CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

July 2019

Hot Diggity Dog!

Sometimes, you just gotta have a hot dog! Especially on the Fourth of July. After all, they’re as American as baseball or Don McLean and his “American Pie.” To quote ...Read More

Could Ephrata Be On the Cusp of …

Greatness? A revival? A new direction? Kelly Withum, the executive director of Mainspring of Ephrata, as well as Jim Brown and David Boland, who helped to revitalize the borough’s Christmas ...Read More

A History of Performance and a Bright Future for Theatre

In the spring of 1733, sisters Anna and Maria Eicher made a pilgrimage to join the growing settlement of what is now known as the Ephrata Cloister. The Eicher sisters ...Read More

Scratch Bakes: Handcrafted Baked Goods & Gourmet Sandwiches

Scratch Bakes has a prime location in downtown Ephrata that is not only convenient for those who may want to grab a coffee (or latte) and a muffin to go, ...Read More

The Long & Short of It: July 2019

Ephrata Who would have ever guessed that Lancaster would be home to a small town that became a trendsetter from the moment it was founded? I’m referring to Ephrata. I’ve heard ...Read More

Top 10 To-Dos for July 2019

Through August 31 | Music in the Vineyards Nissley Vineyards If you appreciate music and wine, then you will want to attend this musical concert series. Bring a picnic (food vendors ...Read More

A Geocaching Convert

What would you say if someone asked you to go on a treasure hunt? For those of us whose hobby is to get out and explore, that’s an exciting proposition, ...Read More

The Story of Washington, D.C.’s Cherry Blossoms

Each spring, thousands of tourists flock to D.C. to see the famous cherry blossoms that encircle the Tidal Basin and

In Her Own Words

Looking for guidance or simply an interesting read? Turn to the blogs on Henrietta Heisler’s website for her observations on

It’s Flower Show Time!

One indication that spring is on our doorstep has always been the Philadelphia Flower Show, which is being held March

February 1992: The Boys From the Hill

In the world of magazines, some covers are unforgettable, while others pass on into oblivion. In the case of Lancaster

Marching Into Spring!

March reminds us that spring is on its way (it arrives on the 19th) but lets us know that winter

A Most Unusual Houseguest

Groundhog Day always makes me think back to 1990. For the February 1991 issue, we decided to do a take-off

Leaping Through February

Considering that February is the shortest month of the year – it grows to 29 days every four years, including

LCM’s Top 10 From 2023

It’s always interesting to look back and see what captured the attention of visitors to our website (lancastercountymag.com) during the