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…

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…

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…

 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…

Party Animals

 Article Vanessa Mallory Kotz | Photography Ronald Gilbert Baker  Founded by husband and wife team John and Jill Phillips, Squeals on Wheels traveling petting zoo combines their passion for animals and family togetherness. Squeals on Wheels brings goats, rabbits, piglets, hedgehogs and other sweet animals to your child’s (or grown-up) party. They work to ensure all kids have fun learning…

Smashing Summer Libations

 Article and Photography  Summer House's Watermelon Smash Mocktail  Ingredients

Summer Fun, City Style

 Article Danielle S. Tepper | Photography EYA  The Neighborhoods of EYA offer the best of modern design and urban lifestyles at four unique Maryland complexes in Rockville, Bethesda and Chevy Chase. Discover the very best of outdoor summer fun when you live life within walking distance. For more information, visit EYA.com.

The Right Camp for Your Kid

 Article Danielle S. Tepper  School’s out! Summer camps are the perfect excuse to get your children out of the house (and your hair) during the season, whether that means sending them away for a few hours a day or shipping them off for a full few weeks. Two local camps share what’s best about each option so you can sign…