CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

February 2016

Giving … Lancaster’s All Heart

Lancaster’s Extraordinary Give, a 24-hour tour de force that envelops the Lancaster community in a donation-a-thon for 367 area nonprofit organizations, is one reason why the Lancaster Metropolitan area is ...Read More

The Road Less Traveled

Forty-four years ago, Don and Marilyn rode bicycles together in Alaska. Today they live in Elizabethtown and have traded their bicycles for motorcycles: a Yamaha V-Star 1100 for him and ...Read More

All Aboard for Strasburg!

Did you know that Strasburg is home to one of the world’s largest and heaviest collections of historical artifacts? The Strasburg Rail Road and Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania work daily ...Read More

A Family Tradition

The success of Hong Kong Garden can be attributed to two key elements: consistency and family. The restaurant, which will celebrate its 36th anniversary in April, has established a solid ...Read More

Wine … Is it Good for Your Health?

For every one of those “wine-as-a-health-benefit” stories, it seems like there are three “nope, not so fast” stories. Some even contradict themselves. You’ve probably seen the stories on social media: “Glass ...Read More

Deb Martin Berkoski − Queen of the Fair

Deb and her mother, Dorothy M. Martin, have dominated the baking contests that are held in conjunction with fairs and farm shows on both the local and state levels for ...Read More

Red Velvet Cake

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Butt, Who Knew!

This year I saw two of the movies that were up for a fair share of Oscars. Those were Maestro

Get Composting with Lancaster Compost Co-Ops!

And you thought composting was just for people who have large yards and/or expansive gardens. Think again! Composting is for

The U.S. Women’s Open is Returning to Lancaster!

May 28-June 2 at Lancaster Country Club Golf fans, the ladies are making a return trip to Lancaster and the

No Foolin’, April Has Arrived

Spring has sprung! It’s time to get out and enjoy all that the season has to offer. Best Kept Secrets

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