CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

April 2015

Whisked Back into History

On October 13, 2014, three guys and a lady got together in the dimly lit lower level of Thistle Finch Distillery in Lancaster. This actually marked the dawn of a ...Read More

Enjoy the Bounty of the County

Ma(i)son bills itself as an intimate, farm-driven, urban cookery, and it delivers on all counts. Prior to opening its doors nearly four years ago, owners Taylor and Leeann Mason not ...Read More

Summer Kitchen Renaissance

The summer kitchen is regarded as the original outdoor-cooking space. Prior to the arrival of electricity, the summer kitchen was used for cooking purposes in warm-weather months. That tradition is ...Read More

Spring is in the Air!

April has finally arrived. I can’t tell you how excited I am to watch the cold, vacant pastures of the countryside once again start the cycle of life. I captured this ...Read More

Clay Soil

Choice is not an option where soil is concerned. It comes with the house. While I don’t garden on clay soil, it’s among the most common gardening challenges – well, ...Read More

City Hall is a Happening Place

City Hall Gallery Keeping with Lancaster’s role as an art mecca, City Hall has unveiled its own art gallery. Open since late 2014, City Hall Gallery will be offering exhibits throughout ...Read More

So Many Choices … So Little Time: Lancaster

It was apropos that the preview of Lancaster City Restaurant Week was held at a restaurant named Decades. The annual

Oh, Henrietta!

Henrietta Heisler is one of the talented women who Eliot Sefrin, the founder of Kitchen & Bath Design News, credits

Cherry Blossom Time

Mention cherry blossoms and visions of Washington, D.C., immediately come to mind. However, you don’t need to travel to the

Cheesecake Revival

Have you noticed? Cheesecake is experiencing a resurgence in popularity. From grocery stores and bakeries to specialty shops such as

Be Gracious, Be Generous, Be Gregarious: Your Guide to

Those perennial signs of spring are just around the corner: daffodils, robins, golfers and, in Lancaster County, fundraising events! Whether

A Path to Genealogy

I never expected to “get into” genealogy. I had a pretty good grasp on my heritage … I thought. Then

CoffeeCo: 40 Years of Coffee, Food & Community

Forty years is a long time for any business to both endure and succeed. CoffeeCo achieved that milestone in December.  “It’s

For HOPE International, Money Can Buy Happiness

$1.2 million. That’s the amount of money HOPE International raised through its 23rd annual golf outing that was held last