CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

September 2020

Home Cooking

Steven and Jennifer Bushey have always taken comfort in being at home – even before the pandemic, they viewed home as their haven. “I instantly feel my blood pressure drop ...Read More

Baking with Clay: Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall

 Clay cooking vessels are the original crockpot – since the dawn of time, they have been used to prepare food. Like so many traditions, the clay cooker is an example ...Read More

A Hobby With Magnetism

It goes without saying that the summer of 2020 has been different than those of previous years. Because of COVID-19, a lot of us have been engaging in new hobbies. ...Read More

MILL 72 BAKE SHOP & CAFÉ: It’s A Family Affair

Mill 72 offers a unique blend of coffee, baked goods and casual fare in a comfortable setting. The downtown Manheim café, which opened in February 2019, is owned and operated ...Read More

Through Pregnancy and a Pandemic, The Shower Must Go On!

Thoroughly enjoying the first six months of her pregnancy, Katie Petermann Brunner could hardly wait to celebrate her daughter-to-be with a leopard-print and Lilly Pulitzer-themed baby shower. But, as we ...Read More

Tied House: Lititz’s Newest Dining Experience Enlists Skilled Craftsmen

The Cambridge Dictionary defines the British term “tied house” as a “pub that is owned by a particular beer company and only sells that company’s products.” In Lititz, as defined ...Read More

Meet the 2022 SCORE Small Business Award Winners

This year’s SCORE Small Business Awards recognized five local businesses that demonstrated resiliency, leadership and excellence in the face of

Living in a Natural World

When Stacy Martin and Kevin Lehman moved to suburbia six years ago, the property they purchased provided them with a

Perfect Pots: A Grassroots Enterprise Blooms

With Longwood Gardens as her playground, a grandmother whose gardens served as a classroom and a mother who operated a

Plant Shopping For a Cause

May is when gardeners get serious about buying plants. By early June, they’re putting the finishing touches on their gardens,

Dine and Shop in Brickerville

The Brickerville House and its shops have become a dining/shopping destination. “People enjoy the restaurant’s historic atmosphere. They dine here

Front Porch Baking Co.: Grain Forward

Earlier this year, Food & Wine magazine presented a state-by-state rundown of the best forward-thinking bread bakers in the country.

Hummingbirds!

Continuing last month’s column on attracting songbirds to the garden, the focus this month is on the special characteristics and

Painting the River Towns En Plein Air

Sixty local and regional artists are taking their work outdoors to capture the beauty of the Susquehanna River and surrounding