WANT TO START OR GROW A BUSINESS IN FREDERICK?
CITY OF FREDERICK Department of Economic Development Contact the City of Frederick's Department of Economic Development for free assistance and information regarding: site selection, permitting, financial resources, grants and incentives, workforce development, marketing, and community connections. 101 N C OUR T ST Ä± 301.600.6360 BUSINE SSINFREDERIC K.C OM
FREDERICK COUNTY BANK
Come say hello to FCB! Frederick County Bank proudly supports Frederick businesses, families, events, and community organizations. From providing financial solutions to grow your business, purchase a home, prepare for the future, or reach your goals, FCB is here for you! MEMBER FDIC.
We believe every business has a story. Whether you’re continuing the family legacy, pursuing a dream, or looking to give back, FCB can help with your next chapter. 2 N MA RKE T ST ı 301.620.1 400 ı FCBMD.C OM GET IT DOWNTOWN | downtownfrederick.org | #DowntownFrederick 3
has it all...
...locally owned restaurants, specialty boutiques, entertainment venues, art galleries, beautiful parks and more. Our walkable, scenic streets appeal to history buffs and Instagrammers alike, and our historic downtown features the offerings of a large metropolis with the personable quaintness of a small town. You’ll find chic boutiques steps away from Civil War landmarks, and whether you’re a foodie or a craft beer lover, you’re always right around the corner from something delicious. Our work is Downtown Frederick’s vitality. Downtown Frederick Partnership is responsible for some of Frederick’s well-loved traditions: First Saturday, Alive @ Five and Movie Nights on the Creek come to mind. While we love our events, the work of the Partnership is bigger than great fun. We offer both façade and interior improvement grant programs to ensure our downtown businesses are updated and fresh. We hold an annual downtown wide cleanup event powered by wonderful volunteers. Our Competitive Edge series features workshops aimed at improving existing businesses and growing their success, bringing dynamic speakers and great information to the business community. They say that the people make the place, and we believe that is true in Downtown Frederick. Behind our more than 800 businesses here in the Main Street area are people with the passion, creativity and heart that help make our community thrive. As a part of our Get It Downtown initiative, the Partnership publishes this magazine to highlight the business owners behind Frederick’s vibrant downtown. These owners truly make Downtown Frederick great. Inside, you’ll learn more about these wonderful people and their businesses in photos and brief overviews of the galleries (Art It), retailers (Get It), specialty stores, boutiques and jewelers (Shop It) and restaurants (Taste It) found in Downtown Frederick. Produced by The Frederick News-Post ı 301.662.1163 ı FrederickNewsPost.com 351 Ballenger Center Drive, Frederick, MD 21703 Photography by Turner Photography Studio ı Graphic Design by Samantha Bangh Geordie Wilson, Publisher ı Connie Hastings, Revenue Director Debra Tyson, Talia Valencia & Susan Worley, Multimedia Marketing Consultants
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From our first venture, Frederick Fudge & Ice Cream, to our most recent, GOOD juju, we have appreciated the support of Downtown Frederick and a growing, loyal customer base. We are truly energized by and thrilled to grow within this community. TERRI & MIKE WINDER Äą OWNERS
FREDERICK FREDERICK COFFEE CO. FUDGE & & CAFE ICE CREAM
GOOD JUJU THE PASTA JUICE BAR & PALETTE VEGAN EATERY
A Noodle Store & More
SHAB ROW TEA EMPORIUM
Daily features of mild, bold, flavored and decaf coffees served hot or iced; breakfast or lunch anytime; free parking; and indoor/ outdoor seating.
VEGAN breakfast or lunch anytime including gluten-free options; acai bowls, shakes, made-to-order juices and smoothies. Free parking plus indoor/ outdoor seating. Try an invigorating wheatgrass shot!
Over 100 flavors of gourmet pasta with gluten-free, vegan, and lo-carb options; impressive selection of frozen pasta and tasty sauces; kitchen accessories and unique gifts; metered/ garage parking. Get a restaurant-quality meal in YOUR kitchen!
More than 300 loose leaf teas and botanicals, blended and brewed, served hot or iced, by the cup or pot, or brew at home. Seasonal teas as well as accessories and gifts; free parking; and indoor/outdoor seating. Enjoy a cuppa!
Try our luscious chocolate cheese-cake or the mouth-watering mile-high carrot cake! 100 N EAST ST 301.698.0039
Over 24 flavors of premium hand-dipped ice cream and housemade waffle cones; seasonal soft serve and hand-squeezed lemonade; 20+ flavors of house-made fudge; free parking; and outdoor seating. There is even ice cream for your furry friend! 253 E CHURCH ST 301.631.5333
30 0 E 2 N D S T 301.378.0042
121 N MARKE T ST 301.682.2706
1 1 2 N EA ST ST 30 1 . 378.8537
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FREDERICK BASKET COMPANY Your friendly gift professionals
A Frederick tradition for over 18 years, our store is located in the Everedy Square & Shab Row historic district of Downtown Frederick. We specialize LOIS PRUITT in uniquely designed KAYLEY PRIES gifts for your personal and OWNERS professional gift giving needs. Our store specialty is our Maryland Gift Basket. Each gift is prepared when ordered, we can make changes to the contents if need be. Our customers are the most important attribute to our business and it shows!
