CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

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Column: Uptown & Down January-February 2024

Here’s to Your Health: Dry January … and Beyond!

The first “dry January” was an act against aggression, not alcohol. Today’s version of teetotalling to start the new year has blossomed into a year-round trademarked movement, as well as ...Read More

To Write of Architecture…

Over coffee, on a sunny day in the city, two writers speak of the beauty of Lancaster’s architecture. I am

Before or After I Do: Viva Las Vegas! 

Vegas and weddings. Synonymous, right? But, what about bachelor/bachelorette getaways and honeymoons?  My trip to Vegas last year was a blur. As

Off The Well-Beaten Path

From mansion museums to miniature horse farms, Lancaster County is full of nearly hidden gems that   satisfy a visitor’s

Hounding the Coffee Trail

Wherever I travel, I always seek out great coffee. Edward Harris, the president and CEO of Discover Lancaster, tells me

Lancaster County’s Critter Catcher

Len Lambert, the owner of Backyard Wildlife Solutions in Lititz, is the guy people call when they have a critter

Edward Babiarz: The Paper Artist

Edward Babiarz dips his hand into a 10-gallon bucket filled with a bright-red slurry. It is almost comforting to watch

Sounds Like Home: Some Other Lancasters

We’ve all heard it before, the verbal butchering of our city and county name, Lancaster. Emphases on the wrong syllables.

Rollin’ Into the Future of Bicycles

Nationwide, sales of electric bikes (or e-bikes) grew by 145% in 2020, outpacing sales of all other bike styles. I