Posts Tagged “Frederick”

The ABCs of Transit: E is for Electric

by Frederick TransIT Community Relations Manager. 0 Comments

Although electric buses may seem like a thing of the distant future, there are several transportation systems in the US that are using this technology. In fact, TransIT could see three electric buses and the supporting infrastructure as early as next year, pending funding. TransIT has requested funding for three zero-emission propulsion system all electric buses. City transit buses with start and stop driving patterns provide an ideal opportunity to deploy an energy efficient, regenerative-braking ... read more

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Tidbits: Signs Point East, Back To The Start EP Review

by Cassandra Mullinix. 0 Comments

What’s been clear from the beginning is that local boys, Signs Point East love to groove as a live band.  From their very early days in 2012 at the old Mick’s on West Patrick, it’s been evident that a large part of the band’s sound, full of dance-able bass lines, guitar solos, and sing-able hooks is tailored to performing live on stage. Signs Point East coin a sound that runs tangent to the jam band scene, but that is clearly not in the same circle considering most of their songs stick ... read more

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The September 2013 Frederick County Housing Report

by Peter Murray. 0 Comments

The September 2013 Real Estate market statistics for Frederick County are in and the great news is that the Frederick County Homes Sales (by sold dollar volume) are doing much better in September 2013 than September 2012; 39.9% better to be exact!  The bad news is that the homes for sale in Frederick County are staying on the market 29.73% longer in September 2013 than September 2012. These findings can be attributed to a number of reasons.  Below, I will highlight some of the factors from the ... read more

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Meet Martin Graff

by Karen Peacock. 0 Comments

I'd like to include bios of a variety of local artists on Frederick Art Works. If you're participating in Artomatic@Frederick, you don't even have to be all that local. Please send your info to kpeacock@newspost.com. There's no need to write a dissertation. Just let us know who you are and what you do. What sets you apart from other artists? Do you have any upcoming shows? Do you use any unusual techniques or materials?  You get the idea. Feel free to include links and photos of your work. ... read more

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Artomatic Fanatic

by Karen Peacock. 0 Comments

The new year lands on the wrong day. January 1 is in the middle of winter and feels like an inauspicious time for new beginnings. Maybe it comes from years of starting school in the fall, but that's when I find myself eager for new projects and experiences.  This year I'm getting my wish. Artomatic is returning to Frederick in just a few weeks. If you visited or participated in Artomatic@Frederick 2011 you know what I'm talking about. If not, imagine hundreds of artists showing work in a wide ... read more

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