Check out this house currently available in Vienna.
Food & Drink
Foodie Finds: Pork Neck
Tip-to-tail-minded chefs have a new favorite part of the pig that’s a cut above the others—literally. Here’s where you can pig out on the super-succulent, fabulously flavorful pork neck.
Tres Chic & Classique
Opened by the duo that brought Georgetown Chez Billy Sud, this new Mosaic District spot is where to find French classics and new takes on everything from croque-madame to a double cheeseburger.
Whole Foods Feast
The chain’s new Mid-Atlantic flagship in McLean transforms grocery shopping by introducing a trendy-food-hall vibe to its expansive grocery store.
A Royal Affair
French, Mid-Atlantic influences are on deck at The Imperial, a new dining-and-drinks duo in Adams Morgan.
The Virginia Tech alumna and current Virginia Commonwealth University graduate student dazzled the judges and crowd with her science-inspired talent portion.