F IS F IG 速
THE BANDS, THE VENUES, THE MUSIC
TA K R E E WIT E ME HY OU
fig速 spring 2014 | issue no. 33 | the fresh, fashionable, & flavorful of the city of lancaster, pennsylvania
PUBLISHER Moxie House, LLC moxiehouse.com EDITOR Deborah Brandt ASSISTANT EDITOR Kate Walker DESIGN Jena Miller Shani Tucker Josh Seibert PRODUCT MANAGER Amy Hynes WRITING Hannah Larkin SOCIAL MEDIA Theresa Yerger PHOTOGRAPHY Mike Miville CONTRIBUTORS Sam Campbell Mike McMonagle Chris Bejgrowicz INTERNS Bethany Barton Tayler Bomberger ADVERTISING Fig® is published four times per year in Lancaster. Contact Kate Walker at firstname.lastname@example.org. FIG® DESTINATIONS Other Fig® destinations: WEST CHESTER, PA figwestchester.com DOYLESTOWN, PA figdoylestown.com KENNETT SQUARE, PA figkennett.com BETHLEHEM, PA figbethlehem.com COLUMBIA, SC figcolumbia.com
THE CREATOR & PRODUCER OF FIG® moxiehouse.com email@example.com Moxie House has made every attempt to ensure that all information contained in this publication has been obtained from reliable sources, but all such information is provided “as is” with no guarantee of completeness or accuracy. The views of contributors do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of Moxie House LLC. Moxie House LLC cannot be held responsible for errors or omissions contained in, or reliance made upon the contents of, this publication. Copyright: Copyright 2014 © Moxie House LLC. All rights reserved. Photography or page layout contained in Fig® shall not be reproduced, in whole or in part, without the specific written permission of Moxie House LLC. Contact 717.394.7737 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fig® Lancaster is solely supported by local businesses & organizations. Join us in creating a thriving downtown. Shop local this spring and all year-round. community supporters
keep up with all things social
Thank you to our Community Supporters for their commitment to a thriving downtown economy: Veritas Academy, American Music Theatre, Blossom Med Spa, Frey’s Greenhouse, Campus Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Autohaus, Garden Spot Village, Lancaster Neuroscience & Spine Associates, Spooky Nook Sports, Lancaster Orthodontic Associates, EG Stoltzfus Designed Homes & Remodeling, Otto’s MINI, DoubleTree Resort, Willow Valley Communities, Charter Homes & Neighborhoods, & Faulkner BMW. Find them starting on page 84.
Join the conversation with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram! Fig® social channels are a dynamic, engaging resource featuring daily coverage of local entertainment, events, food, fashion, and more.
Fig® is a seasonal buy-local guide to the City of Lancaster. Sign up to receive your own copy of Fig®, delivered to your doorstep FREE four times a year at figlancaster.com.
get the word out Have an event coming up and want to get the word out to our smart, fun-loving Fig® audience? Contact us for social and digital marketing options. Contact email@example.com. Thank you to our Editorial Sponsor, the High® Companies. Committed to community leadership, sustainable building and business practices, and advancement through the preservation of local heritage.
Harps and vintage mics, courtesy of Jim Phipps from the rockin’ blues band Blue Light Special, bluelightspecialblues.com
our musical voices
ALL TOGETHER NOW PAGE 39 Read about how Music For Everyone has brought music into the schools and onto the streets of the city and meet the superstars who are making it happen.
HEAR THAT, LANCASTER? It’s the sound of a crowd buzzing with anticipation, waiting for the show to start. It’s the tapping of a microphone—a “check, one, check, two.” It’s a guitar being tuned; a vocalist stretching her voice; a whisper backstage between producers. It’s the sound of a child, plucking the strings of a violin, learning the notes for the first time. It’s a young trumpet player and the soft encouragement of a teacher. It’s the laughter of children; a choir of young life, joining together in harmony. It’s the voice of Music For Everyone, bridging divides, standing alongside educators and students. It’s the sound of darting feet, spinning to salsa. It’s a piano in the city, reverberating off the buildings nearby. It’s the wail of a blues singer, crying out to the audience. It’s the sultry song of a saxophone, the intricacies of the symphony, and a patient audience waiting to burst with applause. It’s the sound of a City Authentic, and the music lovers and music makers who bring their passion to Lancaster, 365 days a year. In our first ever music issue, we would like to pay tribute to these everyday rock stars. We’re saying thank you to the musicians for creating the sounds that move us; to the venues that host live music for our listening pleasure; to the teachers and volunteers who work every day to carry on the tradition; and to the organizations who promote awareness and support musical education, for all ages. So flip the page and read about these rock stars. Find out more about Music For Everyone on page 39—bringing music to our streets and to our schools. Then head to a local venue near you, catch a show, and say thank you to those who made it happen.
Deborah Brandt, Editor Meet the rest of the creative and talented team who make Fig® possible at figlancaster.com.
figlancaster.com facebook.com/figlancaster twitter & instagram @figlancaster 3
Engaging Lancaster since 1935
4 58 North Queen Street in Historic Downtown Lancaster 717.392.7305 reamjewelers.com
always an INSPIRING stay
63 ROOMS EACH AN ORIGINAL
300 Harrisburg Avenue 717.299.3000 1.866.720.2787 lancasterartshotel.com
SOUNDS of THE CITY –
THE CITY OF LANCASTER IS ALIVE AND PULSING WITH MUSIC. TAKE A WALK THROUGH THE STREETS ONE EVENING AND HEAR IT FOR YOURSELF. Mike McMonagle, Sam Campbell, & Chris Bejgrowicz—three of Fig’s bloggers—fill us in on what’s new in the City of Lancaster’s music scene. Read these blogs and many more at figlancaster.com.
It’s a Friday night in Downtown Lancaster and you have options. Live music options, that is. Depending on your mood, you can visit any number of venues, bars, art spaces, retail stores—heck, private residences—and catch a variety of artists in action. Singer-songwriters, bluegrass, party bands, DJs, jazz, rock & roll—it’s all there for the experiencing. Longtime Lancastrians will tell you that this is not a new phenomenon. The Chameleon Club has a storied history of not only luring high-quality touring acts to town but of helping nurture local up-and-comers to national recognition. The Village hosted Springsteen and Gregg Allman. The Blue Star, in its heyday, was a viable destination regardless of who was playing. But there’s been a shift in recent years; the scene has grown. There are the obvious additions, with Tellus360 recently renovating its space to add two full-blown stages, and Lancaster Dispensing Co. ramping up its music profile and regularly featuring nationally touring acts. The Ware Center and Trust Performing Arts Center, too, have added live music to their calendars. But if you look closer, you’ll start to notice a new class of unconventional spaces hosting shows—art galleries like It’s Modern Art and the Fulton Street Arts Cooperative; retailers like Rhyme and Reason and Art & Glassworks; restaurants like The Fridge, The Seed, and Chestnut Hill Cafe. Come Music Friday (for the uninitiated, observed on the third Friday of each month), the list swells even more.
6 figlancaster.com facebook.com/figlancaster twitter & instagram @figlancaster
The bottom line is that live music is virtually everywhere nowadays. And this is no quantity-over-quality situation, either. Lancaster-based bands and songwriters are steadily making a name for themselves with regular airplay on the Philadelphia-based independent radio station WXPN. They are going on national tours, building fan bases well beyond the Central PA borders, showing music markets far and wide what Lancaster has to offer. But this doesn’t mean they are leaving their roots in the dust. After all, there’s nothing quite like a hometown show—a packed room of supporters who “knew you when,” who bought the debut album and bragged about it to their friends, who still wear that first t-shirt the band screen-printed themselves. A music “scene” is more than just a smattering of venues in close proximity to one another. It’s composed of the artists themselves, the audiences, the families and friends, the bartenders, the promoters. And while it has grown considerably over the past few decades, I think it’s safe to say that Lancaster’s live music landscape is nowhere near plateauing. It’s ever-evolving. It’s maturing. It’s on the cusp of becoming “more,” without losing the charm of what it was that brought it to this point in time. About Mike McMonagle As chief storyteller at Downtown Lancaster’s newest music venue, Tellus360, Mike routinely talks about the happenings at 24 East in his blog “Story Time.”
downtown venues Lancaster’s music venues range from the sublime to the, “Surprise!” From history to, “Hello, we host music events now.” You are never far from a stunning array of live music in Lancaster. The Fulton Opera House opened in 1852 and is the longest-running theater in America. The not-for-profit Fulton Opera House Foundation operates it and oversaw a
$9.5 million renovation in 1995. A tour and performance at this remarkable gem cannot be missed. View their full schedule and history at TheFulton.org. The Ware Center at Millersville University is the Fulton’s next-door neighbor and boasts two exquisite performance spaces. Steinman Hall is an acoustically-perfect theater, seating 360. The Grand Salon upstairs seats roughly 150 and combines crystalline acoustics with two-story curved windows overlooking Prince Street, Central Market, and the southern skyline. The Ware Center hosts a wide variety of music, film, and dance. The Chameleon Club opened in 1985 and has hosted Grammy winners and multimillion sellers. On a par with (the nowdefunct) CBGB’s in Manhattan, Chameleon has the history, immediacy, and intimacy that most rock clubs only hope to emulate and rock fans hope to find. James Cotton, The Ramones, Los Lobos, Psychedelic Furs, Live: a listing of the acts is encyclopedic. The Village Nightclub mostly serves as Lancaster’s dance hall. Loud beats and cheap drinks roll over a lighted dance floor from the days of Saturday Night Fever. But The Village owns plenty of its own pop and rock music history. Bruce Springsteen, Peter Frampton, and Gregg Allman have played there, and top regional bands still appear monthly. It’s a College ID night and “tribute band” nirvana. The Lancaster Dispensing Co. tops the list if you want a great meal with your music. Scores of sandwiches and appetizers complement full meals and soups made from scratch daily. Locals call the place DipCo and know the music will be special on Friday and Saturday nights from 10 PM-1 AM. The kitchen is open late, and it only takes one visit to become a regular. You’ll be in good company. Tellus 360 began calling us to table just three years ago. The boutique/art gallery/ furniture designer started hosting “Table Top” music sessions early on; musicians played while pot-luck and BYOB offerings were shared around massive, unique tables. 2014 will see the boutique move upstairs
while stages for 200 and 550 seats will be the new main purpose for the front and back rooms, respectively. They serve lunch and offer a complete bar, but those amenities barely hint at what this new community destination has to offer.
awesome.” He loves Wasabi, the Japanese restaurant in Willow Street, his #1 pick for sushi anywhere. You might also spot him at Friendly’s engulfing the kid’s meal “Mac & Frank.” All washed down with Maplehofe Dairy’s chocolate milk, of course.
