Arlington Magazine - May/June 2023 April 13, 2023 Erin Roby Get Away: Omni Bedford Springs Resort in Pennsylvania Christine Koubek Flynn, Set in the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains, this historic property has played host to 13 U.S. presidents. It Was One of the Deadliest Building Collapses in D.C.-Area History Kim O’Connell, Fifty years ago, the Skyline Plaza construction disaster emitted a dust cloud so thick that it filled the stadium of Wakefield High School. A Modern Dream Home For a Family of Ten Meredith Lindemon, This eight-bedroom, 10-bath compound in McLean spans 13,180 square feet with a pool and spa out back. Drink Whiskey at George Washington’s Distillery Christine Koubek Flynn, Tasting tours are available through October near the founding father's Mount Vernon estate. Get Away: Baltimore's Ulysses Hotel Christine Koubek Flynn, For campy fun, book a stay at this John Waters-inspired property in Charm City's Mount Vernon neighborhood. Explore the Mallows Bay Ghost Fleet, a Ship Graveyard Melanie D.G. Kaplan, Filled with history, this sunken fleet about 30 miles down the Potomac from D.C. is now an ecological paradise. Memoir of a Waiter in the DMV Isa Seyran, Remembering my first tour at Zaytinya with the prophet José Andrés. Shop Local: Oh Eleven Studio Colleen Kennedy, Say it with paper. Patricia Okrasinski Heffner's boutique studio specializes in bespoke invitations and wedding stationery. 9 Spots for Spectacular Seafood David Hagedorn, Our dining critic's top picks for crabs, fish, lobster, oysters, mussels and more are sure to have you hooked. Want to Know Who Grows Your Produce? Tamar Abrams, Area 2 Farms, a carbon-friendly urban farming operation in Arlington, has a CSA program that delivers. Shop Local: Eco Jewelry by Maria Irene Weinz Colleen Kennedy, The Arlington designer uses ethically-mined precious metals, recycled gemstones and lab-grown diamonds, and recycles most of her metal waste. Girls With Goals Arlington Magazine, Northern Virginia has become a women's soccer juggernaut, turning out scores of elite college athletes and even a few pro players. Why is that? Treat Yourself to Japanese Omakase at Wren David Hagedorn, Hate Mondays? Why not start the week on a high note with an 18-course sushi dinner with wine and sake pairings in Tysons. Her Novel Gives Formerly Enslaved People a Voice Matt Mendelsohn, Amina Luqman-Dawson's 'Freewater' won both a Coretta Scott King book prize and the 2023 John Newbery Medal for best children’s book. Virginia Has a New Winery with Spectacular Mountain Views David Hagedorn, Owned by Arlingtonians Tom and Deanna Herrity, Crimson Lane Vineyards is a labor of love. Great Spaces: A Secret Bourbon Room Jennifer Shapira, The clients wanted their own private speakeasy. This design lifted their spirits. Will 'Missing Middle' Housing Fix Arlington's Affordability Problem? Helen Partridge, The county's controversial new zoning ordinance has residents at odds. Some say it's a step in the right direction. Critics worry it could backfire.