March-April 2015

Here for a Reason

As a 58-year-old living with cystic fibrosis, John Sackett has overcome incredible odds. Now, the president of Shady Grove Medical Center wants to make his hospital world class. He may be the right guy to pull it off.

Figuratively Speaking

At the corner of Woodmont and Bethesda avenues, Lot 31 will add 162 apartments, 88 condos and 40,000 square feet of retail space to downtown Bethesda. Here's a look at the development by the numbers.

Flying High

In 2013, Marillyn Hewson became the first woman CEO in Lockheed Martin's history, making her one of the most powerful women in the world. Here's the story of the Potomac resident's unlikely rise to power.

Banter: Ike Leggett

On the eve of his re-election last fall, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett was hassled by Park Police as he prepared to place campaign signs at a Silver Spring polling place. Leggett, 69, who grew up in rural Louisiana during the era of segregation, talked with Bethesda Magazine about how we have-and haven't-changed since that time.

A Conversation with Emily Yoffe

As the writer of "Dear Prudence," Slate's advice column, Emily Yoffe considers the problems of hundreds of people every week. She talks about her most memorable letters, her biggest gaffe and more.