• True Oktoberfestbier, served at Munich's Oktoberfest, can only be brewed by the six breweries in the city limits: Löwenbräu, Hacker-Pschorr, Hofbräu-München, Augustiner-Bräu, Paulaner and Spaten.
    Beer of the month …or not

    By now, every brewer — if they make one — has their Oktoberfest/Octoberfest available. So, what is this seasonal concoction? As American craft brewing defines them, Oktoberfests are generally a gold-colored lager with an emphasis on malts and...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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    Artisans’ Porchwalk turns 16 this year

    The 16th Annual Artisans’ Porchwalk, featuring juried artists and craftsmen, will be held on Friday, Oct. 3, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 4, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The show, held at...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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    Harvest Hop features Lititz Moravian Stars

    The Lititz Moravian Stars will be performing songs that charted from 1958 to 1990 at the eighth annual Harvest Hop in the Social Hall of the Moravian Church on Saturday night, Nov. 1, from 7 to 10...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • Kids of all ages will flock to see “Paddington,” when the adventures of everyone’s favorite displaced bear opens on Nov. 28. (Photo courtesy of pagetopremiere.com)
    Holiday treats to look forward to

    Reel Reviews This is a slow time of year for movies. Summer has ended. The kids are back in school and all the summer blockbusters have had their run. The holiday season is approaching, but until then...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • Two members of the Dutchland Rollers work to thwart the opposing team’s jammer. (Photo by Jim Rhoades)
    Roller Derby is alive and well in Lancaster

    Come out and support a local sports team this weekend at Overlook Activities Center. The all-girls Duchland Roller Derby team will compete at home on Saturday night. There are VIP and general admission tickets available, and the...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • Renee L. Heiser, a veteran of  Lancaster Symphony Chorus and Opera Lancaster, was the first local musician to perform at Lititz’s Crepes a la Paris. Alina Lazar can be seen making crepes in the mirror. (Photo by Lenay Ruhl)
    Music is now on the menu at Crepes A La Paris

    “If you love somebody and care about them, you have to feed them,” said Alina Lazar, owner of Crepes A La Paris. Originally from New York City and previously working as a teacher, her love for food...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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    Udderly spooktacular weekend fun

    Whether you are looking for a good scare, live music or a warm meal this fall, Lancaster County is full of secrets to discover. Embrace fall with America’s No. 1 haunted attraction or warm up with some...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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    Lititz Craft Beer Festival: brews news

    The streets will flow with beer! Surely not much of the beer will fall directly onto Main Street in Lititz on Sunday, but it will reach the palettes of approximately 2,000 thirsty craft beer fans when they...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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  • The Balkun Brothers, voted the #1 blues band in Connecticut last year, will headline at the Gypsy Moon Blues Fest in East Petersburg on Oct. 4.
    Blues Fest coming to East Pete

    On Saturday, Oct. 4, East Petersburg will play host to the fourth annual Gypsy Moon Blues Fest at the East Pete Community Park from 3 to 8 p.m. This outdoor blues festival has free admission. There will...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • Not nearly as cute and cuddly as they were in the 1980s, today’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are hard core. But the jokes are just as bad, if not worse.
    Reel Reviews

    ‘Dolphin Tale 2’  Flipper is back! Well, not really. Winter is back. The bottlenose who swam into the hearts of millions of Americans in 2011 is once again making a splash on the big screen. “Dolphin Tale...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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