Arlington Magazine - September-October 2014 August 11, 2014 Arlington Magazine Staff Most Expensive Home Sales: June 2014 Arlington Magazine Staff, Including a home in Country Club Hills that commanded $2.1 million. What Arlington is Reading Arlington Magazine Staff, Top-selling books at the Barnes & Noble in Clarendon as of June 19, compared with Barnes & Noble stores nationwide and online at www.bn.com Home Plate Nevin Martell, Farmhouse dining, cupcakes in McLean, a juice-bar expansion and fall road trips in search of apple cider. Risky Business Alison Rice, Few parents approve of their kids drinking or using drugs. But the reality of underage substance use is far more complicated than simply telling kids to “just say no.” Coming Home Kim O’Connell, Moving into her parents’ old house prompted a major renovation and the launch of a new career for Katie Buck. Mirror Image Cindy Kane, When I showed my daughters the ugly truth, they reminded me that beauty is more than skin deep. Growth Experience Jenny Sokol, Thomas Jefferson Middle School's little community garden has a big impact. The AP and IB Arms Race Amy Brecount White, Sometimes more challenging coursework is a good thing for students. And sometimes more is too much. School of Thought Jenny Sokol, Marymount University president Matt Shank pitches service, worldliness and the occasional curveball. Style Counsel Adrienne Wichard-Edds, Fall Picks, Fashion to Go and more Rosslyn Rising G. Stephen Thurston, Rosslyn's skyline is growing ever taller. But its new proposed sector plan focuses on a lot more than the vertical horizon. In the Line of Fire Madelyn Rosenberg, Sometimes you look for trouble. Sometimes trouble finds you. And sometimes you’re just in the wrong place at the wrong time. Tilghman Island's Water Ways Virginia Myers, A little oyster town on the Chesapeake Bay offers a bridge to the past. Veg Out Laura Hayes, Tired of menus that treat vegetarian options as an afterthought? Here are some places where meatless reigns supreme, or at least gets equal play. Page Turners Laurie McClellan, Are your kids looking for something good to read? Check out these children’s and young-adult titles by local authors. Restaurant Review: Pizzeria Orso Jessica Strelitz, Pizzeria Orso is still firing hot in Falls Church.