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Will the Cider Barrel ever reopen?

While hard cider has become a popular drink in recent times, the most famous soft cider spot in the county is dry and getting...

The price of isolation

By Ellen Braunstein As the pandemic wears on, the emotional challenges are sending more people to mental health specialists than ever before, clinicians say. Area therapists...

Round House Theatre’s National Capital New Play Festival runs April 5 through May 8

Beloved for producing works of the American canon, in recent years Round House Theatre artistic director Ryan Rilette has been on a quest for...

Steven and Susan Saidman were avid doll collectors for years. Now it’s time to...

Story by Barbara Trainin Blank Photos by David Stuck Steven and Susan Saidman were in New York in 2003, sitting in the waiting room of Kleinfelds,...
Donuts for Dinner

Donuts for Dinner covers the classics

Photos by David Stuck Oct. 17, 2020, was an unusually auspicious Saturday for a picnic and live music. In the afternoon, the parking lot at...

Practice makes music

By Ellen Braunstein Diane Downs’ family never made music lessons a priority when she was young and, for a time, homeless. It was only when...

Capturing the extraordinary in the ordinary

Photography by Tammy Page When the pandemic upended routines and expectations, Tammy Page grabbed her camera and began to capture the bustling lives of those...

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...

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...

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.”...