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Weddings

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

Dog-friendly Wedding Venues

Including dogs in weddings has become a coast-to-coast phenomenon! Lancaster has joined the trend, as more and more venues are welcoming pets to take part in the weddings of their ...Read More

Christy Moyer + Sam Yost | August 18, 2018

How They Met: Christy and Sam were acquainted with each other through attending Millersville University. But, it wasn’t until after they graduated that they started dating. “He came across my ...Read More

Sarah Mallouk + Matt Crain | September 10, 2016

Sarah and Matt’s wedding, which was held at Moonstone Manor in Elizabethtown, literally went viral thanks to Sarah’s almost-last-minute idea of scheduling a pre-ceremony photo session that would involve puppies. ...Read More

Amanda Lavis + Dave Pedersen | May 20, 2017

How They Met: Amanda is from York, while Dave hails from Clinton Corners, New York. Both were students at Messiah College, where they became fast friends over Dunkin’ Donuts and ...Read More

I DO … to Dogs

Dogs taking part in weddings has become a trend! Just as in a Hallmark movie, they’re serving as ring puppers, flower pups and greeters, not to mention they’re bringing the ...Read More

Locaflor Weddings

Brides from coast to coast are expressing an appreciation for local bounty where floral design is concerned. The Locaflor movement is making itself known in Lancaster thanks to educated consumers (namely ...Read More

Top 10 To-Dos for October 2022

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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