Lancaster’s music resonates past, present, and future. Our art galleries, vintage stores, coffee shops and cafes host music events. Our city and county parks host live concerts that draw thousands from around the region. We have 40-person house concerts and 4,000+ convention center shows. We place more than a dozen tuned and decorated pianos outdoors—all summer, downtown thanks to Keys to the City and Music For Everyone. We carry a tune and carry on as well as any city.
Let’s wish them the best in reaching their goals of touring Japan, South America, and Europe, plus a slot on the famed Warped Tour.
About Sam Campbell Sam is the owner/operator of Gigspots.com, a website built to showcase bands and live music, and shares his love for music in his Fig® blog “Gigspotting.”
two bands going all out David Garman, lead vocalist and founding member of the Carousel Kings, is proud to be a Lancaster native. He was glad to give Fig® some insight into the band and their hometown. Having just wrapped up a tour of the Northeast, they return to keep writing, practicing, brainstorming, and finishing up their second album, “Unity.” Three videos are in the works for the initial singles! Head to YouTube and check out their 2013 video for “Road Warrior,” filmed at The Champ in Lemoyne, PA. Since he was 16, David’s non-music job continues to be at Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community. He is thankful to them for this opportunity and their flexibility with CK’s schedule. Being on the road has given David a new and not so uncommon perspective on Lancaster County, “I used to get bored here... now I appreciate how peaceful living in Lancaster can be, it’s
Max Getz, guitarist for One Year Later, tells Fig® what’s up with the band and his Lancaster experience. The final masters are in for album #2! It was written over the last two years as they toured in support of their debut. Max says, “We couldn’t be happier with how this album turned out!” The video for the song “Twisted Tongues” should be up and running by March. Having toured the USA and Canada, Max is appreciative for the positive response at all the stops. He is particularly impressed by the actual city of Montreal, as well as the “home away from home” feel in markets like Wisconsin and Nebraska. When away he misses his girlfriend, family, friends, and the comfort Lancaster brings. Central Market, Neato Burrito, Rice and Noodles, The Lancaster Dispensing Co., and Puff ‘N Stuff are some of his many favorite Lancaster places. Here’s hoping success finds them reaching their goal of a killer European tour! See both bands perform, plus celebrate the release of their albums, at the 6th Annual Launch Music Conference and Festival, April 17-20. About Chris Bejgrowicz Raised On Cash, Presley, & Little Richard right here in Lancaster, music is a beloved part of Chris’ life. Be sure to read his Fig® blog “Sgt. Rock’s Music HQ.”
Thank you to our editorial sponsor—the High® companies: celebrating the City of Lancaster and committed to innovative community leadership, sustainable building practices, and advancement through the preservation of local heritage.
figlancaster.com facebook.com / figlancaster twitter & instagram @figlancaster
VISIT OUR NEWLY RENOVATED WOMEN’S BOUTIQUE, CARRYING: KATE SPADE DIANE VON FURSTENBERG TRINA TURK TRACY REESE EILEEN FISHER LAFEYETTE 148 8 36 North Queen Street 717.394.8842 tmbclothing.com
LIVE MUSIC EXTENSIVE BEER LIST HAND-CRAFTED COCKTAILS SEASONAL MENU PRIVATE DINING
Noahâ€™s Ark At least two servings of each type of meat in house, including bacon, hamburger, bangers, eggs, chicken, and andouille sausage. Wrapped in a quilt of bacon, stuffed with two kinds of cheese, and drizzled with a maple Jameson glaze.
IRISH PUBLIC HOUSE 28-30 East King Street 717.393.4000 anniebaileys.com
Dudeism No. 28
All good things come to those who hire a Dude.
EXTERIORS. INTERIORS. MURALS. FAUX FINISHES. WALLPAPERS.
10 750 Poplar Street 717.396.1207 twodudes.com Find us on Facebook
a historic EVENT
in the heart of lancaster
a space for beautiful events The William H. Montgomery House has stood on Queen Street in Downtown Lancaster since 1804. This striking Federal-style structure has recently undergone extensive renovation and has been repurposed to host distinctive, unparalleled events. The mansion features 3 floors of intimate, well-appointed environments perfect for meetings, receptions, dinners, and other memorable special events.
19-21 South Queen Street 717.207.4000 themontgomeryhouse.com firstname.lastname@example.org
LIVE MUSIC & LOCAL ART 10 ROTATING DRAFTS MIX & MATCH 6-PACKS SINGLE BOTTLES GROWLER FILLS FRESH, LOCAL FOOD
and listen up
Grab a cold one and join us for live music on Music Mondays, as well as other special events. Visit beerfridgelancaster.com for a full list of events! Pictured: Ron Gallo of Toy Soldiers.
12 534 North Mulberry Street 717.490.6825 beerfridgelancaster.com Find us on Facebook & Twitter
E R U T L FEE CU
here’s nothing quite like the scent of your favorite brew to inspire you to take it slow or to get you back on the road in the time it takes to sip & tip.
the baker’s table
café one eight
18 West Orange Street 717.509.4500
480 New Holland Avenue 717.735.1150
A passion for excellence meets the art of people. Enjoy specialty coffee and delicious food in a comfortable downtown location. Breakfast served all day. Open Monday-Saturday 7am-9pm. cafe1eight.com
The Baker’s Table offers savory breakfast and lunch options daily. Be sure to pair a fresh cup of Blue Bottle Coffee with their tempting pastries and desserts. thebakerstable.com
prince st cafe
the art of handcrafted coffee
This spring celebrate your event, wedding, or party with the authentic taste of Prince St Cafe! Enjoy made-to-order drinks in an open-bar style espresso catering with professional baristas. princestreetcafe.com
Each weekday in our wonderful city, we’re small-batch roasting our unique handcrafted coffees. Through carefully chosen coffees, we tap into the nostalgia and culture of Lancaster County. Find us at Central Market, our roasterie on Ross Street, and local restaurants & markets. lancastercountycoffee.com
15 North Prince Street 717.397.1505
figlancaster.com facebook.com/ figlancaster twitter & instagram @figlancaster
ITâ€™S ALL ABOUT THE MUSIC
For more than three years, FigÂŽ has partnered with WXPN to bring you the best in local bands and new music. Below is some of the amazing talent we have had the pleasure of meeting and featuring. Thank you to Helen Leicht for your insight on the acts that are exceptional and fresh.
The Stray Birds
Adam Taylor Adam Taylor
Silver City Rodeo
it’s all about THE
Here at WXPN, we’re fortunate to have a wealth of musical talent right in our own backyard. From big international stars like The Roots, Melody Gardot, and Man Man, to emerging artists like The Lawsuits, The Stray Birds, and Kingsfoil, we’re immersed in great local music. And as a membersupported radio station, we are able to introduce our audiences to these artists on the ground floor. If you tuned in to the station in 2003, you might have heard Helen Leicht spinning this unsigned guy with a soulful voice named Amos Lee. In 2007, we threw a free show with a scruffy indie rock band called Dr. Dog. In her Voices column here in Fig®, Helen Leicht told you about The Districts from Lititz—they just signed a record deal with national label Fat Possum. Every weekday XPN features her Philly Local Pick of the Day (1 PM), live performances during the Leicht Lunch at Noon, and on Tuesday nights (8-10 PM) Helen Leicht kicks off the Philly Local show at 8 PM, with myself acting as co-host for the 9 PM hour. I’m John Vettese, editor of The Key, WXPN’s blog covering the local music community. We review concerts and albums, bring you music news, and most importantly, produce The Key Studio Sessions.
LISTEN WITH US
The weekly series brings local artists into XPN studios for a live performance that airs on the radio and online with photos, video, and downloadable MP3s. To date, we’ve recorded more than 150 artists in a wide spectrum of genres, from folk to funk, hip-hop to punk, and roots to rock & roll. Beyond the airwaves and the web, XPN has a strong presence in the region’s music community. Leicht works with local artists on the Musicians On Call program and other charitable efforts; the WXPN Welcomes team sets up shop at many concerts by local and regional performers; and each year at our XPoNential Music Festival, we give several emerging local artists the chance to perform for thousands of music fans at Wiggins Park in Camden, and tens of thousands more who tuned in to the festival broadcast on XPN. For more information, check out the XPN website at XPN.org or go to The Key at thekey.xpn.org.
—John Vettese, The Key
...we’re immersed in great local music
Dana Alexandra The Vulcans
Darry Miller & The Veil
Jake Lewis and the Clergy
Takeout Private Parties Social Gatherings
pig out. â€œSmoked meats, beer, whiskey, and a small bit of mess amount to a good time. Come in and enjoy our hoggery and whiskey/beer bar. All hail the swine!â€? Christian & Eric, Owners, FettyWootz
415 North Prince Street, No. 100 717.509.6090 Find us on Facebook
Bob Esbenshade musician extraordinaire, owner of Jethro’s and founding MFE board member
GIVING BACK every good superhero has an alter
ego. The day job is the daily persona that masks their true superhero status. The night job involves saving the world. For John Gerdy, it’s hard to tell the two apart. His night job— electrifying audiences as delta-blues singer Willie Marble. His day job—saving the world one musical instrument at a time. But don’t try to ask him about his superhero status— like any true superhero, he’ll never take the credit he deserves. John Gerdy started off as most musicians do, humbly in high school strumming the strings of a guitar, trying to carry a tune. Flash forward to 2006: a stay-at-home dad of two, and as his children grew so did the amount of time on his hands. Cue the abrupt
cuts to music-education programs that were occurring in a faltering economy. Pair that with an abundance of available research citing the immeasurable impact of music as an educational and community-building tool —and just like that John sprang into action.
including more than 1,600 instruments with which students can create musical magic, and places between 12 and 22 pianos on the streets of Lancaster each summer. All of this stands as a testament to the uniting power of music.
With the mantra, “think globally, act locally,” he established Music For Everyone based on the premise that everyone deserves the opportunity to experience the benefits of music. Beginning humbly with one small fundraiser that raised $7,000, Music For Everyone began to change the City.
John believes he couldn’t have accomplished all of this without the people around him, particularly his wife, Follin. He jokes that his musical achievements are based solely on playing alongside more talented musicians, and that Music For Everyone is a testament to the enduring generosity of the people of Lancaster. John Gerdy is the super-humble, super-talented, and super-dedicated modern day superhero that this great city needs.
