Lifestyles

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

Somehow, Someway

The cold, dark days of winter are upon us, but don’t let chills drive you indoors. While the pandemic …

01.11.21 – Lifestyles

Going the Distance

It’s hard to run when you’re crying. “I was literally gasping for air,” recalls Lindsey Weaver. But despite her …

01.01.21 – Diversions, Lifestyles

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

Timely Treasures

Like almost every other thing in 2020, the holidays this year will be different. Family gatherings will be smaller, …

12.10.20 – 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

Tally Low

If you know a birder, you know how passionate the birding community is about counting feathered critters—following trends and …

12.01.20 – Diversions, Lifestyles

‘Water Lily Waves’ Graces Carroll Creek

“I gave it a lot of thought, trying to create motion with a static sculpture,” says artist Thomas Sterner. …

11.20.20 – Frederick Scene, Insider, Lifestyles, People & Places

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

Wreaths Pay Tribute to Nation’s Veterans

The owner of Worcester Wreath Company in Maine, Morrill Worcester, always had a soft spot for military veterans. That …

11.11.20 – History, Insider, Lifestyles

Over Here

The infantryman appears wide-eyed and alert, staring toward the horizon, mouth agape, as if he’s ready to call out …

11.06.20 – History, 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

More than Juice

Fall intoxicates the senses as golden sun gilds forests decked in glorious color, like a giant bouquet of flowers. …

11.01.20 – Diversions, Food & Drink, Lifestyles

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

Cat Treats

The Maestri family had come to K.A.T. Café in New Market to perhaps sample the vegan fare and maybe, …

10.05.20 – Diversions, Lifestyles