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

Inspiring Gardens

Dan, Becky and Elena Young, Columbia Open the alley gate to the Youngs’ backyard and you’re in for a surprise! In

Celebrate July

Fireworks! Festivals! Food! Music! Fun! July has it all. Music Pack a picnic (or patronize the food trucks/vendors) and your lawn chair

Art in the Gardens

If you think Columbia’s architecture is beautiful, wait until you see the gardens! Once again, the creative spirit of Columbia –

Countdown to the U.S. Women’s Open

You can’t attend a sporting event with national ramifications without buying some commemorative merchandise. Add in the fact that it’s

June is Busting Out All Over!

Summer arrives June 20! It’s the perfect time to get outdoors and celebrate the season. Music! The arrival of summer means concerts

Three Trends to Try in Your Garden

It’s that time of the year! Garden season! Will you be hauling out the same garden art this year? Buying

Takeaways From the 2024 Philadelphia Flower Show That You

The Philadelphia Flower Show, which serves as harbinger of spring, runs deeper than displays of pretty flowers. More importantly, it

The Green Room

Appropriately enough, the creator of this space, David Gelatt, is not only an avid gardener but has long been a