1 2 N EAST ST Ä± 301.696.9345 FREDERIC KBASKE T.C OM downtownfrederick.org | #DowntownFrederick 7
A LIT'LE IRISH, TOO A Lit`le Irish, Too is rekindling the Irish flame of Frederick. Carrying the best products Ireland has to offer; Irish knitwear from Co Mayo, a "variety of tweed caps", and hats from Co Donegal, jewelry from Co Dublin, and foods from around Ireland, just to name a few. Get your Irish fix here. 143 N MARKE T ST ı 301.378.2340 ALI TTLEIRISHTOO.C OM
Say Hello to FUN, FITNESS & FREEDOM!
Maryland's only Pedego Electric Bike dealership specializing in sales, rentals, tour opportunities and top-notch servicing. Increase your fun factor and decrease your reliance on an automobile. Come visit us to experience a Pedego Electric Bike for free!
MIMI ZEE, OWNER
125 S CARROLL ST #103 301.624.4000 ı PEDEGOFREDERICK.COM 8 SHOP IT DOWNTOWN | downtownfrederick.org | #DowntownFrederick
APPLE PRODUCTS, INC. For over 80 years, we have specialized in world-famous home-style taste and quality you’ve come to enjoy. We feature a wide variety of fruit butter, preserves, juice-sweetened spreads, honey products, sweet apple cider, hot sauces, salad dressings, baking mixes, and much more. Visit our downtown Factory store or shop online at mccutcheons.com! 1 3 S WI SNER ST 301.662.3261 ı MCC UTC HEON S.C OM
Cole's has been serving the Frederick Community for more than 60 years. Cole's pays the highest prices in town for diamonds, silver, scrap gold, rifles, shotguns, instruments and electronics. This family owned and operated business enjoys an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau. 242 N MA RKE T ST ı 301.662.1 20 3
Savage Soaps® are handcrafted olive oil soaps made on premise with local brews, spirits and other organic ingredients. Gourmet salt scrubs, body butters, gels, massage oils and parfum are made fresh daily. Helps many skin issues! Get wet with Savage! Vegan. Palm Oil free. Color free. As seen on
TV Steve Harvey's Funderdome
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CASSANDRA VAIRA MARY BEUTLER WENDY FLYNN
GERRY & CLYDE HICKS, OWNERS
THE TRAIL HOUSE
Dream House is a full-service furniture store and interior design firm. We specialize in personal, honest, and reliable service from start to finish. Our store is rich with a beautiful mix of furniture, fabrics, lighting, art, and countless accessories. We welcome you to experience our unique, fresh, and even surprising style.
We are an outdoor specialty shop focusing on gear and apparel for outdoor activities including hiking, backpacking,and camping. We carry a wide range of footwear as well. So whether you are hitting the trail, traveling, or exploring around town, we will have you covered.
102 E PATRICK ST ı 301.360.0680 DREAMHOUSESTYLE.COM
17 S MARKE T ST 301.694.8448 ı TRAILHOUSE.C OM
A full-service furniture and interior design store.
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Equipping you for the great outdoors.
EMBARK SKATE SHOP
Embark Skate Shop is dedicated to serving the skate boarding community – providing decks, completes, shoes, clothing and components needed to get out and skate. We are owned and operated by a local skater who has been in the industry for over 20 years. Specializing in hands on customer service and expert knowledge. 238-B N MA RKE T ST 301.693.2077 ı EMBA RKSKATE.C OM
ARDOR HOME We are Ardor Home located in Downtown Frederick. We specialize in handmade furniture and rugs. Most of our furniture pieces are manufactured in our own factory in Indonesia. Therefore our prices are very reasonable. We believe in delivering hand-made products for an affordable price in an era of mass production. 52 S MA RKE T ST 301.696.00 66 ı A RD ORHOME.C OM
WANDER HEMP COMPANY
Wander Hemp Company designs, manufactures and sells herbal supplements containing CBD. Located in the heart of Frederick's historic district, Wander strives to educate the community on how hemp-based CBD can help their mind and body feel better. Come ask us about our products and try a sample today! 27 S MA RKE T ST 301.563.9571 ı WA NDER.ME NU SHOP IT DOWNTOWN | downtownfrederick.org | #DowntownFrederick 11
SELECT SECONDS THRIFT STORE Looking for a one-of-a-kind item or special gift?
This thrift shop is run by the volunteers of the Frederick Health Auxiliary. We are supported by tax-deductible donations from the community and all proceeds are given to support the mission of Frederick Health Hospital. We sell various items from jewelry, clothing, accessories including purses, housewares and collectibles. 8 E PATRICK ST 301.662.8280 FMH.ORG/VOLUNTEERING PAT RAY, PRESIDENT FREDERICK HEALTH AUXILIARY
ARTISINAL HAIR COMPANY
Artisinal Hair Company â€“ a modern hair studio specializing in hand-crafted sophisticated coloring technique, detail oriented weight-removing and volume building cutting methods. At Artisinal, we work as a team. Quality is our focus as all of our staff must reach not only state educated standards, but our standards of craft to be behind the chair.
