CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

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April 2021

It’s a Beautiful Day With Carole Kirchner

Imagine Covid doesn’t exist and you have a day off from work. You are free to spend the day doing exactly as you please. Inspired by U2’s It’s a Beautiful ...Read More

A Pandemic Pivot

If you think restaurants have been hard hit due to the pandemic, consider the plight of catering companies that depend on social, corporate and nonprofit events for their livelihoods. Events ...Read More

Small Spaces, Big Impacts

City and suburban living may come with the sacrifice of an expansive backyard, but that doesn’t necessarily have to be a bad thing. Designing and decorating small outdoor spaces requires innovation, intentionality and ...Read More

A Backyard Man Cave

Dave Rupp jumped at the opportunity to add a garden shed/man cave to his backyard. The only hiccup was he had to dismantle the structure that had stood in a ...Read More

Dogscaping

The arrival of spring will undoubtedly inspire us to get outside and once again enjoy our gardens and backyards. Many of us will do so in the company of a ...Read More

Chef Cedric Barberet: The Anticlimax of Stardom

The accolades should have rained from the heavens in recognition of chef Cedric Barberet’s latest achievement. The masses should have flooded his Lancaster City restaurant, Bistro Barberet & Bakery, just ...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