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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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