CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

Things to See & Do

Plant Shopping For a Cause

May is when gardeners get serious about buying plants. By early June, they’re putting the finishing touches on their gardens, which just happens to coincide with Hospice & Community Care’s ...Read More

Garden Events Are Back!

It’s time to get gardening and fortunately, many time-honored events and tours are back to help you get started or inspired.  May 1  Lititz Historical Foundation Plant Exchange  Held in conjunction with the ...Read More

Get Outdoors!

Spring has finally arrived and with it comes opportunities to get outside and enjoy the weather.    Beginner Birding Trip April 2, 9 a.m. Riverfront Park, Marietta Search for spring migrants and scope the Susquehanna ...Read More

Jim Hoffer: Coming Home

Nestled at the back of Zum Anker Alley in Downtown Lititz is an impressive, three-story brick structure dating from the turn of the 20th century. The entrance of the reincarnated ...Read More

Fastnachts!

On March 1, which is Shrove Tuesday, bakeries, grocery stores, diners, coffee shops, convenience stores, fire companies and churches across Lancaster County will be selling fastnachts, those wonderfully filling treats ...Read More

Charcuterie Saves the Holidays … And a Business

With the holiday season in full swing, you might find yourself needing options for a drop-in open house or a last-minute party. A quick and easy solution comes in the ...Read More

15 Festivities for the Holidays

After last year’s scaled-down and canceled activities, Lancaster County is ready to celebrate the holiday season like never before. Residents started to decorate their homes as soon as Halloween was ...Read More

Nights for a Museum 

Whenever I travel with my family, we make sure to visit one or two museums. Whether it’s small, historic homes in colonial-era towns or grand testaments to architecture housing some ...Read More

Fair Chances

Fair season is back! All across Lancaster County, competitors will be vying for those treasured blue ribbons. Folks take their food seriously and on the periphery, there’s always that reoccurring ...Read More

Doing Good Through Beer, Food and Music

The Lititz Craft Beer Fest is about more than beer. Each year the event, which is sponsored by Lititz AMBUCS, raises tens of thousands of dollars for those in need. ...Read More

Meet the 2022 SCORE Small Business Award Winners

This year’s SCORE Small Business Awards recognized five local businesses that demonstrated resiliency, leadership and excellence in the face of

Living in a Natural World

When Stacy Martin and Kevin Lehman moved to suburbia six years ago, the property they purchased provided them with a

Perfect Pots: A Grassroots Enterprise Blooms

With Longwood Gardens as her playground, a grandmother whose gardens served as a classroom and a mother who operated a

Plant Shopping For a Cause

May is when gardeners get serious about buying plants. By early June, they’re putting the finishing touches on their gardens,

Dine and Shop in Brickerville

The Brickerville House and its shops have become a dining/shopping destination. “People enjoy the restaurant’s historic atmosphere. They dine here

Front Porch Baking Co.: Grain Forward

Earlier this year, Food & Wine magazine presented a state-by-state rundown of the best forward-thinking bread bakers in the country.

Hummingbirds!

Continuing last month’s column on attracting songbirds to the garden, the focus this month is on the special characteristics and

Painting the River Towns En Plein Air

Sixty local and regional artists are taking their work outdoors to capture the beauty of the Susquehanna River and surrounding