342 N MARKE T ST 301.401.0147 AR THAIRC O.C OM KARLY STRAUCH, OWNER
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Get to know your world at Curious Iguana, Frederick's independent bookstore and benefit corporation. Explore our globally diverse collection of new books for all ages. Meet authors, join a book club, and celebrate the love of reading.
12 N MARKE T ST 301.695.2500 CURIOUSIGUANA.C OM MARLENE ENGLAND, OWNER
DANCING BEAR TOYS & GIFTS Frederick's independent toy store.
Put some play in your day at Dancing Bear. You'll find plenty of fun and games for the whole family, plus a full calendar of kid-friendly programs and events.
15 E PATRIC K ST 301.631.9300 DBEAR TOYS.C OM TOM ENGLAND, OWNER
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PRIMITIVE HOMESPUNS COLONIAL FURNISHINGS & FOLK ART We are a home furnishings and gift shop specializing in handmade items and reproduction furniture. Many of our items are made by talented artisans and craftsman in the business. Spanning three generations, it is a place where we make new friends and old friends come to visit. We hope you stop by and become one of them. 132 N EAST ST ı 301.663.1852 PRIMI TIVEHOMESPUNS.C OM
PRIMITIVE HOMESPUNS WOOL & NEEDLEWORKS
Located in historic Shab Row, our wool and needleworks shop carries a large variety of wool fabric, patterns, threads, linens and more. Whether you are an experienced hooker or stitcher, or completely new and looking to learn, we have just what you need. We also offer a wide variety of classes for all skill levels. Stop by and get hooked!
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HUNTING CREEK OUTFITTERS
TRADITIONS BEGIN HERE. We embody the sporting life, specializing in iconic heritage brands for men and women. We offer the highest quality clothing and gear from the world's finest manufacturers. Fly fishing specialists, premier equipment, expert advice and instruction. Whether traveling the world or around the block we have you covered. Serving Frederick for over 18 years. 29 N MARKE T ST 301.668.4333 HUNTINGC REEK OUTFI TTER S.C OM MAIZEY, OWNER
An Escape Room Experience
Marylandâ€™s favorite place to play. A fully immersive entertainment experience. Search for clues, solve puzzles, and work together to complete the mission before time runs out! Featuring state of the art technology and Hollywood style sets, make your next night out one to remember.
103 S CARROLL ST 240.815.6458 CLUEIQ.C OM STEVEN WINDER, OWNER
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POSH BOUTIQUE A women's boutique offering the trendiest styles in Frederick and surrounding areas. We not only focus on fashionable styles at accessible prices. We put a lot of effort in delivering the best shopping experience to our customers. FABIOLA NAVARRO, OWNER
35 N MA RKE T ST I 240.81 5.6377 PO SHB OUTIQUE. BI Z
THE KITCHENETTE The Kitchenette offers a wide selection of kitchen gadgets, cookware, and bakeware for everyone from the novice to the expert cook. Many of our items are made in the US, including our unique and exclusive Frederick-made cutting boards. We have what you need for your kitchen...because cooking should be easy and fun! MARIEN HORNYAK, OWNER
217 N MA RKE T ST I 301.360.5461 FACEBOOK.COM/THEKITCHENETTEFREDERICK
EDGEWORKS KNIFE & SUPPLY
Edgeworks Knife & Supply has been Maryland's source for fine cutlery, knives and darts since 1993. We will guide you in choosing the proper tool for your needs, while also offering professional sharpening services for all sorts of knives. 200 N MA RKE T ST 301.620.0 321 Ä± EDGE WORKSONLINE.C OM 16 SHOP IT DOWNTOWN | downtownfrederick.org | #DowntownFrederick
EC'CLECTIBLES Ec'clectibles strives to have something special for everyone! Gifts for a new born, home decor, exclusive quality fashion jewelry, unique gifts for men to gifts that celebrate our hometown, and the largest selection of Old World Christmas ornaments in town. We also create custom silk floral decor for your home. Open everyday!
PAUL THOMPSON, OWNER
Always searching for the unique ... our collections evolve with the seasons and holidays so there is always something new to see!
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TAMARA BROCK, OWNER
PEARL CLOTHING FLAX, Cut Loose, Bryn Walker and More! Free-flowing, natural fiber linen and cotton clothing in petites to generous will inspire your free spirit. Also indulge in items like 100% linen bath sheets and locally handpainted "artwear." Our specialty is dressing and accessorizing our "Pearlfriends"...you'll leave looking fabulous, but feeling ridiculously comfortable.
127 E PATRIC K ST ı 240.405.4518 PEARLCLOTHINGMD.C OM 18 SHOP IT DOWNTOWN | downtownfrederick.org | #DowntownFrederick
CHRISTOPHER FOREMAN, OWNER
THE AFFILIATED BARBERSHOP
A brand that conveys a cool, proud demeanor with a burst of confidence that’s visible without even going through the doors. The way it’s managed and marketed is solely dedicated to creating a communal atmosphere for clients and their families. We offer a variety of services, products and provide an amazing client experience.
