What I Am Thankful For

 Master Sharma, East West Tae Kwon Do  “The staff at East West Tae Kwon Do is thankful to all the families in the Potomac community! We have been creating Champions in Life since 1985!  To be the best, you have to train with the best!"  Leila Nassaj, A to Z Fun Care

Counter Culture

Homeowners have long wished for marble and concrete countertops, but concerns about chipping, scratching and staining have kept these products from becoming mainstays in American kitchens. This demand has resulted in great advances in new countertop materials that offer the look and feel of marble and concrete without the durability concerns. Quartz and porcelain countertops now mimic marble and concrete colors and…

Healthy Hair Tips from Nader

Nader Lotfi of Salon Nader has been cutting, styling and treating heads of hair in the area for years. Nader and his team are known for providing impeccable service and on-trend hairstyles to their loyal clients. Chances are if you’ve seen a fabulous head of hair in the area, it’s been styled by Salon Nader. He emphasizes providing quality service and…

Maintenance Makes Your House Your Home

 I smell gas. What should I do?                                                                                                           …

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

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.

Jack and David Hartzman

 Article Tyra Wilkes | Photography Courtesy of Jack Hartzman  Jack and David at the Easter sunrise service at the Lincoln Memorial in 2005. David first shot this event when he was 10 years old.  Jack and David worked together for Time Warner at President Donald Trump’s inauguration.

Potomac’s Guide To Smart Gardening

‘Tis the spring season, and the town of Potomac is in full bloom. As everyone gears up to revive their garden from the cold winter, Teresa Speight, local gardening extraordinaire and blogger-in-chief of Cottage in the Court, hand-picked her choice tools for smart and efficient spring gardening.

Our Contributors

Ashley Stimpson is a freelance feature, travel and outdoor writer based in Baltimore. Her work has been published or is forthcoming in AAA’s Home & Away, South Carolina Magazine, Chesapeake Bay Magazine, the Maryland Natural Resource and the Potomac Review. An avid backpacker, Ashley enjoys exploring the region for new places to set up camp, walk her pups and photograph…

Who Are You?

 1. Golf - strategizes the mind  2. Ballroom/salsa dancing - Keeps me on my toes!  3. Red bottom shoes by Christian Louboutin