CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

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Spotlights

Locaflor Weddings

Brides from coast to coast are expressing an appreciation for local bounty where floral design is concerned. The Locaflor movement is making itself known in Lancaster thanks to educated consumers (namely ...Read More

Victoria Mowrer’s City Garden

Three years ago, Victoria bought a house in the city and immediately went to work restoring its “postage-stamp-sized” backyard. “It was a mess,” Victoria says of the backyard that was distinguished ...Read More

Garden Art

Last summer I took in the Columbia Garden Tour and couldn’t help but notice that nearly every garden utilized recycling/upcycling in some way. The gardens also incorporated antiques and art ...Read More

Four Weddings

Today, weddings are as unique as the couples who plan them. The tried-and-true format of a wedding has become more personalized, as couples elect to incorporate family and cultural traditions, ...Read More

Deb’s Top Exercises from Pilates and Yoga to Prepare for your Gardening Journey

A special Yoga and Pilates Movement for Gardeners is scheduled for May 20th, 1:30-3 pm at Float Yoga in Lititz. The class will cover the movements discussed in this article ...Read More

As the Tire Turns A Wedding with Personality Plus

Brenda Fitzgerald and Tim Supplee agreed on one important mission when they planned their wedding: Let’s make it personal. Wedding coordinator Joe Hess took their mission to heart, and the ...Read More

A Garden Filled with Memories

For Maytown’s Pat Vogel, gardening provides an on-going connection to her childhood as well as her late husband, Bill Vogel. In her estimation, “gardening is therapy.” Pat grew up on a ...Read More

Hershey Gardens Blooms, Butterflies and Bugs

Hershey is known as much for its chocolate confections as it is for its action-packed theme park. With its signature Kiss-shaped streetlights, Hershey is also home to some amazing restaurants, ...Read More

15 Minutes a Day to Keep Gardening Aches Away

Dr. Richard L. Bitner has turned his column over to Deb Nehlig this month. Deb is a Pilates Method Alliance Certified Teacher as well as a Registered Yoga Teacher (200 ...Read More

Welcoming Non-Native Plants to Our Gardens

Native plants may be the darlings of the plant world, but there are a lot of positive things to say about non-natives. Just last month the National Arboretum presented an all-day ...Read More

So Many Choices … So Little Time: Lancaster

It was apropos that the preview of Lancaster City Restaurant Week was held at a restaurant named Decades. The annual

Oh, Henrietta!

Henrietta Heisler is one of the talented women who Eliot Sefrin, the founder of Kitchen & Bath Design News, credits

Cherry Blossom Time

Mention cherry blossoms and visions of Washington, D.C., immediately come to mind. However, you don’t need to travel to the

Cheesecake Revival

Have you noticed? Cheesecake is experiencing a resurgence in popularity. From grocery stores and bakeries to specialty shops such as

Be Gracious, Be Generous, Be Gregarious: Your Guide to

Those perennial signs of spring are just around the corner: daffodils, robins, golfers and, in Lancaster County, fundraising events! Whether

A Path to Genealogy

I never expected to “get into” genealogy. I had a pretty good grasp on my heritage … I thought. Then

CoffeeCo: 40 Years of Coffee, Food & Community

Forty years is a long time for any business to both endure and succeed. CoffeeCo achieved that milestone in December.  “It’s

For HOPE International, Money Can Buy Happiness

$1.2 million. That’s the amount of money HOPE International raised through its 23rd annual golf outing that was held last