CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

September 2017

Anne with her mother, Betsy Nikolaus (left), and her sister, Lauren Nikolaus Zink.
Anne with her mother, Betsy Nikolaus (left), and her sister, Lauren Nikolaus Zink.

Oh, Baby, It’s a Wild World

A Baby Shower Goes on Safari Anne Nikolaus loves parties. If the Villanova grad had not landed a plum Philadelphia-based position in marketing and business development for an international law firm, ...Read More

Sausage, Bacon, Burgers, Charcuterie and More

September is a banner month for Rooster Street Butcher. Owners Tony and Kristina Page are celebrating Rooster Street’s second anniversary in Lititz, four years as a stand holder at Lancaster ...Read More

A Carriage House Kitchen Small in Size, Big in Design

Walk into this former carriage house, take a few steps and you’re in the kitchen. The visual impact was one of the motivating factors that prompted the homeowner to completely ...Read More
Bruce prepares Bananas Foster. The dessert was created by the famed Brennan’s Restaurant in 1951 and was named for Richard Foster, the chairman of the New Orleans Crime Commission.
Bruce prepares Bananas Foster. The dessert was created by the famed Brennan’s Restaurant in 1951 and was named for Richard Foster, the chairman of the New Orleans Crime Commission.

The Joy of Taking a Cooking Class

Taking a cooking class has been a perpetual New Year’s resolution of mine. I’ve been intrigued by food almost as long as I’ve been a terrible cook. When the opportunity ...Read More

Scootin’ Around

In may’s column, I introduced you to two-wheeled tours that are offered by Intercourse Bikeworks and Lititz Bikeworks. The resulting feedback was overwhelmingly positive, and I received a number of ...Read More

Debunking Wine Myths

Wine is a complex subject. All the terminology. All the perceived rules. All the subjectivity on what’s good and what’s not. So, when people hear I like wine, they will ...Read More

The Instagram Effect

For the last several months, I’ve been hitting Lancaster County eateries, snapping photos of appetizers, posting them to social media and tagging them with #LanCoTizer. The search was not all-encompassing: ...Read More

Top 10 To-Dos for February 2023

Poppy's Groundhog Day Scavenger Hunt | February 2-5 Various Locations Join Poppy, the famous groundhog ambassador of Acorn Acres Wildlife Rehabilitation,

Acorn Acres Wildlife Rehabilitation: Nature Calls!

Rehabilitating nature’s smaller creatures – squirrels, rabbits and groundhogs – is the driving force behind the nonprofit organization that took

Penn State Health Lancaster Medical Center: The Art of

If you didn’t know better, you would assume you mistakenly entered an art museum and not Penn State Health’s new

Ville & Rue: Rebecca Addington Finds Her Niche

Rebecca Addington could not be happier. After years of following along a circuitous career path, she became a business owner

Lancaster Beignet Co.: A Taste of New Orleans

Does your bucket list include traveling to New Orleans to celebrate Mardi Gras? If that’s not in your cards for

Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre: Dinner And a Show

While the concept of the dinner theatre can be traced to the Middle Ages, it didn’t become a favorite form

Lititz Fire & Ice Festival

Get ready to bundle up and hit the streets of Lititz because the Fire & Ice Festival is back from

Rollin’ Into the Future of Bicycles

Nationwide, sales of electric bikes (or e-bikes) grew by 145% in 2020, outpacing sales of all other bike styles. I