September-October 2011

The Starr Report

After a sometimes rocky ride at his previous post, the county's new superintendent of schools hopes to continue Jerry Weast's legacy-and, oh, yeah, have a life.

Spy Game

To his Chevy Chase neighbors, Stewart Nozette was an enigma. To his colleagues, he was a well-respected scientist. To the federal government--he was a disaster waiting to happen.

All Fired Up

Whether entertaining clients or toasting marshmallows with the kids, area homeowners enjoy the warmth and beauty of their outdoor fireplaces almost year-round.