CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

The Out-of-Towner

A Holiday Tradition

It’s midnight on Christmas Eve. My cell phone rings, and I jump from a deep sleep! Over the phone, my uncle shouts, “Christmas Gift!” As I turn toward my husband, ...Read More

Leadership Inspired!

It was a warm welcome on a rainy October 14 as people gathered in Olympic Hall at the Spooky Nook Sports Complex to hear special guest speaker Craig Parnham, USA ...Read More

A National Treasure – The Susquehanna National Heritage Area

My family and I moved to the charming river town of Marietta back in November. We’ve already had the pleasure of taking a few strolls down the Northwest Lancaster County ...Read More

The Next Generation of Volunteers

  April is National Volunteer Month. Recent studies show that the majority of those who volunteer are females; however, the data also shows a lack of interest in volunteering among ...Read More

What I LOVE to Do in February!

February is known as the month of “love.” So, here are a few simple things that I “love” to do in February (and on most days that end in -y) ...Read More

My First Prima Theatre Experience

Back in December, I was invited to attend a production at Prima Theatre’s new home (941 Wheatland Ave., Suite A, Lancaster). I’ve been eagerly waiting to catch one of their ...Read More

Holiday Tips from a Grinch

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year …” for some. As a kid growing up in rural Alabama, Christmas time was magical. We decorated the tree, hung up the ...Read More

Hotel Rock Lititz

Want to experience rock-star treatment without leaving Lancaster County? Now you can at Hotel Rock Lititz. Located on the Rock Lititz campus, the hotel – which opened November 18 to the ...Read More

My Top 10 Halloween Movie Picks

My first “scary movie” experience that traumatized me for years was Stephen King’s IT in 1990, which means I would’ve been 7-years-old at that time. I hated clowns for years ...Read More

Hendricks’ Flower Shop … Blossoming in Lititz Since 1937

A hidden treasure blooms in Lititz that is bursting with color, fragrance and smiling faces. I didn’t know what to expect as I walked down the sidewalk to Hendricks’ Flower ...Read More

Top 10 To-Dos for October 2022

Lancaster County Best Kept Secrets Tour | October 6-22 Various Locations Experience a unique shopping adventure featuring 41 off-the-beaten path businesses.

Columbia Makes A Super-Natural Connection to Halloween

Thanks to several organizations that sponsor Halloween-related events and the fact that spookiness seems to be synonymous with Columbia, it

Good Bones

It’s only appropriate that the Halloween-loving Schaeffer family lives in one of Columbia’s grand Victorian homes – many of the

The Brubaker: Museum of Halloween

While Gary and Denise Brubaker love all the holidays on the calendar, Halloween sits atop the list. Actually, the Brubakers

Travel Wellbeing

Destinations have started selling the idea of wellness travel to visitors. Over the last few years of traveling, I’ve spotted

Tacos El Gordo: The Road to Success Leads to

Over-the-road truck drivers know how grueling and isolating life on the road can become. Francisco Ostos and his family can

Columbia Market House: Food & Community

Are you looking for a fun and entertaining place to grab some breakfast or lunch and do some shopping for

Strasburg!

Who hasn’t walked down Main Street in Strasburg and admired the beautifully restored and preserved homes? You can thank the