Frederick Md First Saturday in December

First Saturday was a lot of fun, with lots of shoppers enjoying the lights, decorations and trolley rides.  Carolers were out and we happened to get some video of a handbell choir, Alpha 4, playing Christmas Carols.  Here is “O Come O Come Emmanuel”: Absolutely Beautiful! ___________________________________________________________   The Highland …

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Frederick County Commissioners Sworn In

The new Frederick County Board of Commissioners was sworn in at 10 a.m. this morning at Frederick County Fairgrounds. After the outgoing commissioners each gave speeches, the incoming commissioners each spoke.  The President of the board of Commissioners, Blaine Young, gave a speech.  “The Voters have Spoken”.  The highlights of …

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Downtown Frederick Holiday Shopping

Holiday shopping is much more of a celebration in downtown Frederick than it is a chore.  Surrounded by decorations and lighted trees, thanks to the generous donations of businesses and individuals throughout this year, and regaled with music, carolers and carriage rides, the Historic District is surpassed by no other …

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Two Paws Up! A Store for Frederick Pet-Lovers

Downtown Frederick is a family-friendly place, even for the furry members of our families.  Two Paws Up! is a pet store for dogs and cats, located in the Historic District of Frederick at 15 South Carroll Street. Two Paws Up owner Allison Levitt is well into her 7th year in …

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Frederick Md: Named One of 10 Great Neighborhoods

Frederick Md was recognized on Tuesday as one of “10 Great Neighborhoods” for 2010, by the American Planning Association (APA).  The APA program is called “Great Places in America”. The award recognizes three necessary parts to making a Great Neighborhood:  streets, neighborhoods and public spaces.  Frederick was recognized for many …

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