CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

March 2020

Ice Cream & Baseball

Wow! That was a fast five months between the Washington Nationals winning the World Series and the opening day (March 28) of the 2020 baseball season. Baby Shark is still ...Read More

The North Museum’s Over-the-Top, Out-of-this-World Cosmic Bash

If you think a fundraiser that benefits the studies of science, technology, engineering and mathematics sounds like a staid event, think again. The North Museum’s annual Cosmic Bash is one ...Read More

Zenkaikon

**The 2020 event is currently cancelled. For details visit zenkaikon.com** For one weekend in March, Zenkaikon takes over downtown Lancaster, filling the streets with mystical manifestations, cartoon characters and video-game avatars ...Read More

Designing Family

Creativity and artistic talent are synonymous with the Riddle family. Eileen Riddle and her son, Aaron, design kitchens, baths, pantries, closets and laundry rooms, while Eileen’s daughter, Elizabeth, is a ...Read More

Growing Pains

It’s not unusual for families to outgrow their homes. Nor is it unusual for businesses to relocate when office space becomes inadequate. What happens when a family-owned business needs to ...Read More

Coffee Shop Etiquette

Like many people who work from home or are office dwellers in desperate need of a break, I find myself frequenting coffee shops and cafés quite often, particularly during the ...Read More

The Plight of the Native Ash Tree

One of our most valuable native trees, the ash, is being infected and killed by an imported wood-boring bug called the emerald ash borer,  Agrilus planipennis. The infestation, which has ...Read More

Inspiring Gardens

Dan, Becky and Elena Young, Columbia Open the alley gate to the Youngs’ backyard and you’re in for a surprise! In

Celebrate July

Fireworks! Festivals! Food! Music! Fun! July has it all. Music Pack a picnic (or patronize the food trucks/vendors) and your lawn chair

Art in the Gardens

If you think Columbia’s architecture is beautiful, wait until you see the gardens! Once again, the creative spirit of Columbia –

Countdown to the U.S. Women’s Open

You can’t attend a sporting event with national ramifications without buying some commemorative merchandise. Add in the fact that it’s

June is Busting Out All Over!

Summer arrives June 20! It’s the perfect time to get outdoors and celebrate the season. Music! The arrival of summer means concerts

Three Trends to Try in Your Garden

It’s that time of the year! Garden season! Will you be hauling out the same garden art this year? Buying

Takeaways From the 2024 Philadelphia Flower Show That You

The Philadelphia Flower Show, which serves as harbinger of spring, runs deeper than displays of pretty flowers. More importantly, it

The Green Room

Appropriately enough, the creator of this space, David Gelatt, is not only an avid gardener but has long been a