Feature

Super Seller’s Market

In early March, there were fewer than 250 residential real estate listings in Frederick County, and only about 100 …

04.09.21 – Feature, Lifestyles

Amens to Heart Emojis

Once the pandemic began, the Sabbath wasn’t the same for Rosalind Nasher.  “I have no family close by,” says …

04.01.21 – Feature, History, Lifestyles

So Tired

In mid-January, I was set to interview a high-ranking member of Gov. Larry Hogan’s cabinet for a story I …

03.11.21 – Feature, Lifestyles

Hometown Girl

In September of 1952, a high school dropout who began singing professionally to support her family back home in …

03.01.21 – Feature, History, People & Places

Support and Survival

In a typical year, the month of March starts Showtime Sound’s busy season with events like corporate galas and …

02.10.21 – Feature, Lifestyles, People & Places

Best of Frederick 2021 Winners

In the nearly three decades we have published the annual “Best of Frederick” list, outside influences have certainly had …

02.01.21 – Feature, Food & Drink, History, Lifestyles, People & Places, Travel

We the People

Frederick County has always been a crossroads. Its allure to modern-day visitors and residents is not much different than …

01.13.21 – Feature, History, Lifestyles, People & Places

Dealing Hope

As Aje Hill was lying in his prison bed, he realized he could not move. “It was like I …

01.01.21 – Feature, Lifestyles, People & Places

Small Aboard

Seventy-two-year-old Kenneth Harrison climbs beneath a section of the sprawling model railroad layout that fills the bottom floor of …

12.14.20 – Feature, Lifestyles

Retro Reflections

The potent grip of nostalgia probably takes its firmest hold during the holiday season, when we naturally recall past …

12.01.20 – Feature, History, Lifestyles

Somber Trend

During a typical year, area police agencies handle a very small number of homicides, typically involving male victims. But …

11.17.20 – Feature, Lifestyles

Pictures of History and Health

For the past several years, physician-turned-photographer Dr. John Vitarello has been trudging through the Frederick County countryside, wading into …

11.01.20 – Feature, History, Lifestyles, Travel

Voting Rights

This year’s Nov. 3 elections come at a distinct and deeply polarizing chapter in American history. A politicized pandemic …

10.16.20 – Feature, Lifestyles, People & Places

Living Fossil

Nestled in the garden of a Downtown Frederick home on West 2nd Street is a large, old tree that …

10.01.20 – Feature, History, Lifestyles

Facing Forward

For years, improvementsalong the Golden Mile have given a new polish to whatwas once the retail epicenter of Frederick …

09.14.20 – Feature, Lifestyles, People & Places

Creative Response

When Shantay DeMar founded @VR Virtual Reality last year, he invested in top-notch technology with high-quality graphics with no …

09.01.20 – Feature, Lifestyles, People & Places