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Weddings

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

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

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

SerenDIPity

Serendipity is defined as making “unexpected and fortunate discoveries.” Such is the professional and personal relationship that exists between Dwight

Say Olá to Thomas Augusto dos Santos Claro

Meet a stranger from another part of the world (and even from another generation) and the saying that we have

A Night in Morocco

Driving down a bamboo-lined drive on a humid summer night, a farmhouse appears at the bottom of the hill. Overlooking