Arlington Magazine - November – December 2018

Being a Tattoo Artist

Ink is Gilda Acosta's preferred medium. The Corcoran grad co-owns Lady Octopus Tattoos in Clarendon.

Ink is Gilda Acosta’s preferred medium. The Corcoran grad co-owns Lady Octopus Tattoos in Clarendon.

Get Away: The Blackburn Inn

This Shenandoah Valley gem resurrects a historic, Jeffersonian-style building—with some modern twists.

This Shenandoah Valley gem resurrects a historic, Jeffersonian-style building—with some modern twists.

The 30-Year Santa

People want "a moment," says Mike Graham, who has played the part at Tysons Corner Center for three decades.

People want “a moment,” says Mike Graham, who has played the part at Tysons Corner Center for three decades.

Get Away: Christmas in Williamsburg

If Santa, trains and twinkling lights are your jam, Colonial Williamsburg is a veritable wonderland this time of year.

If Santa, trains and twinkling lights are your jam, Colonial Williamsburg is a wonderland this time of year.

Be Your Own Boss

Tired of the old 9-to-5? These entrepreneurs have traded traditional office jobs for a different way of life.

Tired of the old 9-to-5? These entrepreneurs have traded traditional office jobs for a different way of life.