CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

Spotlights

A Moment in Time

Battling the COVID-19 pandemic has been compared to waging war on an unseen enemy. In doing so, we have soldiered on through shutdowns of all kinds, changed our work habits, ...Read More

Top Dogs

Okay, I’ll admit it. I voted more than once. In fact, I voted multiple times a day on various devices. While there were nearly 12,000 candidates, two viable contenders emerged ...Read More

Support local this Black Friday and Small Business Saturday

The lasting effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have caused a continuing struggle for our local businesses. Consider opting for your favorite local shops on Black Friday rather than big box ...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 Exchange: Dining & Drinks with a View

Are you looking for a unique location to take in the holiday lights and décor of downtown Lancaster this December? If so, look skyward! Perched atop the 12th floor of ...Read More

Keep on Rollin’

When December approaches, hundreds of railroads – in almost every state in the country – dust off the cobwebs, blow the leaves off the tracks and welcome the tidings of ...Read More

Prehistoric Conifers

At this time of year, when I hear of 6-year-olds telling Santa they’d like to find T-rex action figures under their holiday trees, I’m reminded that there are different types ...Read More

ISSEI NOODLE: Asian Fusion with a Phamily Twist

Over the last eight months, Andre and Donna Pham have learned to go with the flow – their restaurant’s tagline is “Peace. Love. Ramen.” – and meet the challenges of ...Read More

2020: A Health Odyssey

I recently read that a person’s health begins to go downhill at age 69. “Boy, isn’t that the truth!” I thought to myself. Pair that notion with a pandemic and ...Read More

Jake & Janelle Stoltzfus: The House That Built Them

October 2020 Jake and Janelle Stoltzfus were in need of a home that could accommodate their family of seven, plus Grammy Annie. Their search led them to a classic cottage on ...Read More

Inspiring Gardens

Dan, Becky and Elena Young, Columbia Open the alley gate to the Youngs’ backyard and you’re in for a surprise! In

Celebrate July

Fireworks! Festivals! Food! Music! Fun! July has it all. Music Pack a picnic (or patronize the food trucks/vendors) and your lawn chair

Art in the Gardens

If you think Columbia’s architecture is beautiful, wait until you see the gardens! Once again, the creative spirit of Columbia –

Countdown to the U.S. Women’s Open

You can’t attend a sporting event with national ramifications without buying some commemorative merchandise. Add in the fact that it’s

June is Busting Out All Over!

Summer arrives June 20! It’s the perfect time to get outdoors and celebrate the season. Music! The arrival of summer means concerts

Three Trends to Try in Your Garden

It’s that time of the year! Garden season! Will you be hauling out the same garden art this year? Buying

Takeaways From the 2024 Philadelphia Flower Show That You

The Philadelphia Flower Show, which serves as harbinger of spring, runs deeper than displays of pretty flowers. More importantly, it

The Green Room

Appropriately enough, the creator of this space, David Gelatt, is not only an avid gardener but has long been a