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

Inspiring Gardens

Dan, Becky and Elena Young, Columbia Open the alley gate to the Youngs’ backyard and you’re in for a surprise! In

Celebrate July

Fireworks! Festivals! Food! Music! Fun! July has it all. Music Pack a picnic (or patronize the food trucks/vendors) and your lawn chair

Art in the Gardens

If you think Columbia’s architecture is beautiful, wait until you see the gardens! Once again, the creative spirit of Columbia –

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