May-June 2020

Love & tragedy

For Jeffanie Rantung-Kramar, what was supposed to be a honeymoon in paradise turned into unimaginable heartbreak

Shop talk

Argentine-inspired accessories from a Chevy Chase resident, plus three new shops in the Bethesda area

Beer boom

Nine craft breweries that are helping make Montgomery County a haven for beer lovers

Perk up

These independent coffeehouses offer more than great coffee—they’re also a place to gather and to escape

The detective

A Rockville doctor on food allergies, surprising diagnoses and why some people shouldn’t get a dog

A new chapter

How the library in downtown Bethesda is staying relevant in the age of e-books, smartphones and Alexa

Schmidtten from the start

The wedding of Montgomery County police officer Mike Schmidt and former EMT Alivia Crawford included photos with alpacas, the theme song from The Office and a Mission BBQ buffet

A lasting gift

When a Silver Spring dad was diagnosed with an aggressive form of leukemia, his teenage son was his best hope for survival

Bethesda interview: Danny Hultzen

Pitcher Danny Hultzen, a Bethesda native, talks about getting picked second in the major league draft, the injuries that almost ended his career, and his first trip to the mound for the Chicago Cubs