CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

Things to See & Do

Sunflowers!

Known to induce smiles and feelings of overwhelming happiness, sunflowers have been cultivated in the Americas since at least 1,000 B.C. They are also good for your physical wellbeing, as ...Read More

The Susquehanna River: The Main Street of Western Lancaster and Eastern York Counties

Thanks to the development of recreational trails on both sides of the Susquehanna, river towns such as Columbia, Marietta and Wrightsville are experiencing a revitalization that extends to a growing ...Read More

Wrightsville: Surrounded by Beauty

The area around historic Wrightsville is defined by unsurpassed natural beauty. Travel to Long Level and you’ll find the Zimmerman Center for Heritage, which serves as the headquarters of the ...Read More

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

Inspiring Gardens

Dan, Becky and Elena Young, Columbia Open the alley gate to the Youngs’ backyard and you’re in for a surprise! In

Celebrate July

Fireworks! Festivals! Food! Music! Fun! July has it all. Music Pack a picnic (or patronize the food trucks/vendors) and your lawn chair

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