Girlfriends Getaway

Article Tyra Wilkes | Photography Gaylord National Resort and The National Harbor

Create Your Own Sanctuary

 Article and Photography  Walking into Sanctuary Interior Design is like walking into a candy store for women. Owner Hillary Summerbell designed its watercolor walls and sparkling light fixtures to transport you the moment you arrive.   Her new studio is also a boutique where all are welcome to browse their uniquely curated decor for the home. Take a seat at the…

Sunflower Café

 Article Tyra Wilkes | Photography Monica Vidal  Sunflower Café is a local gem dedicated to building a productive and inclusive community. Located in Gaithersburg, Sunflower Café trains young adults with learning differences in baking, pastry arts and job training in preparation for employment.  Co-founders Laurie Wexler and Sara Milner wanted to design a program dedicated to preparing their students for…

Tracey + the Kids

 Article Tracey Friedlander | Photography Provided by Tracey Friedlander  "My happiest moments are watching my children open their hearts and souls to learn about others, respect others, and engage with others."  "What my children are learning from these experiences, I hope, is what Churchill once said, “We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what…

Doing Well By Doing Good

 Article Tyra Wilkes  The CEO  Georgette Godwin

May 2018 Around Town

Montgomery County’s Public Libraries to Launch New Children’s Literacy Program Montgomery County Public Libraries launched the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Initiative (1TBKI). The goal is for parents to read 1,000 books to their children before entering kindergarten to encourage early literacy skills and family engagement. The program is flexible and encourages free choice of reading selections. … Continued

To Strong Women.

Though May is traditionally a time to celebrate mothers, at Potomac Lifestyle, we want to take this chance to recognize all of the strong ladies in our community. From activists, entrepreneurs and CEOs to artists, teachers and, yes, mothers, these women are changing our community’s landscape and influencing its future. In this month’s feature article, … Continued

FreshFarm Farmers Market

Farmers Market at Dupont Circle NW DC runs every Sunday year-round, rain or shine! The farmers bring in fresh local vegetables and fruit, not to mention delicious freshly prepared cooked foods also are sold at the market! Go to for farmers market locations in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C.

“Pretty in Pink Mom Prom”

Carson E. Henry, executive director of YMCA Youth & Family Services, put on an amazing event, “Pretty in Pink Mom Prom,” the ultimate ’80s Ladies Night Out for charity, at The Silver Spring Civic Center. Be celebrated, uplifted and empowered through fun, fellowship and networking!

Lahinch Tavern and Grill St. Patrick’s Day Event

Lahinch Tavern and Grill’s St Patrick’s Day celebration featured The 40 Thieves, Culkin School Dancers and Sligo Creek! It was a fantastic event that was well attended by friends and families alike! Located on the back side of Cabin John Village, Lahinch offers the best of homemade Irish fare as well as regional American favorites.