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    A Redefined Thrift Experience at Freedom Thrift

    Twenty miles east of the heart of Downtown Lancaster, Freedom Thrift Secondhand Store is redefining the thrift store experience.

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    Finding the Common Thread at Filling’s

    Filling's clothing store has a 92-year history and tradition of fine clothing and quality customer service.

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    Fresh Face: American Dragon Fine Art Gallery

    Lena Liu, the founder of American Dragon International Fine Art Gallery, has art in her DNA.

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    Fresh Face: Central Market Flowers

    Central Market Flowers on Queen is the newest addition to the Perfect Pots locations.

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    Lancaster Gifts Local: Fig’s 2021 Gifting Guide

    Our unique small business community is a true gift that is worth celebrating. Each and every independent retailer has overcome incredible challenges as they’ve continued to fill the streets of Lancaster with inspiring and thoughtful goods. From your home, to your wardrobe, to your holiday gift list, they have just the thing to make the season sparkle. Use this guide to find something local and unique to gift yourself and your loved ones. A special thank you to Conestoga House and Gardens, whose enchanting spaces were the perfect backdrop for most of the photography in this special section.

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    Fresh Face: Laura Z Tai Fine Jewelry & Watches

    Laura Wu, the owner of Laura Z Tai Jewelry & Watches, takes pride in finding beauty wherever she goes. From styling her friends and family for special events to exact cake decorating to helping a customer find the perfect piece of jewelry for a loved one, Laura has always enjoyed adding beauty to the lives of others. 

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    Fresh Face: Ville & Rue

    Lancaster’s very own Ville & Rue, run by local retail expert and interior designer Rebecca Addington, has moved to King Street.

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    The 43rd Annual Long’s Park Art Festival: September 3–5

    Long's Park Amphitheater is excited to host its 43rd annual Art Festival on Labor Day weekend, starting Friday, September 3rd and ending Sunday, the 5th.

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    Fresh Face: Kinfolk Boutique

    Kinfolk Boutique is bringing some much-needed color to the stark palette of minimalism. Devon Brady, a local artist and entrepreneur, successfully married her art, advocacy, and Afro-centric fashion passions with a stunning new jewelry collection.

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    Fresh Face: Deerfoot Vineyards and Winery

    The French have a word, terroir, which is used to describe the combination of factors that give wine grapes their distinctive character. The soil, climate, sunlight, and other geographical features of how and where grapes are grown give the wine unique characteristics that set it apart. For Dan Brown, owner and winemaker at Deerfoot Winery, his agricultural knowledge paired with the rich soil of his PA farm have set the stage for a line of exceptional wines grown nearby in Berks County.

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    Fresh Face: Hempfield Botanicals

    Hempfield Botanicals was founded in Lancaster in 2017 by Heather and Nathan Kreider—a dynamic duo who have a passion for environmental stewardship, healthy living, and community involvement. They’ve been successfully helping people feel and perform their best with their line of products and services for the past 11 years through their founding business Makes Scents and their growing line of cannabinoid products named Hempfield Botanicals.

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    A Lancaster City Real Estate Renaissance

    Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Zamagias Properties is a family-run real estate investment and development company that owns and manages over 2 million square feet of office, retail, mixed-use, and student housing properties across Pennsylvania and Virginia. Zamagias works closely with a mix of high-quality local operators as well as national brands and regional chains.

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