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THE SPICE & TEA EXCHANGE Come in and smell the spices and teas. We feature store-made spice blends for steak, fish, pasta, curries...you name it! We also offer over 60 exotic and unique loose-leaf teas, infused salts and sugars, and great gift ideas. 28 E PATRIC K ST 301.732.5707 ı SPIC EA NDTEA.C OM
ART COLLECTIVE Sparking joy through art and connection
Selling local art, handmade goods, upcycled gifts and mixed media art supplies. Art Collective hosts small workshops in various mediums like alcohol inks, jewelry, journal making and other fun artful subjects. 1 41A N MA RKE T ST ı 240.457.91 46 A R TC O LLEC TIVEFREDERIC K.C OM
CHELSEA SPARKS WEISS, OWNER
THE MUSE Your source for handmade, FUNctional and locally made gifts! Meet the artists, watch in-store demos, find the perfect one-of-a-kind gift or create your own at one of our craft parties. The Muse: Uniting people and art through inspiration.
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VOILA! IN FREDERICK Special Teas & Other Goodness
In the heart of Downtown Frederick, exists the premier teashop that visitors travel great distances to get to! In their 10th year, Voila! offers only the finest hand selected and quality sourced Loose-leaf Teas at the most affordable pricing. With over 350 varieties to choose from, there is always something brewing for everyone! Come see and explore the difference for yourself! 10 N MA RKE T ST 301.663.0704 ı VOILASPEC IA LTEAS.C OM
ZEBOP Zebop began in 1990 after its owner spent a summer selling t-shirts, Guatemalan bags and accessories and friendship bracelets to many happy Deadheads. We're still having fun meeting new people and introducing them to funky fun fashions.
9 S MARKE T ST ı 301.694.8743
extraordinary eyewear, etc.
Since 1999 VISIONS has been offering distinctive frame collections from all over the world, as well as premium lens products and unparalleled personalized professional service. See for yourself why VISIONS has so many loyal customers throughout the 4-state area – and beyond! "Experience VISIONS"...Where we put the YOU in Unique! 1 6 N MA RKE T ST 301.631.1700 ı VI SI ONA RYE YE S. BI Z 20 SHOP IT DOWNTOWN | downtownfrederick.org | #DowntownFrederick
At JoJo's, we have a little something for everyone! Visit us for Happy Hour 7 days a week, or one of our nightly dining room specials.
JOJO'S RESTAURANT & TAP HOUSE
JEFF & JOANNA BUTTON JoJo’s offers a unique dining experience OWNERS with a casual dining room and cozy tap house. Our menu features creative dishes, 26 rotating draft beers, and full bar with an excellent selection of wine, whiskey, and cocktails. A private dining area is available for those looking to host a special event.
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OFFERING A MODERN AND INDUSTRIAL LOOK TO DOWNTOWN FREDERICK'S RESTAURANT AND ENTERTAINMENT SCENE.
CELLAR DOOR Restaurant & Lounge
Cellar Door features locally sourced meats and wild-caught seafood; as well as creative cocktails and mocktails. Cellar always entertains: book your next event with us! RICHARD Z. BELLES, OWNER
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BLACK HOG BBQ BBQ SMOKED ON SITE DAILY. Black Hog BBQ opened in 2008 by local Fredericktonian Mike Tauraso and has not slowed down since. The "HOG" offers all four regional American BBQ styles. Each location smokes on site daily and everything from our sides to desserts are made fresh everyday! BHB prides itself on serving the best BBQ around with family friendly southern hospitality to match. Four locations in Frederick. 118 S MARKE T ST ı 301.662.9090 BLAC KHOGBBQ.C OM
THE TASTING ROOM
Open for nearly 20 years, The Tasting Room has grown into a Downtown Frederick staple. With seasonal menu choices, an impressive wine bar and a rotating craft cocktail program... casual elegance comes to mind when you dine at TR. Great service and friendly staff will guide you through a wonderful dining experience. 101 N MARKET ST ı 240.379.7772 TRRESTAURANT.C OM 24 TASTE IT DOWNTOWN | downtownfrederick.org | #DowntownFrederick
FIRESTONE'S CULINARY TAVERN CELEBRATING 20 YEARS!
Firestone's Culinary Tavern is a fixture in the neighborhood and a return destination for out-of-town visitors. Upscale dining experience in a lively tavern atmosphere. 105 N MARKE T ST ı 301.663.0330 F I R E STON E SR E STAUR A NT.C OM
FIRESTONE'S RAW BAR
Modern oyster bar with small plates, fresh seafood and charcuterie boards. A beautiful event space for your private party. 105 N MARKE T ST 301.663.0330 F I R E STON E SR AW B A R.C OM
GOOD FOOD •••••
STRONG DRINK •••••
From the Tavern's kitchen: madeto-order sandwiches and salads, housemade soups, fresh-baked breads and a selection of affordable wines and craft beer. Also featuring some of the best in locally produced food and drink! 113 N MARKET ST ı 301.696.8586 F I R E STON E SM A R K E T.C OM
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Delicious, fine Spanish and Mexican cuisine in Downtown Frederick Come in and enjoy lunch or dinner in a comfortable, casual atmosphere. Located in historic Downtown Frederick, we provide a fine dining experience in a comfortable setting with indoor luxury seating with clothed tables, elegant lighting and fireplaces. Enjoy a casual atmosphere in our bar area or outdoor seating.
