All posts by Frederick Gorilla

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    One Banana, Two Banana, Three Banana, Four the People

    By Sherry Greenfield Photos by Andrew Murdock Who are Frederick County’s “top bananas”? One is the talented new face of business. Another has risen above rejection, embracing life’s challenges and inspiring others to do the same. The...

    • Posted November 25, 2014
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  • Valley Chef Showdown Champion

    By Kerri Sheehan Sometimes, life doesn’t always work out the way you planned it to. ML Carroll, owner of Canapés Catering in Frederick and recent champion of Valley Chef Showdown, knows this all too well. “I never...

    • Posted November 25, 2014
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  • Develop-MENTAL: No Reservations

    Marriott Hotel could be just what downtown Frederick needs to boost business, pedestrian traffic, and growth. By Matt Edens   It wasn’t all that surprising when the city’s Downtown Hotel Advisory Committee announced last month that they...

    • Posted September 29, 2014
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  • Photographer Tony Sivilay Captures Humans of Frederick

    Get to Know Photographer Tony Sivilay By Kerri Sheehan In the October/November issue of Gorilla, we sent photographer Tony Sivilay on the streets of Frederick to capture the people that bring personality and pride to Frederick County....

    • Posted September 29, 2014
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  • Balancing Act

    A Local Attorney’s Take on the Maryland Criminal Justice System By Ian M. Hitchcock   After reading last issue’s article, “…And Justice for All,” two things were most salient. One, there are a lot of numbers mentioned...

    • Posted September 29, 2014
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  • Humans of Frederick

    Photos by Tony Sivilay  The New York Times called Frederick County “a masterpiece in Maryland, the classic American story of home, church, school, and work.” We couldn’t agree more. But while many would cite our bucolic countryside, small-town...

    • Posted September 29, 2014
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  • Babes in Tulleland

    The Art of Vaudeville Burlesque Comes to Frederick By Kerri Sheehan We stood in a cramped, brightly lit dressing room. I could hear the muffled sounds of vintage vaudeville music from the stage. To my right was...

    • Posted September 29, 2014
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  • Oct_Nov Rants & Raves

    Oh-La-La, Zoo-La-La! Fierce wildlife and wild fashion will be on display Nov. 15 from 7-10 p.m. during the second annual Zoo-La-La event at The Faux School at 35 S. Carroll St. Models will prowl the runway in...

    • Posted September 29, 2014
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  • It Can Only Get Better

    It Can Only Get Better Middle school was hell for me. It wasn’t dissecting pigs, studying for exams, or the relentless schedule of after-school dance team practice that bothered me. It was thanks to a few girls...

    • Posted September 29, 2014
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  • People’s Politico: Got Any Gossip?

    Mayor McClement’s Sweetheart Deal Not So Sweet for Reputation  By Jennifer Dougherty   One of my mom’s favorite questions when we talked about local politics was, “Got any gossip?” Like so many of us, my mom was...

    • Posted September 29, 2014
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