CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

Things to See & Do

Columbia: Is for History Lovers

Thanks to historic preservation, adaptive reuse and the ever-growing presence of antiques shops, Columbia is attracting the attention of tourists and entrepreneurs alike.  Daisy and Tony Pagan have combined all three ...Read More

Marietta: Art is Second Nature

Historic preservation, adaptive reuse, a thriving restaurant scene and a new focus on the arts define this riverside town.   The Marietta Community House  Upon buying the house at 264 West Market Street ...Read More

A River Runs Through It: Restaurants, Cafés & Brewpubs

Whether you’re walking the Northwest Lancaster County River Trail, spending time on the Susquehanna River, antiquing or exploring the area’s rich history, the River Towns – Columbia, Marietta, Bainbridge and ...Read More

Go Forest Bathing

Are you looking for a pristine place to practice the outdoor trend that became a huge phenomenon during the pandemic?  For the uninitiated, forest bathing became trendy in Japan in the 1980s. ...Read More

Summer Bucket List

Summer in Lancaster County means farm-fresh produce, a bounty of community events, dining alfresco at local restaurants and exploring the county’s many trails and preserves. What follows are ideas for ...Read More

Juneteenth: The Culture of Food

America’s food culture reflects the people who arrived on its shores and made a contribution to its many culinary traditions. The food traditions of enslaved African Americans have had a ...Read More

The Creative Spirit

Ned Foltz is one of Lancaster County’s most prolific artists. This talented revivalist redware potter who oversees Foltz Pottery, is celebrating 60 years in business this year and will be ...Read More

Frábært norður Atlantshafslestur 

Deep in the onset of the pandemic, when we could not even leave our homes, I sat in bed one evening scrolling through Instagram on my phone, double tapping to ...Read More

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

The Story of Washington, D.C.’s Cherry Blossoms

Each spring, thousands of tourists flock to D.C. to see the famous cherry blossoms that encircle the Tidal Basin and

In Her Own Words

Looking for guidance or simply an interesting read? Turn to the blogs on Henrietta Heisler’s website for her observations on

It’s Flower Show Time!

One indication that spring is on our doorstep has always been the Philadelphia Flower Show, which is being held March

February 1992: The Boys From the Hill

In the world of magazines, some covers are unforgettable, while others pass on into oblivion. In the case of Lancaster

Marching Into Spring!

March reminds us that spring is on its way (it arrives on the 19th) but lets us know that winter

A Most Unusual Houseguest

Groundhog Day always makes me think back to 1990. For the February 1991 issue, we decided to do a take-off

Leaping Through February

Considering that February is the shortest month of the year – it grows to 29 days every four years, including

LCM’s Top 10 From 2023

It’s always interesting to look back and see what captured the attention of visitors to our website (lancastercountymag.com) during the