Eight years later, Music For Everyone has invested more than $600,000 in grants, scholarships, and program support to schools and community arts groups,
Music For Everyone musicforeveryone.net
celebrate lancaster’s own fraktur tradition and experience its impact on contemporary art Join us for “Folklore,” an exhibit featuring seldom-seen 18th-century Fraktur drawings in conversation with contemporary works by artists of national acclaim: Amy Cutler, Benjamin Edmiston, Clare Grill, Baker Overstreet, and Clare Rojas. Rarely can you experience original Fraktur art outside a museum. Exhibits at PCA&D are refreshingly contemporary and engage you, the public, in the conversation. Attend these upcoming special events and explore the influence of this 18th-century art form on artists throughout time. THROUGH APRIL 18 “Folklore” exhibit. Gallery hours are at pcad.edu/maingallery MARCH 20 Panel discussion about “Folklore.” Guest panelists are Amy Cutler, Clare Grill, and Baker Overstreet. Moderated by PCA&D Gallery Director Heidi Leitzke. 4 PM APRIL 5 “Woodgrain Painting Techniques” with Jim King. 9 AM Gallery talk about “Folklore” with Heidi Leitzke. 1:30 PM “Fraktur Design” with Lynn Sommer. 1:30 PM PCA&D gallery exhibits and artist talks are free and open to the public. For information on the April 5 workshops, contact PCA&D’s Continuing Education office at email@example.com or register online at pcad.edu/ce.
G N O R T S S R E K N I H T G N STRO S R E K A M G N O R T S S R E K G THIN
18 204 North Prince Street 717.396.7833 pcad.edu
PCA&D students and alumni assist Heidi Leitzke, gallery director, during the installation of â€œFolklore.â€?
A C I N U M M O C G N O R T S S MAKER S R O T A C I N U M M O C G N O STR 204 North Prince Street 717.396.7833 pcad.edu
Downtown Lancaster launchmusicconference.com
holistic manual physical therapy for athletes Living an active life can be tough on your body. The physical therapists at Prana offer personalized treatment plans that will optimize your body’s core efficiency—helping you work harder, become stronger, and perform at your best.
Dawn M. Cox, MSPT, CFMT, owner, Prana Katie Sina, dancer & actress— recently performing as Mary in Fulton Theatre’s production of “Mary Poppins”
Eric Bates, DPT, CFMT Justin Geissinger, DPT Pete Barber, cross-country coach & owner, Two Dudes Painting
Alex Molinari, owner, Prime Time Tumbling
highly skilled physical therapists helping you reach your
ULTIMATE PERFORMANCE 617-A North Prince Street 717.390.4822 pranapt.com
MAKE LEARNING AND DISCOVERY A FUN FAMILY ACTIVITY THANKS TO OUR PROFESSIONAL EDUCATORS IN A WIDE RANGE OF SCIENCES—FROM ASTRONOMY TO ZOOLOGY
Catherine Shelak, Cosmic Mike™ Smith, Nora Joyce, Kerry Jordan, & Jill Showalter
unleash your inner
SCIENTIST sparking curiosity. 60 years and counting. Since 1953, the North Museum of Natural History & Science has inspired curiosity and a love of science in children and adults of all ages. Through exhibits, events, and educational programming, we plant the seeds of exploration—leading to a lifelong journey of discovery. Visit us often to experience our latest exhibits and activities. There’s always something new at the North!
400 College Avenue 717.291.3941 northmuseum.org Open Tuesday – Saturday 10 am – 5 pm & Sunday 12 noon – 5 pm
OFFERING DEGREES IN MUSIC, MUSIC EDUCATION AND MUSIC THERAPY
at Elizabethtown College
upcoming events MARCH 17, 7:30 PM
APRIL 13, 3 PM
APRIL 27, 3 PM
Flutefest Zug Recital Hall
Orchestra Concert Leffler Chapel & Performance Center
Symphonic Band Concert Leffler Chapel & Performance Center
APRIL 7, 7:30 PM
APRIL 14, 7:30 PM
APRIL 30, 11 AM
Monday Series Concert Dan Immel, piano, Leffler Chapel & Performance Center
Scholarship & Creative Arts Day Recital Leffler Chapel & Performance Center
Spring Concert, Zug Recital Hall
MAY 4, 3 PM Spring Choral and Jazz Band Concert Leffler Chapel & Performance Center
Offering more than 50 undergraduate academic programs Continuing education in Lancaster, York, & Harrisburg etown.edu
SATURDAY & SUNDAY BREAKFAST BUFFET 7 AM – 11 AM BAKERY SELECTIONS MADE FROM SCRATCH DAILY FOR BREAKFAST & LUNCH
good MORNINGS start at Cork Factory Hotel
JOIN US FOR OUR SUNDAY BRUNCH 11 AM – 4 PM SERVING LUNCH & DINNER DAILY
480 New Holland Avenue The Baker’s Table: 717.735.1150 thebakerstable.com Cork & Cap: 717.735.2025 corkandcaprestaurant.com
DEDICATED TO MAKING YOUR CAR EXPERIENCE FUN, SIMPLE, AND UNIQUE
family solutions WHEN YOU KNOW WHAT YOU WANT
“I knew exactly what I wanted in a car—an Acura TL with a black outside, tan interior, and ready to gift to Tim on Christmas morning. Michael’s found the perfect car in record time.” – kathi AND WHEN YOU DON’T
“We didn’t know what car we needed, but knew that a sporty SUV fit our style and a 3rd row with room for kids, storage, and 2 dogs fit our lifestyle. Michael’s found the perfect combination of size and luxury for our family with the Mazda CX9.” – tim
Tim & Kathi Graham, Lancaster, PA
“We are a registered Pennsylvania Car Dealer specializing in personal car shopping, storage, and appraisals. Our highly personalized approach, combined with the latest technology, allows us to effectively respond to our customer’s individual preferences and locate high-quality cars.” – Michael Rowen, owner
Follow us on Facebook and Twitter
922 North Queen Street 717.392.2888 michaelsmotorcars.com
AN ARTIST-OWNED GALLERY & SHOP CLASSES WORKSHOPS BOLD EXHIBITS
music for your eyes An artist-owned gallery hosting emerging and established artists, gift items, and painting classes, with new exhibits every First Friday. We are Annex 24—Artists in Motion!
24 West Walnut Street 717.341.0028 annex24gallery.com
1. christiane david
Christiane inspires us with images of landscapes, animals, portraits, and florals. Her work will inspire you with her vibrant colors in oil, acrylic, watercolor, or even a piece commissioned to match your vision.
2. f riendship heart gallery
Uncover local inspiration in the galleries and artists’ studios of Downtown Lancaster. On Gallery Row and around every corner, there’s plenty of work that just begs the question: Why haven’t you taken this home yet?
christianedavid.com 112 North Prince Street
A new addition to the Gallery Row area, Friendship Heart Gallery promotes artistic skills, self-expression, economic independence, and personal value for more than 45 artists with developmental disabilities.
3. gallery on market 2
Featuring art by Cindy Schlosser and period reproduction furniture by Joel Bare. Substrates include wooden bowls, antique panels and shutters with a unique character all their own, and other antiquing finds.
4. freiman stoltzfus May 2 - June 25, Lyrical Stones: A new collection of paintings by Freiman Stoltzfus, exploring the relationship between architecture and music. friendshipart.net 118 North Water Street
galleryonmarket.com 15 West King Street
5. e lemental art studio gallery “My art takes many forms. Sometimes I try to make statements about life, humankind, the world, and my place in it. Sometimes I just make things. I create what wasn’t there before. Courage is my most valuable asset.” —Wendy Wells, owner and artist.
ART IS THE THREAD OF CREATIVITY THAT CONNECTS OUR COMMUNITY. OVER 30 GALLERIES BETWEEN QUEEN AND WATER STREETS. freimanstoltzfus.com 142 North Prince Street
LMNTLart.com 241 West Walnut Street
FRESH FACE REology lancaster’s re-makers For DIY-er Erica Horning, the entrepreneurial spirit runs in her veins—literally. As a child she spent countless afternoons playing at her family’s laminating business, scrounging up scraps of remnant paper, finding a way to create art.
Cheryl Dennis & Erica Horning, owners, REology
Now this fascination with the reclaimable has grown into the idea of REology—a design studio where you can artfully up-cycle while spending time with friends. With the help of a family friend, Cheryl Dennis, Erica left her day job as an elementary school teacher to start this venture. Having a background in business and design, the innovative Cheryl was the perfect partner to join this journey. Brave ambitions in heart and paintbrushes in hand, the duo officially opened REology’s doors in September 2013. Here they provide you with the supplies, tools, and instructions— just use your hands to build, and mind to reimagine; repurpose; renew. During REology’s Paint Workshop, you can “breathe new life into forgotten treasures” via a fresh coat of paint. At this hands-on workshop, students learn the basic techniques of applying Chalk Paint Powder and Milk Paint—both of which can be purchased in store for take-home adventures. Or you might try attending a Studio Social. These workshops, inspired by Pinterest, feature a variety of themes, and you will get to choose one of three unique project ideas to bring to life. For example, at Urban Funk Erica and Cheryl explain how to up-cycle city finds, like creating a chandelier out of a bike rim. In opening REology, Erica and Cheryl brought a fresh dimension to the art scene of Lancaster. As spring emerges, consider REology as your hub for artistic rejuvenation. Before you throw out that outdated coffee table, get in the spirit of the season and reimagine its purpose. Schedule a class at REology—a place where you can explore new techniques and embrace your inner DIY-er. Hosting a private event? REology is the perfect setting for birthdays, bridal showers, baby showers, or even date-nights!
Where Creative Souls Gather 28
315 West James Street, Suite 105 (enter from the parking lot on Mulberry Street) 717.393.6317 reologystudio.com
JOIN THE FLAVOR
Lancasterâ€™s favorite neighborhood pub
Lunch & Dinner Mon-Sat, Sun Closed 38 North Christian Street, behind the Courthouse 717.735.7788 characterspub.com
smaller portionsâ€”under 600 calories
Explore this dish and more in the Healthy Selections portion of our menu.
781 Harrisburg Pike 717.291.9800 ironhillbrewery.com
WHAT'S IN SEASON?
