16 JULY/AUGUST 2015 | BETHESDAMAGAZINE.COM
124 | POWER TO THE PEOPLE
After several terrible storms and repeated outages, Pepco
began cutting down trees more aggressively than ever before.
A group of Potomac homeowners thinks the utility has gone
too far—and last year, they started fighting back.
B Y APRIL WIT T
140 | ON POINT
Bethesda-based needlepoint company Smathers & Branson
is celebrating a new partnership with J. Crew
BY SARAH ZLOTNICK
150 | BETHESDA INTERVIEW
Lifelong friends Mark Ein and Josh Harris talk about
growing up in Chevy Chase, finding success in business,
and the challenges and rewards of owning professional
BY DAVID ELFIN
157 | WRITE ON
The winners of our annual short story and essay contests
A group of Potomac homeowners,
including Fred and Stephanie
Goodman, have banded together
to fight Pepco.