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In This Issue

July 2015

COVER STORY

BBQ

You don’t need to leave NoVA for your barbecue cravings this summer. We tell you where to find ribs, pulled pork, brisket, chicken, burnt ends, plenty of sides and, maybe most importantly, where to find lunch at a livestock auction.

Edited by Stefanie Gans with Nicole Bayne, Corbo Eng, Jody Fellows, Ann Hsu Kaufman, Amy McKeever & Warren Rojas

bbq

 

 

FEATURES
 
Summer Guide The Summer Guide
Better

Summer is a time for fun-filled indulgences and vacation days spent playing in the sunshine. Take a look at your options for festivities and excitement.
By Victoria Gaffney, Sophia Rutti and Matthew Tracy
 
park NoVA’s Best Urban Parks
Better

You don’t have to look hard to find the perfect spot for a summertime picnic or scenic hike. Chances are there’s a must-see park right around the corner.
By Jisel Perilla
 
seniors Senior Day Trips
Better

Sometimes the best trips are the easiest—no packing, no passport, and you get to sleep in your own bed. Sometimes those day trips fulfill dreams and expectations hidden for a lifetime.
By Tracey Meloni
 
Summer Fashion from A to Z

This summer ushers in an explosion of contradicting
trends. To help steer you through: a guide to the top 26 trends and where to buy them.
Edited by Angela Bobo
 

 

 

 

BUZZ
 
buzz

CHATTER:
Business is Abuzz About Drones; #NoVA; Comedy Clubs; Workhouse Fitness

FACES:
Dean Malissa, Mount Vernon’s George Washington

 

MEDIA:
‘Play’ at Arlington Art Center; Street Art; Bookshelf; New Releases

DATEBOOK:
Five not-to-miss events this month

 

 

STYLE
 

WARDROBE:
Insider Beauty Secrets; The Right Sunglasses for Your Face

VISAGE:
Best in Beauty; Accessory Advisory: Multitasking Totes

SHOP TALK:
The Jeans Whisperer; Sales & News

SPACES:
Maria-Alejandra Avellanda of Mars Vita

 

 

VOICES
 

City Sprawl
Coming Clean: I hired a maid. It made me feel downright filthy.

Profile
Longtime broadcaster Chris Core “values” just about everything, and for good reason.
 

 

 

 

FAMILY
 

TALKING POINTS
Booking It; Flying High

GAME PLAN

PETS

 

 

 

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