ANDY GUTIERREZ, CHEF
26 N MA RKE T ST Ä± 301.695.2756 CAC IQUEFREDERIC K.C OM
An authentic Irish pub and eatery in Downtown Frederick, Magoo's features traditional Irish fare as well as updated menu items with a modern twist. Try a Skinny Leprechaun if you're looking for good, healthful food.
JENNIFER DOUGHERTY, OWNER
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NORTH MARKET POP SHOP With over 400 flavors of craft and retro soda pop, we strive to find your favorites. You can mix and match or pair with our award winning hot dogs made your way or a float creation with super premium local creamery ice cream all served with a smile in an environmentally friendly package! (Vegan, GF options) 241 N MARKET ST 240.575.9070 NORTHMARKETPOPSHOP.COM MICHELLE SCHAFFER, OWNER
HIPPY CHICK HUMMUS
Hippy Chick Hummus is a local vegan cafe + draft kombucha bar in the heart of Downtown Frederick. We believe in feeding the mind, body and soul with fresh, healthy foods including top-your-own acai bowls, falafel salads and more. Our new backyard patio is a great place to watch the world go by...
237 N MARKET ST 240.815.7175 HIPPYCHICKHUMMUS.COM ERIKA BROWN, OWNER
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AYSE MEZE LOUNGE Come to Ayse Meze Lounge for beautiful, delicious small plates that sample the best of Greek, Turkish and Lebanese cuisine. The hummus is scrumptious and the falafel is a favorite. 6 N EAST ST 240.651.51 55 ı AYSEMEZE.C OM
BELLA TRATTORIA Bella Trattoria features authentic, Northern Italian Cuisine. Our menu offers original, classically prepared, traditional recipes from the Emilia-Romagna Region of Italy. We utilize the highest quality, seasonally fresh ingredients served in a comfortable family style setting. 1 29 N MA RKE T ST 301.694.301 5 ı BELLAFREDERIC K.C OM
BREWER'S ALLEY Frederick's first brewpub, Brewer's Alley prides itself on delicious menu items accompanied by its own microbrews. Housed in an old opera house, the restaurant retains its historic charm.
1 24 N MA RKE T ST 301.631.0089 ı BRE WER S-A LLE Y.C OM
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TAVERNA & TAPAS BAR Isabella's Taverna & Tapas Bar dishes up delicious Spanish tapas in small plates. Located in the Hendrickson building, the restaurant boasts an exclusive wine list to complement its Mediterranean menu. 44 N MA RKE T ST 301.698.8922 ı I SABELLAS-TAVERN.C OM
PISTARRO'S Frederick’s first restaurant specializing in traditional Naples style wood fired pizza. Pistarro's oven was handmade in Naples with volcanic clay and cooks perfect Napoletana pizza in under two minutes. Featuring imported Italian tomatoes and flour, house-made mozzarella and more. 221 N EAST ST 301.378.9536 ı PI STA RRO.C OM
MONOCACY BREWING CO. Our focus is on crafting quality beer. We are proudly brewing our award-winning beers in the old Ebert's Ice Cream plant, a historic building in the City of Frederick. We strive to be a great neighbor and representative of Frederick's local allure. Quality beer. It's in our nature. 1781 N MA RKE T ST 240.457.4232 ı MON OCACYBRE WING.C OM TASTE IT DOWNTOWN | downtownfrederick.org | #DowntownFrederick 29
OBED NOLASCO, OWNER
IL PORTO RESTAURANT
Il Porto is an authentic Italian restaurant that serves homemade pastas and fresh seafoods. It is a cozy, family friendly restaurant which makes you feel at home. The restaurant offers a modern twist on traditional Italian recipes.
200 S MARKE T ST 301.620.7480 ı ILPORTORESTAURANT.COM 30 TASTE IT DOWNTOWN | downtownfrederick.org | #DowntownFrederick
JESSE ROGERS, EXECUTIVE CHEF JAKE CLINE, GENERAL MANAGER
HARVEST KITCHEN From the Farmers of South Mountain Creamery – Offering farm to fork food, served in a fast-casual dining experience on the beautiful Carroll Creek. HHK also features local beer, wine, and spirits, as well as a full-service ice cream shop.
50 C I TIZEN'S WAY, SUI TE 101 301.383.8790 ı HOME TOWNHARVEST.C OM
CAFE NOLA Crafted with art, Nola serves up a variety of Voila! teas, Counter Culture coffee and a menu of fair-trade fare. Nola's beautiful plates complement BRYAN NUCKOLS, their commitment to GENERAL MANAGER promoting local art. A full schedule of live music and art installations that change every month, thanks to artist Goodloe Byron make this restaurant an experience.
Established as one of the "Best Breakfast/ Brunch" restaurants in Frederick according to the readers of The Frederick News-Post for almost a decade, Nola continues to serve both quality and classic dishes with organic and local produce. 4 E PATRIC K ST 301.694.6652 Äą CAFE-N OLA.C OM downtownfrederick.org | #DowntownFrederick 31
BUSHWALLER'S Come in and enjoy the best of Ireland!
Bushwaller's is the Original Frederick Irish Pub since 1981. We offer house-made modern takes on Irish Comfort Foods, 18 draft beers, over 70 whiskies, and specialty cocktails in a cozy and comfortable atmosphere. Our amazing staff is here to welcome you to the community living room of Frederick.
