April 17, 2014

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Bethesda Magazine

Bethesda Magazine is the magazine for people living in Bethesda and the surrounding towns. Lively, entertaining and informative, Bethesda Magazine covers the topics that are interesting and important to Bethesda-area residents, including restaurants, real estate, home design and décor, community issues (e.g., schools, traffic, development), arts and entertainment, and people. Bethesda Magazine is published six times a year and is available in print and as a digital edition.


BethesdaMagazine.com is the online gathering place for people living in—or interested in—the Bethesda area. The website features blogs about topics of local interest, a dining guide, selected stories from the current issue of Bethesda Magazine and an archive of selected stories from past issues.


Published by Bethesda Magazine, Applause is the magazine for the Music Center at Strathmore. Applause is published five times a year and copies are handed to attendees at performances at the Music Center.

Arlington Magazine

Arlington Magazine is co-owned by Steve Hull, editor and publisher of Bethesda Magazine; and Greg Hamilton, Arlington Magazine's president and publisher. Published six times a year, Arlington Magazine explores and celebrates life in Arlington, McLean and Falls Church. Lively, local, relevant and thought provoking, Arlington Magazine helps readers enjoy the good life that Arlington offers, but does not shy away from covering the challenges the community faces.

Meet Editor-in-Chief and Publisher Steve Hull

Steve has been in the magazine publishing business for nearly 30 years. Before starting Bethesda Magazine in 2004, he spent 14 years as a senior executive with Atlantic Media Company (formerly National Journal Group), which publishes The Atlantic and National Journal. Prior to that, Steve was an editor of several business-to-business magazines, a newspaper reporter and editor, and a press secretary in the U.S. House of Representatives. Steve is also co-owner of Arlington Magazine, which covers the Northern Virginia communities of Arlington, McLean and Falls Church.

Steve serves on the board of directors of the Community Foundation for Montgomery County and the advisory boards at the Universities at Shady Grove and the Journalism Department at the University of Connecticut, his alma mater. He lives in Chevy Chase with his wife Susan Hull (the associate publisher of the magazine). They have four children.

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