CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

September 2016

Ginger Carrot Soup

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The Long & Short of It

Isn’t it odd how food can trigger a memory. Back in June, my son, Charlie, treated me to a Nationals game in D.C. I haven’t been in D.C. in probably ...Read More

A Vacation for Cooking

Most people view vacations as a break from cooking. But, visitors to Fairview Cottage, an Airbnb in West Hempfield Township, are inspired to cook, due in part to the bounty ...Read More

Food Anthropology

What do you get when you combine the rustic simplicity of Italian cooking, the top-notch hospitality of Napa Valley and a love of fresh, vibrant and locally sourced ingredients? You ...Read More

Celebrating Lancaster County’s Roots Deep, Fertile and Flourishing

It must have been more than luck that brought our ancestors to this area. Somehow, they had to sense that Lancaster County’s soil is truly exceptional. Did you know that our ...Read More

Fashion Plate

According to the Pantone Institute, fall’s color menu is being inspired by things we crave: tranquility, strength and optimism. Those sentiments translate to colors such as Airy Blue, Aurora Red ...Read More

Mutiny of the Bounty

Does the thought of one more sliced tomato, stuffed pepper, ear of corn or zucchini whatever make you want to stage a revolt? Fall arrives on September 22 and with ...Read More

Community of Oasis at Bird-in-Hand

Local, organic, GMO-free, pasture-fed, free range … if those are words you live by, this collective of earth-friendly and horse-powered farmers is for you. The Philosophy It all begins with the soil: ...Read More

Top 10 To-Dos for October 2022

Lancaster County Best Kept Secrets Tour | October 6-22 Various Locations Experience a unique shopping adventure featuring 41 off-the-beaten path businesses.

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