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    Fresh Face: Read Rose Books

    Elizabeth Peters and her business partner, Teddy Boucard, have the makings of natural entrepreneurs. Aside from the usual trials and tribulations attached to first-time business ownership, the young couple has managed to weather the most challenging months of 2020, a year mired in uncertainty for many. Fortunately for them, their familiarity with the Lancaster area, coupled with a key local connection, made it all possible.

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    Fresh Face: Risolve Studio

    Husband and wife duo Lyndsey and Sebastian Burke dreamt up Risolve Studio as an answer to this inquiry: “How can we combine our passions to build something totally unique? How can we do it together?”

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    Spice Up Your Life: Recipes from The Spice & Tea Exchange

    Do you know The Spice & Tea Exchange has a plethora of recipes on their website? We we're lucky enough to sample Glazed Lavender Lemon Cookies made with Lavender Lemon Sugar after our Spring photoshoot, and trust us you are going to want to bake these.

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    Fresh Face: Tonnino Winery

    When something is ‘from  the source,’ it’s often considered to be of the highest quality. In the world of Italian wines, this statement couldn’t be any truer. Tonnino Azienda Vitivinicola, or the Tonnino Winery, is a small Italian wine producer based in Alcamo, Sicily.

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    Fresh Face: Maejean Vintage

    Maejean Vintage sisters , Laura Mae and Amanda Jean love a good story. Nothing excites them more than hunting for vintage jewelry at local estate sales and auctions, then piecing together its history using their decades’ worth of expertise.

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    Fresh Face: Best Celebrations and More

    Meylin Best is reminding us to continue to celebrate–not despite these challenging times, but because of them. The prospect of opening a business in Downtown Lancaster mid-pandemic would send many people running for the hills. But for Meylin, the services she provides at Best Celebrations and More are essential; with these ever-rising levels of stress, who wouldn’t benefit from a pause to celebrate? Who doesn’t feel like a little kid again in the presence of dozens of vivid, shimmering balloons?

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    Fresh Face: Lancaster Pickle Company

    It's never too late to find your calling. For Jason Ziegler, that calling is pickles. A native of South Philadelphia, Jason moved to Lancaster at the age of 17 to live with his father. When he was 20 years old, he ran his own automobile dealership. But it was in 2010 that Jason, in a desire to move on from cars, decided to set his sights on pickles. 

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    Have a Heart for the Small Businesses of the City of Lancaster

    Bundle up the family and come to the city to shop, eat, and make memories during four festive events designed to make buying local even more fun this holiday.

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    Give the Gift of a Warm and Cozy Holiday.

    The Spice and Tea Exchange, locally-owned and located on Orange Street in Lancaster City, has put together lots of options for holiday gift giving this year. Who wouldn't love curling up with a book alongside a steaming mug of dark chocolate peppermint tea or a toasted biscotti soy candle?

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    Give the Gift of Lancaster!

    Lancaster Local Provisions is where the Farmers Market meets Online Grocery. They offer weekly home delivery of farm fresh seasonal produce, locally sourced meat & dairy products, and pantry staples. Founder Chef Diana is always looking to support the local makers, farmers, and artisans that make Lancaster County so special. With this inspiration, she has created a signature collection of artisanal gift boxes for the holidays!

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    Decades: Offering the Invaluable Gift of Time

    Most entertainment venues have one token predicament: compromise. If their cocktails are delicious, the amusements are too expensive... if the space itself is posh, you can expect the food menu to lack inspiration. Luckily, the concept of “compromise” was never part of the plan at ​Decades–​Lancaster’s first ever boutique bowling alley, retro arcade, full restaurant and bar.

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    Fig 2020 Local Gift Guide

    Small Business are the Heartbeat of Lancaster City. We need them and they need you. They’ve worked hard to overcome tremendous odds this year. They’ve put procedures in place to keep you safe and found new ways to do business.

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