April 2016

Resort Living In Your Own Backyard

The outdoor-living phenomenon only continues to evolve and grow in popularity. According to Jarod Hynson, president of Earth, Turf & Wood, the possibilities are limitless, whether you’re interested in a ...Read More

A Taste of Spring’s Incredible Flavors

From a forager’s perspective, morel mushrooms and ramps are the real harbingers of spring. In Jim Showers’ opinion, there’s nothing better than being one with nature on a beautiful spring day. ...Read More

Cooking Wyebrook Farm Style

The Honey Brook farm has added to its impressive resumé by publishing a cookbook, Field & Feast, Sublime Food from a Brave New Farm. Dean Carlson is a former bond trader ...Read More

Celebrate Earth Day!

It’s no wonder that Earth Day is celebrated in April. As the weather begins to warm, many of us are excited to get outdoors and enjoy nature. Activist John McConnell ...Read More

A Blast for the Past

Leave it to Lancaster’s history-loving philanthropists to turn history – and the efforts to preserve it – into a party. Who knew history could be so much fun! For 12 years, ...Read More

What’s Ailing my Mulch?

Now that you know how to mulch, I thought it would be appropriate to follow it up with information about the dreaded and insidious artillery fungus and advice on selecting ...Read More

Festive Festivals

Now more than ever, Lancaster County is home to an array of fun-filled festivals. The land of quilters’ conferences and buggy rides has transformed into a destination for music fans, ...Read More

Food and Drink with a Vegan Focus

Open since late December, root’s focus is on vegan and vegetarian food and beverages. Also noteworthy is root’s repurposed location: the former Wacker Brothers Eagle Brewery facility, which was most ...Read More

The Long & Short of It

I always go a little crazy after New Year’s and reorganize closets, drawers and kitchen cabinets, discarding anything that no longer fits or, in the case of medicine or food, ...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