CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

May 2019

Guarding Against Invasive Shrubs

Native plants are doing battle with harmful invasives that are taking over natural areas. Some have even radically altered the ecosystems they have taken over. This month’s focus is on ...Read More

Susan Gottlieb – The World is Her Palette

Inspiration for this Lancaster artist’s landscapes, figures and still lifes “grows” out of wherever her travels may take her. Susan’s garden follows suit and is a microcosm that reflects her ...Read More

A Decade O’ Keys

The 10th installment of Keys for the City, a summer-long Lancaster City tradition and fundraising event that benefits Music For Everyone, kicks off on May 18. Only in Lancaster A few years ...Read More

Adult Fun … Throwing Sharp Objects

The second most popular word when describing a positive experience at a restaurant or bar (behind quality) is fun, according to business analysts. You don’t need an MBA to notice ...Read More

Top 10 To-Dos for May 2019

May 2-June 2 | Biospheres II Artisans Gallery Peter Stevenson is a fine artist and freelance illustrator. He has lived and worked in various markets, including Washington D.C., northern New ...Read More

Jams & Jellies

While jams and jellies are well-known for complementing peanut butter and breakfast toast, they rarely end up at center stage. However, these sweet condiments deserve a closer look at how ...Read More

History on the Water

May is the month we typically pull out our kayaks, clean them and start checking the weather forecast on a daily basis. Sure, the May water temperatures aren’t for everyone, ...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