• LR20150212_CEntEPAC
    Under the sea … out of this world

    EPAC presents Kids4Kids production of ‘Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr.’ This past summer the family and I headed out on our version of the great American road trip. We went to Asheville, N.C. for daddy (the craft...

    • Posted February 11, 2015
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    Happy anniversary, St. Boniface

    A steady stream of craft beer fans flooded St. Boniface Craft Brewing Company as the popular business celebrated its fourth anniversary Saturday. Barbecue, sweets, and music filled the Ephrata brewery while customers collected tickets to win St....

    • Posted February 11, 2015
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    Eight miles south: Ephrata residents didn’t have to travel too far for roots and blues

    This past weekend, the second annual Roots and Blues Festival took place in downtown Lancaster, with several Lititz residents playing a part in its success. The two-day celebration of music, organized by local promoter Rich Ruoff, brought...

    • Posted February 11, 2015
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    Valentine’s party at Eicher Arts

    The Eicher Arts Center welcomes back Lavacave for a special Valentine’s Day party on Saturday, Feb. 14. The evening includes a meal, music and dancing. Couples and singles are welcome. Lavacave is a retro-pop, gypsy punk, cabaret,...

    • Posted February 4, 2015
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    Dinner and a movie … in one place

    We found the most seductive and savory Valentine’s Day date night in Lancaster County. You don’t have to travel far to enjoy an award winning dinner, specialty cocktails and catch a sexy movie on the weekend of...

    • Posted February 4, 2015
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  • Cocalico Cal flies into Grater Park via Martindale Airlines during Saturday’s shenanigans. (Photos by Stan Hall)
    A local groundhog tradition

    Cocalico Cal crash lands in Ephrata and predicts early spring Editor’s Note: While Punxsutawney Phil gets the most media attention on Groundhog Day, nearby Ephrata hosts one of the most unique depictions of the celebration. This year’s...

    • Posted February 4, 2015
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    Oscars preview: Beyond ‘Boyhood’

    February is here, which means the 87th Academy Awards are right around the corner. So, which movie will take home the Oscar for the most coveted position in this year’s lineup? Let’s take a look at the...

    • Posted February 4, 2015
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    A hot time in a cool town

    Fire & Ice Festival turns 10 With Fire & Ice weekend swiftly approaching, organizer Dawn Rissmiller says things are happening so quickly that the website, lititzfireandicefestival.com, is updated several times a day and she can barely keep...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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    Session time out

    Whatever you do, don’t call it light beer! A couple years ago many craft beer drinkers came to the same conclusion: Sometimes bigger is not always better. Thus, the term session beer entered the popular lexicon of beer...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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    Trivia all-star

    Wil Monestime brings his A-game to Mick’s every Thursday night From the world famous NBA Store in New York City — interviewing legendary basketball players and working at the All-Star Game — Wil Monestime can now be heard Thursday’s...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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