CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

December 2018

The Star Barn Village

The newly restored Star Barn looks amazing! If you have yet to see the results, December offers a number of opportunities to do so during the holiday-themed events being held ...Read More

La Petite Patisserie: Taste-Tempting Treats

La Petite Patisserie makes its home in a jewel-box of a shop along Lancaster’s Gallery Row, where sweets, savories, tea, coffee and more are always on the menu. Owner and Head ...Read More

Holiday Spirits

Tis the season to indulge in holiday spirits! This month I set out to discover what makes a quality cocktail with local flavor. In doing so, I stumbled upon a ...Read More

Christmas in Lititz

Hometown pride is particularly evident in Lititz at this time of the year. Vintage decorations, a Nativity in the town’s square, thousands of twinkling lights, festively decorated store windows, Moravian ...Read More

Artfully Festive

As Lori Sturgess demonstrates, celebrating the holidays can be done beautifully and creatively. You might call Lori fearless when it comes to art. After graduating from McCaskey, she enrolled in the ...Read More

Hallelujah … It’s Time to Decorate

Kevin Peters loves to deck the halls at holiday time. David Gelatt brings his artistic talents to the process. Together, they devise a theme that transforms their home into a ...Read More

No Man Left Behind

The U.S. military’s concept of “no man left behind” goes back centuries. No one knows who originally coined the phrase, but one Lancaster County public relations specialist, Cathy Kornfield, can ...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