Acres & Alleyways

September is Library Card Sign Up Month!

As part of Library Card Sign-Up Month, the American Library Association and libraries across the country are touting the abundant benefits of library cards. Libraries are an invaluable resource as ...Read More

Top 10 To-Dos for September 2022

Long's Park Art Festival | September 2-4 Long's Park Stroll around Long’s Park during their 44th-annual art festival. There is something for everyone, including clothing, jewelry, pottery, furniture, sculpture, functional art ...Read More

Top 10 To-Dos for August 2022

Family Time | Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through August Decades Looking for an afternoon of family fun? Enjoy 50% off kids meals and BOGO tokens ($5 increments) from 12-4 p.m. on ...Read More

Top 10 To-Dos for July 2022

The 205th Lititz Fourth of July Celebration | July 1-2 Lititz Springs Park Patriotic pride fills the charming town of Lititz during their historic Fourth of July celebration. Kicking off on ...Read More

Sixty Years of Music at the Long’s Park Amphitheater

The world has changed a lot in the past 60 years, but music remains a constant. The Long's Park Summer Music Series continues to be a summer staple as Lancaster ...Read More

Meet the 2022 SCORE Small Business Award Winners

This year’s SCORE Small Business Awards recognized five local businesses that demonstrated resiliency, leadership and excellence in the face of crisis. Each of the winners found creative ways to pivot ...Read More

Painting the River Towns En Plein Air

Sixty local and regional artists are taking their work outdoors to capture the beauty of the Susquehanna River and surrounding river towns as part of this year’s River Towns Plein ...Read More

How Lancaster Residents Can Help the People of Ukraine

On February 24, Russia launched an invasion into Ukraine, causing hundreds of casualties, devastating destruction to several Ukrainian cities and millions of Ukrainians to flee their homes. As the rest ...Read More

The Pet Pantry Celebrates 10 Years of “Meeting the Need”

The Pet Pantry is celebrating 10 years of helping to “meet the needs” of local pet owners and finding loving forever homes for stray or surrendered animals. The idea for ...Read More

Lititz Fire & Ice Festival 2022

From February 18-27, ice sculptures carved by DiMartino Ice Company will be displayed throughout Downtown Lititz for the annual Fire & Ice Festival. This year, the festival will span over 10 ...Read More

Columbia Makes A Super-Natural Connection to Halloween

Thanks to several organizations that sponsor Halloween-related events and the fact that spookiness seems to be synonymous with Columbia, it

Good Bones

It’s only appropriate that the Halloween-loving Schaeffer family lives in one of Columbia’s grand Victorian homes – many of the

The Brubaker: Museum of Halloween

While Gary and Denise Brubaker love all the holidays on the calendar, Halloween sits atop the list. Actually, the Brubakers

Travel Wellbeing

Destinations have started selling the idea of wellness travel to visitors. Over the last few years of traveling, I’ve spotted

Tacos El Gordo: The Road to Success Leads to

Over-the-road truck drivers know how grueling and isolating life on the road can become. Francisco Ostos and his family can

Columbia Market House: Food & Community

Are you looking for a fun and entertaining place to grab some breakfast or lunch and do some shopping for


Who hasn’t walked down Main Street in Strasburg and admired the beautifully restored and preserved homes? You can thank the

A Plant for All Seasons

“Are there any flowering shrubs I can grow under or at the edge of large deciduous trees?” is a familiar