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

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