• Interview by: Vanessa Moreno This month, East Frederick Rising wanted to take the opportunity to put a spotlight on a minority owned business, specifically a father and daughter dynamic duo, Angel and Crystal Rivera of Puerto Rico Distillery. Puerto Rico Distillery offers traditional Puerto Rican rums/cocktails and hope to share their culture with the Frederick […]

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  • I grew up in Mercersburg, PA where my family owned and operated a Commercial General Contracting Company.  Upon moving to Frederick, MD in 2009, my wife and I quickly realized Frederick is where we wished to establish our roots and raise a family.  In 2014, I started a small boutique development company by purchasing and […]

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  • The pandemic has hit small businesses hard and staying closed will eventually kill our livelihoods. I want to acknowledge that beyond the statistics, the pandemic has a unique personal effect on us as individuals, be it preconditions age and the places we live. As we reopen, everyone needs to take personal responsibility for how they […]

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