CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

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December 2020

Prattical Decorating

Yvonne Pratt shares her love for decorating, cooking, crafting, gardening and God through the blog and social media platforms she calls StoneGable. “I’m passionate about taking interior design concepts and ...Read More

A Flavorful December

Since it’s the holiday season, I think we’re all deserving of some tasty treats. To tempt your taste buds, I’m sharing a few favorite sources that I rely on to ...Read More

The Exchange: Dining & Drinks with a View

Are you looking for a unique location to take in the holiday lights and décor of downtown Lancaster this December? If so, look skyward! Perched atop the 12th floor of ...Read More

Building Christmas Fantasies

As a child, scampering through the Peppermint Forest, climbing the Gumdrop Mountains and ending up mired in the Molasses Swamp – courtesy of the board game Candy Land – was ...Read More

Keep on Rollin’

When December approaches, hundreds of railroads – in almost every state in the country – dust off the cobwebs, blow the leaves off the tracks and welcome the tidings of ...Read More

Prehistoric Conifers

At this time of year, when I hear of 6-year-olds telling Santa they’d like to find T-rex action figures under their holiday trees, I’m reminded that there are different types ...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