Life

‘Secret Garden’ blossoms at Village Theatre

“The Secret Garden” is coming to life at Village Theatre, even though the performances themselves are still weeks away.

  • Jul 18, 2008

For great Mexican food, head to the Highlands

Atmosphere: On the day we went to Marcela’s, the sun was actually shining and we were able to sit outside in the sun, which was actually warm. (Sadly, I got a sunburn from just 45 minutes outside. Thanks, Washington.) There was Spanish music playing over speakers and the restaurant was clean, bright and very traditional.

  • Jul 10, 2008

Village Theatre’s Aida is a must see for everyone

W ow, that girl can sing.

  • May 23, 2008

McAuliffe students perform ‘Emperor’s New Clothes’

The emperor got new clothes last weekend at McAuliffe Elementary School, when 49 fourth-, fifth- and sixth-graders performed in a musical as part of the nonprofit Studio East ArtReach Program. The play was sponsored by the McAuliffe PTA, and attended by nearly 800 people over two days.

  • May 16, 2008

Get a glimpse of Australia through its native plants

Kangaroos anyone? How about hebes, phormiums and disease-free roses? Australia and New Zealand are two places that have not only become sources of great new garden plants but also become top destinations for garden and nature-loving travelers.

  • May 2, 2008