- Florence Foster Jenkins: the Moravian connection
- Local artists will display works at Gretna show
- Cub Scout Pack 44 welcomes kindergartners in new pilot program
- New book a ‘sign’ of hope for local author
- 50 years of art: Lititz Outdoor Fine Art Show set for July 30
- Police departments plan community events
- The ‘Great Eastern Wizard’ of the Park House hotel
- Manheim woodworker crafts bodies for Martin Guitar
- Siblings homeless after being separated 40 years
- Going, going, gone! Local beer events selling out quickly
Jammin’ at JoBoy’s: blues and brews
They make a great gose, which is now on tap, and JoBoy’s Brew Pub in Lititz may be best known for its southern-style barbecue and flagship brews like Lititz Springs Lager, Manheim Red, and Hopitude IPA,...
- Posted August 24, 2016
‘Sausage Party’ and ‘Suicide Squad’
Not exactly a laugh a minute… With a cast of voices including Michael Cera, James Franco, Bill Hader, Salma Hayek, Jonah Hill, Craig Robinson, Paul Rudd, Edward Norton, and Kristen Wiig, I figured the adult-themed, animated flick...
- Posted August 17, 2016
Home brews and Pig Iron
I apologize if I’m pouring salt in a wound for those who couldn’t secure tickets to this year’s Lititz Craft Beer Fest, but a venerable who’s who of regional brewing gathered at JoBoy’s Brew Pub on Wednesday,...
- Posted August 10, 2016
Franchise reboots with familiar face Jason Bourne is back … for real this time.* After a one-movie hiatus, Matt Damon is back into the spy/thriller franchise. It seems the masses wanted it this way, since the...
- Posted August 3, 2016
A first look at BJ’s Brewhouse
With locations in 22 states, I assumed BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse knew what they were doing when it came to beer. Wait for it … Lancaster County’s newest brewery is a chain based out of California, which...
- Posted July 27, 2016
The Bryan Cranston effect In real life, Robert Mazur risked everything — his life and the lives of his family members. No wonder the original cover of his book, “The Infiltrator: My Secret Life Inside the Dirty Banks Behind...
- Posted July 20, 2016
Going, going, gone! Local beer events selling out quickly
“That didn’t take long” was the comment I put up on Lititz Craft Beer Fest’s Facebook photo. The photo, courtesy of the Lititz Record Express, shows the backdrop of a previous festival with the words SOLD...
- Posted July 13, 2016
Ephrata Brewfest: good libations
The sun was shining Saturday, June 25, and the beer was flowing from 12 breweries as the first Ephrata Brewfest went off with success. Organizers promised the event’s return for 2017, and plan to make it bigger...
- Posted June 29, 2016
Hopin’ Around: Special travel edition: Bermuda
This island destination has pink sand, palm trees, and … beer. Of course, while on vacation I made it a point to visit Bermuda’s only brewery and sample all their beers! I wasn’t the only one. Dockyard...
- Posted June 29, 2016
Finally: the Ephrata Brewfest!
Not without its bumps and setbacks, The Ephrata Brewfest is now definitely a go. More than a dozen brewers and several hundred beer fans will descend on downtown Ephrata’s Whistle Stop Plaza Saturday, June 25, for the...
- Posted June 15, 2016