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

Economic Storm

As a military veteran, Danny Farrar has learned to roll with the punches. Founder and CEO of Soldierfit’s five …

06.18.20 – Feature, People & Places

Self-Guided Tours

I think it’s safe to say that we are all getting a little bit stir crazy these days. We …

06.18.20 – Lifestyles, People & Places

Weddings With a History

Simple but charming, the Dahlgren Chapel rises above Turner’s Gap in a clearing next to the Appalachian Trail. This …

06.09.20 – Feature, Food & Drink, History, Lifestyles, People & Places

Crisis and Community

Amid the mostly empty sidewalks of Downtown Frederick, Michelle Schaffer knew she had to pivot. The owner of the …

05.01.20 – Feature, Lifestyles, People & Places

Frederick for Granted

We take things for granted. All of us. It’s intrinsically human that we stop smelling the roses and stop …

05.01.20 – Lifestyles, People & Places

Designing Women

They talk about her like they know her personally. Claire. No last name is necessary. She’s the mid-20th century …

02.12.20 – History, People & Places