Diversions

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

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

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

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