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    Go behind the scenes with Lancaster Makers

    Lancaster is full of people who have turned their creativity and entrepreneurial spirit into thriving local businesses. Meet the seven Lancaster Makers from our 2022 summer issue of Fig, who are using their talent and skill to help us fill our bags, shelves, and lives with their speciality goods. As our city grows and expands, these makers are holding onto the homegrown and handmade values that makes Lancaster so unique.

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    Shaken, swirled & sipped

    Lancaster City is located in the heart of beautiful Lancaster County—a national destination for good food, rolling farmland, and family adventures. There’s so much goodness waiting to be discovered around every corner, so grab a few friends and make some memories. Curious what Lancaster has to offer for a summer of craft sipping? We’ve got it right here. In collaboration with Discover Lancaster, we invited Kylie, our Digital Content Intern, and two friends to take a tour of Lancaster wine, beer, and cocktail experiences that are definitely worth a stop this summer.

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    Fresh Face: Cafe One Eight

    Anthony Vega & Demi Smeltzer never thought they’d own a café, but after Anthony’s brother, Rob Vega, passed away in 2013, Anthony made a commitment to honor his brother’s legacy, using his dream of becoming an entrepreneur to keep his memory alive.

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    Bring the Family | Summer 2022

    You're always the perfect age to enjoy Lancaster.

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    Celebrating Lancaster’s Women Business Owners | Summer 2022

    Meet three of downtown Lancaster’s local restaurant owners who are making a big impact on the city.

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    Fuel Yourself at Clean Eatz

    After a serendipitous trip with an old college friend in Knoxville, Tennessee, the Dyers suddenly found themselves with an itch for entrepreneurship and a potential outlet for their passion to help others live healthier lives.

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    savory or sweet?

    You may notice a little something different about our Summer 2022 Food & Drink Issue.

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    Lancaster markets make grocery shopping easy

    With several local markets to choose from, Lancaster City is home to a vibrant selection of locally sourced and high-quality groceries to spice up your shopping list.

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    Lancaster Looks Up | Spring 2022

    As Lancaster continues to grow and evolve in exciting ways, city initiatives are popping up around town that are elevating our beloved community to a healthier, cleaner place. Architects, designers, business owners and property managers often have the challenge of creating sustainable buildings with modern amenities and technology while preserving the historic elements that make these places special. Armstrong World Industries is committed to helping Lancaster City re-envision its historic spaces, and this special feature in each issue of Fig in 2022 is dedicated to showcasing these important building projects.

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    Bring the Family | Spring 2022

    You're always the perfect age to enjoy Lancaster.

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    Locals Love Lancaster City

    Nestled in the center of beautiful Pennsylvania farmland, Lancaster City has become a thriving destination for foodies, art lovers, and history buffs alike. If you’re lucky enough to call Lancaster City home, you know that over the past decade, the city has grown into an exciting urban experience, yet is small enough to build a community of friends and get to know your neighbors. As you explore this article, we hope you fall in love with all the small city charm that Lancaster City has to offer and consider making it your home too.

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    Fall in Love with Southern Market All Over Again

    Take glimpse inside the new food hall, community hub, and workplace—opening January 2022!

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