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    The History and Future of Miesse Candies

    In 1875, Ulysses S. Grant was President of the United States, Thomas Edison was on the cusp of inventing electric light, and Miesse Candies had just started making the most delicious sweet treats.

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    Fresh Face: Sweetish

    A Lancaster City staple, Sweetish’s new corner location is bringing even more sweetness to downtown. Tyler Graybeal opened Sweetish in 2019, and when he got the opportunity this spring to move to a bigger spot on North Queen, he jumped at the chance.

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    Fresh Face: Lisa Torba, J. Hilburn

    From T-shirts to tuxedos, Lisa Torba is bringing her expertise as a J. Hilburn stylist to Downtown Lancaster in a luxurious new studio space.

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    Bring the Family

    You're always the perfect age to enjoy Lancaster.

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    Fresh Face: Hempfield Apothecary

    Hempfield Botanicals is bringing its unique approach to plant-based medicine into the spotlight with a new wellness space, Hempfield Apothecary, on the corner of Prince and Walnut streets.

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    Perfect Pairings at Seasons Olive Oil & Vinegar

    Oil and vinegar may not mix, but they sure do pair. Seasons’ line of premium extra virgin olive oils and vinegars bring together the beauty of cooking, pairing, dipping, and serving. Stop in the taproom and pour a sample of over 60 flavors.

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    Save the Date for the Hospice & Community Care Plant Sale

    Calling all plant lovers! Mark your calendars for Hospice & Community Care’s annual Plant Sale on June 3 and 4. When you purchase plants from Hospice & Community Care, not only are you picking up everything you need to transform your garden this season, you are also supporting families and patients faced with the unforeseeable challenges that accompany a serious illness. All proceeds from the sale provide care and support for patients and families who are coping with a serious illness or facing the end of life.

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    Five spots to shop secondhand in Downtown Lancaster

    Lancaster City is home to several vintage retailers who are making vintage fashion accessible. At each shop, you’ll find handpicked pieces that stand out from contemporary styles and serve as timeless looks for any season. These are just a few of the Lancaster City shop owners who know how to make shopping sustainable fashion a unique experience.

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    Six female artisans who are making bold moves in Lancaster’s retail scene

    Lancaster is home to artists who have built brands that push creative boundaries. Some of them are drawing inspiration from the rich and beautiful heritage of Lancaster County, while others are pushing boundaries and defying the art norms we have seen before. Each approach to art and fashion brings a fresh perspective to locals and visitors alike. By elevating style and celebrating culture, these creators enrich our community with their artistic eye.

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    Celebrating Lancaster’s Women Business Owners | Spring 2022

    Meet three of downtown Lancaster's small business owners who are making a big impact on the city.

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    Gems of Lancaster County

    Visiting Lancaster or looking for something to do in your own backyard? You’re in the right place. Lancaster City shines because it’s located in the heart of beautiful Lancaster County—a national destination for good food, rolling farmland, and family adventures. So get to know all the goodness right in your own community, grab a few friends, and make some memories. In collaboration with Discover Lancaster, we invited Timbrel, founder of the ethically-made fashion line CHYATEE, and her team—Vetzrel, Hanniel, and Aidan—to explore some Lancaster County gems and share why you should add each of them to your spring bucket list.

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    Bring the Family | Spring 2022

    You're always the perfect age to enjoy Lancaster.

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