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

12 Things To Do in December 2023

The holidays are upon us, which means the calendar is packed with events that are sure to light up your

The Best Of Lancaster 2023

It’s that time of the year. Your votes have been cast and the results of our annual Best of Lancaster

The Belvedere Inn: Cheers to 25 Years

What constitutes success in an industry that is rife with challenges? In the case of The Belvedere Inn, the buzz

Rachael Lugo: Juliet’s Guiding Light

Always interested in interior design, Rachael Lugo’s life and career path took a few detours before she fully embraced her

A Christmas Miracle! Michter’s Whiskey Cake 

In early December 2018, I was invited to a celebration of Dick Stoll’s 85th birthday. The last master distiller at

Congratulations!

As we prepare to usher in 2024, we’d like to say “Cheers” to the following businesses, organizations and individuals that

To Write of Architecture…

Over coffee, on a sunny day in the city, two writers speak of the beauty of Lancaster’s architecture. I am

Christmas Events at Stone Gables Estate

If Stone Gables’ events don’t put you in the Christmas spirit, we don’t know what will! Over the past several