The Sanz brothers celebrate 10 years of Young Artists of America

As gallery director, Rula Jones wants to grow Blackrock’s visual arts program

Rula Jones has been an artist since childhood. Growing up in Texas, London and Virginia, one thing stayed the same no matter where she lived: frequent trips to art museums. Now, she is the...

Gaithersburg artist Paige Friedeman has a thing for crustaceans

As a lifelong Marylander, Paige Friedeman enjoys the state’s beloved crustaceous delicacy: the Maryland blue crab. “I prefer them without a lot of Old Bay, which is funny because Marylanders go crazy about their Old...

The Sanz brothers celebrate 10 years of Young Artists of America

Kristofer Sanz originally set out to be a jazz saxophonist, wanting to do something different from his older brother, Rolando Sanz, an operatic tenor who has performed at Carnegie Hall and The Metropolitan Opera. But...

Shouk now serving Israeli street food in Rockville

Fans of shwarma made from mushrooms and burgers whose main ingredient is eggplant have a new option in Rockville, since the Israeli street food and kosher restaurant Shouk opened last week. Located at Montrose Shopping...

Upkeep for Border Stones Knows No Boundary

If you ever drove on East West Highway in Silver Spring, you likely passed without knowing it one of the country’s oldest national monuments. Same thing if you biked on the Capital Crescent Trail...

Consumable Chemistry

Mead, an alcoholic beverage made from fermented honey, is not a mainstream drink. Manisha Eigner, head of business operations at Clear Skies Meadery in Gaithersburg, hopes to change that. “Wine and beer each have their identity....

Unveiling ‘Shirley and Walter’ at Rockville’s Povich Field

Descendants of Washington Senators Hall of Famer Walter “The Big Train” Johnson and celebrated Washington Post sports journalist Shirley Povich came together Nov. 6 to celebrate the dedication of the sculpture “Shirley and Walter,”...

Intentional Integration

Design: Mindy Wagner Photography: Bob Narod With a consistent color scheme and respect for her client’s collectables, including gemstones and Asian artifacts, Mindy Wagner’s interior design welcomed life and light into a custom-built Laytonsville home. Armed with...

Bethesda 7-Year-Old Aiden Adams Smashes YouTube with Original Music Video ‘For Elise’

By Lindsay VanAsdalan https://youtu.be/LWaJk4MReps A day in the life of a 7-year-old might include playing sports, attending school and hanging out with family and friends. For Aiden Adams, his time also includes performing in music videos. His song...

Weekend Wanderlust

By Jesse Berman, Lexi Gopin, David Holzel, Eleanor Linafelt, Eric Schucht and Selah Maya Zighelboim   Assateague Island National Seashore and State Park If you enjoy the road less traveled, you might want to embark on a trip...

A Work in Progress

By Rudy Malcom Nearly two decades ago, Craig Pettinati, a talent acquisition manager by day, split from a community theater group in Sandy Spring and — with half the money, a few pieces of wood...

In the Key of Fiction

After a 40-year career as a trial attorney in Washington, D.C., Bruce J. Berger turned to writing, earning a master’s degree in creative writing from American University, where he now teaches. His soon-to-be published second...