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 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