209 N MA RKE T ST 301.695.6988 BUSHWA LLER S.C OM AMBER DEMORETT, OWNER
THE ORCHARD Everything we serve at The Orchard is homemade using only fresh ingredients. We use many organic ingredients in our cooking and buy produce from a number of local sources. We are known for our whole wheat bread, variety of stir-fries and fresh salads with homemade dressings. 45 N MA RKE T ST ı 301.663.491 2 THEORC HA RDRE STAURA NT.C OM
I Y DOWNTOWN FREDERICK
DOWNTOWNFREDERICK.ORG ı PARKFREDERICK.ORG
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IRIESKA CAETANO & MAIKEL GATTORNO, OWNERS
SABOR DE CUBA
Its authenticity unmatched, Sabor de Cuba crashes the emerging Frederick dining scene with aromas and flavors that evoke the island's rich culinary heritage. Dine in a family-friendly environment where the service is as first class as the meal itself. Simple food, complex flavors. Is such a thing even possible? At Sabor de Cuba, we think yes.
9 E PATRIC K ST ı 301.663.10 36 SAB ORDEC UBA RE STAURA NT.C OM
JONATHAN BOSTIN, OWNER
Our menu features wicked mussels, lobster rolls, crab 'no' cakes and jambalaya. We have a full service bar with craft beers, wine by the glass or by the bottle and unique cocktails made with local spirits. Located in Downtown Frederick, a few minutes walk from Market Street. There is plenty of free parking, so don't be afraid to drive either!
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HOOTCH & BANTER Hootch and Banter provides a lively atmosphere, transporting you from quaint historic Downtown Frederick to a metropolitan hotspot. We offer modern American fare and complement our food with our extensive craft cocktail list. Our second-floor lounge offers coffee and breakfast during the day and becomes a great place to grab a drink at night, often featuring live music. The lounge is available to reserve for private events and rehearsal dinners. Our hospitality makes us a can’t miss experience.
49 S MA RKE T ST ı 301.732.4971 HOOTC HA NDBA NTER.C OM
Maryland's Award-Winning Organic Certified Distillery Proudly distilling gins, whiskies and vodkas from non-GMO, pesticide free grains in Downtown Frederick. McClintock Distilling was named Maryland's Best Gin Distillery and the recipient of multiple International Double Gold Medals for gin and whiskey. 35 S CA RROLL ST ı 240.81 5.5259 MCC LINTOC KD I STILLING.C OM 34 TASTE IT DOWNTOWN | downtownfrederick.org | #DowntownFrederick
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Free Offering 8 galleries featuring exhibits by regional and national artists, as well as classes, workshops, and monthly programs for all ages. The Gift Gallery features a changing selection of artwork by local artists, and Gardiner Hall offers the perfect venue for any special event. Admission is free — as everyone deserves art!
40 S CA RROLL ST 301.698.0 656 ı DELAPLAINE.ORG
THE LITTLE POTTERY SHOP Nestled in historic Shab Row, The Little Pottery Shop features fine handmade American ceramics, art, and unique gifts from over one hundred and fifty artists. JULIUS PATELLIS, Many pieces are made OWNER right next door at The Frederick Clay Studio. A must see for lovers of local and handmade art! 17 N EAST STREE T ı 301.620.750 1 LI TTLEPOTTERYSHOP.C OM 36 ART IT DOWNTOWN | downtownfrederick.org | #DowntownFrederick
GALLERIES OF NORTH MARKET Five great galleries. ONE SHORT WALK! 5TH STREET 5 4
TAG/THE ARTISTS GALLERY
TAG/The Artists Gallery, Frederick's original artist-owned gallery, features photography, painting, sculpture, collage and mixed media works by regional artists. The gallery hosts a new exhibition monthly with an opening reception each First Saturday.
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216 N MARKET ST ı 301.696.8187 THEARTISTSGALLERYFREDERICK.COM
BRAVURA ARTS & FRAMING, LLC
Providing custom framing services for over 30 years. We believe that proper presentation can make any work of art a masterpiece, whether a family portrait or a 3D collage. We also feature works by up-and-coming local artists. 4 2 8 N MA RK E T S T 301.662.5400 ı BRAVURAAR TS.C OM
NOMA, short for North Market, is a collective of recognized and emerging regional artists working in fine art and fine craft mediums. New work is presented monthly, with First Saturday opening receptions and Third Thursday Artist Talks. 437 N MARKE T ST ı 240.367.9770 N OM AGA L LER Y FR ED ER I C K.C OM
Gallery 322 features contemporary paintings, drawings, assemblage art and sculpture by a select group of regional artists. Many of the works reflect the beauty of the Maryland landscape. Open weekends; weekdays by appointment. 322 N MARKET ST ı 240.815.7777 G A LLER Y 3 22.C OM
GRIFFIN ART CENTER
A 13,000 sq ft Art Center with 3 Art Galleries, 22+ Working Artist Studios, a large teaching studio for Open Studio, Group and Private Classes in Painting, Drawing, Printmaking, and Sculpture taught by the area's finest artists and instructors. 4 37 N MA R KE T ST ı 24 0. 285 .92 1 1 GR I FF I NA R TC E NTER .C OM
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A focus on contemporary work where the styles and techniques evoke the modern world through the dramatic use of color and form, reflect world influences and diversity, and challenge, inspire, entertain and educate.
