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Upcoming Frederick runs

For you runners out there in Frederick here is a list of upcoming running in events in the area:

  • Mission 10 Miler (10 miles) – At Harry Grove Stadium on Sunday, March 29, 2015 @ 2:00 PM. Benefits the Frederick Rescue Mission.
  • Run for the Roses (5k/1k walk) – At Linganore Winery on Sunday, April 12, 2015 @ 9:00 AM. Benefits the United Way of Frederick County Prosperity Center.
  • Run for the Rock (5k/1k walk) – At Baker Park on Saturday, April 18, 2015 @ 9:00 AM. Benefits the students at Rock Creek School.
  • The Cupcake Run (5k) – At Monocacy Village Park on Sunday, April 19, 2015 @ 8:30 AM. Benefits Blessings In a Backpack Frederick Schools and Children of Incarcarated Parents Partnerships.
  • The Frederick Running Festival (half marathon, 5k, and more)- At the Frederick FairGrounds on May 2 and 3, 2015. Benefits various charities through Run for a Cause.

If I missed any events, please add them in the comments.

Frederick Restaurant Week, 2015

Frederick Restaurant Week is this week. Here some more about it:

Frederick Restaurant Week is a 7-day promotion that features the unique and fine dining options available in Downtown Frederick and the surrounding area. Participating restaurants will offer diners price-fixed meals at mouth-watering prices the week of March 2-8, 2015.

Featuring over a dozen restaurants, Frederick Restaurant Week is the perfect time to visit a favorite restaurant or try something new. Chefs will prepare delicious 2-course and 3-course special menus. During Frederick Restaurant Week, lunches are offered at $15.15 for a 2-course meal and $20.15 for a 3-course meal. Dinners are offered at $20.15 for a 2-course meal and $30.15 for a 3-course meal. All costs are exclusive of tax, beverages and gratuity.

During Frederick Restaurant Week, no tickets or special passes are needed. However, reservations are strongly recommended. Contact the individual restaurant to make your reservations. Restaurant contact information can be found on the Menu page of the website.

Open Thread March 2015 Edition

These open threads provide a chance for us to chat with our neighbors. Ask questions, share news, or whatever you want. As long as it’s central to Frederick County and civil, anything goes.

Have at it in the comments!

Two Paws Up Closes

Sad news:

A colorful landmark in downtown Frederick has closed its doors.

Two Paws Up, a pet store known for its bright frontage and doghouse on the street, is closed.

Opened in 2004 by Allison Levitt, the shop had become a popular place for pet owners. It offered food, treats and pet spa services.

The shop was closed Thursday, and there was no note on the door.

The Improved Carroll Creek: What’s Next for Frederick? is a great overview of Carroll Creek’s past and Future by Stephanie Yamkovenko.

Run for the Rock 5K Run/1 Mile Walk

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Rock Creek School is having their 2nd “Run for the Rock” 5K Run/1 Mile Walk on Saturday April 18th, 2015 at 9:00 at Baker Park in Frederick Maryland. The cost is $25.00 for the 5K and $15.00 for the 1 mile. The 5K includes a t-shirt if you register by March 27th. You can purchase a t-shirt for the 1 Mile or to just have an extra t-shirt if by March 27th.

The proceeds will be going to all of the students at Rock Creek School for technology in the classroom. Rock Creek School is a public school in Frederick, MD specially designed for students with disabilities. Help the students by registering today!

There will be children’s activities too! Balloons, face painting, and a free raffle with registration!

Register on Active.com or visit Run for the Rock’s Facebook page for more information on the event.

Open Thread February 2015 Edition

These open threads provide a chance for us to chat with our neighbors. Ask questions, share news, or whatever you want. As long as it’s central to Frederick County and civil, anything goes.

Have at it in the comments!

Modern Asia

I had dinner with my family at Modern Asia last night. Really good stuff. Reminds me of the old Lotus place off of Baughman’s Lane way back in the day. Here is more from their website:

Located at 1306 West Patrick Street, Frederick, MD 21703, our restaurant offers a wide array of authentic Chinese & Thai Food, such as Kung Pao Chicken, Shrimp with Broccoli, Young Chow Fried Rice, Teriyaki Chicken, Pad Thai..

Try our delicious food and service today. Come in for a Chinese or Thai Lunch Special or during evenings for a delicious Thai and Chinese food dinner. You can also order your favourite Asian food for take out.

And here is their Facebook page if you want a little more info.

Three New Restaraunts for Frederick

Rex’s Downtown Grill – according to the FNP, Rex’s will open within weeks at the old The Deli spot on Patrick Street and will feature “sandwiches, salads, milkshakes, smoothies, draft beer, local craft beers.”

Market Street Fusion – also in from the same FNP article, Market Street Fusion will open in the old Griff’s spot on Market St, and feature “burgers and other items but will focus on seafood, sometimes with a French influence.”

The Golden Beak – is opening in the old Quiznos spot on 40 and features the “freshest / most tasteful rotisserie chicken and side dishes at an affordable price point.” Thanks to Diane and BK for the info on this one.

 

 

2015 Cornhole Tournament for Charity

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The tournament benefits research on Fragile X.

May 30, 2015 starting at 9am

At: Ballenger Creek Park 5420 Ballenger Creek Pike Frederick MD 21704

Cost will be $30 per person or $60 per team.

For more information go to: http://gandg.us/fraxacornhole

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