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October 2003

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Features


Tysons Tale, by Garland Pollard, Ames Arnold

Enclosed or open, the mall dominates the Virginia suburb after World War II. Plus, an ode to Seven Corners.


Blue Ridge, by Elizabeth Cogar, Deborah R. Huso & Susan Dean Elzy

Fall means leafy drives. What better time to head to the mountains?


Two Wineries Uncorked, by Laura Parsons

Virginia wine country has everyone really stomping. And two Albemarle wineries are taking different paths to high cork counts.

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Upfront


Museum's Witty Mellon Curator, by Sibella Giorello

Cormack reaped top art for VMFA.


Making Backyard Tracks, by Andrew Arvesen

Tied up with garden railroads.


Hurricane Strikes Able to Make Historyby Eden Stuart

Virginia geography sometimes made in monsoon months.


Virginia's Elusive Deer Tiger, by Emily M. Grey

Forest King now as rare as bigfoot.


Charlottesville, Music City? by Dan Daley

Recording studio worthy of L.A. comes to town. New bait for the hook?

Departments


Virginiana | Air Power, by Jo Ann M. Hofheimer

A lot of rockets (and missiles and planes) in this parking lot.


Food | These New Virginia Cookbooks Dig Apples, by Tiffany Sumner

Delicious recipes, tasty to the core.


Travel | Finding the Maximum Me in Costa Ricaby Megan Lisagor

It's a short trip to the Switzerland of Central America.


Design | A Temple for Reading, by Deveron Timberlake

A stunning classical library is one of the great traditions of the Virginia house. But what to do if you live in a small frame cottage in a working class neighborhood like Richmond's Oregon Hill?


Dining | Tea Time in British Virginia, by Meg Woolfolk

With a setting of Willow Ware plates and Chippendale chairs, Jean Reitmeyer recreated in Williamsburg something from a gentler era - the tearoom.

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