True Blue

Located just off the kitchen in a waterfront home near Annapolis, this bold bar space was designed to make entertaining easy and enjoyable. And, says architect Scarlett Breeding, “we also wanted to celebrate the character of the property with nautical and maritime-inspired details.” She and project designer Richard …

Sleek Oasis

A widower in Silver Spring ready for a fresh start decided to remake his traditional master bath into a sleek, contemporary oasis. “He wanted a roomy, second-floor space that could be used for years to come,” says Jonas Carnemark of Carnemark design + build, who was tasked with carrying …

Massive poaching ring uncovered in Pacific Northwest

SEATTLE — An extensive poaching ring is responsible for slaughtering more than 100 black bears, cougars, bobcats, deer and elk in southwestern Washington state and northwestern Oregon, with many of the animals hunted with dogs and then left to rot, authorities said. “There was an absolute wanton disregard …

Living on high

The Lauren in Bethesda brings elegant design to a prime location A recent addition to Bethesda’s ever-growing array of high-end condominiums, The Lauren is ideally situated on the (relatively) quiet corner of two one-way streets near Woodmont and Bethesda Avenues—home to Bethesda Row’s abundance of shops and restaurants. This spot was …

Best in Show

The Great American Living Awards spotlight excellence in residential design and construction Presented by the Northern Virginia Building Industry Association and the Maryland Building Industry Association, the 2016 GALA (Great American Living Awards) celebrates achievements in categories ranging from architecture and interior design to sales and marketing. Candidates …