CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

March 2019

Fasnachts … Heavenly Deliciousness

Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Columbia has been making fasnachts for 95 years. One taste, and I think you’ll agree their glazed version is the best you’ve ever had. On ...Read More

An Original Little House

Over the last several years, a lifestyle known as living small has come into vogue. Not only have smaller homes captured our imaginations, but lifestyle gurus such as organizing consultant ...Read More

Modern Art

Just walking by Modern Art, you are likely to find yourself right in the middle of a work of art in progress or, better still, invited to participate in one. When ...Read More

HOUSE PLANTS … A Craze is Reborn

Back in January, people were rushing the doors at the grocery chain Aldi. Social media was atwitter! The frenzy had nothing to do with food. The highly coveted fiddle-leaf fig ...Read More

A Lancaster Favorite for Breakfast & Lunch

Restaurants have been opening in record numbers throughout Lancaster County. At the same time, there are those gems that have been in business for decades, the sort of places where ...Read More

The Warwick to Ephrata Rail-Trail

My family and I love a good rail trail, and these days there are more than a dozen to choose from in Lancaster County. Many of them were years in ...Read More

In Search of an EVOO

Olive oil fans range from passive to obsessive; I’m about in the middle. Whether a bottle sits in the cabinet as an occasional ingredient or the home cook knows the ...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