Lifestyles

On Spins and Needles

Just take those old records off the shelf … Then slip into the Record Exchange for an opportunity to …

08.03.20 – Diversions, Lifestyles

Flower Power

Black-eyed Susans can be found from finely manicured flower beds to roadside ditches in Maryland and throughout much of …

07.13.20 – Lifestyles, Travel

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

Summer of Self-Improvement

Every dude in the world thinks he’s The Grillmeister, protecting his fire like Master Blaster protecting his go juice  …

07.01.20 – Food & Drink, 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

Self-Guided Tours

I think it’s safe to say that we are all getting a little bit stir crazy these days. We …

06.18.20 – Lifestyles, People & Places

Farm and Beyond

Society may have transitioned from typewriters to smartphones and from 11 television channels to 800, but in many ways …

06.14.20 – Lifestyles

I Scream, You Scream

As a kid from West Philadelphia once said, “Summer, summer, summertime.” Now that I have ear-wormed the most classic …

06.10.20 – Food & Drink, Lifestyles

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

Comic Relief

Do you know any comic book enthusiasts? If so, please refrain from asking them whether they prefer Marvel or …

05.15.20 – Diversions, Lifestyles

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

Pig to Plate

Each year, people in communities around Frederick County gather for hog butcherings, a tradition that has deep ties to …

05.06.20 – 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

Frederick for Granted

We take things for granted. All of us. It’s intrinsically human that we stop smelling the roses and stop …

05.01.20 – Lifestyles, People & Places

Fighting Words

Though it opened just six months ago, Turner’s Boxing Club is already like a second home to John Sayd, …

03.19.20 – Diversions, Lifestyles