HOURS OF OPERATION Tuesday and Friday 6 AM – 4 PM Saturday 6 AM – 2 PM
AMERICA'S OLDEST OPERATING FARMERS MARKET
SPRING HAS SPRUNG AGAIN and Lancaster Central Market is blossoming with local goodness. As the days grow longer and weather grows warmer, your favorite local market buzzes as farmers begin to harvest their spring produce. The arrival of spring is marked by the sweet signature flavors of the succulent raspberry, blackberry, and strawberry ( just to name a few). Fruits are freshest when you can count their distance travelled by the minute. And we all know there is nothing quite like that first bite into a ripe berry, plump with juice. The returning warmth of the sun brings the landscape back to life as the trees bud and color returns with a newfound vibrancy. The bright fruits and veggies lining the aisles paint Market, creating a kaleidoscope of colorful art. The royally green asparagus is a spring staple, and it’s especially tasty when it’s grown in Lancaster’s own backyard. With that skip back in your step, head downtown to Lancaster Central Market, where the freshest fruits and veggies are at your fingertips. Straight from the farm to your table. THOM’S BREAD
From the countryside of Italy, to the heart of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Thom’s BREAD truly exemplifies the wonderful simplicity of a traditional Italian loaf. SHADY MAPLE
Shady Maple has developed quite a following of regular customers! The bakery stand offers a variety of famous baked goods, including donuts, pies, cakes, gourmet breads, and more. STOLTZFUS HOME STYLE BAKERY
A VERY SPECIAL THANK YOU:
CAPTURING MARKET Thank you to Beth Cardwell for bringing her photographic mastery to Lancaster Central Market. Her images of the building and those who work in it capture the true spirit of Market. Learn more about Beth online at bethcardwell.com
Since 1994, Daniel and Rachel Stoltzfus have been selling baked & canned goods, meadow tea, maple syrup, and more. Daniel says that the best part of operating his stand is the endless amount of Long Johns and cinnamon buns he gets to eat for free! BROGUE HYDROPONICS
Nine greenhouses help to stock this stand with lettuce, herbs, edible flowers, micro greens, and more! Family owned and operated for more than 30 years, the Kilgores are committed to providing a variety of unique, high-quality products.
23 North Market Street off Penn Square centralmarketlancaster.com Find us on Facebook
“I truly believe in the mission of CASA, which is to provide an advocate for every child who is abused and neglected. There are studies that show that children who have a courtappointed special advocate do much better. They’re more likely to graduate. And they’re more likely to find a permanent home, which really is a fundamental human right—to grow up in a safe home, free of abuse and neglect.” Scott F. Landis Vice President of the Board and Chair of Governance at CASA of Lancaster and Attorney at Barley Snyder
barley snyder IN Pictured are Jessica Laspino, the Executive Director for CASA; Debra Reynolds, sworn-in Fall 2009; and Brian Klugh, sworn-in Spring 2013
126 East King Street 717.299.5201 barley.com
giving children a voice The Court-Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Lancaster are central to fulfilling society’s most fundamental obligation by making sure a qualified, compassionate adult will fight for and protect a child’s right to be safe, to be treated with dignity, and to learn and grow in the security of a loving family.
Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen
Radel & Stauffer
j .a. sharp Custom Jeweler
(322 N. Queen) j.a. sharp Custom Jeweler • (332 N. Queen) Radel & Stauffer (201 West Walnut) Rachel’s Creperie • (335 N. Queen) Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen • (221 West Walnut) West End Yoga (320 N. Queen) Scarlet Willow • (319 N. Queen) Art & Glassworks • (310 N. Queen) Mommalicious
Art & Glassworks
West End Yoga
on the 300 Block
Visit us on North Queen Street and West Walnut Street downtownlancaster300block.com
The legend that pioneered rock & roll.
THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY
APRIL 22 – MAY 11, 2014 The actors play all the instruments in this rock & roll hit that will have you dancing in the aisles!
Coming this June!
IT’S ALIVE! The Fulton, that is—with the new musical based on the hilarious film from the demented mind of Mel Brooks!
YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN MARCH 11 – 30, 2014
LES MISÉRABLES JUNE 3 – 29, 2014
In 2009, The Fulton’s production of Les Misérables had a sold-out run that shattered box-office records. In June, we will proudly restage this musical sensation!
Buy tickets online at thefulton.org/young-frankenstein
12 North Prince Street 717.397.7425 thefulton.org Box Office Hours: Mon - Fri 10 AM - 5 PM & 2 hours before shows
SPECIALTY TOYS & GIFTS FOR CHILDREN BABY REGISTRY STYLISH ACCOUTREMENTS FOR PARENTS
sweet sounds for
32 North Queen Street Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat 9-4 717.509.5700 BellaBooOnline.com Find us on Facebook
celebrating Easter in Downtown Lancaster for more than 135 years
Factory and Retail Shop: 118 North Water Street Also at Central Market and Golden Triangle: 1284 Lititz Pike 717.392.6011 miessecandies.com
the city’s center for creative and
upcoming events Saturday, March 15, 7:30 pm
Jammin’ Divas: Doors open at 7 pm for refreshments. $25 general, $5 students.
Friday, March 21, 7:30 pm
Orchestrated! Starring Marieann Meringolo, backed by a 7-piece orchestra. $25 general.
Saturday, March 29, 7:30 pm
Red Molly: $20 regular, $18 seniors, $5 students. Reserved seating. Millersville University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. A member of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.
42 North Prince Street 717.872.3811 artsmu.com
AUTHENTIC food for the soul Jazz. The only true American music form. That was born out of an insatiable hunger in the soul—out of the need for a form of expression translated to the growl of a saxophone. Brought to life with a drum that pulses as it carries time through space; accompanied by reaching fingers, breaking the barrier between black and white, ringing boldly from the belly of a piano. Together, food for the soul. “Anyone can play rock & roll,” says Harry Vrooman, a rock & roll veteran himself, 38
“but jazz is special.” To Harry, the genre of jazz is one made unique by its pure Americana roots, the emotions it elicits in its audience, and by the dedication and passion of its artists: the musicians who created it and those who carry on its legacy; the musicians who devote their nights to playing in dark clubs; and those who devote their days to studying their craft. These days, Harry is devoted to giving deserving artists stage-time at The Belvedere Inn. Booking gigs and carrying on the legacy of the late Bob Ferguson,
figlancaster.com facebook.com/figlancaster twitter & instagram @figlancaster
Sponsor of Fig® Authentic and supporter of Harry Vrooman, patti s. spencer, esq., of spencer law firm in Lancaster focuses on estate planning, tax controversies, expert witness work, and is a nationally recognized author. “Musicians like Harry are who make Lancaster a place to be remembered. He doesn’t miss a beat.”
Harry has given a home to the Lancaster jazz scene. With its moody ambiance that is broken only by the soft glow of candlelight, The Belvedere Inn makes for the perfect setting to feed the soul. Harry observes, “Jazz is like a fine wine that complements a meal. The wine has to be just right. The song selection has to be just right.” There is nothing quite as powerful as a good glass of wine paired with the smooth sounds of a jazz melody. And with eyes closed and ears open, there is a moment when the soul feels entirely full.
Thank you to our location sponsor
Music is powerful. It has the ability to unite, inspire, and educate. Music For Everyone wants to harness that power—so that it can enrich the students of Lancaster, the residents who call it home, and the visitors to our city. Every day the people of MFE are devoting their time to this cause. They’re in schools, choirs, and even on the streets. Now, we’d like to give these stars a round of applause— better yet, a standing ovation. It’s their turn to take a bow. In the following pages, you’ll learn more about the programs that Music For Everyone has initiated and the people they empower. Thank you to the below sponsors for helping us showcase these Music for Everyone Rock Stars.
Proudly partnering with MFE to make music accessible to all.
One of Central PA’s oldest, most respected insurance brokerage firms
Lancaster’s Annual Blues Celebration lancasterrootsandblues.com
Where eco-friendly living, live music, reclaimed wood furniture, and farm-fresh food come together.
The title insurance company dedicated to giving you peace of mind.
A premier senior living community dedicated to Lancaster.
Central PA’s German Car Headquarters Porsche. Volkswagen. Audi.
Music for Everyone musicforeveryone.net 39
supports MFE knows that you can give every student an instrument, but without guidance, there is no gain. These three professional musicians serve as â€œMusic Mentors.â€? Underwritten by MFE, they support teachers, working side by side to provide students with specialized instruction. Every week, the Mentors have direct contact with more than 250 students in eight different schools.
MFE Music Mentors: Kate Umble, Ryan Kauffman, and Michael Jamanis
40 Music for Everyone musicforeveryone.net
MFE Scholars: Israel Gonzalez and Emma Noble
educates MFE invests in those who want to invest in the future. These two Millersville students are studying to become music teachers. As “MFE Scholars,” they receive a scholarship and in return they work directly in schools, creating and implementing a music-based curriculum— benefitting students, teachers, and future teachers. Music for Everyone musicforeveryone.net 41
young music Washington Elementary Teacher Heather Fellenser with students Lilberto, Evelyn, and Bethlyne.
42 Music for Everyone musicforeveryone.net
empowers Every rock star started with a little encouragement. Somewhere along the line someone inspired them, and it was most likely a teacher. MFE wants to say thank you to teachers like Heather Fellenser. “The most rewarding part is seeing the joy in the students. When they really get involved and are playing, and they don’t know anyone’s watching them, they open up and you can tell they’re truly enjoying it.”
Music Friday Leaders: Kane and Lisa Fairman, drum circle leaders
celebrates Every Third Friday, MFE partners with the City of Lancaster and Series 42 to celebrate. On Music Friday, Lancaster comes together to pay tribute to our talented, local musicians. Find them performing
on street corners, in alleyways, bars, galleries, and stages all-night long. Whether you’re relaxing to an acoustic set, heating up the dance floor, or creating a beat in the drum circle led
by Lisa Fairman, Music Friday is an opportunity to rejoice to the sounds of our city. “It creates a sense of community; it builds a bridge between people,” Lisa says.
Music for Everyone musicforeveryone.net 43
OF MORE THAN 1,600 INSTRUMENTS MFE HAS PROVIDED TO SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITY MUSIC PROGRAMS SINCE 2007. Sade, Hand Middle School, MFE strings student since 2009
44 Music for Everyone musicforeveryone.net
community chorus uplifts MFE wanted to create an opportunity in the city where anyone could feel the uplifting nature of music. You donâ€™t have to be professionally trained. There
Community Chorus Director: AJ Walker Founding MFE Board Member & MFE Festival of Voices Executive Director: Steve Chambers
are no auditions; everyone is welcome. In the Community Chorus, it doesnâ€™t matter how well you sing, only that you sing with heart. Here, every voice is heard and appreciated. Music for Everyone musicforeveryone.net 45
unites MFE wants music to always be within an arm’s reach. So naturally, every summer since 2009, they have placed between 12-22 hand-painted pianos on the streets of the city. From May through September, the ringing of pianos fills the cityscape with sound. They play a song that sings of the uniting power of music— a power so strong that it bridges all cultures, creeds, and generations, allowing us to come together in shared magical, musical moments.
