Diversions

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

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

Going the Distance

It’s hard to run when you’re crying. “I was literally gasping for air,” recalls Lindsey Weaver. But despite her …

01.01.21 – Diversions, Lifestyles

Tally Low

If you know a birder, you know how passionate the birding community is about counting feathered critters—following trends and …

12.01.20 – Diversions, Lifestyles

More than Juice

Fall intoxicates the senses as golden sun gilds forests decked in glorious color, like a giant bouquet of flowers. …

11.01.20 – Diversions, Food & Drink, Lifestyles

Cat Treats

The Maestri family had come to K.A.T. Café in New Market to perhaps sample the vegan fare and maybe, …

10.05.20 – Diversions, Lifestyles

Pawpaw Season

Thousands of years ago, native Americans on the eastern side of the continent recognized what would much later become …

09.10.20 – Diversions, 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

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

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

Tapping into Growth

Good news continues to be brewing at an impressive rate for the beer industry in Frederick County, despite a …

02.01.20 – Diversions, Lifestyles

Job with Rewards

Seated next to the plane’s wing, my vision was limited as we descended into San Juan, Puerto Rico, but …

12.01.19 – Diversions, Lifestyles

Meet the New Scouts

The girls of Troop 3017 emerged from tents on their first campout into a snow-covered landscape. Since that March …

08.07.19 – Diversions, Lifestyles

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