CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

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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

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