Willow Valley Communities’ residents enjoy an intergenerational music experience. (Morgan Olszewski at the MFE piano with Bill Yeats, Willow Valley chorale director, along with Nick and Sara Kaebnick, lifetime dancers.) Piano design by Root 222.
keys for the city 46 Music for Everyone musicforeveryone.net
in perfect harmony A special thank you to all of MFEâ€™s amazing board members and volunteers. Hereâ€™s to keeping the music alive and thriving in the City of Lancaster and beyond.
Bobby Brandt Steve Chambers Shaun Clair Andy Gehman John Gerdy Scott Haiges Brett Linder Beth Lowry Greg Marco Joey McMonagle Persila Mertz Ellen Mowrer Steve Patterson Jim Phipps Annette Roland Loryn Spangler-Jones Not pictured: Eric Athey Joe Rondinelli
Music for Everyone musicforeveryone.net 47
married to the music For better or for worse, for richer or for poorer —we know this familiar phrase as part of the vows that couples promise to one another on their wedding day. But these words might also be tattooed on the heart of every musician as a commitment to a life of pursuing a passion that isn’t always a dream. For better or for worse, as an artist you’re married to the music. Matt and Nissa McCarthy know this well. These two just wrapped up a busy year. As a couple, they declared their vows on November 9th. As the band 3 West, they played more than 200 shows in the greater New York area and officially solidified themselves as a premier cover act. Their journey thus far had been mostly for the better.
Nissa & Matt, 3 West
What did the duo do next? Suitcases in tow, the newlyweds hopped on a train with a one-way ticket destined for Lancaster, PA. Their friends didn’t get it. They asked, “Why Lancaster?” and Matt and Nissa laughed like they had a secret. They knew something that their friends didn’t know, something that we already understand. They knew that the City of Lancaster is not just a dot on a map. They knew that Lancaster is a place where creative culture flows freely; a place where the music scene thrives and local artists are embraced; a place where they could get back to the heart of their music. The duo has already perfected the art of the acoustic cover. With Matt on guitar and Nissa’s powerful vocals, they can take any pop tune from the radio and mold it into a reimagined masterpiece. But in Lancaster they want to focus on finding their true voice: expressing themselves through original material. So here they are, looking for a chance to share this newfound voice in an unfamiliar city. They’ve already made appearances on NBC morning shows, the Rachael Ray show, and played at the top of Rockefeller Center in New York City—and now they’re ready to perform at a local restaurant, bar, or private event near you. Book Matt and Nissa for your next special event. Hear their music at 3westlive.com 48
973.800.4573 3westlive.com facebook.com /3westlive youtube.com /3westmusic
Everybody has questions EXPLORE faith here
first presbyterian c h urc h DOWNTOWN LANCASTER
JOIN US IN MAY & JUNE FOR “AGING AS A SPIRITUAL JOURNEY.” A series designed to give you lifetime tools for spiritual development and faithful engagement. Find out more at fpclive.org
worship hours 8 am / 9 am / 11 am
140 East Orange Street 717.394.6854 fpclive.org
FRESH FACE self-proclaimed theatre geeks, Dan Youngs and Adam Geesaman are new to the city but not new to the sound business. With Lancaster’s own PRiMA Theatre singing their praises, their reputation for professionalism and skill already precedes them.
Together, these two boast a resume that deserves a round of applause. Adam has years of experience working behind the curtains handling technical productions for theatre companies. It was his job to ensure that each performance he oversaw had crisp and clear sound ringing through the speakers. Dan is a lifelong musician turned accountant. His personal experience as a musician paired with his business savvy allows him to have a customer-first approach while maintaining a balanced budget. Together, Dan and Adam’s diverse skills make them the perfect team. From overseeing the financial details to working backstage doing mic checks and switches, when it comes to sound production, they run the entire show. But don’t box them into just theatrical productions. These two can handle any gig. Whether it’s live music, corporate event, or house of worship, Dan and Adam can hear your needs loud and clear—and they’re here to please the crowd.
237 North Prince Street, Suite 302 717.454.4002 dutchmansound.com
Dan Youngs & Adam Geesaman Owners, Dutchman Soundworks
LECTURES FIRST FRIDAYS
WEDDINGS & RECEPTIONS
donald sinta quartet
the trust jazz festival
Singer/songwriter, as heard on NPR Friday | March 28
Piano, Concert Artists Guild winner Thursday | August 28
World Premiere Friday | April 11
Irish-America’s most influential band Friday | September 12
Saxophone Quartet, Concert Artists Guild winner Thursday | May 8
Violin, Concert Artists Guild winner Friday | July 18
Pick 6! Purchase tickets to 6 of our events and receive 20% off original ticket prices!
Celebrating America’s original art form Friday–Sunday | October 17–19
String Quartet—Grammy-nominated ensemble Thursday | November 13
world-class performing artists in concert
Call for details.
The Trust Performing Arts Center 37 North Market Street All events begin at 7:30 pm 717.208.7835 lancastertrust.com
let’s get SOCIAL
#FIGLANCASTER We’re always on the lookout for friends who love local as much as we do. Here are just a few of our favorite Instagram shots tagged with #figlancaster by readers.
JOIN THE CONVERSATION We’re on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram! Are you? Fig® social channels are dynamic, engaging resources featuring daily coverage of local entertainment, events, food, fashion, and more.
Those are some Mean Cups. #figlancaster
Delicious breakfast at The Baker’s Table! #lancaster #figlancaster
Arsenic and Old Lace at the Fulton! #great show #figlancaster
Messing with #LancasterCentralMarketCookbook recipes for blog… the last of the strawberries. #figlancaster
Walnut Street looks so pretty in the morning. #home #figlancaster
Laid back brunch look at Aussie and the Fox. I recommend the candied grapefruit. #figlancaster #sunday
/FIGLANCASTER @FIGLANCASTER @FIGLANCASTER
We love seeing Lancaster from behind the lens of your camera phone. Now, you can head to figlancaster.com for our new feature, Fig® Stories—taking you on a video tour behind-the-scenes and into the heart and soul of the city. While you’re there, check out the posts from our 30+ Fig®, bloggers—they’ve got the inside scoop on what’s happening downtown, as well as delicious recipes, informative reviews, and not-to-be-missed giveaways. figlancaster.com facebook.com/figlancaster twitter & instagram @figlancaster
President James Buchanan’s
WHEATLAND Open for the season! STEP INTO THE PAST! Discover the stairwells and spaces of Wheatland, home to 15th U.S. President James Buchanan—where stories, secrets, politics, and personalities intersect. Tours into the Victorian past depart daily, Monday through Saturday, Presidents Day through mid-November.
Visit lancasterhistory.org or call 717.392.4633 for tour times, pricing, & reservations. Stop by the Museum Store at the corner of North President and Marietta Avenues or on the square at 4 West King Street for fantastical finds, historical books, and distinguished gifts.
the museum store on the square Copyright © 2010, Joseph L. Peifer, www.peifer.us
230 North President Avenue 717.392.4633 lancasterhistory.org
WEDDINGS & ENGAGEMENTS PORTRAITS COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHY
54 824 1st Street 717.390.7050 jeremyhessphotographers.com
photo by Amber Martin
Lancaster County CULTIVATING Community Foundation Design Notes: Filed
JENA OR JOSH WE HELP INSPIRED GIVERS MAKE A DIFFERENCE A HISTORY
For 90 years, the Lancaster County Community Foundation has been uniting passionate individuals with the causes they care about. This year, and every year, the Sam & Verda Taylor Fund will support performing arts in our community. Whatever your passion is — local health, the environment, youth programs, economic growth — you can make a permanent impact on our community and we can help. Alone we can make a difference, but together we can transform Lancaster County.
717 397 1629
24 W KING ST, SUITE 201, L ANCASTER, PA 17603
residential historic luxury apartments
sustainability. commitment. unity.
retail Roaring Brook Market
MERCHANT ROW Come explore unique shops and boutiques in the city’s newest neighborhood.
DFB STUDIOS HAIR SALON
LOCAL FOOD MARKET & CAFÉ
, producers of Fig®
roaring brook market
That Shuu Girl
BUSINESS Moxie House
la petite patisserie FRENCH PATISSERIE
141-159 East King Street eastsidelanc.com Visit Merchant Row during First Fridays (5-9 pm)
FRESH. HEALTHY. LOCAL. Roaring Brook Market is your bridge to the farmlands of Lancaster. Each piece of produce, meat, dairy, and bread is hand-selected from local farmers to ensure that you receive only the best product. By shopping at Roaring Brook, you’re supporting your community and enhancing global sustainability.
TECHNICAL PROBLEM SOLVERS INTEGRATED MARKETING SOLUTIONS AGILE DEV TEAM
Pictured at the Trout Run Nature Preserve: Jake Whetstone, Web Developer I.R. Joe Mugavero, UX/CRO Lead Fritz Schroeder, Director of Urban Greening L.C.C. Mike Burcin, CEO L.C.C.
Trout Run Nature Preserve is a true Lancaster County gem. Its central trail follows organizing the great outdoors the Trout Run for about THE PROJECT: mobile friendly website for Lancaster 2.2 miles as it meanders County Conservancy (lancasterconservancy.org) through several large When the Lancaster Conservancy needed to update its outcroppings of rock, online presence, they contacted Industrial Resolution in creating a canyon-like search of a solution. Easy to navigate and full of useful (and feel. The run features inspiring) information, the new website includes a complete many deep holes and protective channels listing of Lancaster Conservancy’s breathtaking nature trails. for its population The Industrial team developed a series of five icons and a of native brook trout sorting system that allows visitors to find and uncover the to hide out in, making trails that match their interests. this particular preserve a fly Learn more about Industrial Resolution’s handcrafted technologies: fisherman’s paradise.
