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

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