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Another World

Paradise-based B&D Builders has made a name for itself where barns are concerned. Whether it’s adaptive reuse, restoration projects or new builds, B&D’s barns are extraordinary. Since its launch in ...Read More

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 blank canvas, as the landscaping was devoted almost exclusively to ...Read More

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 flower shop in Chadds Ford, it only seemed natural that ...Read More

Attracting Birds to the Home Garden

Backyard birding has become America’s newest favorite hobby. For some, it’s a rediscovered pastime, while for others, it’s a newfound fascination. Regardless, birding – or birdwatching – provides people with ...Read More

Cece Hurdleston: Born to Design!

A new generation of interior designers is tweaking Lancaster’s penchant for traditional styling by adding a nod to modernism. Cecilia “Cece” Hurdleston is one such designer. She loves working with ...Read More

Love!

Valentine’s has always been a popular day to become engaged and even married. In fact, Thanksgiving through Valentine’s is referred to as “engagement season” in the jewelry industry.  Popping the question ...Read More

The Dining Room: Back From the Brink of Extinction

Covid has prompted homeowners to find new purposes for rooms that see little use. One of those is the dining room. Over the last two years it has served as ...Read More

Vintage Christmas

Stacey Toomey loves anything that brings what she calls “character” to her home. “I love old, repurposed and vintage … any and all of it,” she says. “I like that ...Read More

Holiday Decorating Goes Wild!

Last year was a record-setting decorating season for designer Tim Arpin. For the first time in 28 years, the owner of The Gilded Lily found himself fielding requests from clients ...Read More

A Dance Floor in the Sky

Like many homeowners, Jimmy Borst and Connie Kaplan have spent the pandemic making changes to their home. The most ambitious project centered on remodeling the multi-level outdoor-living area, which now ...Read More

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Soak Up the Summer!

Last summer saw a phenomenon wash over the country. Americans craved anything having to do with water. They wanted to

Discover Kayaking

If you decide to follow the directive of the headline, you’ll find yourself late to the party. The pandemic prompted

Tre and Andre Fissella: A Brotherly Love for Swimming

Whether they are competing, teaching, continuing their educations, coaching or vacationing, water is – and has always been – a

Learn to Swim: Exercise for Life

Mindy Yocom: Water Rat  With a degree in journalism from Shippensburg University and a career spent backstage in the theatre, how

Float Away!

Joe Devoy knows a little bit about entertainment … he launched the highly successful Tellus360 in Downtown Lancaster in 2010.

Millersville Lions Club Pool: Still Roaring After 60 Years

In the 1960s, when suburbia was expanding by leaps and bounds, members of Lions clubs saw an opportunity to serve

Way Down Yonder in the Pawpaw Patch

A few years ago, Bill Lauris, the owner of Off the Beaten Path Nursery in Lancaster, clued me in on