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

The Story of Washington, D.C.’s Cherry Blossoms

Each spring, thousands of tourists flock to D.C. to see the famous cherry blossoms that encircle the Tidal Basin and

In Her Own Words

Looking for guidance or simply an interesting read? Turn to the blogs on Henrietta Heisler’s website for her observations on

It’s Flower Show Time!

One indication that spring is on our doorstep has always been the Philadelphia Flower Show, which is being held March

February 1992: The Boys From the Hill

In the world of magazines, some covers are unforgettable, while others pass on into oblivion. In the case of Lancaster

Marching Into Spring!

March reminds us that spring is on its way (it arrives on the 19th) but lets us know that winter

A Most Unusual Houseguest

Groundhog Day always makes me think back to 1990. For the February 1991 issue, we decided to do a take-off

Leaping Through February

Considering that February is the shortest month of the year – it grows to 29 days every four years, including

LCM’s Top 10 From 2023

It’s always interesting to look back and see what captured the attention of visitors to our website (lancastercountymag.com) during the