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

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