CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

Spotlights

Growing Pains

It’s not unusual for families to outgrow their homes. Nor is it unusual for businesses to relocate when office space becomes inadequate. What happens when a family-owned business needs to ...Read More

The Plight of the Native Ash Tree

One of our most valuable native trees, the ash, is being infected and killed by an imported wood-boring bug called the emerald ash borer,  Agrilus planipennis. The infestation, which has ...Read More

MICK’S ALL AMERICAN PUB: PUB FARE STARS AT MICK’S THREE LOCATIONS

Mick’s All American Pub’s newest restaurant, which is located in Willow Street, opened last June in conjunction with Father’s Day. The restaurant joins locations in Lititz and Mount Joy, where ...Read More

Go Caving!

When it comes to weather, March is an unpredictable month. Warming temperatures make me  anxious to get out of the house and go hiking, but I hesitate because there’s always ...Read More

Tips from a Local Nutritionist

Kilene Knitter is the Nutritionist for Giant Food Stores in Lancaster, York, and Chester Counties. She frequently offers programs to help consumers find healthy, yet affordable food options. I attended ...Read More

Josephine’s Downtown: Classic Cuisine & an Elegant Atmosphere

Located in the heart of Lancaster, Josephine’s Downtown is owned by Dean Oberholtzer and Daniel LeBoon, who also serves as executive chef.  Dean, of course, is the owner of The Belvedere ...Read More

Swimming Through Her Third Act

Mindy Yocom is very happy to be working at the Hempfield recCenter in Landisville. But, it took a long and steady transition from being a writer, an actor and a ...Read More

Healthy Strategies for Eating & Exercising in a Third-Shift World

When searching for topics such as “eating healthy” and “exercising while working night shift,” Google provided endless suggestions and tips: Exercise before your shift. No, exercise right after your shift. ...Read More

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

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

SerenDIPity

Serendipity is defined as making “unexpected and fortunate discoveries.” Such is the professional and personal relationship that exists between Dwight

Say Olá to Thomas Augusto dos Santos Claro

Meet a stranger from another part of the world (and even from another generation) and the saying that we have