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Weddings

Wedding Wonderland

Megan FitzGerald and Tommy Mandala • July 24, 2021 Megan FitzGerald and Tommy Mandala were set to get married in the summer of 2020. Covid restrictions changed all of that. After ...Read More

Two Times the Love

Ashley Goss and Matthew Bushong October 31, 2020 and October 31, 2021  “Covid changed our plans quite a bit,” says Ashley Goss. “We knew we couldn’t have the large wedding we had ...Read More

A Photographer’s Life … Margarita Stamatelopoulos

Q. Trace Your Travels … how did you go from Greece to Baltimore? A. My father’s cousin was the first family member to move to the United States – she told ...Read More

A “Rosie Cake”

After the dress, guests at a wedding are anxious to see the cake. Lancaster County is fortunate to have so many talented and creative bakers who help to make celebrations ...Read More

New(ish) to the Venue Scene

Lancaster has become a bona fide wedding phenomenon! Locals and out-of-towners alike are in search of venues that will fit their style and provide guests with an unforgettable experience. Despite ...Read More

Tiffany Rupert: From Dress Whites to White Dresses

Walking through the door of Tiffany’s Bridal Boutique is like entering a small jewel box. Several of the walls are awash in an appropriate color – Tiffany Blue – while ...Read More

The Wedding of Nicole Austin and Doug Bernardini, September 27, 2019

Nicole and Doug were among the fortunate couples who were able to hold the weddings of their dreams during the fall and winter of 2019. Weddings such as the Bernardinis’ ...Read More

The Wedding of Olivia Hertzler & Shannon Fairchild, June 20, 2020

You could say Olivia had been planning her wedding all her life. Olivia is the granddaughter of one of Lancaster’s grand dames of weddings – Vivian Abel, who with her ...Read More

A Moment in Time

Battling the COVID-19 pandemic has been compared to waging war on an unseen enemy. In doing so, we have soldiered on through shutdowns of all kinds, changed our work habits, ...Read More

A Magical Backyard Wedding

Natalie Simons & Thomas Dodge, Jr., June 8, 2019 The sentimental factor that a backyard wedding provides can’t be replicated or surpassed by any other venue – after all, it feels ...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