In This Issue: March 2020
Real Estate Guide 2020
The general consensus is buying a home in Northern Virginia is expensive. But is homeownership here really an impossible dream?
Guide to Opening Day: Back in the Fight!
Guide to the Washington Nationals Courtesy of the Washington Nationals Baseball Club It’s baseball season! Here, find all of the need-to-know info on our beloved World Series champs, the Washington Nationals, and their 2020 season. Our favorite fan photos from the Washington Nationals’ World Series parade Guide to Opening Day Is Washington, DC finally [...]
From colorful kitchens to bringing wallpaper back, here are the in-vogue trends you’ll be spotting around the neighborhood (and maybe even in your own home!).
Best Home Experts
From architects to swimming pool builders, here’s who you should trust with all your household needs in the region.
Yes, We Can(nabis)
Marijuana is still in an illegal-yet-legal limbo in Virginia. Is this the next business boom … or bust?
Everything I Learned About Life, I Learned at Summer Camp
We asked three local writers to tell us what summer camp really meant for them—whether as the camp attendee or a parent letting go.
Best Summer Camps
We’ve compiled our annual list of the best reader-nominated summer camps across the region.
Women Tell All
The region’s first-ever all-female storytelling festival is being held in Fairfax—and it’s about more than just celebrating Women’s History Month.
Got You Covered
The music of your youth (whatever era that may have been) is always the best, right?
Faces: Corey Smedley
We caught up with Smedley, who is originally from DC, about fighting fires, public service and what making history means to him.
Local Author Love: John Gilstrap
John Gilstrap’s bestselling book is back—but this time with the ending he originally wanted.
NoVA in 19
From wining and dining at Wolf Trap to celebrating St. Patrick’s Day, here are the best ways to spend your time across the region this month.
Wine and Dine
This annual sell-out event will feature dishes from Cathal Armstrong, a James Beard Award nominee, and wine hand-selected by Jarad Slipp, a master sommelier.
Exclusive tours, new exhibits and a special toast will honor over 200 years of women’s history in the United States.
Head to these local events and you might just find a lucky pot of gold.
To-Do in DC
Heading into DC for the day? Here’s what to see and where to go this month.
Life & Style
Insider's Guide: Alyssa Kovach
From eco-friendly beauty products to must-stop sites throughout the region, here’s how Alexandria-based entrepreneur Alyssa Kovach leads a stylish life.
The additions include five pairs of earrings and two necklaces, each with a hint of color.
After designing high-end clothing for men for nearly 30 years, designer David Eiselle Sr. is turning his attention to the ladies.
With their boutique, Abby Wolverton and Sarah Bryen are outfitting Alexandria’s leading ladies with plenty of flair.
Food & Drink
Take it Outside
Enjoy the blossoms around the region with a picnic inspired by the pink blooms.
Foodie Finds: Nachos Edition
When the munchies and cravings hit, you can opt for traditional nachos—or one of these creative versions putting a twist on the Mexican favorite.
What a Trip
Chef-owner Samer Zeitoun uses his native Lebanese cuisine as a springboard, not a script written in stone.
Where There's Smoke, There's Deliciousness
Sloppy Mama’s expansion into Arlington and Ballston bumps up our barbecue sense.
By the Sea in DC
Chefs Alfredo and Jessica Solis successfully pivot from Cuban to coastal Mexican at their newest Columbia Heights spot, Anafre.