Arlington Magazine - November-December 2014 October 13, 2014 Arlington Magazine Staff Most Expensive Home Sales: August 2014 Arlington Magazine Staff, Including a home on Lake Barcroft that sold for $1.1 million. What Arlington is Reading Arlington Magazine Staff, Top-selling books at the Barnes & Noble in Clarendon, compared with Barnes & Noble stores nationwide and online at www.bn.com. Holiday Gifts for Kids Adrienne Wichard-Edds, Find something for every kid on your list at Doodlehopper 4 Kids toy store in Falls Church. Not Your Typical Family Portraits Adrienne Wichard-Edds, At TellChronicles, customers can simply drop by to document life’s little moments. 6 Tips for Cozy Winter Décor Adrienne Wichard-Edds, No need to pack up after the holidays. Arlington designer Erica Peale offers decorating ideas to last all winter long. Great Holiday Gifts for Foodies Laura Hayes, Give the gift of food and drink from these shops in Arlington, Falls Church and McLean. Thanksgiving to Go and Fair Trade Coffee Nevin Martell, Dishes to supplement your holiday table. Plus, a new fair-trade coffee shop in Westover. Infertility in Arlington Jenny Rough, Local couples in Arlington, McLean and Falls Church weigh the pros and cons of fertility treatments. Secrets of Successful Marriages Amy Brecount White, All marriages have their ups and downs, and some don't survive. Arlington journalist Amy Brecount White explores how couples can make love last. Life on the Campaign Trail Andrew Schneider, Andrew Schneider recalls his run for the Virginia House of Delegates and what it taught him about politics, Arlington and himself. The Malaria Project Cathy Alter, Arlington author Karen Masterson uncovers the true story behind America’s covert WWII mission to find a cure for the disease. Suddenly Single Tamar Abrams, Looking for love in Arlington, McLean and Falls Church can be challenging the second time around. Especially in the digital age. Ballston Mall Poised for Massive Makeover G. Stephen Thurston, Ballston, the once-and-future shopping destination, is turning things inside out. Restaurant Review: Mazagan Jessica Strelitz, At trendy Mazagan, the best dishes take time. Here Come the Brides Wendy Kantor, Wedding guru Kathryn Hamm knows flowers and invitations, photography and etiquette—and which states will recognize your marriage if you’re gay. In Richmond, A Thriving Arts Scene Virginia Myers, Once the ignominious capital of the U.S. Confederacy, Richmond is now known for something entirely different: a progressive and thriving arts scene.