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Weddings

The Micro-Wedding Phenomenon

It’s not quite eloping and it’s not a full-scale production. A micro wedding falls somewhere in between. The wedding-trend prognosticators credit the phenomenon to who else but the millennials, who love ...Read More

Operation Wedding Gown

Emily Gerlach + Ryan Trees • July 27, 2019 The wedding gown. It’s the centerpiece of a wedding. Emily Gerlach’s gown had a story all its own thanks to the nonprofit ...Read More

Standing in the Shoes of the Mother of the Bride

With all eyes on the bride and groom, the parents of the betrothed couple are sometimes wedding day footnotes. But, their personal moments of joy, awe and overwhelming love are ...Read More

The Art of Getting Wed… With an Edge

Not every bride wants to have the traditional “picture-perfect” wedding. Instead, tattoos, piercings and dreadlocks may star in the contemporary bride’s vision of the perfect wedding. Several special-event-focused companies at ...Read More

Dog-friendly Wedding Venues

Including dogs in weddings has become a coast-to-coast phenomenon! Lancaster has joined the trend, as more and more venues are welcoming pets to take part in the weddings of their ...Read More

Christy Moyer + Sam Yost | August 18, 2018

How They Met: Christy and Sam were acquainted with each other through attending Millersville University. But, it wasn’t until after they graduated that they started dating. “He came across my ...Read More

Sarah Mallouk + Matt Crain | September 10, 2016

Sarah and Matt’s wedding, which was held at Moonstone Manor in Elizabethtown, literally went viral thanks to Sarah’s almost-last-minute idea of scheduling a pre-ceremony photo session that would involve puppies. ...Read More

Amanda Lavis + Dave Pedersen | May 20, 2017

How They Met: Amanda is from York, while Dave hails from Clinton Corners, New York. Both were students at Messiah College, where they became fast friends over Dunkin’ Donuts and ...Read More

I DO … to Dogs

Dogs taking part in weddings has become a trend! Just as in a Hallmark movie, they’re serving as ring puppers, flower pups and greeters, not to mention they’re bringing the ...Read More

Locaflor Weddings

Brides from coast to coast are expressing an appreciation for local bounty where floral design is concerned. The Locaflor movement is making itself known in Lancaster thanks to educated consumers (namely ...Read More

It’s a Wonderfully Fascinating Life!

Walk into Carolyn McGuigan’s apartment at Willow Valley Communities and you’ll think you’ve been transported to a glam penthouse in

Willow Valley Communities, Celebrations, Decorations & Illuminations: It’s a

At Willow Valley Communities, residents experience all aspects of the holiday season – the decorations, the festivities, the glow and

Holiday Home Tours Return

After canceling home tours and offering alternative activities such as outdoor lighting displays due to the pandemic, local organizations are

Learning About the Amish … With a Side of

Last December, I set out on a tour sponsored by The Amish Farm and House to learn about how the

The Terrace at Longwood Gardens: Dine Amidst Garden and

Longwood Gardens is filled with all the things that make the holidays special – festive trees, sparkling lights, magical water

Why We Love Lancaster: Resiliency!

’Tis the season … to Recognize Milestones Earlier this year we noticed a trend: 1972 must have been a very good

Looking Ahead to Spring

As gardening catalogues begin filling our mail and inboxes this month, we are motivated to think ahead to the spring

Rockin’ and Rollin’ with The Nomads

Tommy Marion is a snowbird. The 74-year-old front man for The Nomads takes flight for Florida every October and usually