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Weddings

Wedding Wonderland

Megan FitzGerald and Tommy Mandala • July 24, 2021 Megan FitzGerald and Tommy Mandala were set to get married in the summer of 2020. Covid restrictions changed all of that. After ...Read More

Two Times the Love

Ashley Goss and Matthew Bushong October 31, 2020 and October 31, 2021  “Covid changed our plans quite a bit,” says Ashley Goss. “We knew we couldn’t have the large wedding we had ...Read More

A Photographer’s Life … Margarita Stamatelopoulos

Q. Trace Your Travels … how did you go from Greece to Baltimore? A. My father’s cousin was the first family member to move to the United States – she told ...Read More

A “Rosie Cake”

After the dress, guests at a wedding are anxious to see the cake. Lancaster County is fortunate to have so many talented and creative bakers who help to make celebrations ...Read More

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

Top 12 To-Dos for December 2022

Christmas at Stone Gables Estate | Through December 30 Stone Gables Estate Get in the holiday spirit at Stone Gables Estate,

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