Feature

Piped In

For Alison Shafer, Sundays are spent in the wooden enclave of an organ pit. Although she sits just a …

03.12.20 – Feature, History

Over Time

Historical buildings rarely match the purity of a fine wine or famous symphony, which are left mostly untouched after …

03.09.20 – Feature, History

Bottling Up

Standing like a sentinel on the north end of town for 73 years, the familiar cursive script cast in …

03.02.20 – Feature, History, Lifestyles

Best of Frederick 2020 Winners

It isn’t the intent of “Best of Frederick” to memorialize businesses that no longer exist. In fact, we would …

02.10.20 – Destinations, Dining, Feature, Food & Drink, Frederick Scene, History, Lifestyles, Music, People & Places, Style, Travel

Coatsville’s Lesson

It’s a village so tiny that its position on the Frederick County map is often overwhelmed by another small …

02.01.20 – Feature, History

Social Status

It wasn’t all that long ago that consumers based many of their purchasing decisions on a few key factors: …

01.10.20 – Feature, Lifestyles

No Easy Answers

It was around 6:40 p.m. last Sept. 4 when attorney Tom Lynch drove down Court Street in Downtown Frederick, …

01.09.20 – Feature, Lifestyles

Baby Boomer Fit

It’s a weekday morning at the William R. Talley Recreation Center in Baker Park and, like most weekday mornings …

01.01.20 – Feature, Lifestyles

Shop with a Cop

It’s early on a Saturday morning last December when police officers and children arrive at the entrance to the …

12.16.19 – Feature, Lifestyles, People & Places

Locally Made

When Mark and Phoebe Boheim ship their Frederick Candle Company & Apothecary products to their customers, they will often …

12.09.19 – Feature, Lifestyles

Promoting the Past

For those at Frederick County Landmarks Foundation, which owns and operates the Schifferstadt Architectural Museum, the headline had to …

11.20.19 – Feature, History

Evie’s Purpose

Mark Vander Meer loved to drive and on one day in 2014, amid the shock of finally learning that …

11.08.19 – Feature, People & Places

Tales from the Front Seat

It’s a Friday, a little after midnight on a hot summer night, when I pull up to the light …

11.01.19 – Feature, Lifestyles, People & Places

Six to Fix

Nicholas Redding, executive director of Preservation Maryland, has a problem with what he calls “sad lists” of endangered sites. …

10.18.19 – Feature, History

Here’s the Chief

Poor William Henry Harrison. The nation’s ninth president is best known as being the nation’s briefest president, having served …

10.11.19 – Feature, History