Diversions

Feline Fine

Orange cats are the new black. And black cats are the new … video. Go to YouTube and search …

06.06.19 – Diversions, Lifestyles

International Inspiration

To visit the home of Margaret and Kevin Hluch is to visually tour the world at large. Woven baskets …

12.27.18 – Diversions, Lifestyles

Polling Place

For Betty Mayfield, the work of the Frederick County League of Women Voters might have been best illustrated eight …

11.05.18 – Diversions, Lifestyles, People & Places

Sweet Nostalgia

Halloween marks the unofficial start of the fall-winter food season. It starts with a mountain of candy and rolls …

10.18.18 – Dining, Diversions, Food & Drink

Popping Up

Aspiring entrepreneurs have been searching for unique ways to sell their artwork, textiles and products since the beginning of …

09.10.18 – Diversions, Lifestyles

Saving Mr. Stitches

Dale Grimm turned the key in the ignition. The hot rod started, not with a purr, but with a …

08.16.18 – Diversions, Lifestyles

Tossing and Turning

I am standing just in front of the pitcher’s mound at Harry Grove Stadium at about 11:50 a.m. on …

07.18.18 – Diversions, Lifestyles

Full-Tilt Effort

Joe Said vividly remembers his first time. He was a young guy in New York and his singular passion …

05.03.18 – Diversions, Lifestyles

Local Growth

Container gardening is ideal for those with a small outdoor space such as a balcony or a postage-stamp lawn. …

03.16.18 – Diversions, Lifestyles

Making an Entrance

For nearly 70 years, the spacious brick building on the first block of East Church Street served as the …

02.19.18 – Diversions, Lifestyles

Physical Chess

Out of Nowhere Fencing’s class doesn’t actually begin until 7 p.m., but by 6:40 p.m. several sword fights are …

01.24.18 – Diversions, Lifestyles

Roll Models

Growing up in Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley, Tom Schweikert would often see a train, a railroad crossing or track, no …

12.15.17 – Diversions, Lifestyles

Birthday Bash

It was perfectly situated for success: a location in the middle of a fertile valley between two mountains, a …

11.03.17 – Diversions, Lifestyles

Preserving History

As a teenager over summer breaks, Charles Ross IV worked in the filler area of the Monocacy Valley Canning …

10.25.17 – Diversions, Lifestyles

Marbles Mavens

At Coblentz Park in Middletown, a cluster of 14-by-14 blue-and-tan concrete squares are the home turf, of sorts, of …

09.22.17 – Diversions, Lifestyles

Top Employers

What makes a business a great place to work? It is simply about pay? Or does it involve “lifestyle” …

08.14.17 – Diversions, Lifestyles