Arlington Magazine - July/August 2023 June 15, 2023 Erin Roby Get Away: Museum of Illusions Washington Christine Koubek Flynn, Discover mind-bending optical illusions at this new attraction in CityCenterDC. Mother Figure Orrin Konheim, My mom was a high-profile bureaucrat with a gift for storytelling. I'm now discovering that many of those stories were true. Her Retirement Job? Ball Girl for the Nats Madelyn Rosenberg, At home games, you’ll often find Tanya Schneider fielding balls along the first or third baseline. Get Away: Great Wolf Lodge Maryland Christine Koubek Flynn, The kid fun includes a massive indoor water park, arcades, mini golf, a ropes course, live action games, treasure hunts and more. Great Spaces: Beguiling Tile Jennifer Shapira, Quiet features allow the beautiful tiled walls to shine in this understated Arlington kitchen remodel. Beyond the Beautiful Earth Kim O’Connell, Astronaut David M. Brown was as down-to-earth as he was starry-eyed. He perished on the space shuttle Columbia. Get Away: Hotel Bethany Beach Christine Koubek Flynn, Need a beach weekend? This freshly renovated Delaware shore hotel is pet- and kid-friendly. Stop and Smell the Roses in This Glorious Public Garden Matt Mendelsohn, Created at the end of World War II, Arlington's Bon Air Memorial Rose Garden is a feast for the senses. Haute Dogs Is All About Fancy Franks David Hagedorn, Hot dogs get the star treatment at this Arlington eatery with jazzy toppings such as bruschetta, buffalo or banh mi. Shop Local: The Happy Hour Flowers Colleen Kennedy, No green thumb? This Arlington start-up sells pretty flowers with DIY growing tips. The floral-inspired cocktail recipes are a freebie. Need a New Game Night Option? This One Is 'Not So Neighborly' Colleen Kennedy, Petty grudges? Theft? Arson? FamBam Games has a board game to satisfy those darkest urges. What to Order at Maison Cheryl in Clarendon David Hagedorn, Chef Robert Maher's Frenchy bistro does a proper duck à l’orange, says our dining critic. Extraordinary Teen Awards 2023 Lisa Lednicer, Greatness comes in many forms, whether it’s pioneering research, soul-bearing works of art or the simple gift of making people laugh. Meet this year’s exemplary students. Delaware's Cutest Beach Town Is Calling Susan Anspach, Low-key Lewes is prized for its quiet shoreline, maritime history, bike trails, great restaurants and intimate charm. A Mystery Illness Called POTS Adrienne Wichard-Edds, A debilitating disorder with a constellation of symptoms, postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome is often misdiagnosed as anxiety. Doctors are missing the mark. Restaurant Review: Jiwa Singapura David Hagedorn, The chef behind D.C.'s Michelin-starred Cranes brings a taste of Southeast Asia to Tysons. Top Doctors 2023 Arlington Magazine, Need a new internist, pediatrician, surgeon or specialist? Here are our area’s most respected physicians, as nominated by their peers in the medical community.