Letter from the Publisher
Summer is here. . . and the big question is. . . “when can we expect the Silver Line to begin operations?” The latest newsletter from the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project has set a late summer opening as the finishing touches and testing continues. We can’t wait! Marcia McAllister reports on the progress.
What a gift. The professionals at Avanti Dentistry offers area residents with limited resources the gift of better dental health. They’re bringing new smiles to town—read about it in, “Dentistry from the Heart.” Keith Loria brings us the story.
Have you seen those cute birdhouses Howard Lewis builds? We love them! Read his story and see them at Artful Gift Shop in Vienna. Shopped at Salud Organic Market in Great Falls? A Healthy Pantry…warm and wonderful…by Colleen Orme.
I’ve been buying my golf equipment from Buddy Christensen at Golfdom for many years. Knowledgeable about the game we love and always available to help me improve my game, he’s the new principal at Golfdom. We look forward to more custom club fitting, quality merchandise, the newest and best in equipment and opportunities for us to “live the game.” Congratulations and best wishes.
Cindy Pavell gives us some thoughts on “Losing Weight Permanently.” I keep reading it again and again. Allison Sutherland explores the exotic tastes of Polynesia, Linda Barrett talks on Winery Clubs, and Rick Mundy visits “Fitness Together” in Vienna.
“They have it made in the mountains.” That’s what Elaine Jean says as she explains in her piece about the Shenandoah Valley. I’m going.
Meet Veretenov of Nouvel Kitchen & Bath. If contemporary designs are what
you’re looking for, he should be on your “must see” list.
Jessie Biele has been busy reviewing the new Paladar Latin Kitchen and Rum Bar and I-Thai in Tysons. Wonderful new dining options…how lucky are we?
Expecting visitors this summer? Not enough room? Brother-in-law eats too much? We have some nearby hotels to help you. Great amenities and great prices for friends and family. “Suite Dreams!”
So much more wonderful reading thanks to our writers and contributors. Passero and Feeney, Anna Whiston-Donaldson, Navid Roshan, Keith on the Music Scene, Leigh Macdonald on “Editing,” Judy Caplan on “Waist Not, Want Not,” Carole Herrick on “The Madisons Escape Capture,” and more. We hope you can take some time to read about the community around you—and please remember to support your local merchants this summer—they’re counting on you.
Have a safe summer. See you in September.