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

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