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Dining

A New Look for an Iconic Restaurant

Hinkle’s Restaurant in Columbia has served customers for more than 124 years. Saved from the brink of closing by Don and Becky Murphy, the new version of this iconic landmark, ...Read More

Bagels on the Brain

Twenty years ago, bagel shops were popping up on street corners and in suburban shopping centers from coast to coast. Like all trends, bagels enjoyed their 15 minutes of fame ...Read More

Bistro-style Dining in Downtown Lancaster

Inspired by European bistros, C’est La Vie makes its home in the heart of Downtown Lancaster – across the alley from Central Market in the Hager Arcade. Here, you’ll find ...Read More

More Than Chocolate

 Valentine’s Day is all about chocolate. But what happens if your significant other dislikes the “most popular sweet treat” in the world? Options do exist!  Love and chocolate – the connection ...Read More

A Toast to Your Health

If your New Year’s resolution is to cut back on alcoholic, caffeinated and sugar-laden beverages, now might be the perfect time to explore kombucha.  What Is Kombucha?  I love sparkling water and ...Read More

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

The Story of Washington, D.C.’s Cherry Blossoms

Each spring, thousands of tourists flock to D.C. to see the famous cherry blossoms that encircle the Tidal Basin and

In Her Own Words

Looking for guidance or simply an interesting read? Turn to the blogs on Henrietta Heisler’s website for her observations on

It’s Flower Show Time!

One indication that spring is on our doorstep has always been the Philadelphia Flower Show, which is being held March

February 1992: The Boys From the Hill

In the world of magazines, some covers are unforgettable, while others pass on into oblivion. In the case of Lancaster

Marching Into Spring!

March reminds us that spring is on its way (it arrives on the 19th) but lets us know that winter

A Most Unusual Houseguest

Groundhog Day always makes me think back to 1990. For the February 1991 issue, we decided to do a take-off

Leaping Through February

Considering that February is the shortest month of the year – it grows to 29 days every four years, including

LCM’s Top 10 From 2023

It’s always interesting to look back and see what captured the attention of visitors to our website (lancastercountymag.com) during the