People & Places

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

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

Q&A: Aaron Vetter

Aaron Vetter: Founder and Director, City Youth Matrix What is the history of City Youth Matrix? I have observed …

01.18.21 – People & Places, Q&A

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

Dealing Hope

As Aje Hill was lying in his prison bed, he realized he could not move. “It was like I …

01.01.21 – Feature, Lifestyles, People & Places

‘Water Lily Waves’ Graces Carroll Creek

“I gave it a lot of thought, trying to create motion with a static sculpture,” says artist Thomas Sterner. …

11.20.20 – Frederick Scene, Insider, Lifestyles, People & Places

Voting Rights

This year’s Nov. 3 elections come at a distinct and deeply polarizing chapter in American history. A politicized pandemic …

10.16.20 – Feature, Lifestyles, People & Places

Insider: Celebrating Women’s Right to Vote

As this year’s presidential election attracts all the attention, it’s worth noting that 100 years ago, women in the …

10.15.20 – People & Places

Valuing Volunteers

Every year, Elizabeth Y. Day, president and CEO of the Community Foundation of Frederick County, meets with a committee …

10.01.20 – Lifestyles, People & Places

Facing Forward

For years, improvementsalong the Golden Mile have given a new polish to whatwas once the retail epicenter of Frederick …

09.14.20 – Feature, Lifestyles, People & Places

Dealmakers

Frederick County saw many successful commercial real estate transactions and projects in 2019, so when it came time to …

09.01.20 – Lifestyles, People & Places

Creative Response

When Shantay DeMar founded @VR Virtual Reality last year, he invested in top-notch technology with high-quality graphics with no …

09.01.20 – Feature, Lifestyles, People & Places

Lab Work

Slicing through a long, low, drab building on the Fort Detrick campus is an ordinary hallway with painted cinderblock …

08.17.20 – Feature, People & Places

In Good Company

Popcorn Fridays, monthly lunches and other fun events are just a small number of the unique perks offered by …

08.10.20 – Lifestyles, People & Places

Charity Cases

One of the most common sights in Frederick County over the hot summer months are the annual fire company …

07.13.20 – Feature, Lifestyles, People & Places

Pomp in Circumstance

For the students of the Class of 2020, graduation this yearmeant something very different than what their predecessorsenjoyed. There …

07.01.20 – Feature, Lifestyles, People & Places