Category: Features

Shop Talk

Sweet Babe’s to Add Apple Dumplings Mark your calendars for Nov. 16. That’s the day that Sweet Babe’s Creamery, 3534B Urbana Pike in Casabella Commons, will begin serving apple dumplings. Nov. 16 is also the start of cool weather hours…

Around Town

Food Bank Gears Up for Holidays The Greater Urbana Area Food Bank is gearing up for a busy fall and holiday season. Starting the season off is the annual Scouting for Food campaign. Local Scouts will be placing bags on…

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Goddard School Second Location Site Plan Approved Urbana’s Goddard School will be expanding with a second location adjacent to Sugarloaf Elementary School. Site plan approval for the 11,063-square-foot center on the 2.1-acre site was granted by the Frederick County Planning…

Finding Color

The Barn at Lake Linganore by Bernadette Miller

The world of color and how it speaks is what painter Bernadette Miller is all about. Her latest exhibit of vibrant landscapes in eye-catching hues of aqua and green and mauve is at the Urbana Library hall gallery. New Market…

Mike at the Movies

Downton Abbey (PG) Downton Abbey, the TV series, was always about the gradually shifting roles of upstairs and downstairs in fading upper-class England at the turn of the 20th century and beyond. Its big screen version continues that theme and…

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Photo | Kari A. Martindale Bob Vail sketches Micki, Ezra and Sage during a Dog Pawty at the Natelli Community Center on Sept. 8.

‘Dog Pawty’ Receives Two Paws Up “Dog Pawty” co-hosted by realtor Maggie Dawson and attorney Alegi Anderson on Sept. 8 at the Natelli Community Center in Urbana was a bit like the one in the beloved P.D. Eastman “Go, Dog,…

Mike at the Movies

The Peanut Butter Falcon (PG-13) This low-budget sleeper features sterling performances by Shia LaBeouf as Tyler and Dakota Johnson as Eleanor with a wonderful turn by newcomer, Down Syndrome actor Zack Gottsagen as Zak. The strong cast also features Thomas…