October 2016

THE CITY: Spring House 

I like to describe Matt Keasey as the mad scientist brewer of Lancaster. If he thinks it can go into a beer, he is going to try it. Take the ...Read More

The State of Brewing in Lancaster County

The first German immigrants to Lancaster County settled Conestoga (1709), the fourth such settlement in Pennsylvania. They brought with them hope for religious tolerance, a yearning for a better life ...Read More

The Engineering of a Birthday Bash

Imagine for a moment that you’re a mathematically savvy, wildly creative artist. Your imagination-ruled right brain and your analytical-driven left brain chug along in balanced harmony. And to top it ...Read More

Pumpkins and Squash Galore

Twenty-two years ago, Linda and Levi Stoltzfus realized their dream of owning a farm. Little did they know that their daughter’s little pumpkin patch would eventually yield big results. A year ago, photographer ...Read More

A Pink Halloween Party

Peggy Walls’ annual Halloween party took on a special significance last year. In December 2014, she was diagnosed with breast cancer, which prompted Peggy to accent the party’s standard black and orange color ...Read More

The Red Carpet … Lancaster Style 

The VMAs may have Beyoncé, and the Oscars may have George and Amal. But in Lancaster, we have biblical characters and animals walking the red carpet! the occasion was opening night of ...Read More

May: So Much To Do!

It’s that glorious time of the year! The weather is perfect, gardens are in bloom with spring flowers, rhubarb and

Arbor Day: April 26, 2024

I’d always heard about a huge sycamore tree that grows just off Centerville Road in East Hempfield Township. However, curiosity

GR Mitchell: A Company on the Grow

It’s always heartening to see a company with deep roots in Lancaster County continue to thrive and grow. Having weathered

Butt, Who Knew!

This year I saw two of the movies that were up for a fair share of Oscars. Those were Maestro

Get Composting with Lancaster Compost Co-Ops!

And you thought composting was just for people who have large yards and/or expansive gardens. Think again! Composting is for

The U.S. Women’s Open is Returning to Lancaster!

May 28-June 2 at Lancaster Country Club Golf fans, the ladies are making a return trip to Lancaster and the

No Foolin’, April Has Arrived

Spring has sprung! It’s time to get out and enjoy all that the season has to offer. Best Kept Secrets

So Many Choices … So Little Time: Lancaster

It was apropos that the preview of Lancaster City Restaurant Week was held at a restaurant named Decades. The annual