CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

May 2020

Making Art in the Time of COVID – Part One

The pandemic is not far from anyone’s minds lately. Shutdowns, social distancing and quarantines have affected us all in countless and varying ways for the last several weeks, and will ...Read More

Law & Orchids

John F. Pyfer, Jr. has gone from being a super lawyer to an orchid grower. He pinpoints his love of nature and respect for conservation to his lifelong involvement in ...Read More

You Can Still Travel the World

Shelter in place, no school, social distancing, quarantine, non-essential workplaces. Such phrases have become part of our vocabulary because of the coronavirus. By now, you’ve probably watched your fill of ...Read More

Cocina Mexicana: Experience Authentic Mexican Cuisine

Lucila “Lucy” Gomez Lucero has been treating Lancaster to a taste of Mexico for the last 17 years. Starting out in a tiny space on North Prince Street, Cocina Mexicana’s ...Read More

You Can Go Home Again

Kathy Hohenadel and Vickie Groff live in the home where they grew up. “Our yard was the gathering place for the neighborhood kids,” Kathy says. Decades later, it’s still the ...Read More

Supporting Monarch Butterflies

Readers who have been sheltering in place as of late should have no lack of diversions – spring is typically the busiest time in our gardens. Staying close to home provides ...Read More

The Lancaster Conservancy … Nature’s Helping Hand

The shuttering effect from social distancing prompted by the coronavirus has led many of us to reconnect with nature. As a result, new faces now behold the beauty Mother Nature ...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