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

Meet the 2022 SCORE Small Business Award Winners

This year’s SCORE Small Business Awards recognized five local businesses that demonstrated resiliency, leadership and excellence in the face of

Living in a Natural World

When Stacy Martin and Kevin Lehman moved to suburbia six years ago, the property they purchased provided them with a

Perfect Pots: A Grassroots Enterprise Blooms

With Longwood Gardens as her playground, a grandmother whose gardens served as a classroom and a mother who operated a

Plant Shopping For a Cause

May is when gardeners get serious about buying plants. By early June, they’re putting the finishing touches on their gardens,

Dine and Shop in Brickerville

The Brickerville House and its shops have become a dining/shopping destination. “People enjoy the restaurant’s historic atmosphere. They dine here

Front Porch Baking Co.: Grain Forward

Earlier this year, Food & Wine magazine presented a state-by-state rundown of the best forward-thinking bread bakers in the country.

Hummingbirds!

Continuing last month’s column on attracting songbirds to the garden, the focus this month is on the special characteristics and

Painting the River Towns En Plein Air

Sixty local and regional artists are taking their work outdoors to capture the beauty of the Susquehanna River and surrounding