Arlington Magazine - January-February 2017 November 30, 2016 Arlington Magazine Staff Neighborhood Watch: January/February 2017 Laurie McClellan, Public art in Courthouse, a McLean author's movie deal and a guide to Arlington's African-American heritage. Gift Alert: Stem and Thistle Flowers Adrienne Wichard-Edds, The Arlington floral designer mixes classic and unconventional elements. Most Expensive Home Sales: October 2016 Arlington Magazine Staff, Homes commanding top dollar included a McLean estate that sold for $5 million. Facets Fine Jewelry: An Arlington Gem Adrienne Wichard-Edds, The Lee Heights store carries pieces you won't find anywhere else. Get Away: Winter Escapes 2017 Christine Koubek Flynn, Escape to the MGM National Harbor casino, the Poconos' Kalahari Resort or the new American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. Operation Binge-Watch Emily Schwartz Greco, For years, I mostly swore off television. Then I encountered a series with a plotline that hit close to home. Warm Up with Korean Soups at Gom Tang E David Hagedorn, Beat the winter cold with a trip to this Eden Center gem in Falls Church. Great Spaces: The Modern Man Cave Jennifer Sergent, A basement makeover by Arlington Home Interiors keeps the cool factor. What Arlington is Reading Arlington Magazine Staff, A look at the bestselling titles at Barnes & Noble Clarendon in December 2016. New Year, Clean House Adrienne Wichard-Edds, Make a fresh start in 2017 with these non-toxic cleaning tips from WellNest in Arlington. Jill Powell and Steve Fredrick Katie Bianco, Married Oct. 22, 2015, in St. Michaels, Maryland Bob Kenney & Mark Treadaway Katie Bianco, Married Aug. 20, 2016, in Arlington Katie Valentine and Mike Charnoff Katie Bianco, Married May 28, 2016, in Berryville, Virginia Transracial Adoption Brings Lessons in Cultural Diversity Amy Rogers Nazarov, Arlington families share their stories. Restaurant Review: Social Oyster Bar David Hagedorn, The secret is out. Chef Jeff Barillo is killing it in McLean. In Arlington's Oldest House, a Layered Past Lisa Lednicer, The historic Ball-Sellers House has centuries of stories to tell.