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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

Beach memories

With many summer plans still up in the air, six local families reflect on why Bethany, Rehoboth, Dewey and Ocean City are so important to them

Bethesda Interview: Riccardo and Roberto Pietrobono

The brothers who own Olazzo, Gringos & Mariachis and Alatri Bros. talk about the stress of the pandemic, pivoting to takeout, and how they’re handling the county’s phased reopening

The other Ocean City

Make plans to visit this family-friendly beach town in New Jersey when the pandemic is over

Into the flames

2020 Short Story & Essay Contest: First Place, High School Essay Contest

Day moon

2020 Short Story & Essay Contest: First Place, Adult Essay Contest

A chance for better weather

2020 Short Story & Essay Contest: First Place, High School Short Story Contest

The kids are all right

2020 Short Story & Essay Contest: First Place, Adult Short Story Contest

Bridging the gap

Traveling through small-town America, by bike, on the Great Allegheny Passage trail

Table talk

A family-run bakery, plus The Eleanor in Silver Spring

Book report

New works by local authors

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