CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

August 2017

Arts and Crafts – The Heart of a Show’s Success

The Heart of Lancaster Arts and Craft Show, which is held at Root’s Country Market over Labor Day weekend, is celebrating its 30th anniversary. The show’s founder, Marilyn Hobday, reflects ...Read More
Broasted chicken and ice cream treats, such as milkshakes, are on the menu at The Caddy Shack in Manheim.
Broasted chicken and ice cream treats, such as milkshakes, are on the menu at The Caddy Shack in Manheim.

Food and Mini-Golf Combine for Late Summer Fun

Tucked away in a valley along Route 72 just south of Manheim, The Caddy Shack offers old-fashioned family fun. The restaurant and mini-golf course, established in Kauffman Park in 1989, ...Read More

It’s Hot … Get Wet!

The dog days of August are here! If you’re looking to cool off, there are plenty of options beyond a community swimming pool. Here’s a look at some “hot” spots ...Read More
Diandra and her parents, Hector and Sandra Valdez.
Diandra and her parents, Hector and Sandra Valdez.

Quinceañera – A Fiesta Celebrating 15 Years

In the Latino community, a girl’s “coming of age” is celebrated as QuinceaÑera. A Lancaster family recently celebrated their daughter’s QuinceaÑera with a party that brought Hollywood’s iconic red carpet ...Read More

Living Smart

It was a win-win for seniors and their loved ones when Willow Valley introduced SmartLife VIA Willow Valley. three years later, it’s the fastest growing Lifecare-at-home program of its kind ...Read More

Lancaster Barnstormers

History books will tell you the War of the Roses ended in England sometime around 1487, with the last significant victory going to the House of Lancaster following the death ...Read More
Deb Martin Berkoski pays homage to her mother, Dorothy M. Martin, whose first entries at the West Lampeter Community Fair – 65 years ago – included chow-chow, a floral arrangement and sugar cookies.
Deb Martin Berkoski pays homage to her mother, Dorothy M. Martin, whose first entries at the West Lampeter Community Fair – 65 years ago – included chow-chow, a floral arrangement and sugar cookies.

It’s Fair Season!

What is Christmas, a birthday and the Super Bowl all rolled into one? For seven local communities, the answer is easy … It’s Fair Season! The International Association of Fairs and ...Read More

Art in the Gardens

If you think Columbia’s architecture is beautiful, wait until you see the gardens! Once again, the creative spirit of Columbia –

Countdown to the U.S. Women’s Open

You can’t attend a sporting event with national ramifications without buying some commemorative merchandise. Add in the fact that it’s

June is Busting Out All Over!

Summer arrives June 20! It’s the perfect time to get outdoors and celebrate the season. Music! The arrival of summer means concerts

Three Trends to Try in Your Garden

It’s that time of the year! Garden season! Will you be hauling out the same garden art this year? Buying

Takeaways From the 2024 Philadelphia Flower Show That You

The Philadelphia Flower Show, which serves as harbinger of spring, runs deeper than displays of pretty flowers. More importantly, it

The Green Room

Appropriately enough, the creator of this space, David Gelatt, is not only an avid gardener but has long been a

SerenDIPity

Serendipity is defined as making “unexpected and fortunate discoveries.” Such is the professional and personal relationship that exists between Dwight

Say Olá to Thomas Augusto dos Santos Claro

Meet a stranger from another part of the world (and even from another generation) and the saying that we have