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In This Issue

April 2014

COVER STORY

Day Trips

Grand plans of weekends filled with exploring, frolicking and indulging in fun just got a lot easier with these eight places that’ll take you from seaside festivals and shell cracking to tree-lined main streets and beer sampling.

By Jennifer Pullinger & Renee Sklarew

daytrips

 

 

FEATURES
 
fashion Spring Fashion

This season brings a much-needed breath of fresh air with relaxed fits, athletic separates, colorful prints and quirky accessories all hand selected from NoVA’s trendiest boutiques.
Styled by Angela Bobo
 
health Addition Creation

Additions increase square footage and add quality of life; plus, a look at one Arlington upgrade taking the 1940s home from cookie-cutter to contemporary.
By Jennifer Shapira
 
plastic surgery Top Plastic Surgeons

The best doctors to go under the knife with; plus, a look at the most popular procedures happening in Northern Virginia.
By Sabra Morris

 

 

 

BUZZ
 
Buzz

CHATTER:
Hickory Golf; Poet Laureate in PWC; Heat List; Spring Races; Levine Music

FACES:
Chris Stezin, First Draft Theater’s Playwright-in-Residence

MEDIA:
‘Private Norton’; NoVA’s Bookshelf; New Releases

DATEBOOK:
Our game plan

 

 

STYLE
 
style

WARDROBE:
Standout Spring Picks Under $200; Obsessions This Instant; Shopping Simplified; Blogger Behind Maria On Point

VISAGE:
Best in Beauty; Scent of the Month; Sales and News

SHOP TALK:
Re-Love It Consignment; Accessories Report

SPACES:
Whitney Stringer, PR Powerhouse

 

 

VOICES
 
profile city sprawl

Profile
A discovery of an art masterpiece creates a tangled web of competing truths and unravels a family.

City Sprawl
Not only can you put a price on love—you can set that price sky-high and make a killing.

 

 

 

 

RELISH
 
family

TRENDS
Food Swaps: Trading homemade goods for a sense of community

TOOLKIT
Morel

BITES
VA Made; Books on the Burner; The New Wave of NoVA Beer; New and Almost Opened

LIFE BY TEXTING
16 Hours with a Food Entrepreneur

NECTAR
New law allows bartenders to flavor booze

REVIEW
At Kaiser’s – The Austrian Gasthaus; Harriman’s Virginia Piedmont Grill

LITTLE NIBBLE
Trattoria Villagio; Kite Runner Cafe

REFRIGERATOR ART

 

 

 

FAMILY
 
family

TALKING POINTS
Story Time; Rock the Rainbow

GAME PLAN

PETS

 

 

 

 

IN EVERY ISSUE
 
 
Snapshot
How well do you know NoVA?