CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

Spotlights

The Pandemic of the Garden: Annual Invasives

October 2020 The coronavirus lockdown has provided an opportunity for us to spend more time in our gardens. Weeding is an expected chore, obviously. But, analogous to a virus, some weeds ...Read More

Home Cooking

Steven and Jennifer Bushey have always taken comfort in being at home – even before the pandemic, they viewed home as their haven. “I instantly feel my blood pressure drop ...Read More

MILL 72 BAKE SHOP & CAFÉ: It’s A Family Affair

Mill 72 offers a unique blend of coffee, baked goods and casual fare in a comfortable setting. The downtown Manheim café, which opened in February 2019, is owned and operated ...Read More

COVID Dreams

Have you noticed a change in your dreams in 2020? If so, you are certainly not alone. The coronavirus pandemic left people with extra time on their hands and many ...Read More

Room with a Brew

The Black Forest Brewery has become part of the fabric of Ephrata. Located along West Main Street, it’s owned by Bob and Denise Harter, who also operate the 1777 Americana ...Read More

Chilango’s: Taco Central

The streets are silent; downtown Lititz appears to be asleep. In the quiet, I start to question what piece of crucial information I had missed. Suddenly, something in the cool ...Read More

Local produce and artisan goods delivered to your door

A new local business is bringing local food and artisan goods right to your front door. Lancaster Local Provisions offers subscriptions for weekly market boxes delivered to residents in Lititz, ...Read More

Outdoor Living … Pandemic-Style

After residing in their Reamstown home for nearly 20 years, Jeff and Darlene Dobbs decided it was time to make a change. They narrowed their options to moving to the ...Read More

Dining Out … at Home

Many restaurants have always offered take-out as part of their regular operations. However, the COVID-19 pandemic took take-out to another level when in-restaurant dining was prohibited during Gov. Wolf’s “stay-at-home” ...Read More

The Year of the Frog

According to the Garden Media Group, “A garden filled with amphibians indicates balance and a healthy ecosystem. An absence may indicate problems…”  Silence in a garden is not a good thing. ...Read More

Discover the Independent Retailers of Lancaster City

The vibrant variety of independent retail in Lancaster City will take center stage during Lancaster City Indie Retail Week from

August Angst

Sadly, summer is winding down and soon it will be back to the same old routine. Don’t despair; there are

Haint Blue

No, it’s not a Dutchy way of describing a shade of blue … wait a minute, turns out there might

Glass in the Garden

Dale Chihuly is once again putting the focus on glass as an artistic addition to gardens through the exhibit that

Lose Yourself Along Route 23

I know what you’re thinking … how could you possibly lose yourself  along busy Route 23 in Eastern Lancaster County?

Route 23 Corridor: A Variety of Dining Experiences

The Route 23 corridor from Leola to New Holland and beyond offers diverse and fun dining experiences. Choosing from the

The Golden Guernsey

In the shadow of the Welsh Mountains, a small herd of Guernsey cows grazes the rolling pasture. Operated by Dina

Recess! In the Courtyard

Recess! For a kid, that word ranks up there with “Christmas” and “snow day.” For the parents of Sacred Heart