STACI & BILL MCLAUCHLAN, OWNERS
DISTRICT Arts is a new contemporary art gallery in the heart of the historic district in vibrant Downtown Frederick, MD. We feature artworks by some of the finest local, regional, and national working artists. Oil, acrylic, and encaustic paintings, glass, wood, ceramics, photography, digital art and mixed media are all on display. 1 5 N MA RKE T ST Äą 301.695.40 50 Äą D I STRIC TA R TS.C OM 38 ART IT DOWNTOWN | downtownfrederick.org | #DowntownFrederick
POTTERS' GUILD OF FREDERICK The Potters' Guild of Frederick Gallery has ever-changing unique decorative and functional gifts, dinnerware, home decor, jewelry, art and sculpture handmade by 23 local potters. Stop in to see artistic pottery demonstrations and seasonal displays. Visit us online for info on our "Turn At The Wheel" pottery class for a fun creative experience. 14 S MARKE T ST ı 301.360.0640 POTTERSGUILDOFFREDERICK.COM
WEINBERG CENTER FOR THE ARTS Presenting world-class live events in a landmark 1926 venue, the Weinberg strives to entice, educate, and enchant patrons of all ages, abilities, and interests and ensures that the arts remain accessible and affordable to the broadest possible audience. 20 W PATRICK ST ı 301.600.2868 WEINBERGCENTER.ORG ART IT DOWNTOWN | downtownfrederick.org | #DowntownFrederick 39
We KNOW Downtown Frederick! Located Downtown since 1980, continuing to serve all of your real estate needs in MD, PA & WV.
MACKINTOSH inc., ÂŽ REALTORS Following a family tradition through four generations of real estate, Mackintosh Inc., Realtors continues to emphasize integrity, dedication and reliability. Located for nearly 40 years in historic Downtown Frederick, we have been THE source for local real estate. Give us a call, email or stop by and you will understand why we are the best professionals in the business. facebook.com/mackintoshrealtors mackintoshrealtors mackintoshrltrs
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LUNA YOGA STUDIO Downtown Frederick's Community yoga studio. Offering Yoga classes and workshops including teen yoga, parent and child yoga, Kundalini yoga, Pilates mat and equipment, Shamanic healing, Priestess/Goddess School, Soul Ascension work and much more. Classes available for all experience levels!
CINDY D'AQUINO, OWNER
34 S MA RKE T ST Äą 301.865.9642 LUNAYOGAFREDERIC K
The Frederick Visitor Center is the ideal first stop to begin exploring Frederick and the surrounding area with easy access from I-70, US 15, and I-270. Illustrative exhibits, a multiscreen film, and a gift shop are all housed in a beautifully renovated historic building. visitfrederick.org 800-999-3613
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CALLEY SZARNICKI, LMT Private, personal, and relaxing massage studio conveniently located on Carroll Creek! Woman owned and run, focusing on trigger point rehabilitation and headache relief. 38 S MA RKE T ST, SUI TE 4 301.676.8259 ı CA LLE YONTHEC REEK.C OM
TRULY GIFTED PSYCHIC I was born a gifted, spiritualist Psychic Advisor. I can look through your past, see your present and know what the future has in store for you. I can answer all questions regarding business, marriage, health, and finances. If you have questions, I have all the answers. All readings are confidential. 7 E PATRIC K ST I 301.377.8771 TR ULYGIF TEDPSYC HIC MA RYLA ND.C OM
EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH As the oldest and largest Lutheran Church in Frederick, ELC continues to build on our foundation within the community with our mission to "Seek. Serve. Share. Send. All in God's Grace." Experience our rich history, welcoming community, spiritual and social opportunities, and unending love. #29 of 50 things to do in Frederick.
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THE LAW OFFICES OF
SCOTT A. MORRISON Dedicated to helping people build a more secure future for their families, we provide a full range of estate planning and elder law services that preserve assets and enable our clients to pass on their accumulated wealth to their family members.
EXPERIENCE YOU CAN RELY ON
SCOTT A. MORRISON, OWNER
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UNITED STEAM FIRE ENGINE CO #3 Since 1845, there has been nothing more important than the community we serve. Your generous donations help fund lifesaving equipment, training and apparatus that enable our volunteers to stand ready to respond to your emergencies. To make a donation, learn how to become one of our volunteers, or find out more about what we do, visit our website or send us an email.
