Feature

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

Lab Work

Slicing through a long, low, drab building on the Fort Detrick campus is an ordinary hallway with painted cinderblock …

08.17.20 – Feature, People & Places

Food for the Soul

It is OK to be confused about the “wings.” After all, on the surface, at least, it is about …

08.03.20 – Dining, Feature, Food & Drink, Tastings

Charity Cases

One of the most common sights in Frederick County over the hot summer months are the annual fire company …

07.13.20 – Feature, Lifestyles, People & Places

Painting the Town … and Beyond

Last winter, when we considered the best way to celebrate Frederick Magazine’s 35th anniversary, we decided on a contest …

07.07.20 – Feature, History, Lifestyles

Pomp in Circumstance

For the students of the Class of 2020, graduation this yearmeant something very different than what their predecessorsenjoyed. There …

07.01.20 – Feature, Lifestyles, People & Places

Economic Storm

As a military veteran, Danny Farrar has learned to roll with the punches. Founder and CEO of Soldierfit’s five …

06.18.20 – Feature, People & Places

Weddings With a History

Simple but charming, the Dahlgren Chapel rises above Turner’s Gap in a clearing next to the Appalachian Trail. This …

06.09.20 – Feature, Food & Drink, History, Lifestyles, People & Places

Farm to Customer

Driving to House in the Woods Farm east of Adamstown is like a journey to a different world. In …

05.13.20 – Feature, Food & Drink, Lifestyles

Crisis and Community

Amid the mostly empty sidewalks of Downtown Frederick, Michelle Schaffer knew she had to pivot. The owner of the …

05.01.20 – Feature, Lifestyles, People & Places

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