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

Support and Survival

In a typical year, the month of March starts Showtime Sound’s busy season with events like corporate galas and …

02.10.21 – Feature, Lifestyles, People & Places

Students Serve as Pages in Annapolis

Five Frederick County high school seniors will serve as pages, and one as an alternate, during the current Maryland …

02.05.21 – Insider, Lifestyles

Splish Splash

The Old Spice commercial where the man is incensed because the woman in his life keeps using his body …

02.04.21 – Insider, Lifestyles, Style

Art Above

She picked up threads of history and used a brush to weave them into her life’s work—a tapestry of …

02.01.21 – History, In the Studio, Lifestyles

Best of Frederick 2021 Winners

In the nearly three decades we have published the annual “Best of Frederick” list, outside influences have certainly had …

02.01.21 – Feature, Food & Drink, History, Lifestyles, People & Places, Travel

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