Arlington Magazine - March-April 2016 February 15, 2016 Arlington Magazine Staff A Year of Loss Jessica Strelitz, Mourning the child you never knew is a singular kind of grief. But the sisterhood of those who've felt that pain is broader than I realized. Great Spaces: Lounging in Luxury Jennifer Sergent, A master bedroom transforms into a cozy retreat. Cycling Gear With an Edge Adrienne Wichard-Edds, Falls Church resident Jon Burns hits big with WTFKits, a line of custom jerseys, water bottles and more. Good Libations in Nelson County Amy Brecount White, Locavores will find fine wine, craft beer and tasty spirits under the micro-appellation "Nelson 151" near Charlottesville. Party Animals Ellen Ryan, Birthday parties for Fido are turning into big business. The Sound of Music Rick Schadelbauer, Falls Church organist Julie Huang Tucker is a force of nature. What Arlington is Reading Arlington Magazine Staff, What Arlington-area readers are picking up this month. Amazing Additions Jennifer Sergent, Three local residences go from modest to magnificent. Furniture Rescue Adrienne Wichard-Edds, The Front Porch Furniture Rescue gives worn pieces new life in Falls Church. DIY This Pepita Cantina Cocktail David Hagedorn, The Irish Fizz arrives just in time for St. Patrick’s Day. Real Estate Prices by Neighborhood - 2015 Arlington Magazine Staff, Home sales trends in more than 300 neighborhoods in Arlington, McLean and Falls Church over the past five years. 10 Neighborhoods We Love Jenny Sullivan, Whether it's walkability, exclusivity or character you seek, each of these neighborhoods offers something special. Operation Swag Arlington Magazine Staff, Spa Swag for Warriors sends love, beauty products to female service members overseas. Where to Buy Outdoor Gear on Consignment Adrienne Wichard-Edds, Second Ascent lands in Lyon Park, offering jackets, boots, packs and more. Get Away: Spring 2016 Christine Koubek Flynn, Plan a spring thaw with a weekend trip to one of these Mid-Atlantic destinations. Where Chefs Order Takeout Laura Hayes, Need a little variety in your carryout routine? Here’s where area chefs go to satisfy their cravings when they’re off duty. Neighborhood Watch: March/April 2016 Laurie McClellan, Vintage guitars, synthetic turf sports fields, garden tools on loan, tales of a real-world ad man and more. Up in Arms G. Stephen Thurston, Many local residents bristle at the thought of a gun store in their neighborhood. But Arlington is already home to more guns than some may realize. The Secret to Texas Jack's Juicy Brisket David Hagedorn, It takes two days' work to make this low-and-slow brisket right. Igloos in Falls Church Kim O’Connell, Architect Wallace Neff's experimental postwar "bubble houses" weren't built to last. Restaurant Review: SER David Hagedorn, Superb Spanish cooking, impeccable service and personal touches spell success in Ballston. Ignore the Tic, Don't Ignore Me Adrienne Wichard-Edds, Trevor Harris has Tourette Syndrome. He's also just a regular Arlington seventh-grader.