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

Inspiring Gardens

Dan, Becky and Elena Young, Columbia Open the alley gate to the Youngs’ backyard and you’re in for a surprise! In

Celebrate July

Fireworks! Festivals! Food! Music! Fun! July has it all. Music Pack a picnic (or patronize the food trucks/vendors) and your lawn chair

Art in the Gardens

If you think Columbia’s architecture is beautiful, wait until you see the gardens! Once again, the creative spirit of Columbia –

Countdown to the U.S. Women’s Open

You can’t attend a sporting event with national ramifications without buying some commemorative merchandise. Add in the fact that it’s

June is Busting Out All Over!

Summer arrives June 20! It’s the perfect time to get outdoors and celebrate the season. Music! The arrival of summer means concerts

Three Trends to Try in Your Garden

It’s that time of the year! Garden season! Will you be hauling out the same garden art this year? Buying

Takeaways From the 2024 Philadelphia Flower Show That You

The Philadelphia Flower Show, which serves as harbinger of spring, runs deeper than displays of pretty flowers. More importantly, it

The Green Room

Appropriately enough, the creator of this space, David Gelatt, is not only an avid gardener but has long been a