A NoVA local shares her experience of thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail
I quit my job to hike the Appalachian Trail. But you can get (almost) the same benefits if you hit the trail in a less-dramatic fashion.
How Lauren Liess went from local design star to international icon
Lauren Liess brings the outdoors in with every element of her interior design work, and is putting down roots with myriad new projects this year.
A local water aerobics instructor talks fitness in Northern Virginia
Alexandria-based Chechena Furlow has been teaching aquatic fitness to seniors for over 25 years. Here, she shares exactly what that’s like.
Creative Corner: How a museum curator finds balance in the art world
We chatted with Alexandria-based curator Leslie Mounaime about how her career translates to her individualized style on a daily basis.
Two cousins with local roots bring Hazel O. Salon to Old Town
In honor of their late grandmother, Marcia Rhodes-Tyler and Nikita Rhodes Montgomery are striving to make beauty accessible to all in Northern Virginia.
Creative Corner: How an Arlington artist’s work influences her wardrobe, daily life and more
We chatted with the local artist and mother-of-three Ann Marie Coolick about the connective power of her work, style essentials and confidence in all forms.