8 North Queen Street 717.399.7600 theindustrialresolution.com
SHINE on stage this summer
Join us for exciting camps and shows this summer! Explore the world of acting, singing, and dancing on stage!
in the summer spotlight Act, sing, and dance your way through the summer! Have fun working with top performers and show off â€”ON STAGE in any of our many camps.Â Our counselors are professional performers, so get ready to learn to shine on stage as they teach from their real-world experience. This is a seriously fun summer for serious performers of all ages! Check out our full schedule and pricing: popovskyperformingarts.com
245 Butler Avenue 717.517.8543 popovskyperformingarts.com
HURRY! Only 2 units left
live in luxury at
STEEPLEHOUSE LOCATED IN THE HEART OF THE CITY ON DUKE STREET EXCEPTIONAL CITY LIVING TRADITIONAL DESIGN INDOOR PARKING
Offered by Marilyn Berger firstname.lastname@example.org
Prudential Homesale Services Group: 215 South Centerville Road 717.393.0100 Marilyn Berger: 717.940.1444 lancasterberger.com
100 Drafts Wood-fired Pizza LIVE MUSIC
CRAF T BEERS ON TAP, ROTATING EVERY WEEK MONDAY – SATURDAY 11 AM – 2 AM SUNDAY BRUNCH 10:30 AM – 2 PM CASUAL DINING LIVE MUSIC MOST FRIDAYS CHECK WEBSITE FOR BANDS
201 North Queen Street
A WARM WELCOME Lancasterâ€™s newest hotel showcases comfortable, welcoming rooms, a brand-new lobby with a Chestnut Street entrance, and genuine Lancaster hospitality. You will enjoy the added convenience of free WiFi, a complimentary continental breakfast, and convenient parking. The Hotel Lancaster allows visitors to explore all the treasures of downtown while keeping the comforts of home close at hand. 26 East Chestnut Street Call to make a reservation: 717.394.0900 thehotellancaster.com
UNITS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE STARTING UNDER $200,000
come home to
A SPACE YOU LOVE
reinventing home An exceptional urban reuse of one of Lancaster’s most notable historic properties, offering residents elegant original style with the luxury of modern amenities. Walk to markets, galleries, and boutiques. Enjoy live theater, music, and lectures. Visit restaurants, cafés, and coffee shops. Embrace the energy of the city with the comforts of a secure community. Unit sizes ranging from 1 to 3 bedrooms. Learn what it’s like to come home to a space you love at lancasterpressbuilding.com.
Located at 401 North Prince Street realtor representatives: 717.735.1339 office: 717.735.8400 lancasterpressbuilding.com email@example.com
2 incredible converted warehouse spaces available located at 425 N. Prince Street
inspiring spaces Vibrant non-traditional office spaces for forwardthinking businesses in the City of Lancaster.
SECURE LOBBY PARKING WOOD FLOORS LARGE WINDOWS ELEVATOR ACCESS Office space available in a restored historic building in Downtown Lancaster. Spaces available ranging from 3,600-10,000 square feet. Contact us for more information about these spaces or any of our other commercial properties in the City of Lancaster.Â Drogaris Office: 33 North Market Street Call to learn more about these spaces: 717.299.7080, extension 17 drogariscompanies.com
HIC PA 029904
“It has been a pleasure working with Don and his team of craftsmen. They honored the family home with attention to detail and worked with us as a team. The result exceeded our expectations.” -Homeowner Anne K. C. EXPERIENCE THE DON GALLAGHER DIFFERENCE:
more than 30 years of
QUALITY and INTEGRITY RENOVATIONS • ADDITIONS • CUSTOM HOMES HISTORIC & ADAPTIVE REUSE • RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL
21 North Charlotte Street 717.299.6670 gallagherandsons.com
IT’S A CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION! 100 DAYS OF EVENTS, PROMOTIONS, AND SAVINGS Visit our website and follow us on Facebook for details!
Connecting homeowners with the area’s best OUTDOOR PROFESSIONALS.
PRE-SEASON SALE through April 5! Save 15% on all custom-order furniture DESIGNER OUTDOOR FURNITURE
NATURAL LANDSCAPE STONE
EP HENRY PAVERS & WALLS
FIREPITS & OUTDOOR FIREPLACES
190 West Ross Street 717.735.1922 patiopennstone.com Find us on Facebook
SALON 7 17
THE SHOPPES AT
FRESH FARMS CAFE
701 Harrisburg Avenue Leasing call 717.291.9333 theshoppesatcollegerow.com
BED & BATH AFFAIR
BOUTIQUE FINANCIAL ADVISING FEE-BASED MONEY MANAGEMENT TRANSPARENT STRUCTURE RETIREMENT ASSESSMENT
good STEWARDS of your hard-earned money
get your arms around your finances We get to know our clients so that we can cater to their individual needs. Maintaining our integrity through independent ownership, putting the planning process ahead of products, providing superior service, and building life-long, lasting relationships are the fundamental tenets of our philosophy. Let us help you manage your money and plan for your future.
147 North Shippen Street 717.207.7123 visitpsionline.com
we believe in
timeless value of wood
Frame & Panel Collection
furniture with a story handcrafted, reclaimed timber furniture masterfully crafted full-room renovations rustic & raw urban & industrial refined & elegant
bringing artistry to carpentry + contracting It’s not often that you hear of businesses trying to stay small. However, for Joel Frey, it’s a goal. As a staff of one, he can relate personally to each customer, with business often leading to friendship.
Lancaster County barns, he brings new life to old timber. With styles ranging from modern to rustic, he consistently turns out artistic and innovative pieces—all without a staff behind him.
“No one cares more about the customer and the quality of workmanship than the owner whose name is on the line,” he explains.
However, don’t think this equates to strictly small projects. While Frey is known for his custom furniture, his recent project is slightly larger. As the contractor of a 60-acre horse farm, he’s currently building 3 miles of fencing and a 6,400-square-foot barn. Past projects range from crafting
If you’ve ever seen a piece of Joel Frey’s furniture, this isn’t a surprise. Using his creative twist on reclaimed wood from
custom bars to laying 84 tons of paver for one of Lancaster City’s largest green alleys. Through his many varied ventures, one factor of Frey’s work remains the same: his customers keep coming back. As Frey puts it: “Whether it’s an addition, renovation, new home, or restoration, your dream becomes my top priority.” Experience the artistry for yourself. See more of Joel’s previous projects at mjoelfrey.com.
580 Pennsy Road, New Providence 717.538.9808 mjoelfrey.com
make a DIFFERENCE
for children in need
The Shands, a Deb’s House respite care family since 2011
COMMUNITY RESPITE CARE Respite families provide short-term care for children—enabling a family in crisis to keep their children safe and attend to their emergency. Certified respite parents are trained to respond to the unique needs of the parents and children who utilize the respite placement and appreciate that these placements can occur at any time of the day. You can help to fulfill their role as a caregiver, prevent abuse or neglect, and reduce dependency on the child welfare system. Learn how you can protect the healthy development of children and support their family as vital community members. To find out more information about becoming a respite provider for Pressley Ridge, call 717.397.5241. RESPITE CARE FOR FAMILIES IN CRISIS FOSTERING A SAFE & CARING ENVIRONMENT FAMILIES RECEIVE PAID COMPENSATION FOR GIVING THEIR TIME & RESOURCES Pressley Ridge is a community partner with United Way of Lancaster County 70
Learn more about services at Pressley Ridge by calling 717.397.5241 or visit pressleyridge.org/respite
d out w to fin Call no eReloaded how Lif t you with is can ass book! u yo r
Wally Clarke with the battle map that he drew in the Battle of the Bulge in 1944, his letters home, and other memorabilia.
general patton’s typical solider General Patton was a powerful figure and a decisive commander. As one of the most famous generals in U.S. history, he is forever remembered as a great hero. But what was it like to be a soldier in the outfit he commanded? “As his soldiers, we trusted him and were inspired by the fact that he was always in the thick of battle—never reluctant to get his hands dirty and get down in the mud when the occasion demanded it. We felt that he never expected us to do anything that he was not willing to do himself.”
Can there be any such thing as a
Thomas W. (Wally) Clarke was a sergeant in a machine gun platoon in the 101st Infantry, 26th Division of the Third Army. Throughout the war he kept a diary, and years later his mother gave him all the letters that he had written to his family during his service. These incredible keepsakes stayed in a cardboard box for 64 years. That is, until Wally found Mike Lovell at LifeReloaded Specialty Publishing in 2009. LifeReloaded specializes in just this kind of project, working closely with authors and individuals to develop their stories and raw materials into a whole, polished chronicle for readers to enjoy.
“Thanks to the person who deserves the credit for taking a basic memoir and refining it into an interesting part of history, spending hours with suggestions and creative ideas for me to incorporate into the book, and thus making it more than a personal memoir, but a historical record of happenings. This is Mike Lovell, my publisher, at LifeReloaded.” Available now at lifereloaded.com. To learn more about how LifeReloaded Specialty Publishing can help with your project, visit our website or call and arrange a free consultation.
knock on HISTORY’S front DOOR
F tavern night March 15
F opening weekend April 5 & 6
Experience an 18th-century tavern setting with delicious period food and drynke, traditional games, and entertainment. Reservations required. $40 adults, $12 children. 6 PM – 10 PM
Celebrate the anniversary of General Hand and his family moving into their new home, Rock Ford Plantation! The mansion will be bustling with activities led by volunteers in 18th-century garb. Traditional music by the acclaimed group Seasons. $8 adults, $7 seniors 65+. No charge for children 12 and under during Opening Weekend. 11 AM – 3 PM
F tour season starts April 2 Every Wednesday-Sunday. 11 AM – 3 PM
881 Rockford Road 717.392.7223 rockfordplantation.org Find us on Facebook
At FigÂŽ, we believe in the power of creative thinking to transform a community. For 2014, we have chosen three innovative non-profits whose good works contribute immensely to our thriving local community. Please consider supporting these worthy causes. Join us in welcoming our 2014 Social Mission Partners: Gaudenzia/Vantage, Friendship Heart Gallery, and the Lancaster Public Library.
Penn Manor Girl Scouts delivering cookies to Vantage
gaudenzia / vantage Gaudenzia/Vantage has been providing treatment and services to drug and alcohol addicted women and their children for more than 40 years. These programs range from long-term residential treatment to opportunities for independent living for those who are in recovery. Gaudenziaâ€™s programs treat entire families holistically, through a continuum of services offered locally in Lancaster. The ongoing support of many Lancaster volunteer groups helps to complete the goal for women to realize the opportunity for recovery and to make better choices. Visit gaudenzia.org for more information.
