338 Shop Talk
Fall’s statement coats prove that outerwear
can be more than a way to keep warm.
Plus, new places to find vintage items,
artwork and more.
By Robin Fisher and Cynthia Hacinli
352 To-Do List
From the Taste of Bethesda to David
Sedaris at Strathmore, there’s lots to do
By Cindy Murphy-Tofig
358 What Bethesda’s
Best-selling books in the area vs. those
360 Driving Range
Maryland’s Tilghman Island serves up
local seafood—plus a tall tale or two.
By Virginia Myers
368 Once Upon a Time
How a Rockville tavern played a role in the
birth of America.
By Mark Walston
Special Advertising Sections
108 Private School Guide
193 Long & Foster Ad Section
238 Home Experts Profiles
291 Physicians Profiles
20 To Our Readers
Many children who come to this country
illegally face uncertainty. One young
woman is using her experiences to help
By Steve Roberts
Four rules to eat by
By April Witt
38 My Stuff
A retired lawyer’s “war room” in Chevy
Chase is home to thousands of toy
By Teddy Amenabar
40 People Watcher
The CareerBuilder.com founder wants to
make online shopping easier . . . What’s
on Kensington Mayor Peter Fosselman’s
nightstand . . . Scrabble champs in Silver
Spring, and more.
By Maura Mahoney
46 Story of My Life
After her grandmother was diagnosed
with Alzheimer’s disease, the author
wanted to find a way to honor her legacy.
By Erin Jones
An attorney turns a lifelong passion
into a new career.
By Karen A. Watkins
56 Work Related
A retired Montgomery County judge talks
about helping kids from the bench.
As told to Jacob Bogage
58 Person of Interest
The wonders of nature are everywhere.
John Francis wants to show them to us.
By Jacob Bogage