CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

Dining

A Dining Experience Awaits

PepperTheo is an intriguing name for a restaurant. Launched by Joe Hess and his business partner, Christine Hess, in December 2019, the two also operate Cracked Pepper Catering. Hence, the ...Read More

Opa! Options Abound! Yorgos Restaurant & Lounge

’Tis the season to celebrate! If a holiday dinner is on your schedule or you feel like welcoming the New Year with music and dancing, this downtown destination offers three ...Read More

Frisco’s Chicken: The Destination for Peruvian Charcoal Chicken!

Lancaster’s favorite new restaurant will celebrate its one-year anniversary this month. Located next to the Science Factory in Lancaster, Frisco’s menu focuses on the distinctive food of Peru, which is ...Read More

All Aboard for Café 1832

The Strasburg Rail Road provides the perfect way to see the countryside as it makes the transition to fall. Why not make a day of it and enjoy a meal ...Read More

The Railroad House Inn: Full Steam Ahead

Built in 1823, the Railroad House has survived catastrophic floods, the effects of war, a depression, prohibition, economic downturns and a barroom brawl or two over the course of nearly ...Read More

Coffee and Cream: Coffee, Ice Cream and More

As you might guess from the name, Coffee and Cream features coffee and ice cream. However, that’s just the beginning. As you will discover, there’s so much more to this ...Read More

Lancaster is for Ice Cream Lovers!

If the heat and humidity are getting you down, cool off with summer’s favorite treat – ice cream! In Lancaster County, ice cream is regarded as a vital component of ...Read More

Wellness in a Bottle

How to make the best use of the bounty of produce that is available in August and early fall is a dilemma many of us deal with each season. One ...Read More

Manheim Twin Kiss: A Hometown Tradition

Manheim Twin Kiss has been a favorite destination for families, first dates, sports teams and ice cream lovers since 1952.  Jennifer Rettew Bushey, who represents a third generation of ownership at ...Read More

John Wright Restaurant: Farm-Fresh Ingredients & a River View

The John Wright Restaurant combines local farm-fresh ingredients, an unparalleled waterfront view and a bit of history to create a relaxing and memorable dining experience. The restaurant makes its home in ...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