Lifestyles

History in Hand

Would Today be the Day? Sitting in his father’s truck heading out to a colonial-era home and property in …

09.13.21 – Feature, History, Lifestyles

Grand Scale

The saying goes, “‘Earth’ without art is just ‘Eh.’” Even those who aren’t particularly adept at creating art can …

09.10.21 – In the Studio, Lifestyles

Carving a Path

Fifteen years ago, pieces of Frederick County’s transportation history were strewn about in wreckage. Five years and $4.5 million later, …

09.01.21 – History, Lifestyles

No Job Too Large or Too Small

Stacks of microfiber cloths are surrounded by disinfectants in the lunchroom at Urbana Middle School. The cloths are either …

08.12.21 – Feature, 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