CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

May 2018

Add Some Spice and Herbs to Your Meals

Finding Pennsylvania Dutch recipes with seasonings beyond butter, salt and sugar – and maybe saffron and parsley – can be a challenge. While such ingredients make up a warm part ...Read More

Lancaster Sertoma Chicken Barbecue

For the past 65 years, Lancastrians have been treated to a taste of summer, courtesy of the Lancaster Sertoma Club. I am, of course, referring to the annual Lancaster Sertoma ...Read More

Modern Farmhouse … Old-fashioned Hospitality

Housed in a restored 1790 farmhouse that combines a modern vibe with elements of its 18th-century heritage, The Greenfield Restaurant & Bar offers an upscale menu that features farm-fresh ingredients, ...Read More

Turf War

Turf has long been the expected groundcover, rolled out like wall-to-wall carpeting around every house. But, its status is being challenged. America’s turf-grass lawns, including those of corporate campuses and business ...Read More

A Kentucky Derby Party With a Heart of Gold 

While the Run for the Roses is the inspiration for the Clark Associates Charitable Foundation’s annual Derby Day Party, its real purpose is to raise money for nonprofit organizations, both ...Read More

34th Annual Gourmet Gala

Details Date: Sunday, May 6 Time: 4-7 p.m. (Bidding on Silent Auction items, 4-6:30 p.m.) Location: Excelsior, 125 E. King St., Lancaster Tickets: $90 for members of the Historic Preservation Trust; $100 for non-members; ...Read More

Locaflor Weddings

Brides from coast to coast are expressing an appreciation for local bounty where floral design is concerned. The Locaflor movement is making itself known in Lancaster thanks to educated consumers (namely ...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