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Weddings

June 30, 2023, Emily Lent & Alexander Kerr: Summer Garden Party

An “elevated garden party” was the vision Emily and Alec devised for their wedding that took place on a beautiful summer’s day at Moonstone Manor in Elizabethtown.  Emily, who is from ...Read More

May, 2023, Kathleen Tell & Russ Urban: Love is in the Air!

An adventurous couple imprints their love of nature on their wedding day. Kathleen Tell and Russ Urban are not only in love with each other – they also adore the great ...Read More

September 23, 2023, Paula Errigo & Robert Hopkins: It’s a Match!

After being single for 20 years, Paula Errigo was still hoping to find “the one.” Then, an online dating site led her to Robert Hopkins, a widower from Bucks County.  Looking ...Read More

Ann Lowe: Inspiring a New Generation of Black Designers

The exhibit that has been on view at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library since September verifies the fact that Ann Lowe, who is regarded as America’s first couturier designer, continues ...Read More

Before or After I Do: Viva Las Vegas! 

Vegas and weddings. Synonymous, right? But, what about bachelor/bachelorette getaways and honeymoons?  My trip to Vegas last year was a blur. As expected! So, when I started thinking of fall wedding-related getaways ...Read More

Hailey Hildenbrand and L.J. Benet: A Dazzling Winter Wedding

Hailey Hildenbrand returned home to Lancaster County for her wedding to L.J. Benet, who she happened to meet at a church service in California. Held just ahead of the Christmas ...Read More

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

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