Arlington Magazine - November-December 2012 October 16, 2012 Arlington Magazine Staff Labor of Love Kim O’Connell, A couple brings the family business home by restoring and renovating their Victorian house in Falls Church. The Big Takeaway Jim Davis, I saw it as a slam dunk. My dad saw things differently. Walk on the Wild Side Sue Eisenfeld, If untouched wilderness and extreme conditions are your idea of heaven, the Canaan Valley is calling. Home Plate November/December 2012 Walter Nicholls, Say hello to seasonal brews, Italian sweets and Merrifield's new Mosaic District. Plus, what to do with all that leftover Halloween candy. Fun and Games Adrienne Wichard-Edds, What’s a kid to do beyond screen time? The experts at this local toy emporium have a few suggestions. Guide to Giving Arlington Magazine Staff, Essential information on 37 local nonprofits that serve people in need in our community. How can you help? Start here. New Beginnings Nevin Martell, What can you do with old coffee grounds and used french fry oil? A behind-the-scenes look at what local restaurants don't send to the landfill. As We Speak Wendy Kantor, Sandra Alboum’s translation agency can speak pretty much any language. Well…almost. Restaurant Review: Tallula Walter Nicholls, Tallula has a new chef, an old soul and a killer wine selection. Common Valor Madelyn Rosenberg, Their names may be forgotten, but their sacrifice isn’t. Why We Give Adrienne Wichard-Edds, Altruism isn’t entirely selfless. Many of those who give their time and money are finding it’s a two-way street. Ballston Stall Patrick Ross, It’s got the location and the demographics. Why doesn’t Ballston Common Mall have higher-end stores? Excuse Me...Do You Have a Parents’ Menu? Jessica Strelitz, A discerning mom-to-be seeks out eateries that cater to little ones while still offering dishes a parent can love. Worlds Apart Kris Coronado, Incomes and property values are rising in Arlington. So is the number of residents relying on food pantries, free medical care and housing assistance.