CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

December 2017

FOR THE LOVE OF ALPACAS

 After graduating from high school, Sue Zurin became a payroll & billing clerk at Gerberich-Payne Shoe Co. in Mount Joy. Now, she handles the books for her own business — ...Read More

Café 24 Hundred | A Christmas Buffet and More!

With the holidays quickly approaching, you’re most likely checking your list and making preparations for festive family gatherings. But, what are your options if your family has dwindled or if ...Read More

Christmas Magic

Last year, photographs of the Pinetown Bushong’s Mill Covered Bridge seemed to be everywhere. While Lancaster’s covered bridges are legendary -- with nearly 200 covered bridges, Pennsylvania has the most ...Read More

All Aboard for Christmas!

In the eyes of some eager youngsters — and nostalgic old-timers — a train is as synonymous with Christmas as are those stockings hung by the chimney with care. While ...Read More

The Business of Decorating for the Holidays

For many businesses, the holidays have a decided effect on the bottom line. For some, holiday décor is the element that sets them apart. However, business establishments are conscious of ...Read More

Dishing with Lancaster’s Savvy Home Entertainers

Two of our favorite books for inspiring recipes and entertaining tips are Park Avenue Potluck and its sequel, Park Avenue Potluck Celebrations — a compilation of recipes and secrets to ...Read More

Holiday Central

You name the holiday, and Nathan Mountain and Glenn Taylor decorate their home for it. The décor for Christmas involves at least a dozen trees, floral accents, vintage items, a ...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