Lifestyles

Best Places to Work

Providing gift cards to local restaurants, getting office massage chairs and offering wellness programs to employees and their families …

08.03.21 – Lifestyles, People & Places

High Style

There’s a certain romance to lofty rooftop decks that look out over a bustling city, unbound by walls, removed …

08.01.21 – Feature, Lifestyles

No Dogs Allowed

The first time Laura Hagmann of Frederick met Ruth, the timid little pup threw up on her. No bother. …

08.01.21 – Diversions, Lifestyles

In Focus

In his decades behind the lens, Carl Kidwiler was mindful of the proper shutter speeds and other crucial mechanics. …

07.06.21 – In the Studio, Lifestyles

Penny Stocks

Step into W.R. Rudy’s Country Store and Drugstore Museum, located on Main Street in Mount Airy, and you will …

07.01.21 – Diversions, Lifestyles

Come Back

There are varied legends surrounding a light often left on overnight in empty theaters. Some say the illumination is …

07.01.21 – Feature, Food & Drink, Lifestyles

Fit History

Let’s be honest. Working out can be a bit of a pain. You feel better afterward, sure, but an …

06.12.21 – Feature, Lifestyles

Big River

Long before Frederick County became a county, long before Maryland became a state, the Potomac River flowed. Languid and …

06.01.21 – Feature, Lifestyles

Fitness and Family

From the climbing maze in the children’s area to the intergenerational boardroom to the outdoor rooftop workout space the …

05.07.21 – Lifestyles

Glass Reunion

The mention of stained glass often conjures images of church windows, but for Paula and David Russin, it’s much …

05.01.21 – Diversions, Lifestyles

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

Like Clockwork

Get ready. Beginning in late May millions of noisy, hungry, amorous cicadas will appear together after spending 17 years …

04.07.21 – Diversions, 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

Headspace

The idea behind mindfulness seems simple— but I learned from firsthand experience that the practice takes patience. The brain …

03.07.21 – Lifestyles

Lessons Learned

Phoenix Recovery Academy, Frederick’s newest private school, has many of the trappings of a traditional high school—classrooms, teachers, students—with …

03.01.21 – Diversions, Lifestyles