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Dining

Way Down Yonder in the Pawpaw Patch

A few years ago, Bill Lauris, the owner of Off the Beaten Path Nursery in Lancaster, clued me in on pawpaw fruit. Occasionally referred to as “Appalachian bananas” or “custard ...Read More

Scoops Ice Cream & Grille: Ice Cream, Food and Fun

It’s August! You’ve taken your vacation and the kids have grown bored with their summer routine. What’s a family to do? Head for Mountville, where you can enjoy a casual ...Read More

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 rich history, the River Towns – Columbia, Marietta, Bainbridge and ...Read More

Juneteenth: The Culture of Food

America’s food culture reflects the people who arrived on its shores and made a contribution to its many culinary traditions. The food traditions of enslaved African Americans have had a ...Read More

Treats From the Sea

Summer arrives this month, which means it’s time for clam bakes, crab picking and shrimp on the barbie. Or maybe you have a hankering for a crabcake. Either way, Mr. ...Read More

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 and then visit the shops, or they’ll come shopping and ...Read More

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. For Pennsylvania, author David Landsel profiled three such enterprises, including ...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

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

Top 10 To-Dos for August 2022

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Soak Up the Summer!

Last summer saw a phenomenon wash over the country. Americans craved anything having to do with water. They wanted to

Discover Kayaking

If you decide to follow the directive of the headline, you’ll find yourself late to the party. The pandemic prompted

Tre and Andre Fissella: A Brotherly Love for Swimming

Whether they are competing, teaching, continuing their educations, coaching or vacationing, water is – and has always been – a

Learn to Swim: Exercise for Life

Mindy Yocom: Water Rat  With a degree in journalism from Shippensburg University and a career spent backstage in the theatre, how

Float Away!

Joe Devoy knows a little bit about entertainment … he launched the highly successful Tellus360 in Downtown Lancaster in 2010.

Millersville Lions Club Pool: Still Roaring After 60 Years

In the 1960s, when suburbia was expanding by leaps and bounds, members of Lions clubs saw an opportunity to serve

Way Down Yonder in the Pawpaw Patch

A few years ago, Bill Lauris, the owner of Off the Beaten Path Nursery in Lancaster, clued me in on