CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

Spotlights

A Piece of the Pie

There was a point in the not-so-distant past when Meghan Young and Sebastian Schuck thought they would never again work in the restaurant industry, which had brought them together. The ...Read More

A Tale of Turkey

Over the years I have eaten everything from free-range birds to frozen Butterballs. However, I’ve found that a locally raised bird provides that special element to the Thanksgiving table. Everyone ...Read More

Columbia Makes A Super-Natural Connection to Halloween

Thanks to several organizations that sponsor Halloween-related events and the fact that spookiness seems to be synonymous with Columbia, it only makes sense that this river-town is putting its trademark ...Read More

Good Bones

It’s only appropriate that the Halloween-loving Schaeffer family lives in one of Columbia’s grand Victorian homes – many of the traditions that now define Halloween are rooted in the era ...Read More

The Brubaker Museum of Halloween

While Gary and Denise Brubaker love all the holidays on the calendar, Halloween sits atop the list. Actually, the Brubakers credit another holiday – Thanksgiving – for launching their odyssey ...Read More

Travel Wellbeing

Destinations have started selling the idea of wellness travel to visitors. Over the last few years of traveling, I’ve spotted a concentrated emphasis on proactive health well beyond the attachment ...Read More

Tacos El Gordo: The Road to Success Leads to Tacos

Over-the-road truck drivers know how grueling and isolating life on the road can become. Francisco Ostos and his family can attest to that. After seven years of driving, Francisco needed ...Read More

Columbia Market House: Food & Community

Are you looking for a fun and entertaining place to grab some breakfast or lunch and do some shopping for Saturday night’s dinner? If so, head for the Columbia Market ...Read More

Strasburg!

Who hasn’t walked down Main Street in Strasburg and admired the beautifully restored and preserved homes? You can thank the Strasburg Heritage Society in part for the fact that Strasburg ...Read More

A Plant for All Seasons

“Are there any flowering shrubs I can grow under or at the edge of large deciduous trees?” is a familiar question I hear from long-time gardeners who have mature trees ...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