CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

August 2020

“Nurture Your Mind”

There is an old adage that art cannot be made in a vacuum; however, Lancaster’s art community has been proving that it can, in fact, be made in both quarantine ...Read More

Cherry Crest Adventure Farm: 25 Years and Acres of Agri-tainment

With staycations setting the trend for Summer 2020, the challenge is to find something to do that is family-friendly. Fortunately, you don’t have to look far to discover what draws ...Read More

Food Trucks Are “Catering” to Neighborhoods

Food trucks have been bringing their tasty bites to neighborhoods across Lancaster County for the past few months. Many are now booking fall dates. Check out these local food trucks and ...Read More

Life as I remember it

I was born in 1951, which makes me a Baby Boomer. Looking back over my life, it’s odd what I remember. It starts at the very beginning with my parents. ...Read More

COVID Dreams

Have you noticed a change in your dreams in 2020? If so, you are certainly not alone. The coronavirus pandemic left people with extra time on their hands and many ...Read More

Room with a Brew

The Black Forest Brewery has become part of the fabric of Ephrata. Located along West Main Street, it’s owned by Bob and Denise Harter, who also operate the 1777 Americana ...Read More

Chilango’s: Taco Central

The streets are silent; downtown Lititz appears to be asleep. In the quiet, I start to question what piece of crucial information I had missed. Suddenly, something in the cool ...Read More

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

A Plant for All Seasons

“Are there any flowering shrubs I can grow under or at the edge of large deciduous trees?” is a familiar