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Best things to do in Frederick

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“Funky atmosphere with a large selection of coffee and bar drinks. Entertainment on the weekends!”
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Neighborhood
“One of our favorite things about living where we do is out proximity to Baker Park. Stroll the creek or Culler Lake, play tennis, swim in the pool, have a picnic or just sit on a bench and soak up the atmosphere. On Sunday evenings in the summer, there are concerts in the band shell. And throughout the year, you can catch someone playing the carillon or take part in a 5K race. In addition, you can work out at the gym in the armory with the pass we have left you in our guidebook.”
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“The first brewery in Frederick. This is also the largest restaurant downtown. They have two outdoor seating areas, a large bar and numerous food selections. A good place to take the family.”
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“Owned by Brian Voltaggio who was runner-up on Top Chef, this is the restaurant that put the Frederick food scene on the map. Uber pricey but the service and food match its reputation. For a fun happy hour, go there for a burger at the bar with drink included!”
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Point of Interest
“Beautiful theater that brings in top notch local and national acts. If you get a chance, take a tour or see a silent film with the Wurlitzer-the only theater organ in Maryland!”
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Bar
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“Of course...there is wine galore but also unique dishes and a lovely atmosphere on the creek. Reservations recommended!”
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Bar
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“We always feel like fish in a tank as there are windows on every side of this place but locals love it for a nice meal and drink.”
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“Another restaurant owned by Top Chef runner-up and local celebrity Brian Voltaggio. You HAVE to try the fried chicken and the milkshakes come with a toasted marshmallow on top!”
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Grocery or Supermarket
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“Great grocery store, with fresh food and essentials that are reasonably priced.”
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Bar
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“Well-prepared food with a nice bar and upstairs seating. We like to get a table in the upstairs window during parades so we can see everything from a great spot!”
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Restaurant
“Really great food - try some crab cakes! Also has a lively bar scene on the weekends!”
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Restaurant
“JoJo's seems to do everything right. From delicious brunches to yummy lunches and tasty dinners, you will be satisfied with both the service and selection. In addition, they have a fun bar atmosphere!”
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Restaurant
“Vibrant, contemporary bistro doling out creative sushi, Asian wings & other fusion fare.”
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Tapas Restaurant
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“If you like tapa's, this is the place to go, it's in historic downtown Frederick. They have great lunch specials M-F.”
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Point of Interest
“Educational experience for a rainy day. And they have fun themed socks in the gift shop:)”
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“This place is fantastic if you love Vietnamese food. Its just outside downtown Frederick.”
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