CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

April 2015

Spring on a Plate

Spring could not have come sooner! No doubt you’ve been dreaming of longer, sunnier days, birds chirping, grass re-greening and flowers blooming. And, we can finally bid farewell to winter ...Read More

Lancaster’s Newest Barber

When Bette Ruby and her friends passed by Champ’s Barber School during First Fridays in Lancaster, she would often say, “I would really like to go there one day!” At ...Read More

Open to the BREEZE!

Open to the Breeze!We may have suffered through sub-zero temperatures in February, but April makes us want to throw open the doors and windows and let fresh air waft through ...Read More

Clay Soil Plants

Here are some plants I recommend for clay soil. Those marked with ♦ are native or have native species available. The staff at your local fine nursery will have additional suggestions.   Trees ...Read More

May: So Much To Do!

It’s that glorious time of the year! The weather is perfect, gardens are in bloom with spring flowers, rhubarb and

Arbor Day: April 26, 2024

I’d always heard about a huge sycamore tree that grows just off Centerville Road in East Hempfield Township. However, curiosity

GR Mitchell: A Company on the Grow

It’s always heartening to see a company with deep roots in Lancaster County continue to thrive and grow. Having weathered

Butt, Who Knew!

This year I saw two of the movies that were up for a fair share of Oscars. Those were Maestro

Get Composting with Lancaster Compost Co-Ops!

And you thought composting was just for people who have large yards and/or expansive gardens. Think again! Composting is for

The U.S. Women’s Open is Returning to Lancaster!

May 28-June 2 at Lancaster Country Club Golf fans, the ladies are making a return trip to Lancaster and the

No Foolin’, April Has Arrived

Spring has sprung! It’s time to get out and enjoy all that the season has to offer. Best Kept Secrets

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