CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

August 2015

Lettuce Ware is Back!

Earlier this year, the Lily Pulitzer Collection crashed Target’s website and sold out in stores within hours. Another Palm Beach style statement from the 60s has also staged a comeback: ...Read More

Mastering the Art of the Toast

Life’s celebrations, both monumental and minor, often call for a toast. Even a simple gathering such as a casual dinner party is made more special with an eloquent, succinct and ...Read More

Boothbay Harbor, Maine

What better place to vacation than in the state whose official slogan is “Vacationland”? Since my July column featured a staycation theme, I figured a proper follow-up would entail a visit ...Read More

Brothers In Arms

Almost any Sailor or Marine aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) will admit that the hardest part of a deployment is being away from their family. ...Read More

Mt. Gretna

Mt. Gretna is one place that brings back memories of summer camp. Located just over the Lebanon County line, off Route 72, it provides the perfect mini-escape for enjoying the ...Read More

Old-fashioned Charm on a Cone

Don’t let summer slip by without savoring that quintessential treat: ice cream! But, before you indulge, sample Lickity Split’s array of starters, salads, soups and sandwiches. Housed in a portion of ...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