CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

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Home & Style

Building? Remodeling? Patience is a Virtue

Dwight Graybill has owned Denver-based Cocalico Builders for 23 years and had worked for its previous owner as a high school and college student. “I’ve never seen or experienced anything ...Read More

Kitchen Remodel Mania!

Anyone who has spent the last 18 months taking refuge in their home will undoubtedly agree with one thing: You’ve either gained a new-found appreciation for your kitchen or grown ...Read More

Pete & Carol Heth: Farming Airbnb-Style

Fifteen years ago, after having spent 25-plus years in the construction industry, Pete and Carol Heth began contemplating where their career path would take them next. They experienced their “ah-ha” ...Read More

A Family Enclave

Family is important to Jennifer and Justin Albright. Their parents, siblings, aunts, uncles and cousins all live within a mile or so of their West Hempfield Township home that features ...Read More

Small Spaces, Big Impacts

City and suburban living may come with the sacrifice of an expansive backyard, but that doesn’t necessarily have to be a bad thing. Designing and decorating small outdoor spaces requires innovation, intentionality and ...Read More

A Backyard Man Cave

Dave Rupp jumped at the opportunity to add a garden shed/man cave to his backyard. The only hiccup was he had to dismantle the structure that had stood in a ...Read More

A Choice View

The pandemic has initiated unprecedented interest in home remodeling projects ranging in scope from replacing a front door to executing a whole-house makeover. “Since people have been home for the ...Read More

Let’s Go Shopping!

I haven’t shopped for furniture in years. In fact, I’m at the point where downsizing is in my near future. However, I do have a throw pillow obsession and can’t ...Read More

At the ReStore, Your Purchases Mean More

While we continue to spend most of our time at home, the Lancaster Habitat ReStore, which is an arm of Lancaster Lebanon Habitat for Humanity, has been flourishing and transforming ...Read More

Prattical Decorating

Yvonne Pratt shares her love for decorating, cooking, crafting, gardening and God through the blog and social media platforms she calls StoneGable. “I’m passionate about taking interior design concepts and ...Read More

The Susquehanna River: The Main Street of Western Lancaster

Thanks to the development of recreational trails on both sides of the Susquehanna, river towns such as Columbia, Marietta and

Wrightsville: Surrounded by Beauty

The area around historic Wrightsville is defined by unsurpassed natural beauty. Travel to Long Level and you’ll find the Zimmerman

Columbia: Is for History Lovers

Thanks to historic preservation, adaptive reuse and the ever-growing presence of antiques shops, Columbia is attracting the attention of tourists

Marietta: Art is Second Nature

Historic preservation, adaptive reuse, a thriving restaurant scene and a new focus on the arts define this riverside town.   The Marietta

Hiding In Plain Sight

Milestones are interesting pieces of history and fortunately you can still find them hiding in plain sight along roadways in

A River Runs Through It: Restaurants, Cafés & Brewpubs

Whether you’re walking the Northwest Lancaster County River Trail, spending time on the Susquehanna River, antiquing or exploring the area’s

Go Forest Bathing

Are you looking for a pristine place to practice the outdoor trend that became a huge phenomenon during the pandemic?  For the

Barbecue: The Fat is Where it’s At

Nick Santoleri and Scott Nemeth met more than 10 years ago through their wives, Tina and Krystle, educators who were