Feature

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

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