CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

February 2018

Exercise for Life

According to the Mayo Clinic, exercise can have a profound effect on your life – at all stages and ages. The benefits include weight control, disease prevention, mood improvement, a ...Read More

Mardi Gras!

Having grown up in Lancaster County, I remember looking forward to my grandmother dropping off a fresh batch of fasnachts every Shrove Tuesday. That was the pinnacle of my pre-Lenten ...Read More

A RELAXING SECOND ACT

If you want to lose weight, quit smoking or lead a more stress-free life, you could contact Jennifer Stumpf for help. But, be forewarned: Her “second act” just may put ...Read More

Chocolate … Lancaster-style!

The connection between chocolate and Valentine’s Day was a result of the newly found availability of edible chocolate treats. In 1861, British confectioner, Richard Cadbury, began selling his chocolate creations ...Read More

Celebrating the Love of Friends and Family – and a Great Glass of Wine

Following California Wine Country’s historic year of unprecedented wildfires that impacted the Napa, Sonoma and Lake County wine-growing regions in 2017, the Thorn family had much to be thankful for ...Read More

CONTINUING A LANCASTER TRADITION

The Horse Inn is considered by many to be one of Lancaster’s iconic restaurants. Some may find it a bit daunting to live up to that reputation, but owners Starla ...Read More

Iron Valley Tubing

The hills that border Lancaster and Lebanon counties have a long history of iron mining. Remnants of that industry are preserved in towns like Cornwall. However, these same hills are ...Read More

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