CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

April 2017

Full Circle

Always an avid carpenter, and a master of many trades, Larry Ebersole began making miniature carousels after taking early retirement from Alumax in 1981. Larry felt he needed something to keep ...Read More

Here Comes the Son Back to His Lancaster Roots

The son of a generations-old, deeply rooted Lancaster family returned home to join the family business just in time to celebrate his 50th birthday with a party that brought his ...Read More

A Camping We Will Go!

“Lancaster has lots of overnight options, including the open-air fun of our many campgrounds.  There’s nothing more natural than a restful stay at one of these well-maintained properties in a ...Read More

Welcoming Non-Native Plants to Our Gardens

Native plants may be the darlings of the plant world, but there are a lot of positive things to say about non-natives. Just last month the National Arboretum presented an all-day ...Read More

Recycling the Past

When Dwight Graybill was given the assignment of razing the buildings on the farm where he grew up, he asked that payment for his services be made with the building ...Read More

Outdoor Living

When Tim Arpin and James Henning say they live outdoors, they truly mean it. When warm weather arrives, they derive great pleasure from tending to their gardens and entertaining friends ...Read More

A Gastropub and More

Hunger N Thirst Craft Beer and Provisions offers a unique experience. It’s really three businesses under one roof — a gastropub, bottle shop and specialty food marketplace — that support ...Read More

Top 10 To-Dos for October 2022

Lancaster County Best Kept Secrets Tour | October 6-22 Various Locations Experience a unique shopping adventure featuring 41 off-the-beaten path businesses.

Columbia Makes A Super-Natural Connection to Halloween

Thanks to several organizations that sponsor Halloween-related events and the fact that spookiness seems to be synonymous with Columbia, it

Good Bones

It’s only appropriate that the Halloween-loving Schaeffer family lives in one of Columbia’s grand Victorian homes – many of the

The Brubaker: Museum of Halloween

While Gary and Denise Brubaker love all the holidays on the calendar, Halloween sits atop the list. Actually, the Brubakers

Travel Wellbeing

Destinations have started selling the idea of wellness travel to visitors. Over the last few years of traveling, I’ve spotted

Tacos El Gordo: The Road to Success Leads to

Over-the-road truck drivers know how grueling and isolating life on the road can become. Francisco Ostos and his family can

Columbia Market House: Food & Community

Are you looking for a fun and entertaining place to grab some breakfast or lunch and do some shopping for

Strasburg!

Who hasn’t walked down Main Street in Strasburg and admired the beautifully restored and preserved homes? You can thank the