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Garden Events Are Back!

It’s time to get gardening and fortunately, many time-honored events and tours are back to help you get started or inspired.  May 1  Lititz Historical Foundation Plant Exchange  Held in conjunction with the ...Read More

Get Outdoors!

Spring has finally arrived and with it comes opportunities to get outside and enjoy the weather.    Beginner Birding Trip April 2, 9 a.m. Riverfront Park, Marietta Search for spring migrants and scope the Susquehanna ...Read More

Jim Hoffer: Coming Home

Nestled at the back of Zum Anker Alley in Downtown Lititz is an impressive, three-story brick structure dating from the turn of the 20th century. The entrance of the reincarnated ...Read More

Spring!

Bluebirds remind us that happiness comes in small packages. Nancy Myer Witmer, who is a regular contributor to the Lancaster County Photography Facebook page, agrees with that sentiment, as she ...Read More

Agapē Café & Grille: Dining & Shopping Under One Roof

Agapē Café & Grille’s warm and inviting vibe is instantly felt upon entering. Staff members offer friendly smiles and warmly welcome guests to the Strasburg-area restaurant that opened its doors ...Read More

Mushrooms: Nature’s Super Power

For the last decade, scientists, chemists, researchers, environmentalists, universities, physicians, manufacturers, bio-tech companies and food producers have been studying and creating new ways to make the world a better place. ...Read More

Attracting Birds to the Home Garden

Backyard birding has become America’s newest favorite hobby. For some, it’s a rediscovered pastime, while for others, it’s a newfound fascination. Regardless, birding – or birdwatching – provides people with ...Read More

Cece Hurdleston: Born to Design!

A new generation of interior designers is tweaking Lancaster’s penchant for traditional styling by adding a nod to modernism. Cecilia “Cece” Hurdleston is one such designer. She loves working with ...Read More

Fastnachts!

On March 1, which is Shrove Tuesday, bakeries, grocery stores, diners, coffee shops, convenience stores, fire companies and churches across Lancaster County will be selling fastnachts, those wonderfully filling treats ...Read More

A New Look for an Iconic Restaurant

Hinkle’s Restaurant in Columbia has served customers for more than 124 years. Saved from the brink of closing by Don and Becky Murphy, the new version of this iconic landmark, ...Read More

The Susquehanna River: The Main Street of Western Lancaster

Thanks to the development of recreational trails on both sides of the Susquehanna, river towns such as Columbia, Marietta and

Wrightsville: Surrounded by Beauty

The area around historic Wrightsville is defined by unsurpassed natural beauty. Travel to Long Level and you’ll find the Zimmerman

Columbia: Is for History Lovers

Thanks to historic preservation, adaptive reuse and the ever-growing presence of antiques shops, Columbia is attracting the attention of tourists

Marietta: Art is Second Nature

Historic preservation, adaptive reuse, a thriving restaurant scene and a new focus on the arts define this riverside town.   The Marietta

Hiding In Plain Sight

Milestones are interesting pieces of history and fortunately you can still find them hiding in plain sight along roadways in

A River Runs Through It: Restaurants, Cafés & Brewpubs

Whether you’re walking the Northwest Lancaster County River Trail, spending time on the Susquehanna River, antiquing or exploring the area’s

Go Forest Bathing

Are you looking for a pristine place to practice the outdoor trend that became a huge phenomenon during the pandemic?  For the

Barbecue: The Fat is Where it’s At

Nick Santoleri and Scott Nemeth met more than 10 years ago through their wives, Tina and Krystle, educators who were