CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

Dining

Isaac’s: Cheers to 40 Years

The year was 1983. Sally Ride became the first American woman to go to space. We were listening to Michael Jackson’s Beat It and Billie Jean. Shoulder pads, large belts ...Read More

Spelt: The Local Grain Economy

An ancient cereal grain that originated in Europe, spelt is growing in popularity. Versatile in its delicate gluten profile, it’s an excellent substitute for all-purpose flour while offering better flavor ...Read More

Award-Winning Barbeque & A Casual Atmosphere

Open since 2011, Harvey’s Main Street Bar-B-Q has become one of Mount Joy’s favorite dining destinations. Owner Harvey Schademan is not a newcomer to the barbeque scene – he’s been ...Read More

Hounding the Coffee Trail

Wherever I travel, I always seek out great coffee. Edward Harris, the president and CEO of Discover Lancaster, tells me I am not alone in this practice. We recently chatted ...Read More

Terrace Potager Garden

When we moved into our home just outside of Akron, the side yard was beyond difficult to maintain. A steep thicket of weeds, the seemingly unusable hillside was an eyesore ...Read More

A Trailside Eatery And Brewery

Taking its name from its location adjacent to the Northwest Lancaster County River Trail and the fact that it’s a craft brewery, River Trail Brewing in Marietta will celebrate its ...Read More

Lancaster VegFest

Lancaster VegFest goes further than just being dog-friendly; it is an animal-friendly to the core. The event celebrates the vegan lifestyle, provides information about the advantages of a plant-based diet ...Read More

Rhubarb: A Harbinger of Spring

Last year, I participated in Kitchen Kettle Village’s annual Rhubarb Festival as a judge for the baking contest. Before agreeing to take on the assignment, I forewarned the event’s organizer, ...Read More

Mediterranean Flavor

Are you craving a taste of the Mediterranean? If so, it’s as close as Manheim Township, where Gibraltar Restaurant makes its home in the Worthington complex on the Oregon Pike.  The ...Read More

Ramping Up for Spring

Often called “wild leeks,” ramps are delicate, cool-weather vegetables similar to chives or onions. This ephemeral plant is easily over-foraged, which has led to ramp patches – including a few ...Read More

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

SerenDIPity

Serendipity is defined as making “unexpected and fortunate discoveries.” Such is the professional and personal relationship that exists between Dwight

Say Olá to Thomas Augusto dos Santos Claro

Meet a stranger from another part of the world (and even from another generation) and the saying that we have

A Night in Morocco

Driving down a bamboo-lined drive on a humid summer night, a farmhouse appears at the bottom of the hill. Overlooking

Rafe Hottenstein’s Passion for Cooking Shines at Josephine’s

Growing up in the restaurant industry sparked Rafe Hottenstein’s passion for cooking – a passion he’s now sharing as executive