Three Things to do in Frederick Before The End of Summer

Don’t Miss Out on These Seasonal Opportunities

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Even though it feels like it just began, in just a few weeks, summer will be over and it will be time to welcome the fall season. Before summer ends, don’t miss out on several Frederick staples that can be enjoyed this season:

  1. Visit The Great Frederick Fair: The Great Frederick Fair is a Frederick, Maryland tradition.  This year, the Fair celebrates its 155th birthday.  The Fairgrounds hosts numerous events throughout the year, but The Great Frederick Fair begins on Friday, September 15.  and runs until September 23.  Stop by to enjoy the midway, eat some traditional fair food, and visit numerous exhibits.
  2. Enjoy First Saturday: Tomorrow is the August First Saturday event in Downtown Frederick.  The theme of the event is “Art Attack”.  Enjoy a day roaming around Downtown Frederick and interacting with the art exhibits while checking out the local businesses and restaurants participating in the event.  There will also be another First Saturday during the summer season: on Saturday, September 2.
  3. Discover a Sky Stage event: Sky Stage is an arts venue adjacent to Carroll Creek linear park.  Sky Stage is housed in a historic building- the stage doesn’t have a roof, allowing audience members to watch a show under a dazzling nights sky.  Find a Sky Stage event perfect for you and your friends/ family here.

The East of Market team hopes that our residents enjoy some of these opportunities and events!

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East of Market wins ApartmentRatings’ 2016 Top Rated Award

ar-cling-awardThe East of Market team is proud to announce that our community has received a 2016 Top Rated Award from ApartmentRatings for a second, consecutive, year.

This annual award honors the apartment communities that hold the distinction of achieving outstanding resident satisfaction as measured by the data compiled throughout the year by the ratings and review website ApartmentRatings.com.  Approximately 5 percent of the apartment communities listed on ApartmentRatings qualify for this award.

East of Market currently holds a 95 percent “recommended” score on the community’s ApartmentRatings profile.

Thank you to all of the East of Market residents who have taken the time to share feedback and reviews about the East of Market community!

Learn more about this award on the Grady Management website.

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Celebrating Fourth of July in Frederick, Maryland

Independence Day in The City of Frederick: events, activities, and more!

Fourth of July In Frederick (July 2017)

Tomorrow is Independence Day and there are many celebrations in the City of Frederick to commemorate this holiday!

One event option is to head to Baker Park to attend Celebrate Frederick‘s 33 annual “Frederick’s 4th” celebration: a day full of events and activities for people of all ages.  During this celebration, attendees will be able to experience:

Fun: Frederick’s 4th of July celebration will feature fun that the whole family can enjoy.  Examples include a petting zoo, amusement rides, pony rides, and a giant candy cannon.  The event will feature charging tents, a photo booth, pie-eating contest, and even a dunk tank.

Food: Food trucks will be in abundance around Baker Park for the Independence Day celebration.  Attendees can expect ice cream, funnel cakes, pizza, hot dogs, and more.  Celebrate Frederick features a full list of food vendors online.

Fireworks: Any Fourth of July event would not be complete without fireworks.  Frederick’s 4th will culminate in a fireworks show that attendees can enjoy from designated areas of Baker Park and several other surrounding areas.  Learn more about viewing areas here.

Learn more about this annual celebration on the official website.

Want to avoid the crowd heading to Baker Park tomorrow?  There are other options too!  Downtown Frederick Partnership has compiled a list of local restaurants that are open during the holiday.

Have a safe and fun Fourth of July with family and loved ones!

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Summer at East of Market: Three Community Tips to Keeping Cool

Three Ideas on How to “Chill Out” This Summer

Summer at East of Market May 2017 blog

East of Market residents have no shortage of activities during the summer months.  From nearby parks, interesting theaters and museums, and numerous shops and restaurants- there are many ways to enjoy the warm weather or keep cool in Frederick, Maryland!

Residents can also enjoy some great summertime activities at this community!  Below are three activities that are perfect for this summertime:

  1. Enjoy a movie night in the clubhouse: Not a fan of the heat?  Not a problem!  East of Market residents enjoy a Clubhouse full of amenities like a sports simulator studio and an indoor fitness center.  Residents also have a large lounge and television where they can enjoy to sit back, relax, and watch a movie (or four!).
  2. Relax by the pool: East of Market’s sparkling pool is a great amenity open only during the summer months.  A place to swim or just an area to enjoy some sun- the pool is the perfect destination only steps away from our apartments.
  3. Grill some delicious food for friends and family: Food-lovers can rejoice at the outdoor, covered, grill area at this community!  Head over with some friends and/ or family to enjoy a night of grilling.  Last year, the East of Market team even held a summer barbecue at the grill for every resident to enjoy.

What are your summer plans?  Let the team know by commenting below!

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Bike To Work Day is Coming! #BTWD2017

Bike To Work Day 2017 (3)Promote GreenLiving by Biking to Work

Bike to Work Day, an event that encourages people to commute to work by bicycle, will take place this year on Friday, May 19 across Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia. This annual event is sponsored by Commuter Connections and the Washington Area Bicyclist Association.

What Are The Benefits of Bike to Work Day?:

A main reason for Bike to Work Day stems from the environmental benefits of biking. Cars, trucks, and motorized transportation create excess air pollutants that damage the ozone layer and can harm plant and animal life and waterways. Biking creates no pollutants and is an effective and reliable form of transportation.

In addition to the green benefits, biking is a healthier form of transportation.  Biking can improve posture, flexibility, muscle and bone strength, and has numerous other health and wellness benefits.

Bikes are also cheaper and often easier to maintain and repair than cars and other motorized vehicles.

How Can I Participate in Bike to Work Day?:

For those interested in biking on Friday, May 19, there are several online resources for participants:

– Register for the event here. Currently, registrants receive a free t-shirt.

– Find a local pit stop here. Participants who register before the event can stop by pit stops on the way to work for refreshments and opportunities to win prizes: including a raffle to win a bike.

– Join a bike convoy. Find out more about bike convoys online. Riding in a convoy is a great way to participate in this event with others and find a “bike buddy” for future rides.

-Follow the Frederick, Maryland Bike to Work Day event on social media.  The Transit Services of Frederick County is maintaining a Facebook event for Frederick participants.

How Does East of Market Promote Biking?

East of Market is a bike-friendly community; one of the many resident amenities at this community are bicycle garages for residents to store their bicycles.  East of Market is also close to numerous trails in Frederick perfect for bikers of all experience levels.

Learn more about the Bike to Work Day event on the official event website.

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