CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

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February 2021

It’s a Beautiful Day with Laura Brenner & Piper

Imagine Covid doesn’t exist and you have a day off from work. You are free to spend the day doing exactly as you please. Inspired by U2’s It’s a Beautiful ...Read More

Decades: Bowl Over Your Valentine

Open since March 2019, Decades combines amusement, food and drink and a bit of nostalgia. This boutique six-lane bowling alley and arcade boasts a full-service restaurant and bar and makes ...Read More

The Benefits of Chicken Pot Pie

This Lancaster County staple is often the “money-maker” for area fire companies that sponsor benefit dinners. Dig a little deeper and you’ll discover it’s also what helps to bring a ...Read More

The Kids Are Not All Right

The events of the past year have created a ripple effect, reaching nearly all aspects of our lives. The COVID-19 pandemic fundamentally changed the ways we go about our lives, ...Read More

Natural Born Therapists

Karen Gerth, who founded Keystone Pet Enhanced Therapy Services (KPETS) in 2003, is of the opinion that “we’ve only touched the tip of the iceberg” in discovering how canines can ...Read More

Are You Lonesome Tonight?

Who knew that when Elvis Presley released this angst-filled song – “Are you lonesome tonight, do you miss me tonight, are you sorry we drifted apart … do the chairs ...Read More

Make a Date for a Valentine’s Staycation

It’s February and love is in the air. Considering the year we’ve been through, I’m sure couples are more than eager to bask in the glow of their relationships away ...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