CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

December 2014

Home Décor … What’s Trending in 2017

Sheri Smoker of Room with a View offers her observations on the home trends forecast for 2017. In Sheri’s opinion, traditional design continues to be the definitive look of Lancaster County. ...Read More

Autumn Hands 

Deirdre Foley Citro has a photo of herself as a 5-year-old standing at an easel instructing other children how to paint. A fortune-teller could not have been more accurate in ...Read More

Sweets, Savories and Tea 

Sugarplums & Tea combines a bakery and tea room in a picturesque, relaxing setting. Sounds like the perfect recipe for the hectic month of December! “People like the ambience and the ...Read More

Over the River and Through the Woods

If you’re already stressed by the thought of the holidays, heading for the hills might not be such a bad idea. Owning that proverbial mountain cabin – as many Lancastrians ...Read More

Christmas at the “White House”

Denver-born Kerry Kegerise spent his childhood in Kentucky and young-adult years in the Chicago area. But, in his heart, he always wanted to move back home to Lancaster County. After earning ...Read More

The Easy Way to Shop Local

Want to peruse your favorite funky boutique or down-home food market…at 3 a.m.? Now, you can! ShopLancaster.net is a new online source for Lancaster County products and services 24 hours a ...Read More

Safe Haven for Pets

When a crisis strikes, the safety and well-being of your family is, of course, your number-one concern. But, what about your pets? How will you care for them after a ...Read More

Celebrating 25 Years of the Best of Lancaster

Twenty-five years of anything deserves a party. In Lancaster County magazine’s case, the milestone relates to our Best of Lancaster readers’ survey. Add to that the fact that we survived ...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