CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

March 2016

The Long & Short of It

People always ask me to name the favorite part of my job. That’s a no-brainer. I love to write about homes and gardens. The next thing they’re always curious about ...Read More

Rise of the Creative Space

The term artisan has surpassed cliché. I can find an abundance of artisan breads and cheeses at market, artisan selections on the paint store color chart, and even artisan household ...Read More

Mulch This Over!

It seems as if mulching has developed into the American way of gardening. Refreshing the mulch has become the first ritual that celebrates the onset of spring. For some homeowners, ...Read More

Up, Up and Away!

How many times have you seen a hot air balloon floating across the skyline and wondered what the landscape would look like from high above? Well, not only are we ...Read More

So Many Gigs, So Many Memories Clair Brothers Celebrates 50 Years

Fifty years ago, magic happened in Lititz. Two brothers took their interest in tinkering with audio speakers and their enjoyment of working together and made themselves a hobby, a passion ...Read More

A Unique Dining Experience

Checkers Bistro became an instant favorite with Lancastrians when it opened 10 years ago. Owners David Payne, Masami Kawano and Jeff Thornton have worked to create a dining experience that ...Read More

A Couple of Wine Lovers

Storing wine is serious business. A cool, constant temperature, plus darkness and humidity, equals happy bottles of wine. But, as Fred Young knows, creating a wine cellar doesn’t have to ...Read More

Top 10 To-Dos for February 2023

Poppy's Groundhog Day Scavenger Hunt | February 2-5 Various Locations Join Poppy, the famous groundhog ambassador of Acorn Acres Wildlife Rehabilitation,

Acorn Acres Wildlife Rehabilitation: Nature Calls!

Rehabilitating nature’s smaller creatures – squirrels, rabbits and groundhogs – is the driving force behind the nonprofit organization that took

Penn State Health Lancaster Medical Center: The Art of

If you didn’t know better, you would assume you mistakenly entered an art museum and not Penn State Health’s new

Ville & Rue: Rebecca Addington Finds Her Niche

Rebecca Addington could not be happier. After years of following along a circuitous career path, she became a business owner

Lancaster Beignet Co.: A Taste of New Orleans

Does your bucket list include traveling to New Orleans to celebrate Mardi Gras? If that’s not in your cards for

Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre: Dinner And a Show

While the concept of the dinner theatre can be traced to the Middle Ages, it didn’t become a favorite form

Lititz Fire & Ice Festival

Get ready to bundle up and hit the streets of Lititz because the Fire & Ice Festival is back from

Rollin’ Into the Future of Bicycles

Nationwide, sales of electric bikes (or e-bikes) grew by 145% in 2020, outpacing sales of all other bike styles. I