CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

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Dining

Hillside Public House at Doneckers: Eat, Drink & Relax

Hillside Public House, which opened last October in a space formerly occupied by the Restaurant at Doneckers, aims to be a gathering place that celebrates community, good food and Pennsylvania’s ...Read More

A Pandemic Pivot

If you think restaurants have been hard hit due to the pandemic, consider the plight of catering companies that depend on social, corporate and nonprofit events for their livelihoods. Events ...Read More

Bubble Tea: Full Circle

Get ready to celebrate! National Bubble Tea Day is April 30! You say you’ve been in a Covid bubble for the last 12 months and have lost track of the ...Read More

Lombardo’s: Classico Italian Cuisine and a Nuovo Look

Lombardo’s, the family-owned, classic Italian restaurant that has been a fixture in Lancaster for 75 years, has a new look, vibe and owner. After being closed for a renovation project ...Read More

Decades: Bowl Over Your Valentine

Open since March 2019, Decades combines amusement, food and drink and a bit of nostalgia. This boutique six-lane bowling alley and arcade boasts a full-service restaurant and bar and makes ...Read More

The Greenfield’s First Family

The Greenfield is owned and operated by former White House chef John Moeller, who serves in the same capacity at the restaurant, and his wife, Suryati. The couple’s son, Zach, ...Read More

The Exchange: Dining & Drinks with a View

Are you looking for a unique location to take in the holiday lights and décor of downtown Lancaster this December? If so, look skyward! Perched atop the 12th floor of ...Read More

ISSEI NOODLE: Asian Fusion with a Phamily Twist

Over the last eight months, Andre and Donna Pham have learned to go with the flow – their restaurant’s tagline is “Peace. Love. Ramen.” – and meet the challenges of ...Read More

Rachel’s Café & Creperie: Putting Her Own Spin on Crepes

October 2020 Fourteen years ago, Rachel Adams took a chance on whether Lancastrians would say “oui” to crepes. Lines that stretched out the door and sometimes down the block provided an ...Read More

MILL 72 BAKE SHOP & CAFÉ: It’s A Family Affair

Mill 72 offers a unique blend of coffee, baked goods and casual fare in a comfortable setting. The downtown Manheim café, which opened in February 2019, is owned and operated ...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