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

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