CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

July 2018

Country Living

While visiting Groff’s Plant Farm in Kirkwood last summer, I perused photographs of the gardens that won in the photo contest Groff’s had sponsored. The property that claimed first place ...Read More

What it Means to Be From the Southern End

The Southern End of Lancaster County stopped being the answer to the question strangers like to ask – “Where are you from?” – the moment my mother locked the front ...Read More

Fireside Tavern – Casual Dining … with a View

Strasburg’s Fireside Tavern offers the best of all worlds. The warm, casual atmosphere provides the backdrop for a wide-ranging menu and top-notch service. Plus, the views of picturesque farmland are ...Read More

Learning About Native American History

My daughter was working on a school project that entailed building a shelter inspired by a Native American structure. I suggested we check out the longhouse at the 1719 Hans ...Read More

Fire & Smoke

Watching flames lap against sizzling meats or instantly rising dough and getting lost in the aromas of smoke and wood account for a remarkable sensory adventure. The allure of cooking over ...Read More

Amorette – Lancaster’s Hottest Spot for Your Next Private Dinner Party

Downtown Lancaster has a new destination that raises the bar on local fine dining, as it provides some spectacular options for private events. And, it could be the most sensual ...Read More

Covered Bridges

Map courtesy of  Discover Lancaster. For more information, visit discoverlancaster.com/things-to-do/covered-bridges.

Top 10 To-Dos for October 2022

Lancaster County Best Kept Secrets Tour | October 6-22 Various Locations Experience a unique shopping adventure featuring 41 off-the-beaten path businesses.

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