March-April 2013

Featured Stories

Restoration Drama

A crumbling roof. Collapsed ceilings. Raccoons, both living and dead. A local builder’s mammoth undertaking at historic Baltzley Castle becomes his own private obsession

Letting Joey Go

There’s only so much parents can do to shape their children’s lives. Sandra Swenson learned that the hard way, when one of her two sons followed the straight and narrow—while the other spiraled into addiction.

Top Teens 2013

Bethesda Magazine's 2012 Extraordinary Teen Awards

Extreme Homes

Biggest, oldest, most expensive, oddest, most modern and more

What Do You Get For...

$500,000, $750,000, $1 Million-plus and $2 Million-plus

The Way Home

Bethesda Cares takes the most vulnerable street people and gives them a place of their own. It’s a surprisingly successful approach to ending chronic homelessness. A U.S. Army vet named Chris Page would demonstrate just how critical that help can be.

Archive

The Re-education of Dr. Holt

He was a Harvard-trained anesthesiologist who’d been a championship swimmer at West Point. But after his Humvee hit a bomb, the Bethesda man faced his toughest challenge—relearning how to walk, talk and do his job.

Winning Ways

How a local sports psychologist keeps that competitive edge

The Nanny & Mrs. Senker

How do two women from different circumstances and different parts of the world end up the best of friends? A story about the synchronicity of friendship

John Feinstein: The Sporting Life

Bethesda Magazine interview

The Endless Season

Once, the oyster was synonymous with Maryland cuisine. Now, a Bethesda man is banking on its revival—with a farm-raised mollusk that can be eaten on the half-shell year-round

YMCA Healthy Kids Day

Kids get a jump start on summer with fun activities and games

Bethesda Literary Festival 2013

The 14th annual event on April 19-21

Brookside Gardens Earth Day Festival

Sunday, April 21, from 12:00-4:00pm

Take 5 for Autism Event

On Friday, April 19 at Take 5 Boutique in downtown Bethesda

Earth Day Birthday Celebration

Saturday, April 20 through Sunday, April 21 at Dawson's Market

Green Acres School's 4th Annual Day of Action

The annual event focuses on taking action against discrimination faced by LGBT people.

S&R Foundation's 2013 Spring Celebration Gala

Jazz pianist Keiko Matsui performs at the newly renovated, historic Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club

Rebuilding Together Recognizes Robby Brewer

Community leader honored at reception for his support of Rebuilding Together Montgomery County and outstanding community philanthropy

Monica Hepburn and Christopher Lun

Married on December 17, 2011, at the Bethesda Country Club

Restoration Drama

A crumbling roof. Collapsed ceilings. Raccoons, both living and dead. A local builder’s mammoth undertaking at historic Baltzley Castle becomes his own private obsession

Table Talk: March-April 2013

Mobile pizzerias, vegan commercial kitchen, jDickey’s and more

Letting Joey Go

There’s only so much parents can do to shape their children’s lives. Sandra Swenson learned that the hard way, when one of her two sons followed the straight and narrow—while the other spiraled into addiction.

Shop Talk

Floral patterns, Rita G’s Chapter Two Boutique and more

The High Cost of Prom

Memories don't come cheap

The Insider's Guide to Silver Spring

Here’s a guide to some of the community’s offerings, from the restaurants and shops that locals frequent to the events that draw thousands to its downtown each year.

The Contrarian of the County Council

Marc Elrich has been known to follow the path of most resistance. That’s what worries his critics—particularly when they hear he could be the next county executive.

Top Teens 2013

Bethesda Magazine's 2012 Extraordinary Teen Awards

Extreme Homes

Biggest, oldest, most expensive, oddest, most modern and more

Amazing Range

Bryan Voltaggio goes bold and big—really big— with his new Friendship Heights eatery

Stone Ridge School & Yellow Ribbon Fund host Second Annual Parents’ Day Out

Bethesda comes together for the second time to honor injured service members and their caregivers from Walter Reed National Medical Center

YMCA Celebrates Barbara Ott

On Monday, March 11 at AFI Silver

Grand Opening of 7550 Wisconsin Avenue

On Tuesday, February 26

Goodnight, House

Moving to a new home

Since You Asked: March-April 2013

Questions and answers about the Bethesda area.

Live from...Wheaton?

Where television was born

Luna Samman and Peter Wadeson

Married June 16, 2012, on the Wadeson family farm

iHeal

For soldiers dealing with PTSD and other issues, the military has endorsed a novel treatment: a form of mindful meditation known as iRest

The Bridges of Washington County

Spanning the past in the scenic western reaches of Maryland

The Art of Fitting In

A local nonprofit offers teenagers a creative outlet—and a sense of belonging

Club Med

Wildwood Kitchen provides a welcome retreat, with a menu of (somewhat) healthier choices and plenty of ambience

Silver Spring Resource Guide

List of schools, parks, community leaders and more

Retro Fit

A local landmark harks back to another era in its new incarnation as the Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club

Cosmetic Changes

More and more people want younger, fresher looking skin. What they don’t want is to go under the knife.

Top Teens 2013 Video

Bethesda Magazine's 2013 Extraordinary Teen Awards

Cooking Class

Lamb Chop Lollipops with Plum Compote and Honey-Roasted Baby Carrots

The Way Home

Bethesda Cares takes the most vulnerable street people and gives them a place of their own. It’s a surprisingly successful approach to ending chronic homelessness. A U.S. Army vet named Chris Page would demonstrate just how critical that help can be.

What Do You Get For...

$500,000, $750,000, $1 Million-plus and $2 Million-plus

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