July-August 2020 Archives | Bethesda Magazine

July-August 2020


Book report

An adventure story for kids, a book on college basketball, and more

On the cusp of a cure?

Jeff Galvin believes his Rockville cell and gene technology company has found a breakthrough treatment for people living with HIV

Prized possessions

Local interior designers share their favorite personal pieces and spaces

The charmer

A cat named Beckett has made himself at home at a local senior living community

Waterside wedding

At a resort in Cambridge, Maryland, a Potomac couple’s celebration included a sand ceremony and a packed dance floor

Changing direction

Artistic Director Chil Kong is putting his spin on Adventure Theatre MTC

‘Miracle man’

When Mike Lavorel developed a rare infection, likely from something he ate, it didn’t look like he would survive. Less than a year later, the Bethesda dad was coaching soccer again—and adjusting to challenges he never expected.

Screen time

How the pandemic is changing the way a Chevy Chase pediatrician connects with her patients

Ruff times

When we asked local residents to tell us about the pets they’ve added to the family during the pandemic, the adorable photos came rolling in

Porch life

Enjoy the ultimate outdoor staycation with great local finds

Stuck at home

With little warning, local residents had nowhere to go so they tried to make the best of it. We checked in with 12 of them in April and May to see how the pandemic was affecting their lives.

Spreading kindness

A new book by a Potomac mother and daughter offers kids 52 ideas for how to make the world a nicer place

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