January-February 2010 Archives | Bethesda Magazine

January-February 2010


The Good, The Bad and The Costly

Renovations teach homeowners a thing or two.

Split Decisions

Renovations have transformed once ho-hum split-levels into architectural gems.

"Mama Always Comes Home"

For a filmmaker, an Afghanistan-bound mother's recordings to her children hit close to home.

Rescue on River Road

A flood rises out of nowhere, and nine people find themselves swept up in a drama they could never have imagined.

Our Sports Authority

Commentator James Brown of Bethesda tells how he learned to play the game of life.

Is it Pho Real?

Our intrepid reviewer searches for the Vietnamese soup with the right stuff.

Baby, it’s Cold Outside

Several area inns offer just the ticket-rooms with the crackling warmth of a real wood-burning fireplace.

The Sea of Forgetfulness

A Bethesda woman is cast adrift in unfamiliar waters as she struggles to care for a husband with Alzheimer's.

The Reincarnation of National Park Seminary

After decades of neglect, the onetime school for wealthy young women has been reborn.

A Place of Peace

Nearly a dozen years after her daughter's murder, death penalty abolitionist Vicki Schieber arrives at tranquility-but not rest.

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