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

Top 10 March To-Dos

Woodcarving and Wildlife Art Festival March 11-12 | Millersville University Student Memorial Center This festival will feature exhibitors displaying their woodcarving

Waterside Getaway

Who doesn’t fantasize about living by the water! The historically low interest rates, which were available during the pandemic, created

A Homestyle St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is surrounded by good intentions, misconceptions and green dye. By learning about the man behind the holiday,

Time Marches On

I’m probably among the few people who consider March to be one of their favorite months. I like it for

Eclectic Menu, Golf Course View: Blue Collar Restaurant, Bar

Tucked into the manicured fairways and greens of Four Seasons Golf Club in East Hempfield Township, Blue Collar Restaurant, Bar

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.

Top 10 To-Dos for February 2023

Poppy's Groundhog Day Scavenger Hunt | February 2-5 Various Locations Join Poppy, the famous groundhog ambassador of Acorn Acres Wildlife Rehabilitation,

Acorn Acres Wildlife Rehabilitation: Nature Calls!

Rehabilitating nature’s smaller creatures – squirrels, rabbits and groundhogs – is the driving force behind the nonprofit organization that took