CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

January 2020

It’s Farm Show Time!

The rolling farmland of Lancaster County serves as a daily reminder of our longstanding connection to agriculture. This month the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture invites you to “Imagine the Opportunities” ...Read More

Piccadilly Coffee & Tea House: London is Calling

Piccadilly Coffee & Tea House’s fun vibe and taste-tempting menu instantly made it a popular spot to fete brides and moms-to-be, host a girls’ day out, celebrate a birthday, or ...Read More

A Magical Backyard Wedding

Natalie Simons & Thomas Dodge, Jr., June 8, 2019 The sentimental factor that a backyard wedding provides can’t be replicated or surpassed by any other venue – after all, it feels ...Read More

The Micro-Wedding Phenomenon

It’s not quite eloping and it’s not a full-scale production. A micro wedding falls somewhere in between. The wedding-trend prognosticators credit the phenomenon to who else but the millennials, who love ...Read More

Operation Wedding Gown

Emily Gerlach + Ryan Trees • July 27, 2019 The wedding gown. It’s the centerpiece of a wedding. Emily Gerlach’s gown had a story all its own thanks to the nonprofit ...Read More

Standing in the Shoes of the Mother of the Bride

With all eyes on the bride and groom, the parents of the betrothed couple are sometimes wedding day footnotes. But, their personal moments of joy, awe and overwhelming love are ...Read More

Columbia Makes A Super-Natural Connection to Halloween

Thanks to several organizations that sponsor Halloween-related events and the fact that spookiness seems to be synonymous with Columbia, it

Good Bones

It’s only appropriate that the Halloween-loving Schaeffer family lives in one of Columbia’s grand Victorian homes – many of the

The Brubaker: Museum of Halloween

While Gary and Denise Brubaker love all the holidays on the calendar, Halloween sits atop the list. Actually, the Brubakers

Travel Wellbeing

Destinations have started selling the idea of wellness travel to visitors. Over the last few years of traveling, I’ve spotted

Tacos El Gordo: The Road to Success Leads to

Over-the-road truck drivers know how grueling and isolating life on the road can become. Francisco Ostos and his family can

Columbia Market House: Food & Community

Are you looking for a fun and entertaining place to grab some breakfast or lunch and do some shopping for

Strasburg!

Who hasn’t walked down Main Street in Strasburg and admired the beautifully restored and preserved homes? You can thank the

A Plant for All Seasons

“Are there any flowering shrubs I can grow under or at the edge of large deciduous trees?” is a familiar