Arlington Magazine - January/February 2023 December 15, 2022 Erin Roby Great Spaces: Paint It Black Meredith Lindemon, A simple home makeover in McLean embraces the light—and the dark. For Artsy Out-of-Town Guests: D.C.'s CitizenM Hotel Christine Koubek Flynn, Visitors can stay in style at this colorful, cool boutique hotel in NoMa near Union Station. Hit Poppyseed Rye for All-Day Breakfast and Cheffy Sandwiches David Hagedorn, Greg Lloyd was executive chef of Le Diplomate in D.C. before he took over the kitchen at the Ballston cafe and flower shop. Shop Local: Privé Roses Colleen Kennedy, Forget the long stems. Here's a chic new way to say, 'I love you' with a classic Valentine's Day flower. 🌹 Back in the Day, It Was Arlington's Favorite Fast Food Kim O’Connell, Once upon a time, Holly Farms Chicken was the place to go for buckets full of comfort. Stressed Out? Let These Resorts Give You the Spa Treatment Adrienne Wichard-Edds, Pamper yourself with a stay at one of these luxury hideaways within driving distance of Arlington. Get Away: The Logan Inn Christine Koubek Flynn, Kick back, rock-star style, and bring your dog to this edgy hideout in New Hope, Pennsylvania. In Clarendon, a Seafood Joint Emphasizing Sustainability David Hagedorn, Seamore's is committed to serving fresh catch from fish stocks that are healthy or growing. A Meditation on the Perils of Being Tall Jeffrey Yeates, Height has its advantages, sure. But I'd really like to stop whacking my head on stuff. A Home Makeover with Brazilian Accents Nigel Maynard, For this thoughtful renovation in Arlington's Bluemont neighborhood, a couple and their designer drew inspiration from a chair. Letter from the Publisher Greg Hamilton, Popularity Contest What Exactly Is Arlington Tech? Helen Partridge, Is it a trade school? A STEM program? Here's an inside look at one unusual little high school's alternative approach to education and career readiness. This Arlington Book Club Has Been Meeting For More Than 50 Years Kim O’Connell, Helen Hyman, a former Arlington schoolteacher, founded the club in 1967 to bring neighborhood moms together while their kids were in school. Get Away: National Museum of the United States Army Christine Koubek Flynn, Opened on Veterans Day 2020, the Fort Belvoir museum chronicles military history through art, artifacts, audio tours and more. Restaurant Review: Pirouette David Hagedorn, Jackie and Philippe Loustaunau stage a beguiling pas de deux at their Ballston café and wine shop. October's Most Expensive Home Sales Arlington Magazine, Top-sellers included a contemporary home in Broyhill Forest that went for $3.5 million. Best of Arlington 2023 Arlington Magazine, It's here! Our annual compendium of the latest, greatest people, places, services and things to do in Arlington, McLean and Falls Church.