CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

April 2019

Backyard Resort

There’s a new buzz term – Outdoor Homing – that defines outdoor living in 2019. It refers to our penchant for making the outdoors as welcoming, beautiful and personal as ...Read More

Why I Volunteer

As part of President George H. W. Bush’s Thousand Points of Light campaign, April has been regarded as National Volunteer Month since 1991. National Volunteer Week – April 7-13 this ...Read More

Top 10 To-Dos for April 2019

March 30-January 5 | Costuming THE CROWN Winterthur Museum Costuming The Crown features 40 iconic costumes from the Emmy® award-winning Netflix series, The Crown, a dramatized history of the reign of ...Read More

Planning Your Pennsylvania Summer Vacation

Did you miss National Plan for Vacation Day on January 29? If so, it’s time to get into high gear and make plans for that all-important summer getaway! For some reason, ...Read More

The Focus is on Farm-To-Table | Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar

Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar opened its Lancaster location at The Shoppes at Belmont in November. “Healthy Indulgence” is Harvest’s motto, and its mission is to create a menu ...Read More

Going to the Chapel! A Tour of Lancaster County’s Most Charming Small Churches

If your guest list numbers 200 or fewer, one of Lancaster County’s smaller chapels may offer the perfect intimate setting for exchanging wedding vows "I don’t want to or need to ...Read More

Sushi

If you’ve never had a chance to try excellent quality sushi, my heart goes out to you. Misconceptions abound; sushi lovers know this Asian cuisine goes well beyond raw fish. ...Read More

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

A Plant for All Seasons

“Are there any flowering shrubs I can grow under or at the edge of large deciduous trees?” is a familiar