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

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