Artists working in the Friendship Heart Studio
friendship heart gallery A new addition to Downtown Lancaster, Friendship Heart Gallery strives to offer its individuals a creative outlet, where the focus is expressing capabilities through art. The gallery provides studio instruction for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities through daily art classes. If you have an artistic talent to share or would simply enjoy the opportunity to assist these artists, the gallery always welcomes new artists and volunteers. If you cannot donate your time, you can make an impact and donate in other ways! Visit FriendshipArt.net or call 717.945.6904. One of the Lancaster Public Libraryâ€™s younger patrons
lancaster public library The Lancaster Public Library has been providing library service for more than 250 years, and every day nearly 2,000 people walk through their doors and enrich their lives. Through hundreds of cultural and educational programs, free internet and computer access, language learning materials, and literacy resources, the library changes lives and builds the community. The Lancaster City location is also home to unique services such as the Autism Resource Center and the Duke Street Business Center with resources to help start and grow businesses, as well as research grants. Stop by and explore the Lancaster City, Leola, or Mountville branches, or visit lancaster.lib.pa.us or call 717.394.2651.
figlancaster.com facebook.com/figlancaster twitter & instagram @figlancaster
OUTFIT TING COMMERCIAL AND PUBLIC GATHERING SPACES SINCE 197 7
Jim Brown Rob Bomberger
ALLSTEEL GUNLOCKE PAOLI THREE-H INDIANA DESK NATIONAL GROUPE LACASSE HUMANSCALE HIGHMARK INTEGRA SITONIT VERSTEEL VIA & MANY MORE
240 North Prince Street 717.291.1001 See our NEW website! benjaminrobertsltd.com
something for everyone 36 classes weekly, including 2 basic and 2 restorative yoga classes.
new student special: one month of unlimited classes $40
photo by Ken Bruggeman
Lisa Taylor, founder Evolution Power Yoga Founder
Located in Champion Forge, 398 Harrisburg Avenue 717.391.1060 evolutionpoweryoga.com
KID-FRIENDLY THINGS TO SEE & DO IN LANCASTER
wjtl kids cookie break, sponsor of fig® family Every Saturday morning from 9 AM-noon, tune in to FM 90.3 WJTL or listen 24/7 at kidscookiebreak.com. KCB entertains, educates, and empowers kids. Join Lisa Landis as she takes you on a radio field-trip to family fun places in Lancaster. Join her as she broadcasts live and plays artists like Phredd, The Newsboys, Steven Courtney, Slugs & Bugs, TobyMac, Justin Roberts, Putumayo Kids, and Bruce Fite.
A Day in the Life of Miss Hiccup Friday, March 14 | 7PM A hilarious and beautiful physical comedy by an award-winning performer from Japan. Tickets: $8 | Kids 12 & Under: $4 Ware Center (Lancaster)
Featuring a wide array of engaging performances, complete with opportunities to meet the artists, take part in pre-show creative activities, and enjoy a snack. Info at ArtsMU.com or call 717.872.3811 76
Miss Hiccup Fam Fun Fest
SPONSORED BY FIG ®
Music for the Eyes Seña y Verbo Saturday, April 12 | 11AM
Villepalooza Family Arts Festival Saturday, May 17 | 11AM
Seña y Verbo, Mexico’s leading acting company of deaf and hearing performers. Tickets: $8 Kids 12 & Under: $4
A FREE all-day, all-fun outdoor arts festival for kids and their caretakers. Activities in art, dance, puppetry, & more!
Ware Center (Lancaster)
Winter Center (Millersville)
facebook.com/figlancaster twitter & instagram @figlancaster
ADD a POP of COLOR
EVENT & FLORAL DESIGN OFF-PREMISE CATERING PARTY RENTALS WEDDING EXPERTS PRIVATE & CORPORATE GATHERINGS
Let us add some fun and brighten your parties and events—big or small.
21 North Prince Street 717.730.4661 For a full list of services and contacts: thejdkgroup.com Find us on Facebook 77
RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL PAINTING WALL-COVERING INSTALLATION AND REMOVAL INTERIORS EXTERIORS HISTORIC PRESERVATION FAUX PAINTING LIGHT CARPENTRY WORK
We recently hired Ville Painters to repaint our practice. With all of the equipment and patient files, it is not an easy project to undertake. Much coordinated effort and communications were required. They accommodated our schedule and made it flow with ease. I highly recommend their services to anyone I know. Thank you Ville Painters
“We recently hired Ville Painters to repaint our practice. With all of the equipment and patient files, it was not an easy project to undertake. Much coordinated effort and communications were required. They accommodated
founded in 1988,
our schedule and made it flow with ease. I highly recommend their services to anyone I know. Thank you Ville Painters!” – Diane Ryan Site Manager, Sallavanti & Cotter Family Medicine
experienced, professional 78
220 East Madison Street 717.396.1176 villepaintersinc.com
Ville Painters, Inc. has been providing homeowners and businesses with superior service and workmanship for all sizes and types of jobs. Experience and craftsmanship, coupled with attention to detail and preparation, has continued to develop our ever-growing client listing.
Make it a day and visit these other creative & musical Fig® destinations in Pennsylvania. Let’s go!
Get up close and personal at The Flash in Kennett Square. Here, every seat in the house is front-row. It’s the kind of venue where you can get close to the musician on stage. And with predominantly rock, folk, jazz, and blues— you’ll feel even closer to the powerful emotions these musicians evoke.
The Social Lounge feels like home. Grab a spot on one of their comfortable couches and kick up your weary feet—which, of course, will be tired from exploring Downtown West Chester. With live entertainment every weekend, The Social Lounge is the perfect spot for a day-turnedinto-evening on the town. thesocialwc.com
At ArtsQuest Once a bustling factory, the SteelStacks of Bethlehem is now home to the thriving arts and entertainment campus, ArtsQuest. With Musikfest Cafe located on the 3rd and 4th floor, the venue boasts an inspiring bird’s-eye view of the original blast furnaces, not to mention hosting more than 200 live shows annually! artsquest.org
We’d like to take a moment to introduce you to a few of our favorite towns. Say hello to Kennett Square, West Chester, Bethlehem, and Doylestown! Plan a day-trip to catch a live show at one of these local venues, which offer smalltown charm with bigcity entertainment.
It’s road-trippin’ season. Hop in your car, buckle up, and hit the road to one of our Fig® destinations.
local tunes? you betcha.
Go. See. Explore. GET TO A LOCAL SHOW this spring!
Tucked in a back alley of Doylestown, Puck is a hidden treasure. With a state-of-the-art sound system for live entertainment, drink specials daily, an innovative martini list, and delicious dining, it’s the goto place for a fun night out. pucklive.com
figlancaster.com facebook.com/figlancaster twitter & instagram @figlancaster 79
BELVEDERE INN An award-winning restaurant known for its delicious contemporary American cuisine with elegant dining downstairs and live jazz upstairs in the piano bar. 402 North Queen Street belvederelancaster.com
WEDNESDAY: Karaoke 10-2 AM THURSDAY: Trivia 8-10 PM Karaoke 10 PM-close FRIDAY: Live Jazz 7-10 PM DJ 10-2 AM SATURDAY: Live Jazz 7-10 PM DJ 10-2 AM SUNDAY: Cabaret 7 PM
for a night on the town 551 WEST
An American restaurant in the West End that has become a favorite for unique entrees and local entertainment. Formerly the longtime home of Kegel’s Seafood Restaurant, 551 West is a historic venue hosting live music most nights. MONDAY NIGHTS Karaoke 9PM TUESDAY NIGHTS Open Mic Jam 8PM THURSDAY NIGHTS Acoustic Open Mic 8PM WEEKENDS Live bands playing blues, funk, acoustic, and rock & roll Starting at 9PM 551 West King Street, 717.208.3658 551West.com Free off-street parking at 619 Marietta Ave. & Groff’s Funeral Home.
MARCH 24—MARCH 30 eat your way through lancaster city.
Go ahead, explore the offerings of at least one new restaurant during Lancaster City Restaurant Week. Our website will help you navigate all of the specials and find exactly what you’re looking for. Find out why everyone is talking about Lancaster City’s increasingly extraordinary dining scene. POUR
Penn Square Grille
a special thanks to our sponsors
lancastercityrestaurantweek.com Connect wih us on Facebook , Twitter, & Instagram for up-to-date information 81
Sponsored by Music For Everyone
LANCASTER FESTIVAL OF VOICES MARCH 28, 2014 â€“ 6 PM First Presbyterian Church of Lancaster 140 East Orange Street, Lancaster Suggested donation at the door 82
Brightside Baptist Church Gospel Choir Broad Street Line MFE Community Chorus Essence of Joy Alumni Singers
HAPPENINGS MARCH 7, APRIL 4, & MAY 2
MARCH 24 - 30
Lancaster City Restaurant Week
Fig® Preview Night
Fam Fun Fest
The city’s monthly celebration of the arts. lancasterarts.com
MARCH 12 Fig® Preview Night
Join us at the Fulton Theatre for Young Frankenstein. Tickets are $25-35. thefulton.org Sponsored by Fig®
MARCH 14 Fam Fun Fest
Join us at the Ware Center at Millersville University for A Day In The Life of Miss Hiccup. $8 adults, $4 kids under 12. millersville.edu Sponsored by Fig®
MARCH 21, APRIL 18, & MAY 16 Music Friday
Live music throughout Downtown Lancaster. lancastercityevents.com
A week dedicated to showcasing the creative talent and diverse dining opportunities in Lancaster City. lancastercityrestaurantweek.com Sponsored by Fig®
Join us at the Fulton Theatre for Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story. Tickets are $25-35. thefulton.org Sponsored by Fig®
YWCA Race Against Racism
Fam Fun Fest
Join us at the Ware Center at Millersville University for Music For The Eyes. $8 adults, $4 kids under 12. millersville.edu Sponsored by Fig®
APRIL 17 - 19 LAUNCH Music Conference and Festival
Music education plus 200 artists from around the country. launchmusicconference.com Sponsored by Fig®
5k run to support YWCA’s racial justice education and advocacy programs. ywcalancaster.org
APRIL 30 - MAY 3 Community Days at Buchanan Park
Join us at the Winter Center at Millersville University for Villeapalooza—an afternoon of music, dance, visual art, and theatre—completely free! millersville.edu Sponsored by Fig®
JUNE 4 Fig® Preview Night
Join us at the Fulton Theatre for Les Misérables. Tickets are $25-35. thefulton.org Sponsored by Fig®
Carnival rides, games, food, and fun!
MAY 3 & 4 Lancaster ArtWalk
Take a contemplative walk with Lancaster’s gallery community. lancasterartwalk.com
THE FIG® SUMMER FOOD ISSUE PREMIERES
ON THE FOLLOWING PAGES
You’ll find our Fig® Community Supporters—businesses that believe in the power of a strong downtown core and want to reach Fig®’s smart urban demographic, but are not located within the downtown.
figlancaster.com facebook.com/figlancaster twitter & instagram @figlancaster 83
New Preschool OPENING
See veritasacademy.com for more information
QUALITY ACADEMICS IN A CHRISTIAN ENVIRONMENT
loving. serving. thinking. 84
26 Hillcrest Avenue, Leola 717.556.0690 veritasacademy.com
THE AMT ORCHESTRA, SINGERS, AND DANCERS WILL REPRISE SHOW-STOPPERS FROM HITS SUCH AS THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA , JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, CATS, EVITA, AND MORE.
