Fashion to Go

 Article Vanessa Mallory Kotz | Photography Jack Hartzman  Whether you are taking a day trip to a Virginia winery, touring Paris, or are a keynote speaker for a convention in Cleveland, we’ve got you covered. Partnering with local boutique Ibhana Creations, we created three looks to inspire your style for the next time you travel.  Meena Tharmaratnam started Ibhana when, after…

Season of Style

We’ve all had that moment when our closet is full but we can’t find a single thing to wear. Whether it’s too big, too small, or just plain last season, the perfect outfit can be difficult to find. It’s no wonder, too. Our style is the first thing the rest of the world sees, and … Continued

September 2018 Around Town

DC Fashion Week Returns Sept. 19-23 Much like this summer’s all-star week of baseball at National Park, DC Fashion Week plans to “hit it out of the park” by uniting fashion designers from around the world to showcase their latest collections. This all takes place during the 14th-anniversary celebration of fashion week in Washington Sept. 19-23. … Continued

Where Beauty Begins….

 Article Danielle S. Tepper | Photography Matt Ničić  When you walk through the door at Oxygen Salon & Day Spa on Rockville Pike, you realize why the place is aptly named—it’s like a breath of fresh air. Between the hustle and bustle of snipping scissors and spinning chairs and the din of chatter over the drone of blow dryers, it…

Fare with Flair

 Article Danielle S. Tepper | Photography Jack Hartzman  At Lahinch Tavern and Grill, Executive Chef Ted Hughes is bringing a unique twist of culinary excellence to the Potomac area by offering much more than just run-of-the-mill Irish fare. Chef Hughes’ passion for quality, farm-fresh ingredients began early in his life as he grew up living on a small farm in…

Girl Power at Bethesda Crossing

Focused on highlighting the natural power of women, the Girl Power event at Bethesda Crossing on July 14 was open to ladies of any age who enjoy music, fitness, dancing, shopping, food and wine! GP3's mission is to provide ladies in the community with the opportunity to develop self-confidence and self-empowerment through fitness, self-defense and inspiration. Girl … Continued

 Road Trip the World

 Article and Photography  "Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” – Confucius  Looking for adventurous travel ideas and experiences to share with your family? Meet the Friedlanders: Tracey, Andy, Alexis, Jeremy, Kayla and Kade, a local family who loves exploring the world and making their travels together meaningful, memorable and fun! From riding ATVs in the Golan Heights and…

A Hearty Dish

 Article Danielle S. Tepper | Photography Jack Hartzman Photography  Pizza is arguably one of America’s most beloved meals. It comes in all forms: deep dish, Neapolitan, thin crust, New York-style, pepperoni, pineapple, veggie—you name it, you can probably put it on pizza. Everyone has a favorite type, and everyone has a favorite place to get it. Greg Kahn hopes Gregorio’s Trattoria…

Churchill Bulldogs

 Article Vanessa Mallory Kotz | Photography Jack Hartzman  Churchill High and the Bulldogs  After serving as principal of Churchill High for 21 years, Dr. Joan Benz is retiring. She spent 44 years working in Montgomery County Schools as a teacher, office specialist, assistant principal and principal at seven different schools. We chatted with her about her impressive career and her…

Five Things We Love

 Article Vanessa Mallory Kotz | Photography Monica Vidal  Lindsey and Sophia have been best friends since they met at Bindeman Preschool. They support each other “through thick and thin.”  Lindsey