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Per Diem

The restaurant scene in Lititz is about to grow with the opening of Per Diem, which will make its home at the Hotel Rock Lititz. Per Diem falls under the TFB ...Read More

My 10 Favorite Things About My Least Favorite Time of Year

Since I’m the blogger for Where & When, Pennsylvania’s Travel Guide you probably expect me to say that all seasons in PA are created equal, right? But I can’t. I’m sorry, ...Read More

Christmas Joy in a Potato Chip Can

Each year, just after Christmas so many of us say, “next year is going to be different.” Yet, we rush from this circular to this sale from this store to ...Read More

Best of Lancaster County – Staff Picks!

One of the joys of working at Lancaster County magazine is seeing the results of our “Best of Lancaster” Readers’ Survey before anyone else does. There are times when we ...Read More

More Mysteries of the River Town

This month’s issue includes a feature on Columbia I wrote called “Mysteries of the River Town.” Even at 10 pages, there still wasn’t enough room for me to include all ...Read More

Mysteries of the River Town

Whatever notions you may have of Columbia, toss them away right now. Get in your car and pay a visit to the town. Put your feet on the ground and ...Read More

The Susquehanna River: The Main Street of Western Lancaster

Thanks to the development of recreational trails on both sides of the Susquehanna, river towns such as Columbia, Marietta and

Wrightsville: Surrounded by Beauty

The area around historic Wrightsville is defined by unsurpassed natural beauty. Travel to Long Level and you’ll find the Zimmerman

Columbia: Is for History Lovers

Thanks to historic preservation, adaptive reuse and the ever-growing presence of antiques shops, Columbia is attracting the attention of tourists

Marietta: Art is Second Nature

Historic preservation, adaptive reuse, a thriving restaurant scene and a new focus on the arts define this riverside town.   The Marietta

Hiding In Plain Sight

Milestones are interesting pieces of history and fortunately you can still find them hiding in plain sight along roadways in

A River Runs Through It: Restaurants, Cafés & Brewpubs

Whether you’re walking the Northwest Lancaster County River Trail, spending time on the Susquehanna River, antiquing or exploring the area’s

Go Forest Bathing

Are you looking for a pristine place to practice the outdoor trend that became a huge phenomenon during the pandemic?  For the

Barbecue: The Fat is Where it’s At

Nick Santoleri and Scott Nemeth met more than 10 years ago through their wives, Tina and Krystle, educators who were