CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

September 2018

Go West, Young Foodies!

Route 441 has developed into a foodie trail of sorts. Along the route you’ll encounter Marietta’s ever-growing selection of restaurants, a farm that raises 100% grassfed Cattle, and a winery ...Read More

Putting Up the Harvest

At the end of every harvest season, without fail, I am filled with sorrow. I notice the selections at my favorite roadside stands are reduced from a cornucopia of produce ...Read More

Milestone Year for the Ephrata Fair

Fair season is finally here, and it’s one of my favorite times of the year! The sights, the sounds, the rides, the aromas and the flavors never fail to stir ...Read More

Barberet Bistro & Bakery | French Flair

Barberet Bistro & Bakery, which brings a taste of France to Lancaster, has been part of the eclectic downtown restaurant scene for more than three years. Earlier this year it ...Read More

Celebrating Lancaster’s Printing Heritage

If the pen is mightier than the sword, then the printing press is a cannon. Printing is something we now take for granted in our modern age of on-demand technology and ...Read More

Reveling in Going Retro

Lucy and Desi, Dean, Marilyn and other icons from the Fabulous Fifties were on hand as the Fulton Follies transported its guests in the way-back machine to Prom Night 1959. Each ...Read More

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

A Plant for All Seasons

“Are there any flowering shrubs I can grow under or at the edge of large deciduous trees?” is a familiar