CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

November 2017

The Wolves of Speedwell

It’s been more than 100 years since a wild wolf was known to live in Pennsylvania. However, there’s one place in Lancaster County where the howls still echo at dusk ...Read More

Wine and Weather

Weather has a decided impact on grapes. Poor weather early in the season can affect how the plants grow and ultimately impact the quality of the grapes. With the arrival ...Read More

A Fresh Take on an Iconic Dining Destination

The Log Cabin has been a dining destination since it opened as a speakeasy in 1929. Almost 90 years later, its reputation for providing guests with a unique atmosphere and ...Read More

Divine Dairy Affair

Celebrating the Timeless Link of Farm and Table The center for dairy excellence may fly under the radar for most of us, but for dairy farmers, it’s an important ally in ...Read More

A Few of Our Winners

The Belvedere Inn Voted best Dinner and best Special Occasion Despite offering inventive dishes for Thanksgiving dinner, the Belvedere’s owner, Dean Oberholtzer, and executive chef, Corinna Killian (pictured), agree that guests prefer ...Read More
The kitchen is pure farmhouse and mixes Lancaster County’s cabinet-making renown – these were crafted by Stoltzfus Cabinet Shop in Talmage – with modern elements such as granite counters, recessed lighting and stainless appliances.
The kitchen is pure farmhouse and mixes Lancaster County’s cabinet-making renown – these were crafted by Stoltzfus Cabinet Shop in Talmage – with modern elements such as granite counters, recessed lighting and stainless appliances.

There’s No Place Like Home

Twenty-two years ago, Elaine Bowman built a home on 2.75 acres of land in West Cocalico Township that had originally been deeded to her family by Thomas and Richard Penn ...Read More

Best Place to Meet New People

“Sometimes the greatest adventure is simply a conversation.” ~ Amadeus Wolfe Each of us has an opportunity to meet someone new every day: making a best friend in kindergarten, having a drink ...Read More

Columbia Makes A Super-Natural Connection to Halloween

Thanks to several organizations that sponsor Halloween-related events and the fact that spookiness seems to be synonymous with Columbia, it

Good Bones

It’s only appropriate that the Halloween-loving Schaeffer family lives in one of Columbia’s grand Victorian homes – many of the

The Brubaker: Museum of Halloween

While Gary and Denise Brubaker love all the holidays on the calendar, Halloween sits atop the list. Actually, the Brubakers

Travel Wellbeing

Destinations have started selling the idea of wellness travel to visitors. Over the last few years of traveling, I’ve spotted

Tacos El Gordo: The Road to Success Leads to

Over-the-road truck drivers know how grueling and isolating life on the road can become. Francisco Ostos and his family can

Columbia Market House: Food & Community

Are you looking for a fun and entertaining place to grab some breakfast or lunch and do some shopping for

Strasburg!

Who hasn’t walked down Main Street in Strasburg and admired the beautifully restored and preserved homes? You can thank the

A Plant for All Seasons

“Are there any flowering shrubs I can grow under or at the edge of large deciduous trees?” is a familiar