CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

February 2020

Josephine’s Downtown: Classic Cuisine & an Elegant Atmosphere

Located in the heart of Lancaster, Josephine’s Downtown is owned by Dean Oberholtzer and Daniel LeBoon, who also serves as executive chef.  Dean, of course, is the owner of The Belvedere ...Read More

Top 10 February Events

 February 7 A Taste of Western Lancaster County Elizabethtown Public Library Sample tastes from local restaurants, food vendors, caterers and purveyors of various beverages serving the Greater Elizabethtown area. Live entertainment will be ...Read More

Swimming Through Her Third Act

Mindy Yocom is very happy to be working at the Hempfield recCenter in Landisville. But, it took a long and steady transition from being a writer, an actor and a ...Read More

The Imagination Station

In the rehearsal space for Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre, Randall Frizado talks with four adult actors who wear red T-shirts emblazoned with the words “Imagination Station.” The room has been ...Read More

Float Your Pain and Worries Away!

Perhaps you’ve heard someone mention Flotation Therapy or Sensory Deprivation Tanks, but aren’t quite sure what that entails. I recently had the opportunity to enjoy my first float at KneadIt ...Read More

Healthy Strategies for Eating & Exercising in a Third-Shift World

When searching for topics such as “eating healthy” and “exercising while working night shift,” Google provided endless suggestions and tips: Exercise before your shift. No, exercise right after your shift. ...Read More

A Kitchen That Cooks!

Having to cook in a kitchen that has seen better days can be drudgery. Joe Hess can attest to that, as his galley-style kitchen dated to the 1950s. “There was ...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