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Score! Redskins Take Washington

George Marshall, Washington Redskins team owner, meets with players on Sept. 11, 1937.

By Pamela Schipper In 1937, the Boston Redskins relocated and renamed the team the Washington Redskins. Their new city was enthralled. They promptly won the NFL Championship that year against the Chicago Bears, 28 to 21. George Preston Marshall, who had established the franchise as the Boston Braves in 1932, moved the team to Griffith Stadium where players shared space ... Read More »


SmokeyCandlePaul Morella

Are you looking for holiday treats that will lift your spirits without sending your blood glucose levels soaring? Theatrical confections and musical delights are cooking all around the county, and here’s a plate full! For the full dish on holiday entertainment, consult FUNdays on page 28 and our virtual calendar at Arts Barn, Gaithersburg Yes, Virginia, there is a ... Read More »

Thai Beauty

Sabai Sabai Simply Thai

The Edible Artistry of Sabai Sabai Germantown’s only Thai restaurant is aptly named, given its location amid the bustling, traffi c-clogged streets of the Germantown Town Center. Translated, “Sabai, Sabai” means “Relax, Relax.” Walk through the restaurant doors, and you can’t help but do just that. A quiet beauty rests in the symmetry and balance of the dining room, which ... Read More »

A Stroke of Genius: David Daniels’ Watercolor Wonders

David Daniels watercolor, photograph by Hilary Schwab

By Molly Golubcow | Photography by Hilary Schwab Twentieth-century artist Rex Brandt once said, “After a thousand watercolors, you will find you have fallen in love with paper and paint.” When you look at the works of David Daniels, local watercolor artist and teacher, the love affair becomes crystal clear for both artist and art lover. However, in Daniels’ case, ... Read More »

Let There Be Light! This Summer, Rockville Express Will Play Home Games Under the Stars

Rockville Express vs Southern Maryland Nationals 6/23/11

By Dave Sutton | Photography courtesy of Brenda Dunham, Eye on the Ball Photography Rockville Express has big news for fans: This summer, night games will be played under lights. If that’s not news enough for you, the Rockville Express has a new coach: legendary skipper Rick Price who’s won 11 Montgomery County American Legion titles and three championships as ... Read More »

“X” Marks the Sweet Spot in Olney: GrillMarX Achieves a Tasteful Balance


By Pamela Schipper | Photography by Hilary Schwab This has never happened to me before. I have never dined at a restaurant where the chef’s preparation of dishes that I normally dislike tastes really good. At GrillMarX Steakhouse & Raw Bar in Olney, it started with the tuna tartare. Bear in mind that I don’t eat uncooked food ever. But ... Read More »

Calling All Chocoholics: Go Ahead and Indulge in the Organic Joy of SPAGnVOLA

Crisoire Reid, Head Chocolatier with a plate of Strawberry Truffles

By Molly Golubcow | Photography by Phil Fabrizio In the past, you would have had to fly to Paris to sample such to-die-for chocolates. Think truffles filled with ganache so smooth they send your palate into orbit, or mouthwatering bonbons as delicious as they are beautiful. So if not Paris, where can you go to get your hands on such ... Read More »

Scratch Made: Potomac’s Founding Farmers Is a Tweet

Exterior by Marie Motruk

By Pamela Schipper | Photography by Marie Motruk, Courtesy of Potomac’s Founding Farmers Touchpoints abound in Park Potomac’s newest restaurant, located just minutes from I-270 via the Montrose Road exit. First, there’s the tactile attraction of reclaimed wood, industrial metal and meandering ductwork accented by bare light bulbs that quirk, fancifully, down. Then there’s the handcrafted feel of whittled barnyard ... Read More »

Stuffed With Snow

White House 1938

By Pamela Schipper | Photography courtesy of the Library of Congress Dreams of a White Thanksgiving? It was unexpected. The first 23 days of November 1938 had been mild and warm, about what you would expect for this southern-lying city. But on Nov. 24, weather patterns changed dramatically to create the November storm of record. Six to nine inches fell ... Read More »

Frank Bruno’s Small World: Captivating Wonder

The Christmas Village

By Emily Bell | Photography by Phil Fabrizio Imagine an enchanted world, one full of storybook beauty and wonder where childhood dreams seem to come to life. Crossing the doorstep into F & B Small World, this fantasy suddenly becomes reality… just on a slightly smaller scale. Frank Bruno, known to most as Kit, is the founder of F & ... Read More »

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