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QUALITY SHOE SERVICE & REPAIR Our name says it all – Frederick's oldest Shoe Repair Shop. Factory authorized repairs for all fine footwear, handbags and luggage. Orthopedic work. Authorized Birkenstock repair. Saddle & tack repair. We also offer a small selection of retail boots, shoes and purses. 31 9 N MA RKE T ST ı 301.695.6255 TAMMY & VITO LOIOLA, OWNERS
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SALISBURY, MCLISTER & FOLEY Real Estate Law since 1978 Attorney Conducted Real Estate Settlements
Whether buying or selling a home, farm, or commercial property, refinancing a property, or taking out a construction loan to build your dream home, you want a stress-free real estate settlement transaction. We're here to help. 100 W C HURC H ST ı 301.694.7235 FREDERIC KTI TLE.C OM
DOWNTOWN FREDERICK PARTNERSHIP
Nonprofit organization working to enhance, promote and preserve the vitality and livability of Downtown Frederick, a national Main Street community. 1 9 E C HURC H ST ı 301.698.811 8 D OWNTOWNFREDERIC K.ORG GET IT DOWNTOWN | downtownfrederick.org | #DowntownFrederick 45
WHITESELL HOME MEDICAL SUPPLY
We are very proud of our new home medical supply location and so thankful to all of our clients and patients for supporting us while we moved. Now offering an expanded showroom with demo lift and power chairs, large item inventory for hospital beds and scooters, and two private fitting rooms for diabetic stocking and mastectomy fittings. 622 N MA RKE T ST 301.663.6464 ı WHI TE SELLS.C OM
SALLY ARNOLD & ASSOCIATES When you work with us at Sally Arnold & Associates, you’re a unique individual – never just a policy number. We take the time to get to know you, our valued client and offer you the right kinds of individual or business insurance protections you can always count on. 51 9 N MA RKE T ST ı 301.662.2246 SA LLYA RN OLD IN SURA NC E.C OM
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NORTH END CLEANERS & TAILORING North End Cleaners & Tailoring offers affordable tailoring and dry-cleaning services. We also offer same-day service for some tailoring. If you're in town on business and you're looking to spruce up, North End Cleaners & Tailoring is conveniently located on North Market Street.
ELIZABETH CASILLAS, OWNER
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41 3 N MA RKE T ST ı 301.662.2280
LAW OFFICE OF LENA A. CLARK, LLC We help families protect money and loved ones in the event of death or disability. Wills, Trusts, Estate Planning, Probate, Elder Law, and Special Needs Trusts law firm in Downtown Frederick was founded in 2015 to assist Frederick County residents plan for their future and transfers of family wealth to succeeding generations. LENA (LAY-NA) CLARK, OWNER
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INDELLIBELLE Your morning routine just got easier! Want fierce brows, stunning eyes and the perfect pout, but have no time to paint it all on? Experience the latest trends in beauty for your busy life: microblading, eyelash extensions and more. Finally say "I woke up like this," and mean it. Save time. Feel flawless. 43 E PATRIC K ST ı 301.51 8.1008 INDELLIBELLE.C OM GET IT DOWNTOWN | downtownfrederick.org | #DowntownFrederick 47
THE CITY OF FREDERICK
ParkFrederick.org offers parking maps, information about the ParkMobile app, downtown parking garages and metered parking, the "Park and Shop" program, downtown resident parking and transportation options.
A private, nonprofit organization working in partnership with the City of Frederick to nurture a strong sense of community through the coordination of special events. From Frederick’s 4th and In The Streets, to the Summer Concert Series and the Kris Kringle Procession, there is something for everyone to Celebrate!
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Downtown Frederick parking made easy.
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ERIN HAGGERTY, OWNER
BETH HELTEBRIDLE, BRANCH ADMINISTRATOR
Experience the individual care difference! At maxiBOWdaxi Grooming Salon your dog receives a private appointment – no long waits in kennels or other dogs present. The salon’s owner/groomer has five years of experience and a reputation for her gentle techniques.
We believe in a community that is free to explore, to invent, and to transform. With nine libraries across Frederick County, we offer books, audio books, and access to digital content, including magazines, music and movies. Our Downtown Frederick location provides passport services and features an early literacy play and learning space.
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LOCAL EVENTS Downtown Frederick Enjoy these local events and find many more at downtownfrederick.org. FIRST SATURDAY IN DOWNTOWN FREDERICK Shop, Play & Eat in Downtown Frederick! First Saturday means all-day activities, late-night shopping and dining, live music on the street, and a free trolley to guide your way until 9pm. Join us the first Saturday of each month! 2019 Dates: November 2 • December 7 December 14 • December 21 2020 Dates: January 4 • February 1 March 7 • April 4 • May 2 June 6 • July 4 • August 1 September 5 • October 3 November 7 • December 5
November 29, 2019 9AM – 9PM
SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY November 30, 2019
KRIS KRINGLE PROCESSION December 13, 2019
FREDERICK RESTAURANT WEEK March 2 – March 8, 2020 August 10 - August 16, 2020
ALIVE @ FIVE 2020 SEASON
May 7 – Sept. 24, 2020 Every Thursday, 5-8PM at Carroll Creek Amphitheater 21+ only / $5 at the gate
MARYLAND CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL Annually in May
FREDERICK FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS June 6, 2020
MOVIE NIGHT ON THE CREEK Carroll Creek Amphitheater Admission is FREE / shows start at dark 2020 Season June 19 • July 17 • August 21 September 18 • October 16
NATIONAL CLUSTERED SPIRES HIGH WHEEL RACE Annually in August
IN THE STREETS
September 12, 2020
HALLOWEEN IN DOWNTOWN FREDERICK October 24, 2020 10am-12pm
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GET IT DOWNTOWN is a photo-rich, easy-to-carry publication that’s the ideal guide for exploring the best Downtown Frederick, Maryland, has t...
Published on Oct 31, 2019
GET IT DOWNTOWN is a photo-rich, easy-to-carry publication that’s the ideal guide for exploring the best Downtown Frederick, Maryland, has t...