CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

July 2016

Saying “I Do” to a Vineyard Wedding

What better place is there to get married than a vineyard?  This month, to celebrate the heart of outdoor wedding season, I chatted with two local brides about their winery ...Read More

Ice Cream and More

Adamstown is known to many as an antiques mecca, but it’s also the home of another long-standing tradition: Boehringer’s Drive-In. Chris Schnader is the fourth-generation owner of the seasonal restaurant that ...Read More

We all scream for ICE CREAM!

Ice cream first hit the streets of Paris in 1660; the recipe blended milk, cream, butter and eggs to create a new taste sensation. For the next 200 years it ...Read More

Gingham Gala

Celebrates Lancaster’s Grassroots Support The nostalgic fabric marked the theme of the Lancaster General Health Foundation’s Gingham Gala, whose guests gathered for a community need that can be easily overlooked: the ...Read More

Small Town Living

Two-hundred-forty years ago, Colonial America declared its independence from England. Victory followed, and the young Republic faced the task of choosing a suitable location to serve as the nation’s capital. ...Read More

Strasburg … Red, White & Blue

Mike and Linda  both grew up in Willow Street. He lived west of the Willow Street Pike, while she lived east of it. Hence, Mike went to Penn Manor, and ...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