Book Offers Rare Glimpse of Cloister Life

A business ledger may not sound like a page-turner, but a ledger that’s 200 years old and lists the goings-on of a secluded society? That’s exciting reading! Historic Ephrata Cloister recently ...Read More


In the August 2014 issue, we incorrectly stated that the Hempfield School District commissioned artist John Morrow to create a falcon sculpture at the entrance of Farmdale Elementary School. The ...Read More

A Peggy Party!

Peggy Walls loves to throw parties. Last year’s Halloween party demonstrated the lengths she goes to “stage” her themed events. Peggy is a former teacher turned Realtor (she’s with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices). ...Read More

In The “Loop”

It’s no surprise that Lancaster City has become a popular place to visit and live. What has also become evident is that it needed an organization to effectively convey everything ...Read More

National Honor for A&E Audiology

The SCORE Foundation, which mentors America’s small businesses and serves more than 350,000 clients annually, recently honored A&E Audiology & Hearing Center as an Outstanding Woman-Owned Small Business, an award ...Read More

Welcoming Fall

Jill Hoffines-Erb, owner of Floral Designs of Mount Joy, learned through attending trade shows that Lancaster County leads the way with regard to the fall-decorating trend that pays homage to ...Read More

High Teas At Historic Preservation Trust

The English High Tea is a tradition that dates back at least 200 years. So, it’s appropriate that the Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County is hosting a monthly series ...Read More

Distinctive Dining and Spirited Events

This intact, 19th-century brewery is the perfect place to celebrate Halloween. Its resident ghosts have been documented on SyFy’s Ghost Hunters series. Bube’s is formerly the site where German immigrant Alois ...Read More

Choice Ground Covers

Low, mat-forming ground cover can serve as an alternative to turf, fill in the gaps between stepping stones, and beautify the problematic areas under trees and shrubs. Readers who garden on ...Read More

A Toast to Longevity – Milagro House’s Evening of Miracles

Milagro House’s evening of miracles has enjoyed 15 years of unparalleled success and on Friday, October 17, its 16th event will again assemble Lancaster’s finest philanthropists for another important night ...Read More

May: So Much To Do!

It’s that glorious time of the year! The weather is perfect, gardens are in bloom with spring flowers, rhubarb and

Arbor Day: April 26, 2024

I’d always heard about a huge sycamore tree that grows just off Centerville Road in East Hempfield Township. However, curiosity

GR Mitchell: A Company on the Grow

It’s always heartening to see a company with deep roots in Lancaster County continue to thrive and grow. Having weathered

Butt, Who Knew!

This year I saw two of the movies that were up for a fair share of Oscars. Those were Maestro

Get Composting with Lancaster Compost Co-Ops!

And you thought composting was just for people who have large yards and/or expansive gardens. Think again! Composting is for

The U.S. Women’s Open is Returning to Lancaster!

May 28-June 2 at Lancaster Country Club Golf fans, the ladies are making a return trip to Lancaster and the

No Foolin’, April Has Arrived

Spring has sprung! It’s time to get out and enjoy all that the season has to offer. Best Kept Secrets

So Many Choices … So Little Time: Lancaster

It was apropos that the preview of Lancaster City Restaurant Week was held at a restaurant named Decades. The annual