CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

July 2017

Oldenburg Vineyards
Oldenburg Vineyards

A South African Wine Safari

Let’s say you’re thinking about taking a vacation to wine country. Where would you go? Napa? Oregon? France? Italy? Joanne Bender would recommend South Africa. And, she’ll even take you ...Read More
On the menu: Start with a cheeseburger and fries, add a black raspberry frappe, and finish with the brown butter almond brickle affogato.
On the menu: Start with a cheeseburger and fries, add a black raspberry frappe, and finish with the brown butter almond brickle affogato.

Flavors Fresh from the Farm

Fox Meadows Creamery & Country Market focuses on farm-to-table food, with ice cream being the main attraction. The critical ingredient — milk — doesn’t have far to travel, as the ...Read More
The view of the Saron and Saal buildings from the Bake House.
The view of the Saron and Saal buildings from the Bake House.

Into the Mystic: The Ephrata Cloister by the Numbers

For years I’d driven past the Ephrata Cloister’s welcome signs. Years turned into decades. I wondered why I didn’t know more about the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission site that ...Read More

Lititz – Independence ✮ Remembrance ✮ 200

July 4, 2017, will mark the 200th time that Lititz celebrates Independence Day, making it the second-oldest continuous and community-minded event of its kind in the nation. It’s safe to say ...Read More

Recreation on the Susquehanna

This year I’ve had a lot of questions come my way about kayaking and enjoying our waterways, particularly after last month’s Lancaster Water Week story. So, I thought I would ...Read More
Boys & Girls Club staff leadership team, Scott McLellan, COO; Erin Elliott, chief development officer; and Karen Schloer, CEO, provided guests with more in-depth details on the clubhouse project from a “campaign headquarters” in the Carrs’ library. Plans and schematics for the project were available for guests to review.
Boys & Girls Club staff leadership team, Scott McLellan, COO; Erin Elliott, chief development officer; and Karen Schloer, CEO, provided guests with more in-depth details on the clubhouse project from a “campaign headquarters” in the Carrs’ library. Plans and schematics for the project were available for guests to review.

A Dinner Party Hits a Home Run and Scores a Lasting Legacy

We have all attended house parties that leave lasting impressions. An elegant dinner party held at the home of Edward and Barbara Carr, however, was momentous in that it will ...Read More
Queen of the Candles candidates for 2017.
Queen of the Candles candidates for 2017.

Queen of the Candles

Each year, members of the senior class at Warwick High School select 12 of their classmates as members of the Queen of the Candles court. The girl receiving the most ...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