CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

October 2018

Cherry Crest Adventure Farm

It’s the perfect time of the year to take a joyride through the countryside, where you’re bound to discover hay wagons sitting along roadsides filled with beautifully shaped pumpkins and ...Read More

25 YEARS OF GREAT FOOD & ATMOSPHERE

Just because summer is over doesn’t mean the party has to move indoors. At Tobias S. Frogg, the patio stays packed well into the waning days of autumn. The restaurant’s ...Read More

A Day Spent in Italy

For a brief moment, I felt as though I was lost in another time and place. Conversations held exclusively in Italian filled the room. Music streaming from Italy played on ...Read More

Think Spring … With Bulbs

It is time to pull out the catalogs that arrived a few weeks ago and place your order for bulbs that can be planted now for spring flowering. I can hear ...Read More

Danielle’s Journey

“Danielle Taylor is the mother of two small children and the wife of Brian Taylor. Three summers ago, the doctors found a large tumor on her brain, which they removed. Eighteen months ...Read More

The Art of Making a Career Change

It is evident that a-r-t can be found in the word heart. Dreya Moore, co-owner of The Artist Studio & Gallery @ Annex 24, embodies that fact — she has ...Read More

A Beautiful Compromise

He wanted a log home. She wanted an old farmhouse. They spent nearly three years weighing their options. Then, at the “11th hour,” the two found a solution that would ...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