CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

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A Tourist in My Own Hometown

As the summer comes to a close, I’m preparing myself for another year away from Lancaster while I’m at college in Indiana. Leaving home is never easy, especially when you’re ...Read More

Braving the Midwest

For the past four months, I have been living in the Midwest. In late August, I packed up all of my Lancaster memorabilia, as if I were going to use ...Read More

Christmas in July

I don’t like large cities. I wish I did, but I don’t. I recently discovered that places like New York City overwhelm me to the point of tears. Maybe that’s ...Read More

Hot Things to Do in Lancaster This Summer

During the summer it is incredibly easy to waste the days away. Everything slows down in a lazy haze of heat. I don’t know about you, but I am determined ...Read More

The Top 5 Things I’m Going to Miss the Most about Lancaster

In less than two months, I will graduate from Lancaster Mennonite High School, and I’m more than excited. I can’t wait to escape the immature boys, mediocre lunches and never-ending ...Read More

Inspiring Gardens

Dan, Becky and Elena Young, Columbia Open the alley gate to the Youngs’ backyard and you’re in for a surprise! In

Celebrate July

Fireworks! Festivals! Food! Music! Fun! July has it all. Music Pack a picnic (or patronize the food trucks/vendors) and your lawn chair

Art in the Gardens

If you think Columbia’s architecture is beautiful, wait until you see the gardens! Once again, the creative spirit of Columbia –

Countdown to the U.S. Women’s Open

You can’t attend a sporting event with national ramifications without buying some commemorative merchandise. Add in the fact that it’s

June is Busting Out All Over!

Summer arrives June 20! It’s the perfect time to get outdoors and celebrate the season. Music! The arrival of summer means concerts

Three Trends to Try in Your Garden

It’s that time of the year! Garden season! Will you be hauling out the same garden art this year? Buying

Takeaways From the 2024 Philadelphia Flower Show That You

The Philadelphia Flower Show, which serves as harbinger of spring, runs deeper than displays of pretty flowers. More importantly, it

The Green Room

Appropriately enough, the creator of this space, David Gelatt, is not only an avid gardener but has long been a