CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

March 2017

House Rock Nature Preserve

I’ve sung the praises of the Lancaster County Conservancy on this page before, and I’m about to do it once more. As stewards to so many great nature preserves in ...Read More

Channel Your Inner Irish Spirit

 This Marietta restaurant combines the tradition of an Irish pub with the relaxed feel of a casual dining destination. This dual personality translates into an eclectic atmosphere. Mccleary’s Pub was established ...Read More

Watch Out for Poison Ivy!

This is the one plant that every person who gardens must be able to identify and be respectful of the risks it presents. I garden in the country where there is ...Read More

A Bat Mitzvah – Beyond!

When a beloved only daughter reached the once-in-a-lifetime milestone in the Jewish faith – her bat mitzvah – her parents declared it time for an over-the-top, out-of-the-park celebration. Sloane Kidan ...Read More

Andrea Schopf: She Collects Seashells by the Seashore

Who hasn’t collected seashells with the idea of doing something artsy with them? Andrea Schopf has done just that; this month she will exhibit her shell creations in the 80th ...Read More

Home Décor … What’s Trending in 2017

Sheri Smoker of Room with a View offers her observations on the home trends forecast for 2017. In Sheri’s opinion, traditional design continues to be the definitive look of Lancaster County. ...Read More

Antiques Roadshow is Coming to Harrisburg!

PBS’s hit show will be making a stop in Harrisburg on June 3. In 1998, I experienced the Antiques Roadshow phenomenon when it made a stop in Richmond, Virginia. In April, ...Read More

Meet the 2022 SCORE Small Business Award Winners

This year’s SCORE Small Business Awards recognized five local businesses that demonstrated resiliency, leadership and excellence in the face of

Living in a Natural World

When Stacy Martin and Kevin Lehman moved to suburbia six years ago, the property they purchased provided them with a

Perfect Pots: A Grassroots Enterprise Blooms

With Longwood Gardens as her playground, a grandmother whose gardens served as a classroom and a mother who operated a

Plant Shopping For a Cause

May is when gardeners get serious about buying plants. By early June, they’re putting the finishing touches on their gardens,

Dine and Shop in Brickerville

The Brickerville House and its shops have become a dining/shopping destination. “People enjoy the restaurant’s historic atmosphere. They dine here

Front Porch Baking Co.: Grain Forward

Earlier this year, Food & Wine magazine presented a state-by-state rundown of the best forward-thinking bread bakers in the country.

Hummingbirds!

Continuing last month’s column on attracting songbirds to the garden, the focus this month is on the special characteristics and

Painting the River Towns En Plein Air

Sixty local and regional artists are taking their work outdoors to capture the beauty of the Susquehanna River and surrounding