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

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