CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

November 2014

Cultural Blend

To paraphrase a ‘70’s TV show: He’s is a little bit Australian, she’s a little bit Lancaster County. Together, Colin Morrell and Julia Garber have blended their cultures to create ...Read More

25 Years!

I’ve always been a fan of the “Best of” issues that are produced by Philadelphia and Washingtonian magazines. In fact, they inspired the launch of a “Best of Lancaster” Readers’ ...Read More

Gifts That Give Hope Fair

Saturday, November 22, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Farm & Home Center, 1383 Arcadia Rd. One night in 2007, Jenn Knepper was working as a nurse at Hershey Medical Center when she read ...Read More

A Barn’s Revival

Barns are quintessentially Lancaster County, standing as a testament to the county’s agricultural heritage. Adaptive reuse is helping to ensure that these beloved structures survive and thrive in their new ...Read More

Best of Lancaster County – Staff Picks!

One of the joys of working at Lancaster County magazine is seeing the results of our “Best of Lancaster” Readers’ Survey before anyone else does. There are times when we ...Read More

Best of Lancaster: Then & Now

1990   #1 winners that are still in business: TMB: Men’s Clothing Giant: Grocery Store Royer’s: Florist Lancaster YMCA: Place to Work Out Filling’s: Dry Cleaner Bomberger’s and Certified Carpet: Flooring Radel & Stauffer: Home Accessories Interiors 2000: Furniture (now ...Read More

Lydia Hamilton Smith Society

Junior League of Lancaster recently announced the formation of the Lydia Hamilton Smith (LHS) Society, a new mentoring program designed in cooperation with J.P. McCaskey High School to help girls ...Read More

Meet Seth Dochter

Seth Dochter’s photographs serve as a reminder of how beautiful Lancaster County truly is. Seth is a self-taught photographer who began dabbling in the art three years ago. His full-time ...Read More

Watch & Clock Museum Honors Volunteer

As a nonprofit, the Watch & Clock Museum and the Library & Research Center of the National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors (NAWCC) rely on volunteers to keep their ...Read More

Alpaca Appeal

Ready or not, the holidays – and winter! – are approaching. Why not consider giving your family and friends the gift of warmth this season? Eastland Alpacas hosts its annual Fall ...Read More

The Susquehanna River: The Main Street of Western Lancaster

Thanks to the development of recreational trails on both sides of the Susquehanna, river towns such as Columbia, Marietta and

Wrightsville: Surrounded by Beauty

The area around historic Wrightsville is defined by unsurpassed natural beauty. Travel to Long Level and you’ll find the Zimmerman

Columbia: Is for History Lovers

Thanks to historic preservation, adaptive reuse and the ever-growing presence of antiques shops, Columbia is attracting the attention of tourists

Marietta: Art is Second Nature

Historic preservation, adaptive reuse, a thriving restaurant scene and a new focus on the arts define this riverside town.   The Marietta

Hiding In Plain Sight

Milestones are interesting pieces of history and fortunately you can still find them hiding in plain sight along roadways in

A River Runs Through It: Restaurants, Cafés & Brewpubs

Whether you’re walking the Northwest Lancaster County River Trail, spending time on the Susquehanna River, antiquing or exploring the area’s

Go Forest Bathing

Are you looking for a pristine place to practice the outdoor trend that became a huge phenomenon during the pandemic?  For the

Barbecue: The Fat is Where it’s At

Nick Santoleri and Scott Nemeth met more than 10 years ago through their wives, Tina and Krystle, educators who were