From Flocks to Fiber Art

Make ‘Em Laugh

Kim Levone understands the importance of laughter. A licensed social worker, Levone has spent more than two decades working one-on-one with individuals who have anxiety, depression, schizophrenia and other mental health issues. “Feeling joy...

Colorful Connections

The owners of this newly constructed home in the heart of Chevy Chase wanted a fun, approachable and feel-good living space for their family. To create a cohesive design for the light-filled open-floor plan,...

Montgomery County Means Business

The pandemic has wreaked havoc on many Montgomery County businesses. Maryland’s most populous county – there are more than 1 million residents for the first time, according to the 2020 census – in recent...

Survival of the Funnest

In the late 1980s, it was a teenage ritual. My friend and I would save up — about $20 each, real money then — and plan our pilgrimage to Dream Wizards, the Rockville store...

From Flocks to Fiber Art

Dalis Davidson’s “autumn bouquet” channels the hues of the season in colors that range from chestnut to fir to something she’s named “chopping wood.” But this bouquet doesn’t feature the last flowers before frost....
A Beagle mix hound dog is standing indoors by a big window with the curtaain and shutters open. The dog is looking through the window into the outdoors. Close up side view.

Keep Calm and Wag On

As the pandemic ends and many pets are left alone for the first time, they may experience separation anxiety.

A Respectful Renovation

Original architect Jim Rill helps new homeowners modernize their wooded Potomac home.
Annapolis Skyline

Nouveau Annapolis

Maryland’s capital has emerged from the COVID-19 pandemic invigorated, refreshed and renewed.
Wheaton Arts Parade Yarn Bombs at Brookeside Gardens

Yarn Bombs Away With Wheaton Arts Parade

On a mission to stitch together community, Latinx artists (and non-artists) are wrapping up Wheaton in colorful knits.
Remembering 9/11

Twenty Years Later, Remembering 9/11

Ahead of the 20th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, Montgomery County residents share their memories of that life-changing day.
Rick Yount of Warrior Canine Connection

A Veteran’s Best Friend

Warrior Canine Connection’s service-dog-training program helps veterans cope with post-deployment challenges.
Back-to-school reading for adults

Back-to-School Reading

Montgomery County Public Libraries recommends these works of adult fiction set in school.