CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

June 2018

Chef on the Rise

When my editor suggested a Father’s Day story written by a dad about his son, I was sold immediately. I’ll be glad to brag, but my son Tyler’s accomplishments as ...Read More

Weekend Getaway … Jim Thorpe

There’s nothing more re-energizing than a change of scenery. Fortunately, we don’t have far to travel in order to take advantage of beach towns, big cities or mountain escapes. One ...Read More

Tropical Hideaway

There’s nothing more welcoming on a Friday night than your own backyard! Nine years ago, David Gelatt and Kevin Peters bought a home in the city that had a history all ...Read More

Summer Dining Foxchase-Style

Dining outdoors has become a rite of summer. Many local restaurants now offer beautifully landscaped and illuminated outdoor areas where food, drinks, entertainment and fun are on the menu. In ...Read More

Wood-Fired Pizza at Home

My first wood-fired pizza experience was at Dogfish Head’s old brewpub in Rehoboth Beach. I remember it as being absolute perfection. That savory crab-and-asparagus pizza with a creamy white sauce ...Read More

The Creation of Humankind

Megan Foltz became a nurse because she truly wanted to help people. She took her first step 14 years ago in the ICU at Lancaster General Hospital. Today, her mission ...Read More

Turf Alternatives

We need to change the way we think of lawns. Envision your turf as an area rug instead of wall-to-wall carpet. By doing so, turf becomes an area with a ...Read More

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

Strasburg!

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