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Spotlights

A Kitchen That Cooks!

Having to cook in a kitchen that has seen better days can be drudgery. Joe Hess can attest to that, as his galley-style kitchen dated to the 1950s. “There was ...Read More

Piccadilly Coffee & Tea House: London is Calling

Piccadilly Coffee & Tea House’s fun vibe and taste-tempting menu instantly made it a popular spot to fete brides and moms-to-be, host a girls’ day out, celebrate a birthday, or ...Read More

A Magical Backyard Wedding

Natalie Simons & Thomas Dodge, Jr., June 8, 2019 The sentimental factor that a backyard wedding provides can’t be replicated or surpassed by any other venue – after all, it feels ...Read More

The Micro-Wedding Phenomenon

It’s not quite eloping and it’s not a full-scale production. A micro wedding falls somewhere in between. The wedding-trend prognosticators credit the phenomenon to who else but the millennials, who love ...Read More

Operation Wedding Gown

Emily Gerlach + Ryan Trees • July 27, 2019 The wedding gown. It’s the centerpiece of a wedding. Emily Gerlach’s gown had a story all its own thanks to the nonprofit ...Read More

Standing in the Shoes of the Mother of the Bride

With all eyes on the bride and groom, the parents of the betrothed couple are sometimes wedding day footnotes. But, their personal moments of joy, awe and overwhelming love are ...Read More

An Homage to Father Christmas and Mother Nature

Tracy and Kurt Fichthorn’s home in Reinholds exudes history, tradition and a love for the holidays. Twenty-nine years ago, Anita Yoder launched Heritage Design Interiors (HDI), which specializes in the accessories ...Read More

Holiday Baking with Infused Olive Oils

‘Tis the season to be merry, and for many that means indulging in holiday treats. Cakes and cookies, sweetbreads and pies, the annual marathon of taste-tempting baked goods has begun! ...Read More

The Imperial: Artful Décor, Varied Menus and a Side of History

The Imperial is celebrating its first anniversary this month. Located on the ground floor of the Holiday Inn at the corner of North Queen and East Chestnut streets, The Imperial ...Read More

Sushi

If you’ve never had a chance to try excellent quality sushi, my heart goes out to you. Misconceptions abound; sushi lovers know this Asian cuisine goes well beyond raw fish. ...Read More

Top 10 To-Dos for February 2023

Poppy's Groundhog Day Scavenger Hunt | February 2-5 Various Locations Join Poppy, the famous groundhog ambassador of Acorn Acres Wildlife Rehabilitation,

Acorn Acres Wildlife Rehabilitation: Nature Calls!

Rehabilitating nature’s smaller creatures – squirrels, rabbits and groundhogs – is the driving force behind the nonprofit organization that took

Penn State Health Lancaster Medical Center: The Art of

If you didn’t know better, you would assume you mistakenly entered an art museum and not Penn State Health’s new

Ville & Rue: Rebecca Addington Finds Her Niche

Rebecca Addington could not be happier. After years of following along a circuitous career path, she became a business owner

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

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

Lititz Fire & Ice Festival

Get ready to bundle up and hit the streets of Lititz because the Fire & Ice Festival is back from

Rollin’ Into the Future of Bicycles

Nationwide, sales of electric bikes (or e-bikes) grew by 145% in 2020, outpacing sales of all other bike styles. I