CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

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July 2021

Manheim Twin Kiss: A Hometown Tradition

Manheim Twin Kiss has been a favorite destination for families, first dates, sports teams and ice cream lovers since 1952.  Jennifer Rettew Bushey, who represents a third generation of ownership at ...Read More

It’s a Beautiful Day: Carole & Terry Sheffield

This month we’re switching it up a bit and asking former Manheim residents, Carole and Terry Sheffield, where the road has taken them (North Carolina), what they miss about Lancaster, ...Read More

Manheim Gets Creative

Visit Manheim and the energy is palpable! Creativity – with a nod to history – is helping to take the borough in a new direction. There’s also another precedent at ...Read More

Manheim is Alive With History!

Next year, Manheim will observe its 260th birthday. However, even before it became known for its glasswork, farming traditions, auto auction, football prowess and now, a rebirth of creative energy, ...Read More

Donut Delights From Weiser’s Market

A few years ago on a summer evening, our neighbors brought us some donuts left over from a party. I sampled a Boston cream-filled donut and it was fantastic! The ...Read More

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

Strasburg!

Who hasn’t walked down Main Street in Strasburg and admired the beautifully restored and preserved homes? You can thank the

A Plant for All Seasons

“Are there any flowering shrubs I can grow under or at the edge of large deciduous trees?” is a familiar