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In This Issue

August 2014

COVER STORY

Sandwiches

While steak is for special occasions and pizza is for lazy nights, it’s sandwiches that carry us through the day and are the true working hero of our foodie story. This month we explore sandwiches from NoVA’s newest restaurants.

By Stefanie Gans, with Carten Cordell, Jody Fellows, Allison Michelli, Whitney Pipkin & Ariel Yong

sandwiches

 

 

FEATURES
 
New SAT Last Year for the Old SAT

The new SAT is coming. Designed to be fairer than the one before it. What it is, and how to prepare.
By Mike Conway
 
Alexandria Sit In Standing Up by Sitting In

A single act of determind, non-violent heroics by one of Alexandria’s native sons marks the beginning of the Civil Rights Movement in Virginia.
By David Hodes
 
Hospitals The Future of Medicine is Here

Hospitals across Northern Virginia are embracing technologies and programs that improve the odds for patients and take the hassle out of health care in the process.
By Sarah Markel
 
Home An Organized Life

Experts showcase how to turn chaos into design, giving readers tips on how to incorporate it into their own homes
By Jennifer Shapira

 

 

 

BUZZ
 
Buzz

CHATTER:
Torpedo Factory Celebrates 40 Years; #NoVA; Graphic Life; Trending: iNostalgia; Guide to Summertime Satisfaction

 

FACES:
Prince William County’s First-Ever Poet Laureates

 

MEDIA:
From Fire Comes Art in North Arlington; New Releases

DATEBOOK:
Five not-to-miss events this month

 

 

STYLE
 
style

WARDROBE:
NoVA Street Style; Obsessions This Instant; Shopping Simplified: Runwaystop.com; Fashion Buzzwords

VISAGE:
Best in Beauty; Scent of the Month: Salvatore Ferragamo Signorina Eleganza; Accessory Advisory

SHOP TALK:
Swoon Boutique; Sales & News

SPACES:
Erin Perkins, The Scout Guide of Northern Virginia

 

 

VOICES
 
city sprawl profile

City Sprawl
Run Ragged: I am a runner—whether the rest of them like it or not.

Profile
Farbia Davoodi fights against Iran’s oppresive policies from her Oakton home.

 

 

 

 

FAMILY
 
family

TALKING POINTS
‘When the School Says No … How to Get the Yes’; Education Apps; Get Your Child Running

GAME PLAN

PETS

 

 

 

 

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