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND
OPENS APRIL 15, 2014
American Music Theatre is the only theatre of its kind in the country that features both touring concerts and original shows. Our 1,600-seat theatre hosts more than 300 live performances a year—from Broadway tours to rock legends to famous comedians to today’s hottest acts. COMMUNITY SUPPORTER
2425 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster 800.648.4102 amtshows.com
CUSTOM FACIALS, MEDICAL-GRADE SKIN TREATMENTS, THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE, BODY TREATMENTS & CUSTOM SPRAY TANNING
Alyssa Licatese & Megan Dalton Co-Owners of Blossom Med Spa
190 Good Drive 717.208.7070 blossommedspa.net Find us on Facebook
Jesse O’Hara & Jerel Frey, Frey’s Greenhouse
FRESH FACE business in bloom
Fifty years ago, Jerel Frey’s grandfather started a farmers market in the town of Lebanon. Produce and plants were plentiful, and it wasn’t long before their plants became so popular that they needed a home all to themselves. It was then that Frey’s Greenhouse came to life, and still grows to this day.
Eight years ago, Jerel and his wife moved to Lancaster. Culture and community were plentiful, and it wasn’t long before they fell in love with the city. Making Lancaster his new home, Jerel hoped to expand his family business, reaching its vines from Lebanon to Lancaster. With an eye on a Columbia Avenue property—the former Boas Fruit
Market site—he patiently waited until the timing was right. It was then that his vision came to life, and now he hopes to paint the city a fresh shade of green. As city-dwellers, Jerel and his assistant manager, Jesse O’Hara, understand the plight of gardening in a cityscape. Your backyard harvest is sure to be its best yet with these two by your side. Boasting 50 to 60 varieties of tomatoes, cucumbers, and an endless variety of decorative plants, Frey’s Greenhouse has a large collection for the picking. If your front porch needs a facelift, you’ll find only the most high-quality annuals and perennials at Frey’s Greenhouse— grown and groomed by Jerel and Jesse.
And if you don’t know a begonia from a black-eyed susan, they have some simple guidance for you. Jerel tells us that shade plants are perfect for dark porches, custom-planted urns would elegantly flank your front door, window boxes are a great way of adding texture that contrasts a brick facade, and hanging plants bring color to a higher level, drawing the eyes of passersby. Jerel and Jesse know that Lancaster is a city in bloom, and they want to be a part of it. They want to help you beautify your property. They want to help you find your green thumb. And starting mid-March, they’ll be waiting for you at Frey’s Greenhouse, with plants and wisdom to share.
1501 Columbia Avenue, Lancaster 717.397.4424 freysgreenhouse.com
a passion for
The doctors at Campus Oral are more than just dedicated surgeonsâ€”they are passionate members of the Lancaster Community. Maxwell Adams is a husband, father, and a member of DALCO (providing dental care to the uninsured and working poor of Lancaster County). He is also an avid open-water swimmer. Meet Max and the other talented doctors of Campus Oral on their website, campusoralsurgery.com Maxwell Adams, D.D.S. pictured at the Lancaster YMCA
Swimming competitions: Swim Around Key West Swim Ocean City Little Red Lighthouse Swim Bermuda Round the Sound Swim Maryland Swim for Life St. Croix Coral Reef Open Water Swim Great Chesapeake Bay Swim Swim Miami Beware of Barracuda Bridge to Bridge Swim
BONE GRAF TING WISDOM TOOTH SURGERY BOTOX TMJ DISORDERS ORTHOGNATHIC JAW SURGERY ORAL PATHOLOGY ROOT CANALS
1000 Rohrerstown Road 717.519.JAWS (5297) campusoralsurgery.com
GERMAN CAR HEADQUARTERS
Lancaster County has its own exclusive Porsche center—one of the first Generation IV Porsche showrooms in the United States. Now Open. Stop in for a visit today. AUTOHAUS—3 GREAT BRANDS IN ONE LOCATION Volkswagen | Porsche | Audi | + a great selection of Über Cool Used Cars COMMUNITY SUPPORTER
1373 Manheim Pike, Lancaster 717.299.2801 autohaus.com
Janie Hutton never stops moving. Since moving to GSV, if she’s not running the marathon, she’s helping organize it, leading teams to Honduras, or traveling the world with her husband, Paul. It’s impossible to catch her standing still. JOIN US FOR THE 2014 GARDEN SPOT VILLAGE MARATHON April 12, 2014 Registration now open! gardenspotvillagemarathon.org 90
433 South Kinzer Avenue, New Holland 717.355.6000 gardenspotvillage.org Tour with us! gsvlookandlearn.org
Dr. Robert Roberts Interventional Physiatrist
originally a philly guy turned
Southern guy, Dr. Robert Roberts has recently returned to his roots in Central PA to be closer to family. With a young one at home and another on the way, Dr. Roberts felt that he needed the support of those he trusted most to help in raising his growing family. Similarly, he delivers that same crucial support and care to his patients when they need it most. As an Interventional Physiatrist at Lancaster NeuroScience & Spine, Dr. Roberts specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal pain—the kind of pain that causes COMMUNITY SUPPORTER
facilitating RECOVERY aching in the joints, neck, or back. Using anti-inflammatory injections and rehabilitation, he attempts to find alternative solutions to alleviate this pain before considering invasive procedures. In instances when surgery is required, Lancaster NeuroScience & Spine Associates has an exceptional team of Neurosurgeons available. Together with his fellow doctors, Dr. Roberts is able to provide the entire spectrum
of care—from diagnosis to recovery. As a family man, Dr. Roberts understands the importance of relieving pain. He explains, “If I can reduce or eliminate pain and get people back to doing the things they want to do, it is very rewarding.” Whether it’s being able to lift a child and play, or getting back in tune with the swing of your golf club, Dr. Roberts and his team want to help their patients return to the things they love.
1671 Crooked Oak Drive, Lancaster 717.569.5331 1510 Cornwall Road, Lebanon 717. 454.0061 lancasterneuroscience.com
SPORTS CAMPS | RECREATIONAL CAMPS | FIELD TRIPS | ELITE CAMPS | BIRTHDAY PARTIES Spooky Nook Sports is now offering registration for summer camps! With a wide array of programs, choose from recreational and sports-based camps, to more elite camps. The Nook is your go-to summer destination.
registration is now open at nooksports.com
THE PLACE FOR FUN!
2913 Spooky Nook Road, Manheim 717.945.7087 spookynooksports.com
ORTHODONTIC TREATMENTS FOR ALL INVISALIGN & HIDDEN BRACES SURESMILE SURGICAL ORTHODONTICS COMMUNITY SUPPORTER
A CONFIDENT SMILE always gives a great first impression, and improved self-esteem makes for a more successful future. Dr. Manish Lamichane and Dr. Eric Howard are committed to providing a pleasant and professional experience, as well as results that empower our graduates to pursue their dreams. As the first and only orthodontic practice in Lancaster County offering 3D imaging and diagnostic services, we are uniquely able to create a treatment plan tailored to your individual needs.
Locations in Lancaster, Lititz, and Willow Street 717.569.7001 loasmiles.com
urban REMODELING crafting creative spaces from conception to completion
“We could not be happier with Bill Patrick and his Remodeling Team. They collaborated with us to create our home anew—a very beautiful and comfortable space that’s simply marvelous.” – Jon W. & Mary K., Steeple House Square Condominiums, City of Lancaster
DESIGNED HOMES & REMODELING 94
474 Mount Sidney Road, Lancaster 717.393.0212 egstoltzfus.com
NEIGHBORHOOD HOMES COMMUNITY SUPPORTER
in sleek, small style
lancaster’s officially licensed local mini dealership
Family-owned and operated since 1968, Otto’s MINI understands the importance of excellent customer service. Visit our state-of-the-art showroom in Exton and let our Motoring Advisors show you how each MINI can be customized to meet your personal style. 305 West Lincoln Highway, Exton 877.688.5787 ottosmini.com
Jeff Benzon Photography
INTIMATE COCKTAIL RECEPTIONS AND MEETINGS—TO GRAND EVENTS AND WEDDINGS FOR UP TO 500
grand EVENTS creating memories for a lifetime ON-SITE CHAPEL LUXURY GUEST ACCOMMODATIONS 9-HOLE GOLF COURSE INDOOR POOL & WATER
96 2400 Willow Street Pike, Lancaster 717.464.2711 doubletreelancaster.com
LIFE LIVED FORWARD
a musical experience for all
Music is woven into the very fabric of life at Willow Valley Communities. Whether it’s a symphony performance, a chorale production, or even a ukulele jam session, music is everywhere. With its 80,000-square-foot Cultural Center, complete with 500-seat performing arts theater, broadcast studio, and galleries, it’s no wonder musicians and music lovers from all over the country call Willow Valley home. Hosting world-class shows, performances, classes, and seminars, there are endless opportunities for artistic expression, learning, and enjoyment. Willow Valley Communities—Life Lived Forward.
Visit the Willow Valley Communities Welcome Center: Weekdays 9-5, Saturdays 10-4 COMMUNITY SUPPORTER
717.464.6800 WillowValleyCommunities.org LifeLivedForward.org Find us on Facebook
AN INDUSTRY LEADER 2013 GOLD NATIONAL HOUSING QUALITY AWARD The Nation’s Top Award
FLORIN HILL GRANDVIEW HERITAGE STRASBURG MEADOW VIEW MILLCREEK VERANDA
KOLBACRE RIDGE COMMUNITY SUPPORTER
Powerful aesthetics and dynamics characterize the new BMW 4 Series Coupe. Add to that a unique driving sensation, thanks to the low center of gravity and an efficient engine with TwinPower Turbo technology. The new Sport and Luxury models together with M Sport mean numerous options when personalizing and significantly upgraded standard equipment.
join the BMW
1530 Manheim Pike 717.569.4269 faulknerbmw.com
Moxie House LLC, moxiehouse.com 153 East King Street, Suite 212, Lancaster, PA 17602
PRESORTED STANDARD US POSTAGE PAID MOXIE HOUSE
JASON ROBERT BROWN
LIVE IN CONCERT | MASTER CLASS
TRUST PERFORMING ARTS CENTER 37 N MARKET ST, LANCASTER CITY
FOR TICKETS VISIT PRIMAThEATRE.COM OR CALL 717.327.5124
“ONE OF BROADWAY’S SMARTEST AND MOST SOPhISTICATED SONGWRITERS SINCE STEPhEN SONDhEIM” -PhILADELPhIA INQUIRER
Every year to date, PRiMA has produced a musical by contemporary Broadway composer Jason Robert Brown. Mr. Brown is the composer behind Parade, Songs For A New World, The Last Five Years, and new Broadway shows, Bridge Over Madison County and Honeymoon In Vegas. PRiMA now brings you the master composer himself. Jason Robert Brown will take the stage, sharing behind-the-scenes stories and presenting a concert of his compositions, as well as a master class for aspiring and professional performers.