CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

October 2019

Going Dutch

Another changing of the seasons is upon us, and this one is perhaps my favorite. Yes, the daylight hours grow shorter and the clock is set back an hour, but ...Read More

Seasons of Lancaster County

Don Shenk can’t recall exactly when he became interested in photography, but he can tell you he takes a camera with him almost everywhere he goes.  If you want to know ...Read More

Shade-tolerant Groundcovers

Groundcovers include a diverse group of plants that often have great individual beauty and can stand on their own as specimens or accent plants in a border. Combined with more ...Read More

Lancaster Gets Creative!

Lancaster’s reputation as an creative community is rooted in colonial needleworkers, Plain clockmakers and Amish quilters. The tradition has been carried on by the artists, jewelers, cabinetmakers and craftspeople who ...Read More

Community Place on Washington

If you had just enough money to either pay rent or provide food for your family, which would you choose? People all across the country face this harsh decision, and ...Read More

Gravestones: Speaking for the Silent

In my younger years growing up in the city, expansive cemeteries served as footpath shortcuts to get from point A to point B. The monuments, gravestones and statuary dedicated to ...Read More

It’s a Wonderfully Fascinating Life!

Walk into Carolyn McGuigan’s apartment at Willow Valley Communities and you’ll think you’ve been transported to a glam penthouse in

Willow Valley Communities, Celebrations, Decorations & Illuminations: It’s a

At Willow Valley Communities, residents experience all aspects of the holiday season – the decorations, the festivities, the glow and

Holiday Home Tours Return

After canceling home tours and offering alternative activities such as outdoor lighting displays due to the pandemic, local organizations are

Learning About the Amish … With a Side of

Last December, I set out on a tour sponsored by The Amish Farm and House to learn about how the

The Terrace at Longwood Gardens: Dine Amidst Garden and

Longwood Gardens is filled with all the things that make the holidays special – festive trees, sparkling lights, magical water

Why We Love Lancaster: Resiliency!

’Tis the season … to Recognize Milestones Earlier this year we noticed a trend: 1972 must have been a very good

Looking Ahead to Spring

As gardening catalogues begin filling our mail and inboxes this month, we are motivated to think ahead to the spring

Rockin’ and Rollin’ with The Nomads

Tommy Marion is a snowbird. The 74-year-old front man for The Nomads takes flight for Florida every October and usually