Arlington Magazine - September/October 2023 August 10, 2023 Erin Roby Where To Eat and Drink in Rappahannock County Nevin Martell, This bucolic area next to Shenandoah National Park is a foodie’s paradise. Teachers We Love Stephanie Kanowitz, Six local educators share their favorite stories, revelations and the life lessons they've learned on the job. Get Away: Kimpton’s The Forum Hotel Christine Koubek Flynn, Heading down to Charlottesville? Stay in style at this new, Jeffersonian-style hotel on UVA's campus. The Blue House on the Corner Wendy Kantor, A thoughtful "pop top" renovation and a new hue made this family home in Bluemont much more functional—and fun. Why Is Private School Enrollment on the Rise? Tamara Lytle, Northern Virginia is known for its excellent public schools, but private school interest is ticking up. For some, Covid was a tipping point. The Terror and Benediction of Open Mic Night Sharon North, One night in Arlington, I conquered my fear and stepped into the spotlight to sing. Out of the Ashes, Ireland's Four Courts Returns Matt Mendelsohn, The beloved Arlington pub will reopen Sept. 7, one year after a tragic accident left it in flames. 10 New Books to Read in September Jennifer Rothschild, Cozy up with a baseball movie tell-all, a postwar account of life behind the wall in East Germany, and a comic noir tale of a hitman posing as a rabbi. What’s Nue? An Elegant Vietnamese Restaurant in Falls Church David Hagedorn, Find seafood towers, cool cocktails and dreamlike murals at this newcomer to Founders Row. The Dreamers Next Door Matt Mendelsohn, They came here under duress in search of a better life. Undocumented or not, they are proud to be American. Restaurant Review: Ellie Bird David Hagedorn, Carey and Yuan Tang return to their hometown with a delightful, family-friendly restaurant. Where Arlington’s Class of 2023 Applied to College and Got In Arlington Magazine, Here are the numbers, as reported by graduating seniors.