People & Places

Open for Business

As co-owner of Ory Florals, Steven Jeweler sometimes goes into the retail portion of his New Market-based business to …

01.14.20 – People & Places

Holidaze in Frederick County

When moving to Merryland, we only had about three weeks’ notice. Jobs change and new employers expect you to …

12.17.19 – People & Places

Shop with a Cop

It’s early on a Saturday morning last December when police officers and children arrive at the entrance to the …

12.16.19 – Feature, Lifestyles, People & Places

Needed Relief

Andrea Faris Roberts knows what caregivers need most and that is rest. Roberts, whose son Reece was born with …

12.06.19 – Lifestyles, People & Places

Q&A: Debby Neely

What is the vision of this nonprofit and what is the significance of its name? The name of our …

11.11.19 – People & Places, Q&A

Evie’s Purpose

Mark Vander Meer loved to drive and on one day in 2014, amid the shock of finally learning that …

11.08.19 – Feature, People & Places

Tales from the Front Seat

It’s a Friday, a little after midnight on a hot summer night, when I pull up to the light …

11.01.19 – Feature, Lifestyles, People & Places

Where All the Food Trucks At?

I feel a little bit like Cleavon Little asking a similar, but altogether different, question in the Mel Brooks …

11.01.19 – Food & Drink, People & Places

Mind and Soul

It’s all about connections. In personal relationships and business ventures, connecting with the right people at the right time …

10.21.19 – People & Places

A Spicy Pot of Joy

Recently, I had the worst Chinese food of my life. This is not an exaggeration and is a sentence …

10.08.19 – Food & Drink, People & Places

Civic Champions

Each year, local Frederick residents are selected and honored with the Wertheimer Fellows for Excellence in Volunteerism award for …

10.03.19 – People & Places

Growing Pains

It’s a summer morning and SoliderFit owner Danny Farrar is asked how he was doing on this day. “I’m …

09.19.19 – Feature, Lifestyles, People & Places

On A Roll

It’s 7 p.m. on a Thursday and MARC Train 881 is making its way from Washington, D.C.’s Union Station …

09.12.19 – Feature, Lifestyles, People & Places

Urban Oases

In Maryland, summer lingers. The transition of the seasons is not a quick, definitive flip of the calendar. Garden …

09.01.19 – Feature, Lifestyles, People & Places

Jason Turner

“It is more important to click with people than to click the shutter.” –Alfred Eisenstaedt If there ever was …

08.12.19 – Feature, People & Places

The Real Farmers Markets of Frederick

Back in the city of Atlanta, I lived in a house that has the world’s best front porch. It …

08.01.19 – Lifestyles, People & Places