CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

June 2020

Marching into the Unknown

In the heart of the White Mountains of New Hampshire, the mountain pass of Franconia Notch – bordered by the sheer face of 4,080-foot Canon Mountain to the west and ...Read More

Dining Out … Around the Campfire

As we’ve all come to discover over the last few months, retreating into the solitude of nature is a wonderful escape from the chaos of the world. Now that you’re ...Read More

Stargazing

Stargazing has suddenly become a big deal. Martha Stewart put it on her Top 50 list of things to do during a pandemic. I’ve also been told that Hallmark movies ...Read More

Dining Out … Al Fresco

After being cooped up for months, I have a feeling people are going to want to spend the summer outdoors. That will probably hold true with dining out. Fortunately, Lancaster ...Read More

Tiptoeing Through the Tulips

The tagline, “Say it with flowers,” encapsulates one of life’s special-moment necessities. Try to imagine a wedding without flowers. A prom without corsages or boutonnieres. A funeral without floral tributes. ...Read More

Partying with the Kids And Still Having a Blast!

Even before the coronavirus forced families to spend an unprecedented amount of time together, multigenerational parties had become the new way to entertain. Between busy schedules (for everyone in the ...Read More

Tulip Poplars and Butterflies

Enough with doom and gloom! Let’s discuss a widely growing native hardwood tree that has not been threatened by any pests or diseases. I’m referring to the tulip poplar, Liriodendron ...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