Arlington Magazine - May-June 2019 April 15, 2019 Arlington Magazine Summer Arts Guide 2019 Arlington Magazine, Local exhibits and performances you won't want to miss, from country, rock and hip-hop legends to marauding pirates and a building-size public art project. What's the Dillon Rule? Matt Blitz, It's the reason Arlington officials sometimes can't act autonomously without state approval. Get Away: New Jersey's American Dream Complex Christine Koubek Flynn, Shopping, shows, theme parks—and indoor skiing!—next to Meadowlands. Get Away: The Independent Hotel Christine Koubek Flynn, The residential-style hotel in Philly's Midtown Village has all the creature comforts of home. Time to Revisit Peking Gourmet Inn David Hagedorn, A local institution, the Falls Church restaurant was a national James Beard award semifinalist for outstanding service. Great Spaces: An Inspired Home Office Jennifer Sergent, Everything has its place in this pretty workspace. Good Night to a Great Bar Nick Freshman, Gone but not forgotten, Clarendon Grill was a place where life happened. For Beautiful Summer Skin, Do This Adrienne Wichard-Edds, Dermatologist Lily Talakoub offers a few tips and product picks. Picture-Perfect Island Kitchens Charlotte Safavi, These cool kitchen makeovers will inspire you to get cookin'. Get Away: Hotel Weyanoke Christine Koubek Flynn, Set in the college town of Farmville, Virginia, it features mid-mod furnishings in a historic brick building. Healthy Recipes From Local Chefs Rina Rapuano, These dishes are easy to make, packed with flavor and good for you. Pretty in Ink: Calligraphette & Co. Adrienne Wichard-Edds, Rosslyn resident Nika Smernoff offers calligraphy services and workshops. Rethinking School Lunches Matt Blitz, Looks what's coming to the cafeteria: healthy dishes created by student chefs. Can't Sleep? Your Diet May Not Be Helping. Eliza Tebo, What you eat and drink (or don't) before bedtime may make a difference. 10 Healthy(ish) Dishes to Order Out David Hagedorn, Eating healthy doesn't have to mean eating in. Try these not-so-guilty pleasures at area restaurants. 14 Questions With Amy Walter Adrienne Wichard-Edds, The veteran political analyst talks women in office, objectivity in an age of tribal politics, and why she moved to Arlington. Visit Virginia's Lesser-Known Civil War Sites Sue Eisenfeld, Looking for some historic sites that are a bit off the beaten path? Here's your itinerary. Del Ray's Stomping Ground Has a Second Location at Tysons Galleria David Hagedorn, Owner Nicole Jones knows biscuits. And she has her own take on Southern food. 5 Questions With Don Beyer Matt Blitz, The congressman representing Virginia's 8th District talks health care, climate change, politics and Amazon. His CSA Farm Once Fed 500+ Families Sue Eisenfeld, Now Arlington native Leigh Hauter wonders if this season will be his last. "I Asked Him for My Clothes and My Phone" Adrienne Wichard-Edds, No one expects to be sexually assaulted. Then it happens. February's Most Expensive Home Sales Arlington Magazine, Top-sellers included a 5-bedroom home in Arlington's Berkshire Oakwood neighborhood that sold for $1.7 million. Friend or Fad: Are These Trendy Diets Good for You? Arlington Magazine, Registered dietitian Lisa Muras weighs in on the pros and cons of five popular food regimens.