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

So Many Choices … So Little Time: Lancaster

It was apropos that the preview of Lancaster City Restaurant Week was held at a restaurant named Decades. The annual

Oh, Henrietta!

Henrietta Heisler is one of the talented women who Eliot Sefrin, the founder of Kitchen & Bath Design News, credits

Cherry Blossom Time

Mention cherry blossoms and visions of Washington, D.C., immediately come to mind. However, you don’t need to travel to the

Cheesecake Revival

Have you noticed? Cheesecake is experiencing a resurgence in popularity. From grocery stores and bakeries to specialty shops such as

Be Gracious, Be Generous, Be Gregarious: Your Guide to

Those perennial signs of spring are just around the corner: daffodils, robins, golfers and, in Lancaster County, fundraising events! Whether

A Path to Genealogy

I never expected to “get into” genealogy. I had a pretty good grasp on my heritage … I thought. Then

CoffeeCo: 40 Years of Coffee, Food & Community

Forty years is a long time for any business to both endure and succeed. CoffeeCo achieved that milestone in December.  “It’s

For HOPE International, Money Can Buy Happiness

$1.2 million. That’s the amount of money HOPE International raised through its 23rd annual golf outing that was held last