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

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

Living in a Natural World

When Stacy Martin and Kevin Lehman moved to suburbia six years ago, the property they purchased provided them with a

Perfect Pots: A Grassroots Enterprise Blooms

With Longwood Gardens as her playground, a grandmother whose gardens served as a classroom and a mother who operated a

Plant Shopping For a Cause

May is when gardeners get serious about buying plants. By early June, they’re putting the finishing touches on their gardens,

Dine and Shop in Brickerville

The Brickerville House and its shops have become a dining/shopping destination. “People enjoy the restaurant’s historic atmosphere. They dine here

Front Porch Baking Co.: Grain Forward

Earlier this year, Food & Wine magazine presented a state-by-state rundown of the best forward-thinking bread bakers in the country.

Hummingbirds!

Continuing last month’s column on attracting songbirds to the garden, the focus this month is on the special characteristics and

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