Tidewater Kennel

A Dog’s House, Story of a Tidewater Kennel By Kymberly Taylor  |  Photography by Alan Russ and Anice Hoachlander The proverbial idiom “in the dog house” takes on a brand new meaning when considering this Tidewater-inspired barn-like kennel designed by

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Seaside Modern

By Elizabeth Heubeck  |  Photography by Julia Heine     While traditional architecture continues to dominate the residential landscape in Bethany and other area beaches, modern aesthetics are finding their place among more classic-style homes.  For much of their marriage,

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Heart-Centered Home on South River

By Anna Nardone Hayden Photography by Geoffrey Hodgdon   This story is not just about a dramatic waterfront renovation. It is also about the creation of a home where emotions take on visible forms, with love of family expressed through

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Historic Garden Grows

By Kymberly Taylor | Photography Courtesy Oehme, van Sweden | OvS     Hidden away near Annapolis, Maryland, this property designed by Wolfgang Oehme and James van Sweden is historically significant. Conceived in the 1980s, it is one of their first

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The High-Heeled Gardener | The Magic of Mass Plantings

By Kymberly Taylor     After interviewing landscape architect Eric Groft for an article in this issue, I thought I would share his wisdom for creating an amazing garden. You know what I mean—the kind you drive by and know

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The State of Luxury Real Estate During a Pandemic

  We asked two prominent real estate experts to give us their perspective on the current luxury residential market. Brad Kappel explains the forces driving the current market, and Katherine Davis identifies home features that buyers most often seek today.

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Straight Up on Dining Out | La Posta Pizzeria & Italian Kitchen

Pizza with Pizazz! By Christine Fillat     After months of home cooking, carry-out meals, and the occasional parking lot tailgate extravaganza, we are happy to be able to visit restaurants again. We can finally go out, be social, but

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Rediscovering Home

By Jeanne Blackburn   Something unusual is happening within the walls we call home. COVID-19 offers us the opportunity to get to know our personal spaces in deeper ways, to spend unstructured time in the kitchen, relax on patios, and

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Blue Ridge Mountain Dreaming

By Renee Houston Zemanski | Photography by Darren Setlow   What good is a breathtaking view if you can’t see it?  That’s the dilemma that faced a couple whose home overlooks the Blue Ridge Mountains in Charlottesville, Virginia. Their picturesque

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Reinventing the Home Office

By Kymberly Taylor   The home office—which, for many of us, was once an afterthought—has recently become a necessity: a place to work and a welcome refuge from tension and distractions. Here are some ways to spruce up even small

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