Arlington Magazine - July/August 2021 June 13, 2021 Erin Roby The Mayor of Green Valley Matt Blitz, John Robinson Jr. anchored his neighborhood and brought people together. Now, so will the public square that bears his name. Return of the Carillon Bells Matt Blitz, After an upgrade, the Netherlands Carillon near the Iwo Jima Memorial will soon ring again. Carillonneur Edward Nassor takes song requests. Shop Local: Fingers in Ink Rina Rapuano, Wedding invitation? Birth announcement? Designer Nicole Fingers can give it a personal touch. Gift Alert: Amalfi Coast Ceramics Arlington Magazine, Pizza, pasta and panini aren't the only things for sale at Napoli Salumeria in Westpost. You can buy the dishes, too. For Vegetarian Fast-Casual, Hit Greens N Teff David Hagedorn, The Ethiopian carryout on the Pike is plant-based and packed with flavor. Great Spaces: A Party Porch Jenny Sullivan, With the arrival of Brood X, these Arlington homeowners were even more grateful for their new screened porch. Shop Local: Stem & Thistle Rina Rapuano, Florist Brooke Gagnier sources her blossoms from a local cooperative of sustainable and mostly women-owned farms. Letter from the Publisher Greg Hamilton, Coping Mechanisms This Hot Sauce Brings the Funk David Hagedorn, The secret behind Behringer Pepper Co.'s condiments? Full fermentation. Cycling as Therapy Tom Sommers, Biking propelled me through a cold, dark, Covid winter. It was a life-changing gift. Time to Undo Those Pandemic Bad Habits Stephenie Overman, Life during Covid gave rise to all kinds of unhealthy coping mechanisms. Which ones do we need to unlearn? Her Neighbors Needed Help. This Mother of Four Stepped Up. Sydney Johnson, Mariflor Ventura has coordinated assistance for more than 100 families hit hard by the pandemic. Knitting for Stress Relief Sydney Johnson, When her daughter was hospitalized, Carol Caparosa took up knitting. Now, her nonprofit teaches it to others as a form of therapy. Extraordinary Teen Awards 2021 Arlington Magazine, Their pandemic senior year was anything but ordinary—which makes these new graduates all the more extraordinary. A Musical Mystery Tour Sydney Johnson, People were missing live music. So Justin Trawick and his band started performing socially distanced sets in surprise locations. Top Doctors Arlington Magazine, Our area's most respected physicians, as nominated by their peers in the medical community.