CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

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Dining

Lancaster Beignet Co.: A Taste of New Orleans

Does your bucket list include traveling to New Orleans to celebrate Mardi Gras? If that’s not in your cards for 2023, you can at least indulge in a treat – ...Read More

Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre: Dinner And a Show

While the concept of the dinner theatre can be traced to the Middle Ages, it didn’t become a favorite form of entertainment in America until the 1950s. In Lancaster, the ...Read More

How Do You Like Them Apples?

After observing the judging of baked and canned goods at the Solanco and Ephrata fairs a few years ago, I wanted to follow the process to the state level – ...Read More

Learning About the Amish … With a Side of Christmas Cookies

Last December, I set out on a tour sponsored by The Amish Farm and House to learn about how the Amish celebrate Christmas. Eager for the opportunity to delve into ...Read More

The Terrace at Longwood Gardens: Dine Amidst Garden and Holiday Splendor

Longwood Gardens is filled with all the things that make the holidays special – festive trees, sparkling lights, magical water features, miniature trains, music, botanical splendor and opportunities for friends ...Read More

Cabalar Meat Co.: Burgers, Sandwiches, Craft Beer and More

Located among the eclectic shops of the 300 block of North Queen Street in Lancaster, Cabalar Meat Co. is not only a restaurant – and home to this year’s favorite ...Read More

A Piece of the Pie

There was a point in the not-so-distant past when Meghan Young and Sebastian Schuck thought they would never again work in the restaurant industry, which had brought them together. The ...Read More

A Tale of Turkey

Over the years I have eaten everything from free-range birds to frozen Butterballs. However, I’ve found that a locally raised bird provides that special element to the Thanksgiving table. Everyone ...Read More

Tacos El Gordo: The Road to Success Leads to Tacos

Over-the-road truck drivers know how grueling and isolating life on the road can become. Francisco Ostos and his family can attest to that. After seven years of driving, Francisco needed ...Read More

Columbia Market House: Food & Community

Are you looking for a fun and entertaining place to grab some breakfast or lunch and do some shopping for Saturday night’s dinner? If so, head for the Columbia Market ...Read More

So Many Choices … So Little Time: Lancaster

It was apropos that the preview of Lancaster City Restaurant Week was held at a restaurant named Decades. The annual

Oh, Henrietta!

Henrietta Heisler is one of the talented women who Eliot Sefrin, the founder of Kitchen & Bath Design News, credits

Cherry Blossom Time

Mention cherry blossoms and visions of Washington, D.C., immediately come to mind. However, you don’t need to travel to the

Cheesecake Revival

Have you noticed? Cheesecake is experiencing a resurgence in popularity. From grocery stores and bakeries to specialty shops such as

Be Gracious, Be Generous, Be Gregarious: Your Guide to

Those perennial signs of spring are just around the corner: daffodils, robins, golfers and, in Lancaster County, fundraising events! Whether

A Path to Genealogy

I never expected to “get into” genealogy. I had a pretty good grasp on my heritage … I thought. Then

CoffeeCo: 40 Years of Coffee, Food & Community

Forty years is a long time for any business to both endure and succeed. CoffeeCo achieved that milestone in December.  “It’s

For HOPE International, Money Can Buy Happiness

$1.2 million. That’s the amount of money HOPE International raised through its 23rd annual golf outing that was held last