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

So Many Choices … So Little Time: Lancaster

It was apropos that the preview of Lancaster City Restaurant Week was held at a restaurant named Decades. The annual

Oh, Henrietta!

Henrietta Heisler is one of the talented women who Eliot Sefrin, the founder of Kitchen & Bath Design News, credits

Cherry Blossom Time

Mention cherry blossoms and visions of Washington, D.C., immediately come to mind. However, you don’t need to travel to the

Cheesecake Revival

Have you noticed? Cheesecake is experiencing a resurgence in popularity. From grocery stores and bakeries to specialty shops such as

Be Gracious, Be Generous, Be Gregarious: Your Guide to

Those perennial signs of spring are just around the corner: daffodils, robins, golfers and, in Lancaster County, fundraising events! Whether

A Path to Genealogy

I never expected to “get into” genealogy. I had a pretty good grasp on my heritage … I thought. Then

CoffeeCo: 40 Years of Coffee, Food & Community

Forty years is a long time for any business to both endure and succeed. CoffeeCo achieved that milestone in December.  “It’s

For HOPE International, Money Can Buy Happiness

$1.2 million. That’s the amount of money HOPE International raised through its 23rd annual golf outing that was held last